Contrasting fortunes for Mildenhall as Worly lose out

Cricket.
Cricket.

MARSHALL HATCHICK

TWO COUNTIES

CHAMPIONSHIP

DIVISION TWO

Mildenhall II 126 lost to Ipswich 125-2 by eight wickets

Mildenhall II slipped to a big loss at the hands of Ipswich at Wamil Way on Saturday.

Only Steve Graham (36) and Andrew Squire (60) made double figures as the home side were bowled out for 126.

In reply, two early wickets from Ash Clark provided hope of a shock win, but that was extinguished as Ipswich’s Stuart Hammond (65) and Nick Johnson (55) went on to ease the visitors over the finish line.

n However, there was much more positive news for Mildenhall III, who beat St Margarets by nine wickets.

Kiefer Renouf and Jack Horn helped themselves to four and three wickets respectively as the visitors were restricted to 116-9.

After that, a partnership of 70 between Mildenhall’s Andy Francis and James Taylor wrapped up the win.

n A five-for from Steve Bone could not prevent Mildenhall IV from slipping to a 194-run loss at Stowupland.

n Mildenhall Sunday first team won by 166 runs over Sudbury, thanks in part to Steve Taylor’s knock of 152, while Mildenhall Ladies lost by four wickets to Horton House.

n In the National Village Cup. Worlington were beaten, despite ending with exactly the same score as visiting Belhus.

Both teams posted 252-6 from their 40 overs, but it was Belhus that progressed to the next round courtesy of their greater run rate during the first 20 overs.

n Worlington II lost by a 165-run margin at Kesgrave on Saturday.

The hosts amassed 260-3, while Worlington could only manage 95 all out.

Kesgrave bowler Connor Betts had a particularly memorable game, ending with figures of 3-9.

n Carl Manels scored 50 for Worlington Academy, but they still lost by 40 runs to Horringer.