Clinton does the damage

PUBLISHED: 10:28 19 July 2007 | UPDATED: 12:39 04 May 2010

Nick Shipp came in at number six and top scored with the bat for Little Downham as they made 95 all out. Pictures: Helen Drake

Nick Shipp came in at number six and top scored with the bat for Little Downham as they made 95 all out. Pictures: Helen Drake

Tucker Gardner Premier League Division Two Fordham I v NCI Fordham won by three wickets FORDHAM won their second Tucker Premier League match in a row. Cambridge-based NCI made a flying start but when the openers had departed, only Greening (47) made a sig

BOWLING ‘EM OVER: Littleport’s Richard Scott, above, took 4-18 and scored 33 runs in the victory at Little Downham.

Tucker Gardner Premier League Division Two

Fordham I v NCI

Fordham won by three wickets

FORDHAM won their second Tucker Premier League match in a row.

Cambridge-based NCI made a flying start but when the openers had departed, only Greening (47) made a significant contribution against an impressive Fordham attack.

Only one other batsman reached double figures as they were bowled out for 133.

Graham Arnold (2-15), Carl Arnold (1-33) and Jason Harding (2-23) all bowled well but the bowling figures were led by Clinton Cornwell's 5-48.

Fordham made a solid start with Gavin Harding (24), Matt Foulds (17) and Mark Silcock (14) making the early runs. Darren Theobald came in to make a top score of 30 and the Arnold brothers saw their side home with a little to spare.

CCA Senior League

Division Three

Cherry Hinton v Little Downham

Little Downham won by 30 runs

LITTLE Downham visited Cherry Hinton on Sunday and came away with a valuable win.

The team made 139 all out with Baker (32) producing a vital innings.

The best of Cherry Hinton's bowlers were Singh (4-13) and fellow opening bowler Harris (3-40) who dismissed the first five batsmen for 51 runs.

Cherry Hinton started well and Mertons led the way with 30 not out. But only three others made it into double figures as Cherry Hinton were bowled out for 109.

Rob Palmer was Little Downham's most successful bowler, taking 4-35. He received good support from P Baker (2-24) and C Baker (3-18).

CCA Junior League

Division One North

Littleport v Newmarket

Littleport won by 102 runs

LITTLEPORT got off to a good start thanks to Terry Foster (47) and Brady Stone (26) at the top of the order.

A middle-order collapse left Littleport at 115-7 but an eighth-wicket partnership of 63 between Robert Smart (34) and Steve Tuck (37no) took the innings to a respectable 184-9 at the close.

Newmarket's Imran Sherrif (3-55), Mark Muir (3-62) and Assgar Ozhakkal were the pick of the visiting bowlers.

Littleport were in control from the start and James South and Terry Foster both returned figures of 2-19. Patrick Frost then came in with 3-18 to finish the Newmarket innings at 82-9.

Fordham II v Somersham I

Somersham won by 10 wickets

FORDHAM were overwhelmed by league leaders Somersham.

Fordham made a disappointing 118 all out with the first seven wickets all falling to catches in the outfield. The top scorer for Fordham was Nick Foulds with 30.

Somersham strike bowlers Stu Boon (3-23) and Robert Hobbs (5-21) were the danger men, taking eight wickets between them.

Somersham's openers Kevin Wilson (43 not out) and Hayden Beasley (63 not out) raced to 50 in ten overs and completed the job without loss in the 21st over.

CCA Junior League

Division Two North A

Coton v Sutton

Sutton won by 43 runs

SUTTON coped with a difficult wicket at Coton and Colin Coulson (46) and Paul Robinson (24) helped the visitors to a good score of 160-7.

The most effective Coton bowlers were Cooke (3-24), Scotcher (2-38) and Carrington (2-29).

In reply, Coton found batting hard in the face of tight bowling from the Sutton attack, including an exceptional spell by Andy Cobbin (2-9).

Fine bowling from Steve Northrop (3-15) and Alex Toulson (2-23) brought an end to the Coton innings at 117.

CCA Junior League

Division Three North A

Wilburton v Bluntisham II

Wilburton won by seven wickets

WILBURTON went top of Division Three North A following their sixth league win.

Bluntisham openers Dave Wootton and James Prior made 39 before five wickets fell for just six runs.

Roly Searle came in and held the innings together with 26 but he received little support as Bluntisham limped to 90-9.

Wilburton's Chris Hughes (4-27), Ian Jacobs (3-16) and 14-year-old Lee Newton, on his debut, (2-11) were the pick of the bowlers.

Wilburton knocked off the required runs in just 16.1 overs. Ian Jacobs top-scored with 65.

Searle finished with figures of 2-27 and Wales 1-14.

CCA Junior League

Division Three North B

Little Downham II v Littleport II

Littleport II won by six wickets

LITTLE DOWNHAM lost their first four wickets for just 20 runs but Nick Shipp (22) and Dan Holmes (17) helped them to 95 all out.

Richard Scott (4-18) was the pick of Littleport's bowlers, receiving good support from Luke Peskett (3-21) and an economical Ashley Dougan (2-11).

In reply, Littleport showed early signs of collapsing at 22-3 but a 50-run partnership between Wayne Good (19) and Richard Scott (33) eased them to 97-5.

Little Downham's Kevin Martin and Stanley Martin took two wickets apiece, the other going to Tim Connolly.

Littleport are fourth in the league table, followed by Little Downham, who have one game in hand.

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