TUCKER GARDNER LEAGUE: Overseas aces shine as Fahey fires Warboys to the top of Division Two and Cummings leads Huntingdon & District to victory

Kimbolton batsman Ruben Claassen pictured during their defeat against St Ives yesterday. Picture: HE

Kimbolton batsman Ruben Claassen pictured during their defeat against St Ives yesterday. Picture: HELEN DRAKE - Credit: Archant

Adam Fahey hit a fabulous first century in English cricket to fire Warboys to the top of the Tucker Gardner League Division Two table.

The Kiwi ace hit 114 as his side powered to a 269-run triumph at Weston Colville yesterday.

James Trafford fell four runs short of joining Fahey in three figures and captain Matt Duncan made a half-century of his own as Warboys piled up a mighty 360 before skittling their hosts for just 91.

Trafford also starred with the ball, returning the terrific figures of 4-6 while Matt Lavender bagged 4-35.

Their stay at the summit may only last a few days though, as they have played one more match than their rivals – a situation which will change on Bank Holiday Monday next week.

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St Ives could well leapfrog Warboys in the coming days after reeling off a fourth successive victory yesterday.

Their 95-3 was amassed at a superior run rate to hosts Kimbolton’s 174 in a rain-shortened contest.

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Huntingdon & District also collected victory by the same method at Sawston & Babraham as overseas star Dario Cummings impressed.

He took three wickets as Martin Burton’s men removed their hosts for 162 and was unbeaten on 70 as they breezed to 157-2 in pursuit by the time rain stopped play.

Faisal Javed fell a couple of runs short of a half-century as Huntingdon & District collected their second success of the season while Gary Mills had earlier helped himself to four wickets.


Division Two

KIMBOLTON lost to ST IVES on run rate

Kimbolton 174.

St Ives 95-3.


Sawston & Babraham 162.

Huntingdon & District 157-2.


Warboys 360 (A. Fahey 114, J. Trafford 96, M. Duncan 59).

Weston Colville 91 (J. Trafford 4-6, M. Lavender 4-35).

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