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Cricket action from the East Anglian Premier League match between Norwich v Swardeston - Norwich in bat with Swardeston fielding. Sanjay Mishra batting for Norwich. 

Picture: MARk BULLIMORE

Overnight rain accounted for two of the three East Anglian Premier League matches scheduled for Norfolk on Saturday – and Swardeston’s players would doubtless have preferred it if the other one had suffered the same fate.

Downham are gaining some momentum in the Norfolk Alliance Premier Division.

Downham Town appear to be finding their feet after making a wretched start to their Premier Division campaign.

North Elmham opener James White demonstrates his ability with the bat. Picture: MIKE WYATT

A somewhat wetter weekend than last saw some games succumb to the bad weather in the Norfolk League, writes Mike Ridout.

Tymal Mills in action for Sussex. Picture: Sussex CCC

England coach Trevor Bayliss and Test captain Alastair Cook admit they are excited to see how speed demon Tymal Mills will perform on the international stage.

Jordan Taylor topped the one-day batting averages for Norfolk. Picture: Tim Ferley

Rain may have had a negative impact on Norfolk’s season so far but it is not dampening their spirits, says captain Chris Brown.

Horsford caused a major EAPL upset on Saturday.

The formbook was turned on its head as leaders Swardeston suffered their first defeat of the season at the hands of a Horsford side who went into the weekend without a win to their name.

Cricket action from the Norfolk Alliance Premier Division match between Cromer in Bat vs Swardeston A fielding. David Turner batting for Cromer with Alex Bilham in wicket.

Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Damon Egan maintained his rich vein of form to help Sprowston win the Premier Division’s match of the day – and claim top spot as a result.

North Elmhams Adam Hint shows how to open the innings in their clash against Northwold. Photo: Mike Wyatt

Whilst most of the matches survived the weather this weekend, a swathe of wet weather took out nearly all of the games just south of Norwich.

Ben France: unbeaten 57 was in vain. Picture: Phil Morley

Norfolk bowed out of the Unicorns Knock-out Trophy in heartbreaking fashion yesterday when they were beaten in a sudden-death bowl-out.

Tymal Mills impressed for Sussex against Somerset in the Natwest T20 Blast, taking the wicket of Chris Gayle. Picture: Sussex CCC

Suffolk’s Tymal Mills is one of three uncapped players in England’s 13-man squad for their upcoming Twenty20 international against Sri Lanka.

England U19 cricket team player Callum Taylor in batting action during the U19 Cricket World Cup against West Indies U19 cricket team  at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong, Bangladesh. Picture: ICC

Norfolk head for Staffordshire in search of a place in the semi-finals of the Unicorns Knockout Trophy tomorrow.

Vauxhall Mallards batsman Mitchell Todd. 

PHOTO: Nick Butcher

Mitchell Todd revealed yesterday how he recovered from a painful start to play the innings of his young life at Manor Park on Monday evening.

Action from Norfolk's five-wicket win over Lincolnshire at Manor Park in the group stages of the Unicorns Knockout Trophy - Olly Stone opening the bowling for Norfolk. Picture: Tim Ferley

Norfolk cricket star Olly Stone has vowed to bounce back after seeing his season brought to a premature end by a serious knee injury.

Swardeston captain Mark Thomas. Picture: James Bass

Swardeston moved to the top of the Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League table for the first time this season after making it five wins on the trot.

Beccles Cricket club V Vauxhall Mallards A team. Ben Millburn batting for Beccles

PHOTO: Nick Butcher

Overseas stars Chad Bowes and Damon Egan proved their value to their sides in no uncertain fashion at the weekend by guiding them to thrilling victories.

Tymal Mills impressed for Sussex against Somerset in the Natwest T20 Blast, taking the wicket of Chris Gayle. Picture: Sussex CCC

Brandon bowler Tymal Mills made national headlines this evening with a remarkable wicket during a Natwest T20 Blast victory for Sussex.

Action from day two of Norfolk's drawn match, due to rain, against Cambridgeshire at Wisbech - Ashley Watson batting. Picture: Tim Ferley

Norfolk were left cursing their luck as rain thwarted their hopes of clinching a first three-day win on the road since 2013.

The umpires saw plenty of run during the match between Stow and Mattishall.

Mattishall and Stow produced one of the games of the season in Division One – and it was just a shame that one of them had to end up on the losing side.

Norfolk batsman Sam Arthurton was on 34 overnight against Cambs. Picture: Tim Ferley

Ben France recorded his second five wicket haul of the match at Wisbech yesterday as Norfolk gave themselves an excellent chance of claiming an overdue away win in the Minor Counties Championship.

It’s a case of as you were at the top of Norfolk Cricket League’s Division after Snettisham made it five wins from five outings.

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