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Rutland League cricket round-up

Ufford Park won the table-topping tussle in Division Two of the Rutland League against Long Sutton who still remain favourites for the title.

The current league leaders need just 14 points from their two remaining games to be crowned champions despite the two-wicket loss to Ufford.

Sudheer Jafar took 3-19 and Sandeep Dahiya delivered 3-33 as Ufford bowled out their visitors for 206.

Ben Woodward.
Ben Woodward.

Matt Smith struck 48 in the reply while Muhammed Rizwan made 44 before Zahid Nadeem steered them home with 14 not out.

Ketton Sports were 65-win winners against Uffington in the same division.

The Rutland side had batted first and were dismissed for 184 with John Burton taking 3-25 for Uffington while Ben Jennings, Matt Tyers and Joe Charlton all took two wickets each.

A late unbeaten cameo of 37 from Jacob Miller boosted the Sports total after Brad Lucas had made 31.

Dean Cornish top-scored with 48 in the Uffington reply as they were bowled out for 119 as Matt Bird and Xavier Wildsmith took three wickets each for Sports.

Ufford Park 2nds completed a double-winning Sunday after beating Long Sutton 2nds by 49 runs.

Dan Peeroo top-scored with 61 as Park posted 165 with Sutton being dismissed for 116 in reply as James Neville took 4-39 in the Division Four East match.

Burghley Park were five-wicket winners over Werrington in Division One.

Sam Potter had taken 3-29 as Werrington were bowled out for 175 with Burghley wrapping up the win thanks to the efforts of Pat Harrington (74), David Platt (36no) and Gareth Hook (35).

Uppingham lost by eight wickets against Peterborough after being bowled out for 81.

Jamie Richardson top-scored with 28 but Peterborough needed less than 10 overs to secure the win.

Stamford saw their lead at the top of Division Three cut after a five-wicket away loss at East Carlton.

Town had been bowled out for 83 as they collapsed after a promising start from Luke Toomey (24) and Jonny Perring (20).

Chris Birch took 4-39 in the East Carlton reply but the hosts needed less than 18 overs to triumph.

City 2nds closed the gap at the top to five points after a convincing 209-run win against Uffington 2nds.

Matt Bailey bagged 4-47 as the Peterborough side made 291-8 from their 45 overs with the villagers then being dismissed for 82 in reply.

A five-wicket haul from Yuvi Ranaut helped Bourne to a six-wicket win against Hampton in Division Three.

Ranaut returned 5-38 from nine overs while Ben Woodward took 2-7 as Hampton were bowled out for 135.

Woodward then led Bourne's bid for victory over 61 while Corey Young was unbeaten on 40 at the close.

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