Beaten by rain

RAIN forced Wisbech I s Tucker Division One match at Nassington to be abandoned after 21 overs. Gary Freear s knock of 44 was the highlight for Wisbech who struggled to 101-8 before the weather closed in. Wisbech II s Hunts Division Two match at home to O

RAIN forced Wisbech I's Tucker Division One match at Nassington to be abandoned after 21 overs.

Gary Freear's knock of 44 was the highlight for Wisbech who struggled to 101-8 before the weather closed in.

Wisbech II's Hunts Division Two match at home to Orton Park survived the rain but the home side lost by seven wickets.

James Dod (41 not out) and Gavin Plume (26) produced the best scores for Wisbech who were bowled out for 114.


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Orton Park were always in control and reached their target with seven wickets standing. Lee Peck (2-28) was the pick of the home bowlers.

Sunday was a better day for Wisbech's second team and they recorded a four-wicket victory at St Ives.

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Keith Jakings (4-6) led the bowling attack as the home side were reduced to 153 all out after 37.3 overs.

The visitors' response stumbled in the early stages but Scott Wylie (40 not out) and Gary Freear (51 not out) put on a winning partnership to guide Wisbech to victory.

Jakings picked-up his second four-wicket haul on Sunday when Wisbech III entertained Bircham in the West Norfolk Division Three.

His figures of 4-46 helped to restrict visitors to 178-7 but the Wisbech response was always behind the run rate and the home side ended their 45-over innings on 143-9.

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