A crucial innings of 67 from Brandon
Phillips put the Saturday 1st XI on track for their fourth win from five games
in Tucker League Division 2, when they came away from Ufford Park with victory
thanks to the new rain rule calculated on straight run-rate.
The 18-year-old left-hander, brother of
club skipper Tyler, made his top-score for the club in the total of 199 all out,
with the home side lagging behind at 106-5 when rain halted play - Tommy Howgego
having taken 3-34.
March 1st XI 199 all out, 49.4 overs
(Brandon Phillips 67, Toby Nulty 26, James Harradine 23, Tyler Phillips 20 no);
Ufford Park 106-5, 29 overs (Tommy
Howgego 3-34, Tyler Phillips 1-16, Anthony Palmer 1-12)
Rain, what rain? The 2nd XI fielded for
45 overs of damp cricket at The Avenue to chalk up their third win from their
opening three games, having been relegated to CCA Senior League Division 2 at
the end of last season.
An opening stand of 110 from Adam
Conyard (62) and Steve Hinson (53) sparked a total of 236-5 against City of Ely,
with John Gilson making 57. The visitors replied with 193-8 - Charlie
Revell picking up 3-33 in the 43-run victory.
March 2nd XI 236-5, 45 overs (Adam
Conyard 62, John Gilson 57, Steve Hinson 53, Rob Conyard 22); City of Ely 193-8,
45 overs (Charlie Revell 3-33, Richard Green 2-53).
The 3rd XI have yet to get their season
up and running - losing for the third time in as many weeks in CCA Junior League
Visitors Little Downham beat them by 84
runs, having hit 204-6, with former skipper David Haslegrave making a welcome
return by taking all six wickets! March could only muster 120 in reply and 50 of
those came from Ryan Wright!
Little Downham 204-6 (David
Haslegrave 6-48); March 3rd XI 120 (Rayan Wright 50, Scott Bamford 18).
Teenager Sam Clarke rescued a ragged
batting display as the 1st XI scraped home by 19 runs in a low-scoring Rutland
League Division 2 game against Newborough at The Avenue on Sunday.
The No11 hit 24 of the 103 total and
then took three wickets as the visitors were bowled out for 84. He shared in a
last wicket stand of 39 runs with Brett Tinnion (22no).
March 1st XI 103, 26.1 overs (Sam
Clarke 24, Brett Tinnion 22no, Nathan Oliver 20); Newborough 84-9, 28.2 overs
(Sam Clarke 3-22, Andy Wright 3-28, Tyler Phillips 3-33).
Adam Conyard hit his second
half-century of the weekend as the 2nd XI extended their 100 per cent record in
the Fenland Trophy - beating Leverington away by eight wickets.
Conyard followed up his 62 from
Saturday by carrying his bat for 61, with skipper Curtis Oldroyd making 29.
Leverington 120 all out, March 2nd
XI 121-2, 16 overs (Adam Conyard 61no, Curtis Oldroys 29, Rob Conyard
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