Swannell’s stand

Tucker Premier League Godmanchester v Fordham – match drawn – 12 points each side. FORDHAM Cricket Club opened their league programme with a creditable draw. County player Paul Swannell was the one man standing between Fordham and victory, making more tha

Tucker Premier League

Godmanchester v Fordham - match drawn - 12 points each side.

FORDHAM Cricket Club opened their league programme with a creditable draw.

County player Paul Swannell was the one man standing between Fordham and victory, making more than half his side's runs, 150 not out, as Godmanchester declared 278-9 with two overs of their innings remaining.


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Fordham bowler Gavin Harding took 3-52 in his Tucker Premier debut and Clinton Cornwell bowled extremely well, taking 2-29 from 10 overs.

Fordham suffered an early loss, Gavin Harding made 32 before he was run out, but a partnership of 61 between top scorer Darren Theobald (64) and another debutant, Jason Harding (30), stabilised the innings.

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Adam Cornwell and Neil Clark made an unbroken stand of 39 to see Fordham through to the close on 218 for 6, Cornwell hitting six boundaries.

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