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EAST ANGLIAN

PREMIER LEAGUE

Bury St Edmunds lost to Sudbury by 183 runs

Bury St Edmunds hosted Sudbury and, although the visitors lost a wicket with the first ball of the game, the day went their way from that point on in a convincing victory.

A total of 248 was a very good score, pick of the Bury bowlers Simon Rees (4-56), Justin Bishop (2-65) and Mark Glassbrook (1-16).

Bury lost wicketkeeper Ben Bellward to a hand injury, with Tom Huggins taking over behind the stumps.

In reply, Huggins was out for 17 with 32 for the first wicket.

Chris Lomas scored 20, but the remaining batsmen had no answer to Sudbury overseas professional Fernando, whose ability to move the ball in overcast conditions was outstanding, returning figures of 6-14.

It was a bad day all round for the club, to be bowled out for 65 with Bellward unable to bat.

TWO COUNTIES CHAMPIONSHIP

DIVISION THREE

East Bergholt beat Bury St Edmunds II by five wickets

BURY batted first on a tricky wicket, being all out for 78 with Thomas Grint batting well for 41.

East Bergholt started badly, being 16-2, but as conditions improved they made the total with five wickets down Viveck (2-48) and Imam (3-31) taking the wickets.

DIVISION FIVE

Bury St Edmunds III lost to St Margarets by 148 runs

BURY 3rd XI hosted St Margarets and could not prevent defeat, losing by 148 runs.

The visitors batted first and thanks to opening batsman P Allen (101) scored 263-5, Tom Curran taking two wickets and Stuart Nunn 3-68.

Raj (19), Nunn (25) and young Max Whittaker followed an excellent spell of wicket keeping with 23 runs as Bury finished on 115-9.

DIVISION EIGHT WEST

Brockley II beat Bury St Edmunds IV

BURY 4th XI visited Brockley and were bowled out for 64 with the hosts winning with five wickets down.

LADIES T20

Battisford lost to Bury by 10 wickets

BURY Ladies made a winning start to the season, claiming a 10-wicket victory over Battisford.

The hosts were bowled out for 67 with under-15s player Katherine Kitching taking 4-9.

Bury’s openers, Lois Clarke and Angela Jiggins, remained undefeated to ensure a 10 wicket win.

Any Ladies wishing to play cricket should come to the Victory Ground, Nowton Road, at 6.30pm on Wednesday evenings, you will be made very welcome.

HUNTS COUNTY BATS SUFFOLK LEAGUE

DIVISION FOUR

Bury St Edmunds II beat Horringer by 135 runs

BURY scored 262-4, top scorers were McKinney (85), Blackmore (62) and Raj (67), on the way to a convincing victory.

Wickets were shared between Adam Kizis (2-9), Frank Stennett (3-34) and Saurabh Gupta (3-32).

Taylor Wimpey players of the week: Thomas Grint, Max Whittaker, James McKinney and Katherine Kitching.