Cromer will have chance to avenge loss in last year’s Carter Naco Cup final when they take on Vauxhall Mallards

Action from Vauxhall Mallards' (batting) win over Horsford at Halvergate in the Carter Naco Cup semi

Action from Vauxhall Mallards' (batting) win over Horsford at Halvergate in the Carter Naco Cup semi-finals. Picture: Alan Tinkler - Credit: Alan Tinkler

Vauxhall Mallards will take on Cromer in this year's Carter Naco Cup final.

Cromer beat fellow Norfolk Alliance side Diss in their semi-final, with Jamie Carter scoring 89 and David Turner 76 as the hosts posted a total of 297 for six.

Diss, leading Division One of the Alliance, fell 76 runs short of the target set by their Premier Division opponents with Sam Hunt contributing 65 as they were bowled out for 221.

Vauxhall Mallards won the other semi-final, also making home advantage count in their all East Anglian Premier League encounter with Horsford.

Matt Plater's 69 led the way for the Ducks as they reached 234 for nine in their 50 overs before Sam Tinkler took three for 45 to help dismiss the visitors for 213, finishing 21 runs short of their target.


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The final is scheduled to be played at Old Buckenham CC on Sunday, August 20, with Cromer looking to avenge their 242-run defeat to Fakenham in last year's final.

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