NORTHANTS LEAGUE: Milner steers Town to a comfortable win

Peterborough Town bounced back from a disappointing defeat against Brixworth to win emphatically against visitors Brigstock at Bretton Gate yesterday (August 25).

Sunday, 26th August 2018, 9:43 am
Updated Monday, 3rd September 2018, 12:15 pm
Matt Milner bowling for Peterborough Town against Brigstock.

They won by seven wickets to remain second in the Northants League Premier Division table behind Finedon, who were also comfortable 20-point winners against Geddington.

David Sayer led the way with the ball with a 4-40 haul as Brigstock were bowled out for 161 in 48.2 overs. Matt Milner chipped in with 3-30 and Vansh Bajaj with 2-30.

Then 27.5 overs later Town were home and dry at 164-3, thanks in the main to an unbeaten 66 from opener Chris Milner and 49 not out from Vansh Bajaj. Skipper David Clarke made 31.

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Oundle had to settle for a draw in their game at Rushden Town.

The hosts powered to a formidable 293-7 declared after 44 overs with Chanaka Ruwansiri smashing 117 off just 82 balls.

Harrison Craig was Oundle’s best bowler with figures of 4-113 off 15 overs.

Oundle took up the chase with opener Peter Foster making 95 but eventually, as wickets started to fall, they settled for the draw at 280-9 off 56 overs.