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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

DIVISION THREE

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.

DIVISION FIVE

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,

SUFFOLK CUP

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

SUFFOLK LEAGUE

DIVISION FOUR

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.