EAST ANGLIAN PREMIER LEAGUE
Cambridge Granta (7) Bury St Edmunds (7), match abandoned
SATURDAY’S game at Cambridge Granta was abandoned due to rain after 42.2 overs.
The home side were 147-2, Bury having taken two early wickets off the bowling of Tom Rash and Justin Bishop, both caught by wicket keeper Ben Bellward.
TWO COUNTIES CHAMPIONSHIP
Bury St Edmunds II (11) 158-8 Kelveden and Feering 74-7 (10), match abandoned
BURY, at home to Kelveden, lost the toss and were asked to bat against a strong side.
James Sturgeon top scored with 39, supported by Simon Aldous (35), Janak Raj, Jon Hayes and Ben Whittaker in a total of 158-8.
The visitors scored 74-2 as the rain washed play out, Javed taking both wickets.
Boxted 213-7 beat
Bury St Edmunds III 149 by 64 runs
BURY travelled to Boxted and slumped to a 64-run defeat.
The home side batted first, scoring 213-7. Andrew Green took early wickets (3-25) and Vivek two wickets, but the Boxted star turn was I Evans scoring an unbeaten 110.
Bury, in reply, had several players who made a good start, Ben Curran (27), Phil Godden (19), Vivek (21), but were bowled out for 149,
Bury St Edmunds 107-9 beat
Hadleigh 97-8 by 10 runs
ON SUNDAY, Bury secured their place in the semi-final of the Suffolk Cup, played in T20 format, with a 10-run win over Hadleigh.
Bury batted first and scoring proved difficult as wickets fell at regular intervals against a Hadleigh side who are top of the Two Counties Champion Division Two.
Adam Kizis (17) and Hugo Rynsard-Perry (26) opened but, apart from Tom Huggins (26), no Bury batsman got going.
A total of 107-9 was below par for the conditions.
Hadleigh got off to a slow start in reply as Rash took two early wickets. They consolidated with Diaz (41) and Henry (23) and at the halfway point had accelerated to the required run-rate, but excellent bowling from Stuart Nunn (4-0-19-0) and Kizis (3-1-7-1) pegged the scoring.
Tom Robotham bowled with pace but, as the last over commenced, Hadleigh needed 11 runs to win.
Captain Huggins kept his nerve and took four wickets for just one run leaving Bury the winners by 10 runs.
HUNTS COUNTY BATS
Bury Sunday II 235-7 beat
Battisford II 176-4 by 59 runs
BURY batted first and scored 235 on their way to an impressive victory over Battisford.
The highlight being a superb 109 from James Sturgeon, who added 136 runs with Sam Bishop (51), with Janak Raj adding a quick-fire 35.
In reply, Battisford were 70 runs short, Tom Curry taking two wickets.