Munns half century in vain as Chatteris lose season opener to Great Shelford

Chatteris cricket team first game of season. Anthony Palmer Bowling. Picture: Steve Williams.

Chatteris cricket team first game of season. Anthony Palmer Bowling. Picture: Steve Williams. - Credit: Archant

Chatteris have received a boost after securing sponsorship from Tesco ... but the feel-good factor didn’t continue on the field.

Chatteris cricket team first game of season. Left: Clare Foster Tesco group personel officer, Scott

Chatteris cricket team first game of season. Left: Clare Foster Tesco group personel officer, Scott Meadows Tesco lead manager, Mark Steele Tesco store manager.with son Jonathan, Team Captain Anthony Palmer. far right, Kelly Riddle Tesco community champion. Picture: Steve Williams. - Credit: Archant

In their first CCA Senior League Division One outing of the campaign, Chatteris lost by 42 runs to Great Shelford.

Steven Piper was the pick of the bowlers with 2-17 as Great Shelford posted 232-6.

In reply, Peter Munns made 59, and Ben Perry (27) and Matt Hollis (25) added some lower order runs, but Chatteris finished on 190-9.

In CCA Junior League 3N, Chatteris II made a winning start against Willingham, coming out on top by 98 runs.


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Batting first, Chatteris II made 213-7. Top scorer was Connor Morton (60no), while Ben Chapman made 37.

The bowlers produced a strong collective effort - Michael Hill (3-34), Luke Parnell (2-3) and Kristian Brown (2-26) shared eight wickets, as Willingham were bowled out for 115.

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In CCA Junior League 2N, Leverington beat Isleham by 67 runs.

Openers Simon Gilbert (65) and Will Rhodes (36) gave Leverington a good start before Mark Buttriss (47) helped them reach 207-8.

John Gill took 4-30, with Luke Wilson (3-33) and Lee Peck (2-40) also in the wickets, as Isleham were dismissed for 140.

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