Mixed results for Bury CC over course of the weekend

ON FORM: Mark Nunn was among the runs for Bury in their defeat
ON FORM: Mark Nunn was among the runs for Bury in their defeat
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Copdock & Old Ipswichian (186-2) beat Bury St Edmunds (185-7) by eight wickets

Bury St Edmunds CC sit at the bottom of the league after three matches, having failed to secure their first win of the season against Copdock.

The team travelled to Copdock and batted first, holding out for a total of 55 minutes before opener Justin Bishop’s wicket fell for 10.

Ben Curran (37) was batting well but for the second week got an unlucky dismissal.

Captain Sean Cooper (39*) held firm with excellent support from Mark Nunn (49) to boost Bury’s score to 185-7 in the 50-over limit.

Copdock batted carefully after a big call in the first over was turned down by the umpire.

Copdock put 70 runs on the board before ex-Essex player Jak Mickleborough was caught and bowled for 47 by James McKinney, with JackBeaumont well stumped for 7 soon afterto give Bury a glimmer of hope.

However, Martyn Cull (87*) and Archie Gravell (38*) remained not out to take the home side to victory.

Bury St Edmunds are away to Frinton-on-Sea tomorrow (11am).

n Bury St Edmunds II (172-7) beat Halstead II (98) by 74 runs at home.

n West Bergholt (174-6) beat Bury St Edmunds III (171-5) by four wickets.

n Bury St Edmunds IV (165-7) lost to Brockley II (218-7) by 53 runs.

n Felixstowe & Corinthians Women’s (110-3) lost to Bury St Edmunds Women’s (111-1) by seven wickets.

n Bury St Edmunds Sunday (365-3) beat Bardwell Sunday (205-6) by 160 runs.

n Mildenhall Sunday II (194) beat Bury St Edmunds Sunday II (183-9) by 11 runs.

The Greene King IPA players of the week were (in order) Mark Nunn, Adam Kizis, Martin Sulley, Tom Curry, Ollie Self, Ellie Costin, Ben Curran and Alex Oxley.