Weather Hits Weekend's Cricket

WEATHER decimated much of the weekend s cricket programme as the league seasons begin to draw to a close. In Tucker League Division II, Waresley have a great chance of lifting the title with one match remaining after beating the weather and Fordham on Sat

WEATHER decimated much of the weekend's cricket programme as the league seasons begin to draw to a close.

In Tucker League Division II, Waresley have a great chance of lifting the title with one match remaining after beating the weather and Fordham on Saturday.

Jay Szwajbak (46), Phil Masdin (48) and Chris Whitfield (34) pushed their score to 192-6 while Laurence Bosher (7-51) and Szwajbak (3-25) dominated with the ball, leaving Fordham all out for 96.

Kimbolton's season got no better after defeat at Weston Colville. Kim batted first and posted a respectable 181 with Chris Gilthorpe (51) and Nigel Mailing (43) the main contributors. Colville rarely looked in trouble despite Lee Ingram's (3-53) efforts and cruised home to 182-3.


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Waresely II cemented their position in Division Two with an easy win over Buckden. Buckden were shot out for 66, with only Paul Tidey (36) taking the fight to the opposition. Ian Hayden (25*) and Jamie Fensome (25) drove Waresley home for the loss of just one wicket.

A good finish looked on the cards after hosts Nassington II finished on 239-6. In reply Godmanchester III reach 38-1 in nine overs before the game fell victim to the elements.

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In a Fenland Trophy match, Warboys reached 175-7 and then dismissed March II for just 79, but all other fixtures fell foul of the weather.

In Junior Cricket, Godmanchester U9s were runners up in the rearranged County Finals to a strong Peterborough Town team. They reached the final having won five from six of the games they played.

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