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Matt Daniels is the star man for Foxton II in Cambs & Hunts Premier League, Division Three win




Cambs and Hunts Premier League cricket round-up
Cambs and Hunts Premier League cricket round-up

Matt Daniels was in superb form for Foxton II as they beat AK XI by six wickets in Whiting & Partners Cambs & Hunts Premier League, Division Three.

He tore through the visitors by taking eight for 20, with only Hassan Ameir (14) making it into double figures as AK were bowled out for 42.

Foxton did lose four wickets in their reply, but George Dean’s unbeaten 12 saw them home with 46.

Matthew Catley’s heroics for Burwell & Exning II went unrewarded as they suffered a 178-run defeat to Eaton Socon II in Division Three.

Catley claimed five for 50 but Eaton Socon amassed 285 for 9, with Ray Tudor hitting 76 and Matt Sharpe making 85 not out.

Catley was then the leading run-maker for Burwell & Exning with 59, but they were bowled out for 107. Matt Taylor returned five for 22 for Socon.

Nick Taylor had the telling part for Cambridge II for the second week in a row as they triumphed by 170 runs against March Town in Division One.

The opener, who is new to the club this summer, made 112 off 106 balls, including 15 fours and two sixes.

Jake Lawrence contributed 64 not out, off 42 balls, as Cambridge finished on 293 for 6.

In reply, they kept chipping into their opponents to prevent any partnerships building, dismissing them for 123.

Herman Els claimed three for six, and Asama Weerasekara, John Turner and captain Hamza Rashid took two wickets apiece.

Matt Hague was the backbone of Sawston & Babraham’s innings as they sealed a five-wicket win over Ramsey in Division One.

Tim Moses, Callum Guest and Dilshan Manamperi took two wickets apiece to help dismiss Ramsey for 139.

Hague then made 48 and James Van Der Peer struck an unbeaten 32 as they won by reaching 140 for 5.

Will Heslam led the way for Foxton as they clinched a 47-run victory over Godmanchester Town in Division One.

Godmanchester won the toss and elected to field, and it looked a wise decision when they had Foxton at 23 for 3.

That brought together Heslam and Adam Webster, and they rushed the score on to 133 for 4.

Webster was dismissed for 53, but Heslam was left unbeaten on 86 as Foxton finished on 210 for 7.

In a revised target, Godmanchester ran out of overs as they made 121 for 6 after 40.2 overs.

Kieran Haynes was Thriplow’s tormentor as they suffered a six-wicket defeat to Wisbech Town in Division One.

Brian Leighton (16) and Dan Tinkler (15 not out) were the top run-makers as none of the Thriplow batsmen were able to get out of the teens.

They were dismissed for 103, with Haynes their main scourge, taking six for 18.

Wisbech strolled to the target, making 104 for 4 off 20.2 overs.

Jonathan Carpenter was the thorn in Histon’s side as they suffered a 116-run defeat to Eaton Socon in Division One.

He plundered 108 and Olly Jefferies (52) and Michael Pickard (53 not out) helped take them to 259 for 4.

Histon never really mounted a challenge in reply as Josh Brown (34) and James Mynott (30) were their top scorers as they were dismissed for 143. Adam Newman and Roan Haarhoff took three wickets apiece for Socon.



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