The 1st Xl needed a touch of 'Aussie power' to
overcome a couple of wobbles and chalk up a six wicket win against Tucker League
basement boys Camden, at The Avenue on Saturday.
Steve Seymour took 5-52, as he and skipper
Chris Ringham (3-15) shot the visitors out for 121 - the last two wickets
putting on 54 runs!
Wobble No2 came when March found themselves
62-4, before Stephen Shaw's unbeaten 71 and Ben Pyle's 25 not out steadied the
ship and saw them run out comfortable winners at 124-4.
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The 2nd Xl gave their chances of survival in
CCA Senior League Division 1 a huge boost with a convincing 64-run victory away
Nathan Oliver (52) and Matty Vail (52no) were
the batting heroes in the March total of 180-6, with Andy Wright's 3-26 the top
bowling figures during the home side's 116 all out reply.
The Sunday 2nd Xl managed to fit in a
re-arranged Fenland Trophy match at Chatteris, but lost by five wickets.
Skipper Jacob Gray (42) and vice-captain
Stephen Wallis (38) were the two main scorers in the 140-8 total, which after a
positive start by Chatteris was never going to be enough - leg-spinner Rob
Conyard finishing with 2-28.
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The bystanders on Cambridge's historic Parkers
Piece witnessed an incredible comeback by local side NCI 4th Xl, who after
losing their first six wickets for just 11 runs, still managed to beat the 3rd
Xl by three wickets in CCA Junior League Division 3N.
Acting skipper Greg Short (4-7) and Sam Mason
(2-12) thought they had the match wrapped up, only for the home side's lower
order to win with a 85-7 total. Earlier, Josh Fox had hit a quickfire 31 in the
March total of 84.
Fifteen-year-old Curtis Oldroyd kept wicket and
alongside him at first slip was his 69-year-old grandfather Dick, who gamely
filled in at the last moment.
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