March Town continue their scintilating start with five wicket success over Huntingdon

March Town celebrate taking a wicket against Huntingdon. Photo: Pat Ringham

March Town celebrate taking a wicket against Huntingdon. Photo: Pat Ringham - Credit: Archant

March Town continued their unbeaten start to the season when they defeated rivals Huntingdon by five wickets in the Tucker Gardner League Division Two at The Avenue.

Chris Ringham took a wicket with his first delivery for the second successive week and added two more inside his first two overs as Huntingdon were rocked at 11-4.

They then found themselves 71-8 before some lusty hitting at the end saw them make 128 all out.

Wicketkeeper Ben Pyle claimed four catches behind the stumps as Ringham finished with 3-17, skipper Tyler Phillips took 3-33 and Sam Freedman a lively 2-30.

The Aussie all-rounder then underpinned the March innings with a very well measured 75. He was backed by Tommy Howgego’s 35 in the 129-5 reply. The pair put on 45 runs for the third wicket.

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Freedman looked more at home on a harder deck and that translated into 11 boundaries, including one six.

March now find themselves joint top after their opening two games.

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