Mansfield's the main man for Holwell

Holwell enjoyed a convincing nine-wicket win against Offley and Stopsley in The Broadview Windows North Herts League. They bowled out the opposition for just 86, John Mansfield having the remarkable figures of 4-6 in eight overs. He was well supported by

Holwell enjoyed a convincing nine-wicket win against Offley and Stopsley in The Broadview Windows North Herts League.

They bowled out the opposition for just 86, John Mansfield having the remarkable figures of 4-6 in eight overs.

He was well supported by Steve Paola with 3-17 in six overs.

Holwell's Adam Parkins (53no) and Nigel Pointing (20no) soon knocked off the runs.


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Baldock were sunk at home by Titanic. The hosts bowled first and kept Titanic to 133-5 off 40 overs in a good bowling display. James Peacock took 2-18 and Logan Newman 2-22.

Sadly the batsmen could not back up the bowlers and subsided to 55 all out in a poor display against some disciplined bowling from the visitors. James Peacock top scored with 18.

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Ickleford are bottom of the division after a 100-run defeat by Crawley Green Nomads.

Chasing 209-6, they were 109 all out with only Sam Giggle (31) and Andrew Fotiadis (21) contributing.

* Letchworth GC maintained their unbeaten record in Division Two when they entertained Lilley.

Batting first, they reached 196-8 off their 40 overs, with contributions from Darren Curry (50), Matt Bridge (43) and Sam Booth (25).

Lilley made a good start in reply but when skipper Simon Edwards introduced himself to the attack, wickets soon fell and his 4-19, helped by two wickets apiece for Curry and Michael Turner, bowled out Lilley for 110.

Datchworth won by 182 runs against Bramfield as teenage captain Tom Bennett scored his maiden century.

The 18 year old, batting at number three, took just 66 deliveries to reach the coveted landmark.

His second 50 was reached in just 25 balls, and his innings included seven fours and five sixes. After bringing up his hundred with a six over long on, Bennett was caught in the deep the very next ball for 105.

Openers Stuart Warrington (48) and Lewis Tyler (30) had also looked comfortable.

Bramfield never looked like reaching any sort of total as they struggled to 57 all out.

Steve Bottomley (3-9) took early wickets before Jamie Sinclair (3-9) and Will Nash (3-18) dealt with the tail.

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