Cambridgeshire lose their way in Staffordshire

Rob Sayer took six wickets in the first innings for Camabs against Norfolk.
Rob Sayer took six wickets in the first innings for Camabs against Norfolk.
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Cambridgeshire threw away a dominant first innings performance to lose their Unicorns Championship match against Staffordshire at Checkley CC by 98 runs.

Cambs led by 61 after the first innings thanks to 6-48 from Recordo Gordon, 93 from Ben Seabrook and 62 from Callum Guest, but conceded a mammoth 443-7 in Staffs’ second innings.

Peterborough Town all-rounder Rob Sayer took 5-142 in a marathon 39.2 over spell.

Cambs were dismissed for 253 in their second innings despite late defiance from Gordon (63no). Guest (61) also batted well.

SCORES

Staffs 192 (R. Gordon 6-48, S. Rippington 2-44) & 443-7 (K. Ali 142, S. Kelsall 110, R. Sayer 5-142, R. Gordon 2-111).

Cambs 253 (B. Seabrook 93, C. Guest 62, M. Gouldstone 28. L. Thomason 22) & 284 (R. Gordon 63no, C. Guest 61, M. Gouldstone 47, B. Seabrook 33, J. Bowers 28).