Cricket: Mixed weekend for Sudbury

It was a mixed weekend for the Talbots that saw Sudbury win two matches and lose two.On Saturday the first team continued their impressive form. They defeated Wivenhoe by five runs to move second in the table.

Louis Brooks

It was a mixed weekend for the Talbots that saw Sudbury win two matches and lose two.

On Saturday the first team continued their impressive form. They defeated Wivenhoe by five runs to move second in the table. Wivenhoe looked good at 80-0 but were all out for 157. Jandre Coetzee took three wickets, Billy Moulton Day one and Ollie Taylor two - but Andy Simmons took five in another superb performance.

Sudbury knocked them off easily, Jay Phillps scoring 37 and Coetzee 32 not out.


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The second team lost by eight wickets to Lakenheath. Sudbury posted a decent total of 190. Having been 90-6, Nathan Pool, with 40, and Guy Robins, 45, dug out a good total.

Sudbury's bowling and fielding lacked some penetration and only they slumped to an eight-wicket defeat.

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On Sunday, the first team went to Mildenhall for James Yallop's debut as skipper. They posted 193, Jandre Coetzee scoring 51 not out. Joe Barnett making scored 49 and Will Shropshire 26.

It was not enough, as Mildenhall got them for six wickets. Guy Robins took three wickets as he continues his good start to the season.

Result of the day was at home versus Milden. Sudbury scored 198. Phil Halliday hit 52. In reply at 90-1 Milden were cruising. Roger Troughon then rocked up and took five wickets. Phil Halliday added four to cap off a great performance.

Courtesy of Sudbury Cricket Club

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