Weekend roundup: Leaders Sudbury win again

Marshall Hatchick Two Counties Championship Division One leaders Sudbury made it six wins from six starts, thrashing Frinton II by 192 runs at Friars Street on Saturday. Sudbury, with Nathan Poole scoring 93 and Adam Mansfield 83, totalled 277-4.

In reply, with Jack Backler taking four wickets for ten runs, Frinton were skittled out for 85, leaving Sudbury clear leaders, and the only unbeaten team in the division.

Hadleigh are off the bottom of Division One, following their first victory of the season. Batting first, Hadleigh reached 289-6 at Mistley, and then restricted their hosts to 256-9 to win by 33 runs.

Halstead suffered their fifth defeat of the season, going down by eight wickets in their Division One fixture at Mildenhall. Halstead were dismissed for 169, Mildenhall reaching 170 for the loss of two wickets.

In Division Two Sudbury II crashed to defeat at Lakenheath. The home side reached 237-8 and then dismissed Sudbury for 118 to win by 119 runs. Long Melford slumped to a six-wicket defeat at home to Braintree. Melford were all out for 87, Braintree reaching 89 for the loss of four wickets.

In Division Four Hadleigh II completed a good day for the club, beating Felixstowe by 122 runs. Hadleigh scored 226-8, and then restricted Felixstowe to 104-7. Halstead II (213-7) beat Tuddenham (183-9) by 30 runs.

Long Melford II were well beaten in their Division Six match at West Mersea. The visitors were dismissed for 111, West Mersea reaching 112-5 to win by five wickets.