Superb weekend win double for Walden

PUBLISHED: 09:30 27 July 2018

Action from Saffron Walden 2nd XI's latest match (pic Jamie Pluck)

Action from Saffron Walden 2nd XI's latest match (pic Jamie Pluck)

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Saffron Walden had double reason to cheer with two impressive wins at the weekend.

Max Wiseman and Charlie Rowlandson celerbate their 200-run stand for Saffron Walden under-12sMax Wiseman and Charlie Rowlandson celerbate their 200-run stand for Saffron Walden under-12s

They returned to the Anglo American Playing Fields to host Wisbech Town on Saturday, with Joe Barrs taking an early wicket.

Danny Haynes (74) held the visitors together to help them reach 230, as captain Ben Harris (3-34) and Barrs (3-44) sharing bowling honours.

Walden stalwart Stephen Larsen batted well in reply, but his departure left the hosts 103-3 and with work to do.

But Jack Sneath and Finn Karsten (43) combined well in a 93-run stand, with Sneath ending unbeaten on 88 as Walden won by five wickets with six overs to spare.

Walden remain top of the table ahead of a free weekend, having also booked their place in the quarter-finals of the Essex Foundation T20 competition.

Sneath (4-25) took four wickets in one over as Coggeshall were skittled for 98 in 15.4 overs.

Harris (61 not out) and Mikey Turner (31 not out) combined for a host of fours and sixes as Walden raced to victory inside nine overs to keep hopes of a final at Chelmsford alive.

The under-12s were also able to cheer after beating Springfield in the Brian Taylor Trophy.

Put into bat, they scored 249-3 from 30 overs after a superb 200-run stand between Max Wiseman (134) and Charlie Rowlandson (76).

Noah Vintiner took a vital catch to dismiss Springfield’s danger man as they were held to 165-4 and Walden booked a semi-final tie with Upminster at Billericay.

The final is at the County Ground on August 11.

*Saffron Walden fourths played their first game in nearly a month against Ickleton and lost two early wickets.

But Toby Montague (37) and Johnny Wiseman (20) got the scoreboard moving before Joshua Brown (56 not out) and Anthony Wiseman (13 not out) lifted the total to a respectable 197-7.

Jon Buck (1-21) hit his length in reply and brother Louis Buck produced a fiery spell, but Ickleton kept up with the run rate before Henry Huxter (2-26) and Liam Mays (1-34) hit back.

Walden were unable to remove Matthew Sherry, though, and his 108 took Ickleton to the brink of a two-wicket win.

The seconds lost by 56 runs at Cambridge Granta, while the thirds went down by two wickets against Ely after scoring 264-7.

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