Bunn rises to occasion for Melton

Frankly Digital Norfolk Alliance Divisions 3, 4, 5 and 6: Great Melton maintained their title charge in Division Three with a maximum points win at home to Dersingham.

Martin Bunn made 51 for the hosts as they won by 54 runs to go 15 points clear at the top.

Second-placed Swardeston B beat Acle A by seven wickets after a starring display from Steven Cadge.

He took three for 31 and then hit an unbeaten 83.

Great Witchingham A stepped up to third with an 85-run win at Ashmanhaugh.

Rod Gant made 55 for the home side, but Cameron Black replied with 51 for Witchingham.

Marcus Bishop's figures of five for 52 for Kirkley & Lowestoft Railway were not quite enough to prevent a one-wicket win for visitors Swaffham, who had 50 from Craig Titmarsh.

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Old Buckenham A's Josh Lincoln took six for 23 to destroy Mundford in Division Four, before Bucks completed a five-wicket win.

Bradenham A's Peter Hills (110no) recorded his first ever century in a closely-contested game at Hardingham.

The hosts finished two runs short of Bradenham's total with eight wickets down to claim a 90pc losing draw. Josh Downes (52) and Andy Franks (57) were Hardingham's top scorers.

Thetford continued to climb the table as they beat Narborough by 52 runs, with key contributions from Andy Kerling (59) and Jack Lingard (four for 20).

Chris Fuller demolished Cromer A, taking five for nine to bowl them out for just 53 before Bungay wrapped up a seven-wicket win.

Hethersett & Tas Valley A claimed a 90pc losing draw in an exciting finish at Norwich B.

In Division Five, Stow A's Trevor Marshall (95) and Matthew Blowers (50) helped their team secure a winning draw at home to Swardeston-CEYMS, who had 62 from Jon Olpin.

Harry Van Zanten bagged five for seven as Brooke A bowled Norwich & Coltishall Wanderers A out for 52 in a seven-wicket victory.

Leaders Rocklands won by five wickets at Diss A.

Charlie Pask scored 76 for the hosts, before Simon Mann (97) guided Rocklands towards victory.

It finished all-square between Halvergate and Great Melton A as both sides totalled 148.

Division Six frontrunners Mattishall A cruised to a nine-wicket win at Bradfield A, thanks to the efforts of Jake Smith (53no) and Paul Beaumont (72no).

Improving Dereham A gained a winning draw at home to Thetford A, as Ian Battelley again showed his class with 74. Keith Greyson (four for 28) and Pat Sparkes (74no) were Thetford's star men.

Andy Adcock fired 78 to put Topcroft A on course for a winning draw at Vauxhall Mallards B.

Lowestoft A beat Beccles A by eight wickets and Garboldisham A strolled to a nine-wicket triumph over Saxlingham A.