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Haverhill relegated: Rain causes agony

Haverhill Cricket Club are accepting of their fate as one of two teams that will be demoted from Division One of the Two Counties Championship.

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East Anglian Premier League champions Sudbury celebrate with their trophy at Friars Street, after their home match with Swardeston was abandoned due to the weather   Picture: Richard Marsham

Cricket round-up: Sudbury celebrate winning the EAPL while Haverhill are relegated

The weather played havoc with the final day of Saturday's cricket league season, but it could not rain on Sudbury's parade as The Talbots carried off the Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League (EAPL) title for the first time in their history.
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FINAL SQUADS: Sudbury (on the left) faced the Haverhill Knights (right) in the Suffolk T20 Cup final

So close and yet so far for valiant Haverhill Knights in Suffolk T20 Cup final

Haverhill Knights, the cricket club’s T20 team, fell just two runs short of victory in the county cup final, against East Anglian Premier League leaders Sudbury.

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GAME OVER: Whitton United scored three goals to Haverhill's one

Lower-league opponents dump Rovers out of Vase

BUILDBASE FA VASE

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CAUSE FOR CELEBRATION: Wicketkeeper David Humphrey

Final day showdown for Haverhill cricket team

Division One of the Two Counties Championship will see a thrilling final match between Haverhill and Worlington this weekend, with the loser almost certainly facing relegation.

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TEAM EFFORT: The whole club are supporting the first team as they bid to stay in Division One with two games remaining

Two wins needed to avoid relegation with two games remaining

Adam Dellar has said the final two games are about ‘finishing the season on a high’ as the relegation battle looks likely to stretch to the final match.

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SIX-WICKET HAUL: Haverhill's bowling prodigy Harry Harding recorded his second six-wicket game of the 2017 season in the team's victory over Braintree

Skipper backs Haverhill to continue to perform

Haverhill’s cricket captain has said his team ‘notoriously fold under pressure’ but was backing them to overcome this, following their crucial victory over bottom-placed Braintree.

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GOOD KNOCKS: Josh Ruthven was not out on 23 as the team set a promising 218-4 total for Walsham to chase

Semi-finals beckon for unstoppable Haverhill Knights in the T20 Suffolk Cup

Haverhill Cricket Club’s T20 team have secured their place in the semi-finals of the Suffolk Cup, following victory over Walsham-le-Willows on Bank Holiday Monday.

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EXCITED: Adam Dellar

Knights visit Walsham in quarter-final clash

Haverhill Knights will take on Walsham-le-Willows in the quarter-finals of this year’s Suffolk Club T20 Competition on Bank Holiday Monday (11am).

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Dellar targets two wins for Haverhill to stay up

Adam Dellar has set Haverhill the target of winning two of their last four games in order to avoid relegation from the top flight of the Marshall Hatchick Two Counties Championship.

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HOWZAT? Adam Dellar catching the Elmstead opener Jordan Elliott for a duck, off Harry Hardings bowling

Difficult two games for club following rare win

Adam Dellar has responded positively to the team’s recent defeat to league leaders Elmstead, as he identifies last and next weekend’s fixtures as the most difficult.

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INVOLVED AGAIN: Tom Westley has been included in the England Test squad

Westley retains England place

Tom Westley has been included in the England squad for the upcoming Test series against the West Indies.

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Haverhill's Liam Botten in action for the club earlier this season.  

Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Haverhill and Walsham-le-Willows to meet in quarter final

Haverhill have been drawn away at Walsham-le-Willows in the quarter final of the Suffolk T20 Cup, with the date yet to be confirmed.

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Will Bailey took three wickets to help Haverhill get back to winning ways with a 10-run victory away at Mistley in Marshall Hatchick Two Counties Championship Division One at the weekend

Dellar delight as losing run ends for Haverhill

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Mistley 164-9 lost to Haverhill 174-5 by 10 runs

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VICTORIOUS: Tom Westley

Westley helps England to end their long wait

Tom Westley helped England to record their first home Test series win over South Africa since 1998 earlier this week.

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James Poulson bowls for Suffolk against Cumberland in their penultimate three-day game against Cumberland  Picture: Nick Garnham

Northcote reflects on Suffolk's progression

Ahead of their final Unicorns Championship three-day fixture, coach Andy Northcote believes Suffolk CCC are building a foundation for years to come.

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Haverhill Cricket Club, the scene of Haverhill's defeat to Frinton II only the weekend before last, and which had seemed to be the final nail in their relegation coffin, before Frinton's appeal to a 36 points deduction was overturned and saw the sides switch places.  Picture: Mark Bullimore

BREAKING: Frinton II's points deduction to stand in Two Counties in landmark Home Office case

Haverhill Cricket Club's chances of avoiding relegation from the Marshall Hatchick Two Counties Championship's top tier have received a big shot in the arm, following Frinton II's appeal for losing 36 points for fielding an ineligible foreign player being dismissed.

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METEORIC RISE: Tom Westley had a good Test Match debut in the third test against South Africa at the Oval, after receiving a sudden call up at number three. And it all began at Weston Colville Cricket Club

Proud family celebrate Westley England call-up

The father of England’s newest batsman has said he remembers the first time he realised his son had a special talent, writes Hannah Dolman.

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DISCIPLINARY: Anthony Phillips, stand-in captain, allowed his frustrations to spill over and has received a Level One offence

haverhill back league to make right decision

The chairman of Haverhill Cricket Club has backed the Two Counties Championship to find a fair resolution for an overseas player infringement at Frinton-on-Sea.

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