Bury St Edmunds hosted Burwell in the EAPL and batted first, Sean Cooper and Alfie Marston were out with the score on 24 but Alex Oxley again batted well making 27 off 53 balls with 4 x 4. Daron Cruickshank took the game to the visitors with a rapid 61 that included 9 x 4 and 1 x 6 before being out with the score on 113/4, Sean Park made 30, Luke DePloy 12 and James Sturgeon 28 taking some 79 deliveries; the side were all out for 188.
In reply Burwell made a solid start making 48 for the first wicket Thomas Jagot held the innings together but was 3rd out for a score of 57. At 132/4 Ben Seabrook was caught by Park off Mark Nunn and the home side were back in the game; despite losing two more wickets Burwell reached the target, the reality Bury did not score enough runs. Mark Nunn bowled well with 18.104.22.168 and Josh Cantrell continued to improve with 22.214.171.124.
Bury’s 2nd team suffered their first defeat of the season away to Mistley, the home team were all out for 127 with Ollie Riddick taking 3 wickets and two each for Vivek Rajagopal, Billy Riddick and Adam Kizis. Bury however were all out for 90 on a difficult pitch.
Bury’s 3rd team were away to league leaders Stowupland the home team scored 226/8 with Sandeep Singh bowling very well taking 6/65, he was well supported by Frank Stennett with 1/36 off 9 overs. Bury were all out for 131 with Max Whittaker scoring 26, Owen Grisby 22 and Simon Aldous 19.
Bury’s 4th team made it two wins in a row at home to Stowmarket’s 2nd team the visitors scored 136/6 Ollie Self and Alex Sujith each taking two wickets. In reply Bury made 137/3 with 51 from Charlie Johnson and an excellent 59 not out from 15 year old Isaac Moss.
On Sunday the 1st team played Haverhill in the Hunts Bats T20 competition.
Bury lost the toss and scored 160/5. Alfie Marston had to retire on 50 and Mark Nunn was 51 not out
Haverhill were 91-6 from 14 overs with two wickets each for Ollie Riddick and James McKinney but Luke Du Plooy was on the receiving end of some big hitting late on this left Haverhill with 13 to win from last over, the first ball got hit for six and to Josh Toons bad luck the ball ended through the back window of his car! The next ball was a wicket which gave Bury a win by 7 runs.
Bury’s Sunday 2nd team played at home to Thurston on a very good pitch as the bat dominated Bury scored 281/6 with Hugh Stanton making 101 and Dinesh Yadeu 76, Thurston scored 235/6 Stanton and Sam Aldous each taking two wickets.
Greene King players of the week Daron Cruickshank, Mark Nunn, Alfie Marston, Ollie Riddick, Sandeep Singh, Charlie Johnson, Isaac Moss, Dinesh Yadeu and Hugh Stanton.
Next week we are away to Vauxhall Mallards in the EAPL, the 2nd team are at home to Sudbury 2nds, 3rd team at home to St Osyth, 4th team away to Exning 2nds.
On Sunday the 1st team are at home to Acton and 2nd team away to Rougham.
On Monday June 19th there is a Suffolk Cup T 20 at home to Haverhill.