Classy Jacobs is a real cracker

BOWLERS had the run of the day as Hilton edged out Bharat Sports II in an exciting Division 5 Hunts League clash on Sunday. Hilton s Ian Jacobs wreaked havoc with the ball and claimed figures of 6-14 as Bharat Sports were skittled out for just 48. However

BOWLERS had the run of the day as Hilton edged out Bharat Sports II in an exciting Division 5 Hunts League clash on Sunday.

Hilton's Ian Jacobs wreaked havoc with the ball and claimed figures of 6-14 as Bharat Sports were skittled out for just 48.

However, Hilton made heavy weather of their reply with Bharat bowler Anil Patel returning superb figures of 5-8. Finally the spotlight fell on Hilton's last man Frazer Leader, who came to the crease with his team one run behind. The youngster promptly drove a boundary to win the game.

* HUNTINGDONSHIRE Cricket Board u11 continued their recent improvement with an away draw against a strong London Schools side.

London Schools' opening batsman got off to a great start with a stand of 107 before Hunts' spinners Robert Sayer, Josh Burgess and Jack Skidmore halted the onslught and restricted the home side to 219-6.

Despite losing an early wicket and facing some tight bowling from London, Hunts dug in, with Elliot Smith (30) blocking one end for 35 overs.

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Marcus Howard (16) joined Smith in guiding his side to safety, before a quickfire 32 from Sayer raised the total to 106-6 and a respectable draw.

* FENSTANTON were grateful for one of their club president's few outings of the season as the defeated Coton by two wickets on Saturday.

Farmer Chris Behagg hit a brisk 50 to help his side reach Coton's target of 141 for the loss of eight wickets.

Moody Yakub (42), and Andy Taylor (3-17) also made important contributions as Fenstanton won for the second time this season.

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