Sporting Digest: Cricket

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RAPID CRICKETLINE CHAMPIONSHIP (First day of three; 11.0 today) Oundle School: Northamptonshire 299 for 4 dec (R Warren 141no, D Capel 65); Durham 26 for 4. Leicester: Leicestershire 176 (P Hepworth 78; P Thompson 5-43); Essex: 137 for 2. Hove: Worcestershire 369 for 9 dec (K Spiring 146, D Houghton 73, C Tolley 71); Sussex 14 for 0. Knowle and Dorridge: Kent 318 (G Cowdrey 72; G Welch 5- 77); Warwickshire 80 for 1. Southampton: Lancashire 353 for 6 dec (D Shadford 106no, I D Austin 82; M Thursfield 5-68); Hampshire 32 for 0. Worksop: Nottinghamshire 402 for 4 (M Crawley 139no, C Lewis 97no, W Dessaur 61) v Glamorgan. Chesterfield: Yorkshire 284 (A Metcalfe 96; S Base 4-78); Derbyshire 75 for 3.

BAIN CLARKSON TROPHY (One day): Uxbridge: Middlesex 256 for 7 (O Shah 86); MCC Young Cricketers 233 (M Newell 75). Middlesex won by 23 runs.

MINOR COUNTIES CHAMPIONSHIP (Final day of two unless stated): Bury St Edmunds: Suffolk 224 for 9 dec (D W Randall 88) and 278 for 6 dec (I Graham 72no); Lincolnshire 224 for 4 dec (J Wileman 109no, R Evans 60) and 196 for 9 (P Heseltine 55; A Golding 5-71). Match drawn. Jesmond: Buckinghamshire 196 for 8 dec and 256 for 4 dec (S Burrow 60, S Shearman 67no); Northumberland 183 for 9 dec and 273 for 3 (T Adcock 102, G Morris 83no). Northumberland won by seven wickets. Henlow: Bedfordshire 183 for 5 dec and 300 for 8 dec (D Clarke 133no); Cambridgeshire 232 for 5 dec (S Mohammed 83) and 154 for 4. Match drawn. Canford School: Dorset 210 for 8 (R J Scott 75, A Willows 59no) and 135 for 4 (R J Scott 57no, J Cassell 41no); Oxfordshire 152 (J H Shackleton 5-32) and 133 for 7 (S N V Waterton 69; R A Pyman 5-16). Match drawn. Ellesmere College: Wiltshire 175 (A Barnard 5-51, A Byram 4-47); Shropshire 164 (P North 5-55, S Barnes 4-45). Wiltshire won by 15 runs. Falkland: Berkshire 219 for 4 and 201 for 3 (G Loveday 82, D Shaw 56); Wales 198 for 6 and 117 for 8 (D Hartley 6-73). Match drawn. Barrow: Cumberland 189 for 6 dec (S Sharp 54) and 299 for 4 dec (S O'Shaunessy 124, S Sharp 96); Norfolk 187 for 7 dec and 246 for 7 (C Amos 73). Match drawn. Helston (first day; 11.0 today): Cornwall 157 (C Lovell 37; G Miller 4-40); Cheshire 207 for 4 (J Bean 50no).

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