CRICKET: Wisbech Town’s winning streak ends at Sawston & Babraham
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Wisbech saw their Cambs & Hunts Premier League winning streak come to an end last Saturday.
Gary Freear’s men had reeled off three successive Whiting & Partners Division One victories before coming unstuck at Sawston & Babraham.
A solid bowling performance was let down by a poor display with the bat as Wisbech went down by 60 runs, collapsing for 137 in reply to the hosts’ offering of 197.
Brodie Ellis (3-18) and Kieran Haynes (3-33) were the pick of the Wisbech bowlers with the spin of Chris Clark and Freear also earning them a couple of wickets apiece.
But Wisbech failed to fire with the bat on a day when only three men managed double-figures and opener Danny Haynes (59) delivered the only innings of note.
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Wisbech slumped from 61-1 to 75-4 before later seeing their final six wickets fall for the addition of just 37 runs.
Freear’s side entertain Histon at Harecroft Road tomorrow, 12.30pm.
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Wisbech found runs easier to come by last Sunday when earning an emphatic Rutland League victory.
Centurion Josh Bowers played a starring role as they triumphed by 155 runs in a Division One clash at Weldon.
Bowers was responsible for 105 of Wisbech’s posting of 264 before they dismissed their hosts for just 109.
Joe Dunning took 3-43 before Dan Oldfield tore through the Weldon tail with 3-3 from just 3.1 overs.
Defending champions Wisbech host Peterborough Town this Sunday, 1pm.