Search

Norfolk Cricket League: Plenty still to be decided in final weekend of the season

06:30 26 August 2015

Archant Norfolk.

The penultimate week left many issues to sort out at both the top and bottom of many of the divisions.

Happisburgh, already Division One champions, lost for the second week running thanks mainly to Matt Jubb’s unbeaten 78 for East Harling.

Belton and Felthorpe in second and third are one point apart, Abdul Rehman’s 149 helped them defeat Kirkley and Lowestoft Railway, whilst Satish Chelladurai took 7-25 as Felthorpe restricted Blundeston to 94, which they knocked off for the loss of two wickets.

In Division Two Saxlingham took charge at the top as Dave Adams made 54* and Alex Browne made 58 and took 6-15 against Sprowston B. Drayton overtook Eaton, who lost to St Andrews, to move into second after demolishing a depleted Costessey side. Tim Hales made 89 for Gt Melton B and U13 Finlay Hughes took four wickets as they beat Garboldisham B.

Ketteringham Hall’s Jonathon Webb made 65 in their tie with Norwich Bystanders.

In Three East Rob Bingham made 71* and 14-year-old Jack Van Portvliet took four wickets as they beat Hales and Loddon A. Paul Websdale made 52* and took 5-35 in Frettenham’s win over Bungay A. Gillingham (Jordan Barber 69*) moved back into second despite losing to Winterton A (Bryn Clarke 79) as Ashmanhaugh and Barton Wanderers lost to champions Overstrand by eight runs.

In the middle of the table Ryan Saddler (71) helped Old Catton to 135, but Rich Edwards with 80* and Julian Dismore with 53* made short work of the chase.

In Three West there was a morale boosting win for Hingham at Great Melton C. The top of the table is still congested, Hardingham still in the hunt after beating the morning’s leaders Reepham and Salle, who are now equal on points with North Elmham who beat Swanton Morley. Saham Toney are also still in with a chance at the top after beating Hethersett & Tas Valley C.

In Four East, Halvergate still remain unbeaten and top the table after winning against Kirkley and Lowestoft Railway A, but Acle refuse to throw in the towel after 14-year-old Alex Quinton’s 89 helped them overcome Lowestoft B.

In Four West, Great Ellingham and New Buckenham continue to lead the way, Ellingham beating Garboldisham C and New Buckenham completely overwhelmed Colney. Hugh Collier made 50* and under-15 James Barlow took 4-16 as they defeated Norwich Bystanders A.

Many issues still need to be sorted out next week, meaning no side can let up in their quest for survival or success.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Lowestoft Journal visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Lowestoft Journal staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Lowestoft Journal account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Other sport

Mon, 12:14
Lowestoft Town (blue/ white) v Braintree Town at Crown Meadow.
Pre Season Friendly.
Andrew Fisk.

Picture: James Bass

Lowestoft Town enjoyed their best work-out of pre-season so far despite going down to a 3-1 defeat against Braintree Town at Crown Meadow.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Winner Jan Frodeno of Germany, second place Joe Skipper (left) of Great Britain and third place Nils Frommhold of Germany celebrate after the Challenge Triathlon Roth on July 17, 2016 in Roth, Germany. (Photo by Stephen Pond/Getty Images for Challenge Triathlon)

The celebratory Champagne tasted all the sweeter for Norwich triathlon star Joe Skipper in Germany – as he became the first Briton to complete an Ironman in under eight hours.

Monday, July 18, 2016
Robert Purton in bat for Cromer on Saturday. 

Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Batsman Dean Robinson trumped his remarkable 2016 top score to inspire promoted North Runcton’s latest triumph.

Monday, July 18, 2016
Anthony Ogogo was in action at the weekend. Picture: PA

Anthony Ogogo will enjoy a well earned rest after dispatching Bronislav Kubin with ease for this third victory in seven weeks in Berlin.

Most Read

Mon, 12:14
Lowestoft Town (blue/ white) v Braintree Town at Crown Meadow.
Pre Season Friendly.
Andrew Fisk.

Picture: James Bass

Lowestoft Town enjoyed their best work-out of pre-season so far despite going down to a 3-1 defeat against Braintree Town at Crown Meadow.

Read more
Lynn Town
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Winner Jan Frodeno of Germany, second place Joe Skipper (left) of Great Britain and third place Nils Frommhold of Germany celebrate after the Challenge Triathlon Roth on July 17, 2016 in Roth, Germany. (Photo by Stephen Pond/Getty Images for Challenge Triathlon)

The celebratory Champagne tasted all the sweeter for Norwich triathlon star Joe Skipper in Germany – as he became the first Briton to complete an Ironman in under eight hours.

Read more
Joe Skipper
Monday, July 18, 2016
Joe Skipper of Great Britain climbs the Solar Hill on the bike during the Challenge Triathlon Roth on July 17, 2016 in Roth, Germany. (Photo by Stephen Pond/Getty Images for Challenge Triathlon)

Joe Skipper has become the fastest British Ironman of all time after the performance of his life at Challenge Roth in Germany.

Read more
Joe Skipper
Alex Brundle celebrates pole position with his team-mates but it all unravelled on race day.  Picture: AdrenalMedia.com

It was a bitter sweet return to the FIA World Endurance Championship for Alex Brundle who dropped out of the lead in the LMP2 category with transmission troubles.

Read more
Norwich
Monday, July 18, 2016
Robert Purton in bat for Cromer on Saturday. 

Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Batsman Dean Robinson trumped his remarkable 2016 top score to inspire promoted North Runcton’s latest triumph.

Read more
Barton Wanderers

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 21°C

min temp: 16°C

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Lowestoft Journal
e-edition today

Subscribe

Newsletter Sign Up