Waqas Hussain stars in Sawston & Babraham victory
PUBLISHED: 07:00 19 July 2018
Iliffe Media Ltd
And there is also success for Foxton
Waqas Hussain rattled a century for Sawston & Babraham as they beat Godmanchester Rovers by 125 runs in Whiting & Partners Cambs and Hunts Premier League, Division One.
Hussain plundered 135 runs off 121 balls, including 13 fours, as Sawston & Babraham made 282 for 7. Alex Stafford contributed a valuable 66.
Sawston & Babraham did not let Godmanchester settle in their reply as they were dismissed for 157. Dilshan Manamperi, Jei Diwakar, Matt Hague and Hussain all got two wickets apiece.
Alex Hooley and Mark Bott played pivotal roles in Foxton’s 34-run win over Eaton Socon.
Hooley made 69 and Bott retired on 50 not out as Foxton amassed 272 for 7.
Jonathon Carpenter made 113 for Eaton Socon but he lacked support as they were bowled out for 238, with Jeffrey Douglas, Steven Atherton, Jason Coleman and Ryan Francis taking two wickets apiece.
Histon were undone by Gary Freear and Josh Bowers as they lost by seven wickets to Wisbech.
Ed Hyde’s 74 and a knock of 53 from Will Brown helped Histon to 239 for 8.
But opener Freear made 86 and Bowers got 111 not out as Wisbech reached 240 for 3.
Russell Doel spearheaded Cambridge St Giles’ one-wicket win over Castor & Ailsworth to take them to first place in Division Two.
Doel claimed five for 18 off seven overs as Castor & Ailsworth were bowled out for 152.
In reply, Tariq Aziz hit 43, but it was Mihir Vagh’s 26 not out that helped St Giles to victory on 155 for 9.
Cambridge Granta II moved up to second in the table, with a seven-wicket win over Thriplow.
Thriplow were bowled out for 158, and Granta secured victory with 159 for 3.
Josh Jordan made a half-century but strugglers Great Shelford lost by seven wickets to Stamford Town.
Jordan made 53 and Aaron Spillett hit 41 as Shelford made 149 for 9.
But Stamford reached the target for the loss of only three wickets.
With the weekend results, St Giles lead the way with 273 points, seven clear of Granta II.
St Giles are home to second from bottom Southill Park this Saturday, while Granta host Saffron Walde