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Castle Rising romp home in derby clash against Sandringham



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Robert Wilson smashed 126 off 56 balls as Castle Rising romped home in their Division One West derby clash at Sandringham.

Rising opener Wilson's knock included 14 fours and nine maximums as the visitors chased down their 182 target inside 20 overs.

He received valuable support from Olly Denton (29) with Sandringham's Richard Hurst and Shaun Felgate the only two bowlers to pick up wickets.

Sandringham v Castle Rising ..Castle Rising team pic ..left to right back Mahesh Sannakki, Matt Taylor, Sunil Anthrayose, Paul Hudson, Ajoy John, Darren Clarke...left to right front Leon Gino, Olly Denton, Ram Aswani, Robert Wilson, Jahy Chima.. (56560541)
Sandringham v Castle Rising ..Castle Rising team pic ..left to right back Mahesh Sannakki, Matt Taylor, Sunil Anthrayose, Paul Hudson, Ajoy John, Darren Clarke...left to right front Leon Gino, Olly Denton, Ram Aswani, Robert Wilson, Jahy Chima.. (56560541)

Earlier, Hurst (47) and Bradley Tennant (66 from 54 balls) left Sandringham well-placed at one stage before the wicket of Hurst sparked a late batting collapse.

Sandringham v Castle Rising ... (56560545)
Sandringham v Castle Rising ... (56560545)

After finding themselves at 160-3, the hosts lost their last seven wickets for just 21 runs.

Sandringham v Castle Rising ....Andrew Walder. (56560546)
Sandringham v Castle Rising ....Andrew Walder. (56560546)

The duo of Matt Taylor (9.5-2-24-3), Sunil Anthrayose (7.0-0-13-3) and Denton (4.0-1-20-2) did the damage with the ball to deny Sandringham the chance to build a really big score.

Sandringham v Castle Rising ... (56560551)
Sandringham v Castle Rising ... (56560551)

Elsewhere, Castle Acre are the early pacesetters in the 1W standings, Steven Piper (65) spearheading their second maximum points win against Felthorpe.

Sandringham v Castle Rising ....Nick Bithray. (56560552)
Sandringham v Castle Rising ....Nick Bithray. (56560552)

In Division 3W, North Elmham lead the way from Aylsham St Giles, James Tuthill scoring an unbeaten 113 for Aylsham, with Ollie Southgate hitting an undefeated 87 in reply for Dersingham.

Sandringham v Castle Rising ....Ajoy John. (56560553)
Sandringham v Castle Rising ....Ajoy John. (56560553)

Division 4W sees Hingham A leading the way from Narborough A, who triumphed over Hardingham A by five wickets.

Sandringham v Castle Rising ....Matt Taylor. (56560577)
Sandringham v Castle Rising ....Matt Taylor. (56560577)

The division also saw the closest game of the afternoon as Castle Rising A fell just 14 runs short of their victory target against Downham Stow C.

Sandringham v Castle Rising ... (56560580)
Sandringham v Castle Rising ... (56560580)

Downham Stow's Sivarupan Selvanayagam proved the difference on the afternoon, scoring 32 in a total of 132-9 before claiming three scalps in the Castle Rising reply.

Sandringham v Castle Rising ....Matt Taylor. (56560584)
Sandringham v Castle Rising ....Matt Taylor. (56560584)


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