LOOKING BACK: The days when Peterborough Town used to win the Jaidka Cup.

Peterborough Town used to win the Jaidka Cup regularly.

Friday, 15th July 2016, 7:39 am
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 4:32 pm
The Peterborough Town team that won the Jaidka Cup in 1986. From the left are, back, Jonathan Boyce, Darren Morris, Geoff Towns, Dave Remnant, Martin Collcott, Parl Parker, Phil Dicks, front, Gary Rice, Steve Hair, Alan Swann, Neil Taylor and Martin Dobbs.

Pictured 30 years ago this week is the Town team after beating Pak Azad in the 1986 Jaidka Cup final at Alma Road. Pak Azad were restricted to scores of just 81-4 and 78-9 in their two innings and Town cruised home by nine wickets. Man-of-the-match was Town’s opening bowler Neil Taylor.

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Teenager Jamie Smith starred for Peterborough Town in a 170-run win over Desborough in the Northants League. He took 6-31 as Desborough were skittled for 58 in 16 overs.

James Chambers made the highest score in the history of Northants League cricket when clubbing 266 for Oundle thirds in a Division 12 win over East Haddon.


Jonathan Potter smashed a superb 143 as Nassington beat reigning Rutland Division One champions MarketDeeping.

Nassington second teamer Mally Bandaranaike also hit a ton (111no) in a Rutland Reserve Division One win over Barnack.

Bharat Sports beat Old Deaconians in the Jubilee Shield final thanks in the main to a knock of 70 by opener Nilesh Odedra.


A career-best 6-24 from Phil Dicks helped Peterborough Town beat Sleaford in the South Lincs League.

Dave Walding smashed a superb 140 as Town seconds beat their Sleaford counterparts by nine wickets


Young opener Steve Hair steered Brotherhoods to a nine-wicket win over Peterborough Town in the Jaidka Cup final at Alma Road with a second innings blast of 72 not out. He hit 49 in the first innings.

King’s School pupil Gary Rice made a brilliant debut for Peterborough Town, taking 5-25 in a 48-run win over Wolverton.

Keith Bentley took 6-30 as his Casuals side shocked Peterborough League leaders Nenedale. Casuals won by 59 runs.