Search

Bungay keep their cool to make it five wins on the trot

PUBLISHED: 05:33 23 June 2017

Dereham captain Duncan Hewitt on his way to a century in Saturday's Norfolk Alliance match with Lowestoft. Picture: Sonya Duncan

Dereham captain Duncan Hewitt on his way to a century in Saturday's Norfolk Alliance match with Lowestoft. Picture: Sonya Duncan

ARCHANT EASTERN DAILY PRESS (01603) 772434

Bungay maintained their upward momentum in Division Three of the Norfolk Alliance with a nail-biting seven run victory at Maltings Meadow.

Batting first against visitors Acle A, Bungay recovered from the early losses of Will Lewis and Chris Fuller to achieve a solid platform.

Number four Tom York led the way with a fabulous knock of 90 which included some trademark mighty blows while batting through to the 42nd over.

Able support was provided by opener Nick Lo with an elegant 43 at the outset and Martyn Ramm with a useful 42 batting through to the last over. Bungay finished on 213 for six from their allotted overs.

Electing to open with spinner Lo (2-27 in nine overs) proved to be a wise move as opener Owen Gooch pulled one to Chris Fuller in the fourth over and Jordan Webster gloved one to keeper Matthew Williams for 16.

In between, Fuller (9 overs 1-48) clean bowled Josh Wilson for eight. During this, dangerman Rob Porter continued to attack, amassing 49 before Jack Masters (2-23 in six overs) bowled him with a terrific inswinger.

With Acle needing 90 from the last 16 overs with five wickets in hand York (1-31 in 7.4 overs) and Charlie Mattocks (1-51 in eight overs) bowled great spells at the death. Three run-outs maintained Bungay’s fine season for fielding, the last of which ended the match.

Needing nine off the final over and only achieving one run from the first three balls, Jordan Betts (56) was left well short pushing for a suicidal second run to Masters who combined with Williams to end proceedings and give Bungay an important win, their fifth on the trot.

On Saturday the Black Dogs travel to Fakenham A as the season reaches its halfway stage.

They go into the match third in the table, just 14 points behind leaders Great Melton, who lost for the first time this season on Saturday.

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 Beccles and Bungay 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 Beccles and Bungay 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 Beccles and Bungay 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 Beccles and Bungay sport

Yesterday, 13:52

There was a limited league program in both senior divisions as the Norfolk Senior Cup got underway.

Friday, September 22, 2017

A new Norfolk and Suffolk Youth League season got under way last Sunday with age groups ranging from under-16 down to all new under-7 teams.

Friday, September 22, 2017

A team of Bungay Black Dog Running Club (BBDRC) athletes celebrated the club’s 10th appearance in the annual Round Norfolk Relay (RNR) last weekend.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

The last track and field match of the season for Waveney Valley AC took place on Sunday at the Bury St Edmunds Athletics Stadium in the East Anglian League finals.

Most Read

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Norfolk swimming star Jessica-Jane Applegate has assured fans she is safe and well, after having to cancel plans to fly to Mexico due to the devastating earthquake which has hit the South American country.

Read more
Facebook

Later in Life

cover

Click here to view
the Later in Life
supplement

View

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 16°C

min temp: 15°C

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Beccles and Bungay Journal e-edition today E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter