Sutton hits unbeaten Sheringham ton

CHRIS Sutton hit 101 not out including 13 fours and a straight-driven six to win the game as Sheringham made 210-6 in reply to Mattishall's 207 in Alliance Division One.

CHRIS Sutton hit 101 not out including 13 fours and a straight-driven six to win the game as Sheringham made 210-6 in reply to Mattishall's 207 in Alliance Division One.

Shaid Rafique took five for 30, but 30 wides and six no balls by the wayward Sheringham attack must not be repeated against table toppers Bradfield at home on Saturday.

Mattishall were reeling at 91-5. Hugo Knapp ttook two in a third-over double-wicket maiden. Two 50 run partnerships took the home team to 207 all out.

Sheringham sped to 50-0 with a flurry of boundaries from Rafique. who fell lbw for 32, and J Moy was caught hooking to square leg for nought off the same bowler. The score was 57-2 after 11 overs when C Sutton joined J Taylor to move the score t0 93 before Taylor was caught behind for 13. The captain then played a fine innings of 101 not out, supported by J Hall (17), D Wells (10), J Lloyd (11) and G Blackiston (6no).


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Sheringham A recovered well from last week's five-wicket defeat at Holt to notch a comprehensive home victory over Gooderstone in West Norfolk League Division Two.

Sheringham skipper S Hudson faith in a young Lobsters' attack was soon rewarded. C Moy and F Sutton soon got amongst the Gooderstone batting. When S Smith struck with his second ball, Gooderstone were in trouble at 35 for three in the 11th over. Callum Taylor, aged 12, bowled superbly for 4-3-1-1. At the other end Smith picked up two more wickets, finishing with three for 15 off his eight overs to leave Gooderstone 53 for five after 21 overs.

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The visitors rallied briefly but G Youngs and N Lomax (one for seven) frustrated the batsmen. Opener Moy (three for 18) returned and picked up two quick ickets before Youngs (on for seven) wrapped things up at 85 in the 38th over.

Sheringham openers H Blackiston and M Hudson made 18 after six overs. Blackiston (8) looked in good touch before playing on. F Sutton struck the ball impressively in a fluent 26 before he skied a catch attempting another big blow, Taylor (1) was soon stumped to leave Sheringham 63-3.

Keeper S Lloyd (10no) hit the winning runs, as he and Hudson (27no) saw Sheringham comfortably home by seven wickets with 25 overs to spare.

A young Sheringham side had just three players over19 but five catches went down. Next is a trip to Terrington.

Sheringham kicked off their Sunday League season with a thumping win over Rollesby.

Rollesby were 33 for five (C Moy 3-24, N Lomax 2-24) but finished on a respectable 139-9 after some lower order resistance.

The win never looked in doubt with an opening stand of 136 between captain J Moy with a hard-hitting 96 and fellow opener J Taylor with a solid 39 not out.

It was left to W Neave to finish the job off for Sheringham with four not out.

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