MARSHALL HATCHICK TWO COUNTIES CHAMPIONSHIP
Lakenheath 200-9 lost to Haverhill 214-7 by 14 runs
An unbeaten century by Adam Dellar and five wickets from skipper Joe Woodley helped Haverhill recover from a shaky start to beat Lakenheath and move to within four point of the top two.
At one stage Haverhill were 40-4 but they recovered thanks in the main to Dellar’s 109 not out (his first Two Counties but also thanks to Rob Dovaston (21) and Dan Pass, who scored an unbeaten 33. Adam Horrex took 5-52 for Lakenheath.
Lakenheath’s run chase was led by Shane Leech, who top scored with 67 and Liam Flack, who hit an unbeaten 54, but they ultimately fell short as Woodley (5-38) and Pass (2-51) took the bulk of the wickets to keep them at bay.
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The result leaves Haverhill on 61 points, four behind three teams - Braintree, Ipswich and Long Melford - who occupy second place in the table on 65 points.
Haverhill next play Long Melford at Manor Road on Saturday (1pm start).