Tom Jagot on form in another draw for Burwell & Exning in the East Anglian Premier League
Tom Jagot was the star player for Burwell and Exning as they were held to a draw for the second week in a row in the East Anglian Premier League, this time at Great Witchingham.
Burwell won the toss and opted to bat, with Jagot getting his half-century off 79 balls and then going on to finish with 114, including 12 fours and a six.
Both Matthew Mitcham and Andrew Bramley achieved half-centuries, with Bramley smashing eight fours in his 64 and Mitcham hitting four fours and four sixes in his 40-ball 54 as they closed on 293 for 8.
Josh Arksey took four wickets in reply, but Burwell & Exning were unable to nullify strong performances from Great Witchingham’s James Hale (78), Jack Boyle (61) and Brett Stolworthy (56) and Peter Trewick (48 not out), as they earned the draw by reaching 278 for 8.
Peter Younghusband’s four for went unrewarded for Cambridge as they lost by six wickets at home to Frinton-on-Sea.
They were unable to build a defendable total after winning the toss and electing to bat, with Daminda Ranaweera top scoring with 29 runs from 70 balls.
It meant they got to 131 before being all out.
Zaman Akhter bowled 16 overs, gathering six maidens, conceding 18 runs, and Younghusband claimed four for 57 off 18 overs, but Frinton-on-Sea triumphed with 132 for 4.