East Cambs Cricket Round-up
CCA Tucker Gardner Premier Division One Burwell 92 for 2 Godmanchester 190 all out Burwell won by 8 wickets after being set a revised target BURWELL won a rain-affected match after putting the visitors into bat. Bottom-of-the-table Godmanchester reached
CCA Tucker Gardner Premier Division One
Burwell 92 for 2
Godmanchester 190 all out
Burwell won by 8 wickets after being set a revised target
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BURWELL won a rain-affected match after putting the visitors into bat.
Bottom-of-the-table Godmanchester reached 68 for 1 at one stage as number three batsman Michael Lloyd top-scored with 40, but wickets fell regularly thereafter as Mark Bissett took 4 for 65 and Merrick Fuller, James Ross Craig and Adam Huckle (2 for 12 from 8 overs) all claimed two wickets a-piece.
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Only John Hardy held up the home bowlers towards the end of the innings, sharing a last wicket partnership of 39 before falling to Fuller, having scored 39.
Zimbabwean Grant Flower opened for Burwell with 45 runs, and James Ross Craig was still there on 31 when the innings closed after 21.2 overs.
Burwell now lie second in the table, 23 points behind Nassington.
CCA Tucker Gardner Premier Division Two
Fordham 81 for 3
Kimbolton & Catworth 120 for 8
Fordham won by 7 wickets after being set a revised target
IN another rain-affected fixture, Fordham consolidated their mid-table position by defeating bottom club Kimbolton & Catworth to claim 20 points.
The first stoppage came when Kimbolton were on 28 for 1, but Clinton Cornwell - who had taken the opening wicket - continued his fine spell and claimed further wickets (eventually taking 5 for 39) as the visitors were reduced to 45 for 5.
Fordham's target of 121 was reduced to 78 (for 8) from 31 overs, and openers Gavin Harding and Mark Silcock played very positively with a partnership of 48 which included several front foot drives through the covers.
Harding eventually saw Fordham past their target with a score of 28 not out.
Pic cap: Action from the Tucker Premier League clash between Fordham and Kimbolton & Catworth, in which Clinton Cornwell took five wickets.
Photo: HELEN DRAKE. 5939HD0808
CCA Junior Division 2A
Dullingham 103 for 5
Fordham II 102 all out
Dullingham won by 5 wickets
A SERIES of dropped catches cost Fordham II dearly as they lost to Dullingham.
Batting first, several Fordham batsmen got themselves in but were soon out again as Scott Blaber top-scored with 24.
Chris Baldwin's 53 was crucial in Dullingham's response, but he was reprieved several times as Craig Theobald, Phil Dean, Ryan Clark and Ryan Houghton could only manage one wicket a-piece.
CCA Junior Division 3A
Littleport II 109 for 3
Fenstanton 108 all out
Littleport II won by 7 wickets
R FREESTONE and W Good both scored 33, and N Heaps hit 29 as Littleport II reached their target of 109 with the loss of just three wickets.
L Peskett had taken 4 for 15 as short-handed Fenstanton were bowled out for 108 off 26 overs.
CCA Junior Division 5B
Witcham II 209 for 6
Fordham III 94 all out
Witcham II won by 115 runs
Ian Saberton's 83 paved the way for Witcham II's convincing 115-run victory over Fordham III.