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Hayden Brough scores a double century for Uppingham Town in their Rutland Cricket League victory over Barnack





Hayden Brough hit a brilliant and undefeated double century as Uppingham Town defeated reigning Rutland League champions Barnack on Sunday.

Brough plundered 23 fours and four sixes in his 200 not out as Town triumphed in the Division One match by 79 runs.

The Australian also shared in two terrific partnerships with a 106-run stand for the second wicket with Sam Hodson who made 34.

Hayden Brough hits out. Photo: Chris Lowndes
Hayden Brough hits out. Photo: Chris Lowndes
Hayden Brough is congratulated on his innings. Photo: Chris Lowndes
Hayden Brough is congratulated on his innings. Photo: Chris Lowndes

After he had been bowled by Waqas Butt, Brough was joined by Charlie Cox and they added a superb 212 runs for the third wicket.

Cox cracked seven boundaries in his 74 as Town piled up an imposing 331-5 from their 45 overs.

Asim Butt blasted 13 fours and a six in his 112 while Muhammad Raheel made 42 as Barnack were bowled out for 252 in reply.

Charlie Cox in action for Uppingham Town on Sunday. Photo: Chris Lowndes
Charlie Cox in action for Uppingham Town on Sunday. Photo: Chris Lowndes
Hayden Brough scored a double century. Photo: Chris Lowndes
Hayden Brough scored a double century. Photo: Chris Lowndes

Scott Green was the pick of the Uppingham attack with 4-20 while Harrison Garrill grabbed 2-29.

City and Newborough are the early pacesetters in the top flight with the latter beating Burghley Park by 132 runs on Sunday.

Charlie Biggs and Sam Potter picked up a couple of wickets apiece as Newborough made 268-9 from their 45 overs.

Muhammad Raheel bowling for Barnack. Photo: Chris Lowndes
Muhammad Raheel bowling for Barnack. Photo: Chris Lowndes

A 69-run stand for the last wicket between the father and son pairing of James and Charlie Biggs was the highlight of the Burghley reply.

They came together with Burghley on 67-9 but Biggs senior struck nine boundaries in his 49 while Charlie was unbeaten on 15 at the close as the visitors were bowled out for 136.

A sensational spell of bowling from Sufyan Mazhar helped Ufford Park to a 49-run win over Wisbech in Division Two.

Charlie Cox in action for Uppingham Town on Sunday. Photo: Chris Lowndes
Charlie Cox in action for Uppingham Town on Sunday. Photo: Chris Lowndes

Ufford had been bowled out for 113 after batting first with Mazhar making 20 and opener Matt Smith scoring 23.

Mazhar then took 7-12 from a superb seven-over spell as Wisbech were bowled out for 64 in reply.

A century from Ben Woodward helped Bourne beat Adidda by 43 runs in their Division Three clash at the Abbey Lawn.

Hayden Brough salutes his innings. Photo: Chris Lowndes
Hayden Brough salutes his innings. Photo: Chris Lowndes

Opener Woodward hit 11 fours and three sixes in his 121 while Adam Binns blasted 71 - 46 of which came in boundaries - as Bourne posted 274-9 from their 45 overs.

Adidda were then restricted to 231-8 in reply as Billy Gallagher and Yuvi Ranaut both picked up a brace of wickets each.

Ketton Sports are up into second spot in Division Three after a three-wicket away victory at Orton Park.

Hayden Brough. Photo: Chris Lowndes
Hayden Brough. Photo: Chris Lowndes

Nick Kennett claimed three wickets while Adam Renton and Noah Durose both bagged a brace as Orton Park were bowled out for 185.

Renton and Durose then top-scored with 50 and 41 respectively as Sports secured the win in the final over with Oscar Durant 11 not out and Josh Whaley unbeaten on 17.

T-Jay Warner was in excellent form with the ball as Market Overton lost by 79 runs to CSKA in Division Four East.

Warner took 7-32 from eight excellent overs as visiting CSKA were bowled out for 231 by their Rutland hosts.

However, Marko were bowled out for 152 in reply with opener Ed Milner making their top score of 45.



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