RUTLAND LEAGUE: Stamford (37) lose to Hanno (38), Nick shines for the '˜Green and Gold', Wisbech still perfect

Oundle import Hanno Kotze beat Stamford on his own yesterday (May 21).

Monday, 22nd May 2017, 1:48 pm
Updated Sunday, 4th June 2017, 8:54 pm
Kieran Jones claimed 5-18 for Oundle at Stamford.

In a Rutland Division One match that lasted just 25 overs in total, Stamford were shot out for a paltry 37 before South African Kotze finished unbeaten on 38 as Oundle scooted home in just 21 balls without losing a wicket. Kotze also took 3-5, but was overshadowed with ball by Kieran Jones (5-18).

Oundle are up to second, eight points behind Wisbech who made it four wins in four games with a hard-fought four-wicket success over Barnack at Harecroft Road.

Barnack’s 159 didn’t look competitive, but Wisbech lost a flurry of wickets to A. Majeed (5-27) before Gary Freear joined Josh Bowers (54no) to steer the home side to victory.

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Oundle's Hanno Kotze.

Ajaz Akhtar (59) top scored for Barnack with Dom Stannard striking 50 for Wisbech. Jamie Gollands of Wisbech returned the best bowling figures of the day (6-41).

Nick Green smacked a terrific unbeaten ton as Market Deeping made it three wins out of four with a seven-wicket win at home to Ketton.

Zeeshan Manzoor’s 96 and 54 from Shakaar Mahmood pushed Ketton up to 225-4, but Green was unbeaten on 116 at the close after sharing a big opening stand with Josh Smith (54).

A weakened Peterborough Town team - the first team were in National Club KO Cup action - were easily beaten by Grantham, while Nassington won a thriller by four runs at Bourne.

Zeeshan Manzoor hammered 95 for Ketton against Market Deeping.

Nassington’s Arbas Nawaz claimed the final wicket to fall to complete figures of 5-49.


BOURNE lost to NASSINGTON by 4 runs

Nassington 187 (R. Morris 38, C. Craig 37, T. Norman 34, J. Berry 4-56).

Oundle's Hanno Kotze.

Bourne 183 (S. Evison 33, J. Berry 30, J. Temple 27, J. Evison 25, P. Morgan 24, Arbas Nawaz 5-49).


Ketton 225-4 (Z. Manzoor 96, S. Mahmood 59, J. Miller 36, A. Fisher 2-37).

Market Deeping 226-3 (N. Green 116no, J. Smith 54, Z. Manzoor 2-42).

Zeeshan Manzoor hammered 95 for Ketton against Market Deeping.

OUNDLE beat STAMFORD by 10 wkts

Stamford 37 (K. Jones 5-18, H. Kotze 3-5, B. Hussain 2-11).

Oundle 39-0 (H. Kotze 38no).


Town 102

Grantham 103-3.

WISBECH beat BARNACK by 4 wkts

Barnack 159 (A. Akhtar 59, A. Butt 44, J. Gollands 6-41, S. Rippington 3-19).

Wisbech 162-6 (J. Bowers 54no, D. Stannard 50, D. Haynes 23, A. Majeed 5-27).