Important win for Dereham
Dereham picked up a crucial eight-wicket win at Alliance Two bottom side North Runcton A.They bowled their hosts out for 119 (Max Cheetham five for 16) then responded 120 for two (Duncan Hewitt 51no.
Dereham picked up a crucial eight-wicket win at Alliance Two bottom side North Runcton A.
They bowled their hosts out for 119 (Max Cheetham five for 16) then responded 120 for two (Duncan Hewitt 51no.
Dereham A got a losing draw against Cromer A in Alliance Division Five.
Cromer: A Lithins 31, P Gascoyne 66, G Neale 0, D Kimber 58, K Neale 62, D Green 2, C Brown 9, C Winterborne not out 8, A Craske not out 12; extras: 17. Total 263-7.
Bowling: Crisp 8-1-26-0, Raper 4-0-27-0, Guida 3-1-22-0, Head 12-2-64-3, Mabee 8-0-43-0, Fletcher 7-0-52-4, Irons 4-0-22-0.
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Dereham A: Mabee 15, Cameron 11, Henman 9, Colman 22, West 0, Crisp 69, Head 8, Fletcher 3, Irons 9, Raper 2 not out, Guida 0 not out; extras 15. Total 163-9.
Bowling: Winterborne 11-2-47-1, Craske 4-2-16-0, Brown 12-2-41-2, K Neale 12-4-28-3, Gascoyne 7-3-23-3.
Dereham B continued their good form as a fine all-round team display ensured a 56-run win overDownham C.
After winning the toss on a scorching afternoon at Elsing, Dereham batted and skipper Sam Widdows and Mark Taylor provided a solid start with an opening stand of 40.
John West top scored with a quickfire 37 and 15-year-old Tom Clarke got a career best 21 as Dereham batted all the way down to get an excellent total of 200.
Sam Widdows got 18, Tom Simpson and Tony Carter both got 16 and Ryan Widdows chipped in with 14.
Simpson (2-25) and Tom Clarke
(1-31) bowled excellent opening spells and were unlucky not to get more wickets.
Liam O'Callaghan continued his good form with the ball as he took 3-32 in seven overs and Neal Widdows took 3-22, including two stumpings in successive balls by his brother Sam.
Ryan Widdows has probably been Dereham B's most consistent bowler of the season so far and got 1-32 from his 12 overs.
Dereham B: S Widdows b S Sexton 18, M Taylor c T Tume 7, J West c K Bourley 37, I Clarke b K Bourley 2, T Simpson b K Bourley 16, T Carter lbw S Sharp 16, I Cartwright b K Bourley 0, R Widdows c S Sharp 14, T Clarke lbw S Sexton 21, L O'Callaghan b M Hodges 5, N Widdows not out 8; extras 57. Total 200.
Bowling: S Sharp 10-2-31-2, S Sexton 9.2-2-32-2, T Tume 4-0-19-1, K Bourley 9-0-47-4, B Fincham 4-0-24-0, M Hodges 7-2-23-1.
Downham Market C: S Sharp c T Carter b L O'Callaghan 43, B Fincham lbw T Simpson 5, W Charlton b L O'Callaghan 6, S Islam b L O'Callaghan 9, S Sexton c I Cartwright b R Widdows 31, I Thompson c T Carter b T Simpson 13, P Morley c J West b Neal Widdows 9, T Tume st S Widdows b l Widdows 1, M Hodges st S Widdows b N Widdows 0, K Bourley c T Carter b T Clarke 4, N Sharp not out 0; extras 24. Total 144.
Bowling: T Simpson 7.5 -0-25-2, T Clarke 7-1-31-1, L O'Callaghan 7-0-32-3, R Widdows 12-4-32-1, N Widdows 5-0-22-3.