Video: Sudbury skipper reflects on lucky escape in Suffolk derby

Sudbury Cricket Club captain Darren Batch and Bury skipper Tom Huggins both spoke to deputy sports editor Russell Claydon following their general draw on Saturday - with the outcome of the game in doubt up until the final ball at Friars Street.

After Sudbury set a total of 194 from their 66 overs, with eight wickets falling, rivals Bury St Edmunds looked to be heading for victory until a late rain break gave them too much to do, falling three runs short of their target with three wickets to spare.

RELIEVED: Sudbury's Darren Batch

RELIEVED: Sudbury's Darren Batch

With both sides taking three points for the draw, bonus points saw Bury’s total for the game reach nine, while Sudbury took eight.

It means Bury are bottom having failed to register a win in their opening four matches, while Sudbury are in eighth.

Elswhere in the cricket, Halstead’s wait for a first win in the Marshall Hatchick Two Counties Championship, following relegation, goes on after a five wicket defeat at home to Frinton.

But fellow Division One outfit Hadleigh, who were promoted last season, won by eight wickets at Coggeshall.

* For a full round-up of local sport, including match action, reaction and previews to the week ahead, see Thursday’s Suffolk Free Press.