CRICKET: Big Rutland League game ends in a tie

Gary Freear scored a century for Wisbech.

Gary Freear scored a century for Wisbech.

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The big Rutland League clash betwen the tip two sides in Division One - Bourne and Wisbech - ended in a thrilling tie yesterday (May 29).

Bourne batted first and Joey Evison scoring a half-century on his first team debut as they finished on 247-7.

Wisbech needed eight off the last over to win but managed just seven. Gary Freear was unbeaten on 112 as they closed on 247-4.

Peterborough Town were beaten by 37 runs at Ufford Park.

Alex Agnew led the way for Ufford with 89 not out as they reached 207-9 and Town replied with 170-8.

Stamford were convincing winners at Uppingham. Andrew Hulme top-scored for them with 51 out of 206-9 and Uppingham were shot out for 137 with Richard Field taking 5-29.

In the other two games Oundle beat Market Deeping by 22 runs after scoring 223 and Nassington beat Barnack by four wickets.