GALLERY: Seymour and Hodson lead March Cricket Club to comfortable Tucker League win

March cricket vs Waresley. Picture: Steve Williams.

March cricket vs Waresley. Picture: Steve Williams. - Credit: Archant

AUSSIE Steve Seymour and David Hodson were the stars of the show as March Town Cricket Club eased to a five wicket Tucker League win over Waresley on Saturday.

Waresley batted first at The Avenue and were restricted to 142 all out, with Seymour taking 5-29.

Shardul Brahmbatt (3-35) and Tyler Phillips (2-31) shared the remaining wickets.

In form opening batsman David Hodson then followed up his 92 from the previous game with a robust 59 as March chased down a rain revised target of 129 for the loss of five wickets with 12 overs to spare.

Ben Pyle top-scored with 47 as the Sunday first Xl made a disappointing 133 all out in the seven wicket Rutland League Division One defeat away to Eaton Socon.


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Eaton took 38.3 overs to grind out the win, with skipper Stuart Mills taking 2-33.

March II got their CCA Senior Division One campaign off to a winning start, beating Babraham by 83 runs.

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Skipper John Wallis made an unbeaten 53 in their total of 178-8.

Richard Green grabbed 3-6 and Mills, Toby Nulty and Stuart Arnold took two wickets eash as Babraham were bowled out for 95.

In CCA Junior League Division Two, March III secured an unlikely eight run win over Chatteris II.

March struggled to 110-9 but Chatteris, in reply, blew a winning position and slumped to 102-8.

Jacob Gray and James Shepherd were the stars of the show - taking six wickets between them and scoring 29 and 23 respectively.

March travel to Ramsey, who beat Wisbech on Saturday, for their next Tucker League outing.

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