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Ben Clilverd top scores as Sawston & Babraham defeat Histon


By CambridgeIndependent Reporter


Histon CC v Sawston & Babraham at Histon and Impington Recreation Ground, . Picture: Keith Heppell
Histon CC v Sawston & Babraham at Histon and Impington Recreation Ground, . Picture: Keith Heppell

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Histon CC v Sawston & Babraham at Histon and Impington Recreation Ground, . Picture: Keith Heppell
Histon CC v Sawston & Babraham at Histon and Impington Recreation Ground, . Picture: Keith Heppell

Ben Clilverd was left nine runs short of a century as Sawston & Babraham beat Histon by 128 runs in Whiting & Partners Cambs and Hunts Premier League, Division One.

Sawston & Babraham batted first and built up an impressive total.

Opener Matt Hague hit 57, Waqas Hussain scored 77 and Alex Stafford added 46, but it was the knock of 91 not out by Clilverd that hurried their tally along to 350 for 6.

Ed Hyde led the Histon reply. He scored 81 at No 4, but no other players were able to post the sort of scores required to chase down Sawston & Babraham’s tally.

Mark Smith bowling for Sawston & Babraham against Histon. Picture: Keith Heppell
Mark Smith bowling for Sawston & Babraham against Histon. Picture: Keith Heppell

Mark Smith was the pick of the bowlers with three for 57.

Cambridge Granta II have taken over at the top of Division Two.

They batted first against Saffron Walden II and built a respectable target, being bowled out for 200.

Granta then earned the win, and the 30 points on offer, by dismissing Saffron Walden II for 144, giving them a 56-run victory.

Great Shelford lost by nine wickets to Blunham.

Alan Sutton (17) and Alex Hellens (16) were top scorers as they were bowled out for 92, and Blunham reached their target at a canter.

Tom Huggins was the scourge of Burwell & Exning as they were beaten by Sudbury in the Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League.

The Sudbury captain claimed six for 32 as Burwell were bowled out for 156. Simon Donald and Paul Summerskill were their top scorers, both hitting 41.

Opener Huggins led the reply for Sudbury, making 58 in an 83-run partnership with Darren Batch (68 not out) as they made 159 for 4.

Cambridge Granta were beaten by two wickets by Mildenhall.

Granta struggled to build any meaningful partnerships, and their 179 total was helped in no small part by Lewys Hill’s 54. Tom Rash and Murtaza Hussain claimed three wickets apiece.

Henry Campbell took four for 27 in Mildenhall’s reply, and Raj Singh got three for 50, but Ben Shepperson (52) and James Stamatis (46) helped the hosts to victory with 180 for 8.



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