Mugal magic inspires Grimston

NCC West Norfolk Cricket League: Ash Mugal inspired Division One leaders Grimston to victory with figures of four for 45 in a 106-run win against Swanton Morley. Ross McNeil (54no) and Mark Utteridge (50) were Grimston's leading batsmen, while Morley's Wayne McKinney claimed four for 37.

Ash Mugal inspired Division One leaders Grimston to victory with figures of four for 45 in a 106-run win against Swanton Morley.

Ross McNeil (54no) and Mark Utteridge (50) were Grimston's leading batsmen, while Morley's Wayne McKinney claimed four for 37.

Bircham centurion John King (103) and Will Pillinger (71) put the game out of reach for Hayley East Anglia, who were beaten by 131 runs. Andy Bishop's four for 22 completed the formalities for Bircham.

Northwold's Adi Seymour (70no) dominated his side's innings against Terrington, but Alex Moore hit 54no to lead Terrington to a five-wicket win.


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Sandringham's Ian Perrin (67) top scored against Leverington, before Cameron Green set up a 75-run win by taking four for 11 as Leverington crumbled.

Tony Park's figures of four for 43 enabled Snettisham to beat Springwood by four wickets.

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Denver beat Downham B by one run in a thrilling Division Two derby.

Denver's Kevin Cornwell hit 61 from 41 balls, Simon Brooking picking up four for 52, before Downham's Ian Stacey (55) and Colin Bullock (59) got them to within two runs of victory when the overs ran out.

The Creakes stay top after an 89-run win over Holt, Matt Dewson (four for 18) and Paul Matthews (four for 31) starring with the ball.

Fakenham B recovered from 39 for six to beat Thornham by one wicket, despite the best efforts of Thornham's Kevin Williamson (four for 25).

Gooderstone's Kevin Bandy (97no) just missed out on a century but had the consolation of his side beating Heacham by 32 runs. Andy Bailey made 52 for Gooderstone and Heacham's Duncan Rix took four for 38, before Andy Dix (57) led the unsuccessful Heacham chase.

Castle Acre's Andy Brooks fired 110 and Nicky Whales added 82 to give their side the upper hand against Sheringham. Dean Wall then took five for 14 as Castle Acre completed a 114-run win.

In Division Three, Narborough A openers Peter Crisp (113no) and Gerry Harwood (87) put on 186 to provide the platform for a big total against Hospital.

Hari Sreekantaiah (70) and Roger Partridge (53) responded with a second-wicket stand of 112 for Hospital, who were left needing nine to win from the last over, but Narborough held their nerve to seal a three-run victory.

Beetley were undone by the guile of Bert Marlow (four for nine) before Hockwold won by seven wickets, Roy Bland hitting a quickfire 68.

Necton's G Spinks sealed victory - and brought up his hundred - with a six as his side beat Snettisham A by five wickets.

Swanton Morley A's Oli Hood claimed four for 47 but Grimston A still emerged with a 59-run win.

Ben Champion's figures of five for five helped Castle Acre A stay top with a 69-run win over Meacham A.

Hillington A's Liam O'Callaghan took four for 42 to record a 61-run victory at Durham B and Ian Hill also took four wickets as Beeston successfully defended a small total at Fakenham B.

Lloyd Osborne (four for 26) steered Dersingham A to a 22-run success at Gooderstone A, while Northwold A's M Wright hit 61no in his side's six-wicket win at Downham C.

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