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Kiwi and skipper spin Wisbech up to third

March v Market Deeping Cricket action ANL-150518-064700009
March v Market Deeping Cricket action ANL-150518-064700009

Spin duo Tom Meyrick and Gary Freear tweaked Wisbech up to third spot in Cambs Tucker League Division One after winning by six wickets at Foxton on Saturday.

Kiwi Meyrick (4-11) and captain Freear (4-24) struck as the home side were dismissed for a below-par 112.

Wisbech opener Sam Albutt top-scored with 46 on the way to victory. Wisbech are two points ahead of fourth-place Nassington.

March were outclassed by champions Ramsey by 195 runs.

Chasing the home side’s 245-7, March were shot out for just 50, with opening batsman David Hodson making 24. There were five ‘ducks’ and five lbws, although March felt they were hard done-by.

The 2nd XI lost at home by seven wickets to leaders Fulbourn in CCA Senior 1, having only made 66 at The Avenue.

Steve Hinson went first ball of the match, with Rob Tombs the top scorer with 17. Adrian Bussey (2-28) took two wickets in his first three overs.

Having conceded the game the previous week, the 4th XI opened their CCA Junior League Division 5N campaign with a 112-run loss to St Ives 3rd XI.

The visitors totalled 224 all out, with March dismissed for 112.

In Rutland League Division 2 Market Deeping turned up at The Avenue with a very strong side and beat the Sunday 1st XI by a convincing 157-run margin.

Kiwi Ash Vodnala hit a half-century and took 3-57 in a match where the dominant visitors posted 293-6.

Teenager Josh Fox took 2-79, with skipper Toby Nulty 34 not out in the 156 reply.

Wisbech and March were due to meet in their delayed Jaidka Cup group match at Wisbech’s Harecroft Road on Monday.

The match was postponed last week to allow the Wisbech players to attend the funeral of Adie Peck.

Foxton lost to Wisbech by 6 wkts

Foxton 112 (T. Meyrick 4-11, G. Freear 4-24, P. Edgeller 2-27). Wisbech 113-4 (S. Albutt 46, J. Bowers 29no).

Ramsey beat March by 195 runs

Ramsey 245-7 (C. Ringham 3-72, A. Vodnala 2-63). March 50.

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