Redhead's stunning show fires Grimston

Grimston took advantage of Thetford's inactivity to close the gap at the top of Division One with victory against Stow A.They were helped by a magnificent all-round performance from Jack Redhead, who blasted 107 not out in Grimston's 178 for three and then took five for 22 to help bowl Stow out for 112.

Grimston took advantage of Thetford's inactivity to close the gap at the top of Division One with victory against Stow A.

They were helped by a magnificent all-round performance from Jack Redhead, who blasted 107 not out in Grimston's 178 for three and then took five for 22 to help bowl Stow out for 112.

Thetford's game at home to Hayley East Anglia was one of the many abandoned matches and the only other completed game in Division One was at Dereham, where the hosts beat Fosters by 83 runs.

Dereham batted first and after a slow start, Mick Kitchiner (81no) and Andy Milbourne (44) helped them post a competitive 164 for three in the damp conditions.


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Fosters could find no answer to the bowling of teenage seamers Robert Dack, who took five for 19 and Kristian Fletcher, who claimed two for 11, as the visitors were all out for 81.

Leaders Springwood beat The Creakes by 38 runs in the only completed game in Division Two.

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David Bek fired an unbeaten 60 as Springwood posted 139 for three and then restricted The Creakes to 101 for eight.

Wisbech B's Keith Jakings took four for 46 but it was not enough to prevent his side slipping to a 35-run defeat at home to Bircham in Division Three.

Hockwold enjoyed a rare success in Division Four, John Ruddick scoring 44 and David Spenser taking five for 19 to see them to a 47-run win over Grimston A. Gayton won by five wickets against Hospital, Martin Haylock taking six for nine.

All three games Division Five games were called off.

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