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Long Sutton in derby defeat but wins for March and Wisbech

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Long Sutton lost their South Lincs & Border League Premier Division derby with Spalding by six wickets.

In a low scoring game at Moulton Seas End, Sutton were skittled out for 71 after being put into bat.

Peter Cook (21) and Adam Wright (14) were the only Sutton batsmen to make double figures as both sides found runs in short supply.

Spalding were reduced to 3-2 in their reply as Josh Baker and Adam Whitaker collected a couple of early wickets.

Baker then took two in two balls in his third over to leave Spalding reeling on 12-4 as he finished with 3-19 from seven overs.

But Spalding negotiated the onslaught from the Sutton attack to emerge victorious.

Peter Peacock of Long Sutton (49363310)
Peter Peacock of Long Sutton (49363310)

Long Sutton 2nds lost by 76 runs at Newborough, who made 238-3 after being put into bat.

Charlie Crisp claimed a couple of wickets, including that of Newborough opener Justin Marchant who made 102.

Sutton were then bowled out for 162 in their reply with Daniel Plant (41), Oliver Taylor (29) and Crisp (23) their chief contributors.

Danny Haynes hit 105 not out and opened up with Gary Freear in a 193 stand as Wisbech Town shocked Cambs League Division 1 leaders Eaton Socon by eight wickets on Saturday.

Long Sutton's Will Naylor (49363304)
Long Sutton's Will Naylor (49363304)

Fourth-spot Wisbech shrugged off home opener Jonathon Carpenter striking an unbeaten 112 among the hosts’ 235-5 when their 50 overs closed. Soneshkumar Patel bagged 2-38, George Gowler 1-64 and Joe Dunning 2-35.

Wisbech’s 236-2 reply raced along in 43 overs. Haynes occupied 142 balls and hammered 15 fours while Freear faced 101 balls and fashioned 11 fours and a six. Josh Bowers added 12 and skipper James Williams not out 14 in just four balls with three boundaries.

Wisbech 2nds lost to visiting Eaton Socon counterparts by five wickets.

Wisbech posted 228-5 in 45 overs. Opener Dom Stannard struck 88, Rhys Howell made 34, Tom Buck posted 13 and Thomas Hoyle and Ross Gardner were not out on 28 and 23 respectively.

Eaton Socon passed this on 230-5 with nearly five overs to spare thanks to skipper Daniel Wood’s quickfire ton. Brodie Ellis captured 1-51, Josh Porter 2-43, Ian Bell 1-30 and Jesse Bate 1-49.

CCA Junior League 1 North basement side Wisbech 3rds crashed by 254 runs to Cottenham.

Cottenham racked up 331-2 at eight an over.

Wisbech replied with 77 all out in 21.3 overs, barely using half their allotment.

Wisbech 4ths, bottom of CCA Junior League 4 North, lost at promotion chasers Willingham by 36 runs.

Willingham posted 196-5 in 40 overs: Tom Freear bagged 2-26, Finlay Murdoch 1-31 and Henry Plume 1-40.

Wisbech were 160 all out with six overs remaining. Colin Freear made 11, Kieran Haynes 29, Sam Murphy 25, Fergus Brown 33, Gavin Plume 15, Murdoch 12 and Tom Freear not out 14.

Seventh-spot March Town triumphed by eight wickets at Ramsey, the team below them in Cambs Division 1.

Ramsey set 184 all out in 40.2 overs: opening bowlers Phoenix Nightingale 1-26 and Shardul Brahmbhatt took 1-15 while doing the damage were Saranga Rajaguru 10-2-39-3 and Samuel Clarke 10-2-38-4.

March replied on 187-7, winning with 23 balls to spare. Openers Udana Ranathunga and Shardul Brahmbhatt both went for ducks but David Haslegrave hit 12, Clarke 11, Rajaguru an unbeaten 82 off 113 balls with nine fours and two sixes, Andrew George 11, Jacob Gray 10 and Curtis Oldroyd 22.

Second in CCA Senior League Division 1 March 2nds saw off away side City of Ely by 20 runs.

March were 39-5 but recovered to 144 all out in 44.1 overs. Tommy Howgego struck 13, Matthew Vail 26, skipper Scott Welcher 34, Ross Clarke 23 and Charlie Revell 10.

They dismissed City of Ely for 124 in 34.2 overs: Revell grabbed 1-23, Shae Pooley 2-31, ​Howgego 2-15, James Harradine 3-17 and Kian Pooley 2-6.

CCA Junior League 4 North leaders March 3rds beat visitors Haddenham by 10 runs.

March raced to 152 all out in 27 overs.

Haddenham were 142-7 when 40 overs closed. No details were available.

In CCA Senior League Division 1, Chatteris lost at home to Abington by 106 runs.

Abington reached 176-6 in 45 overs and Chatteris fell to 70 all out in 28.

In Junior Division 3 North, Chatteris 2nds lost by 143 runs at Bluntisham 2nds who amassed 282-4 from 40 overs. Chatteris were 139 all out in 33.5 overs.

On Sunday in the Rutland League, Division 1 leaders Wisbech Town triumphed by nine wickets at Uffington, who closed on 168-7 from 45 overs. George Gowler recorded 2-33, Anthony Palmer 2-28, Gary Freear a tight 1-15 from nine overs and Jesse Bate 1-21.

Wisbech cruised to 172-1 in a mere 25.2 overs. Dom Stannard struck an undefeated 70, with a good opening stand along side Lewis Jackson (33) and then he finished the job with Josh Bowers (not out 50).

Chatteris enjoyed an eight-wicket Fenland Trophy success over St Ives Town & Warboys, who they skittled for 57 in 22.3 overs.

Archie Wathen captured 2-2, Thomas James 1-16, Scott Gooden 2-17 and Jago Pearson-Hurrell 4-9.

Chatteris completed the 58-2 job in 12.1 overs. Pearson-Hurrell scored 10, Charlie Munns not out 28 and Archie Wathen not out 11.

Market Deeping 2nds conceded versus Long Sutton 2nds.


Whiting & Partners Cambs/Hunts League Division 1, noon: Wisbech Town v Stamford T, March Town v St Ives Town & Warboys.

CCA Senior League Division 1, 1pm: Chatteris v Cambridge NCI, Longstanton Grasshoppers v March 2nds.

Division 3, 12.30pm: Sawston and Babraham 2nds v Wisbech 2nds.

CCA Junior League 1 North, 1.30pm: Madingley v Wisbech 3rds.

CCA Junior League 3 North, 1.30pm: Bluntisham 2nds v Chatteris 2nds.

CCA Junior League 4 North, 1.30pm: Hemingford Park v March 3rds, Wisbech 4ths v Willingham.

South Lincs & Border League, 1pm, Division Two: Long Sutton 2nds v Uffington.


Rutland League, all 12.30pm, Division 1: March T v Burghley Park, Uffington v Wisbech T. Division 3: Werrington 2nds v Long Sutton.

South Lincs & Border League, 1pm, Division Two: Freiston L&L 2nds v Long Sutton 2nds.

Fenland Trophy, 1pm: Chatteris v March 2nds.

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