GALLERY: Wilburton back to winning ways with success over Littleport

Wilburton CC v Littleport CC, Littleport batsman Joe Murfitt, Wilburton CC v Littleport CC, Littleport batsman Joe Murfitt,

Friday, August 15, 2014
11:59 AM

CCA Division 2N

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Wilburton CC v Littleport CC, Wilburton bowler Marcus Brook.Wilburton CC v Littleport CC, Wilburton bowler Marcus Brook.

In a relatively low-scoring match, Wilburton moved back up into fourth place in the league with a four-wicket win over Littleport.

Littleport found themselves deep in trouble at 59-9 before Ben Shipp joined Nick Marsh at the crease and the pair added 52 runs in 31 minutes for the last wicket.

Earlier, Richard Padmore (2-12) and Ian Jacobs, who had a 4-6 spell, had done the damage.

Marsh was last out for 62, which including 10 boundaries and Shipp ended his innings on nine not out.

Wilburton’s Jacobs finished with figures of 5-39 as Littleport were all out for 111.

Chris Farnell (2-20) and James South (0-12) left Wilburton at just 36 for 2 off 20 overs.

Opener Tom Jordan held the innings together, scoring 45 as the hosts made it to 84-4.

Three quick wickets threatened to damage Wilburton’s victory push but Lee Newton (29*) and Paul Dewey saw Wilburton to the points in the 39th over.



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