Wanderers set new record total
Phil BanyardFrankly Digital Norfolk Alliance Divisions Three, Four, Five and Six: Norwich & Coltishall Wanderers A set a new Alliance record total during their winning draw against Hethersett & Tas Valley A in Division Five. Wanderers' 366 for one at Barton Turf featured a double hundred for Aya Gqamane (222no) along with half-centuries for Dan Littlehales (70) and Jeremy Pilch (54no) and usurped the 362 set by Saham Toney in 2008.Phil Banyard
Norwich & Coltishall Wanderers A set a new Alliance record total during their winning draw against Hethersett & Tas Valley A in Division Five.
Wanderers' 366 for one at Barton Turf featured a double hundred for Aya Gqamane (222no) along with half-centuries for Dan Littlehales (70) and Jeremy Pilch (54no) and beat the 362 set by Saham Toney in 2008. Extras proved Tas' top scorer with 91 as the errant Wanderers' attack was unable to despatch the visitors, who also had half-centuries from Steve Hayes (64) and Robert Mitchell (56no).
Cromer A batsmen Pete Gascoyne (117) and Gavin Neale (106) shared in a mammoth stand of 243 as their side picked up maximum points against Diss A to go top of the table. Tim Courridge replied with 111 for Diss, but Paul Winterbone was Cromer's bowling hero with four for 20.
Simon Mann hit 141 for Rocklands and although Stephen Pearce took five for 46, they were just unable to force a win at Stow A.
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Brooke A beat Dereham A by seven wickets and Great Melton A won by seven wickets at Vauxhall Mallards A.
Carl Baker's century helped Great Witchingham A steal the Division Three leadership from Dersingham in Saturday's top of the table clash.
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Baker hit 107, with Richard Lilwall adding 63 and Sam Dacre 61 as Witchingham again scored heavily, despite Martin Saddleton's four for 15.
Adam Seal then made 54 for Dersingham as they held on for a losing draw.
Half-centuries from Mark Gricks (74) and Mick Burrett (50) helped Hethersett & Tas Valley record a winning draw against Acle A, Vince Cox making 59 for Acle.
Jamie Heyburn (50) and Aaron Seekings (five for 32) were the stars of the show in Horsford A's seven-wicket win at Swaffham.
Ryan Woods took five for 36 but it was not quite enough to seal a win for Mundford in a close match at Kirkley & Lowestoft Railway. Earlier Kirkley's Chris Lambert took four for 44 and Ian Harrison hit 78 for Mundford.
A stand of 200 between Richard Wood (100no) and Kunal Khanna (73no) saw leaders Great Melton to a nine-wicket triumph over Old Buckenham A in Division Four.
Hardingham bounced back from last week's defeat to thrash Norwich B by 184 runs.
Youngster Oli Howes again starred, firing 90 in an opening stand of 170 with Robbie Fowle (72), before skipper Barney Goodrum added 55no. Howes then claimed four for 20 as Hardingham won in style.
Bradenham A's Ian Gibb (87) and Mike Taylor (51) gave their side a position of strength, but Matthew Watts' 83 helped Bungay survive for a losing draw.
Paul Harwood hit 79 and Michael Cubitt added 58 as Narborough crushed Aldborough by eight wickets. Jamie Perry-Warnes and Mike Cramp made half-centuries for Aldborough.
Sprowston A are second after their four-wicket win at Halvergate.
Tom Youngs' 61 for Beccles A could not prevent Garboldisham A picking up a five-wicket win in Division Six. Garboldisham's Jack Peart took four for 31.
Gus Woodcock fired 89 as Topcroft A gained a winning draw at Mundford A, Scott Palmer claiming four for 39 for Mundford.
The runs flowed at Saxlingham A, where Alan Ely hit 78 and Mark English scored 90 for the hosts, before Bradfield A hit back with half-centuries from Jon Amies (86) and Sam Kimber to win by five wickets.
Thomas Snelling (four for 28), Tim Smith (69) and Robert Micklethwaite (59) guided Swardeston-CEYMS to a five-wicket success against Thetford A.
Mattishall A's seven-wicket win at Lowestoft A put them top.