Search

Whatmough has day to remember as Martham claim emphatic win

PUBLISHED: 10:28 16 June 2017

Action from Swardeston A against Vauxhall Mallards A in Norfolk Alliance Division One. The  Mallards batsman is veteran Steve Goldsmith. Picture: Denise Bradley

Action from Swardeston A against Vauxhall Mallards A in Norfolk Alliance Division One. The Mallards batsman is veteran Steve Goldsmith. Picture: Denise Bradley

Archant, Norfolk 2017

Martham made the long trip to North Runcton A in Norfolk Alliance DIvision Three and returned home with an emphatic win.

The home side won the toss and elected to field — a decision which appeared to be a good one with both openers clean bowled early on.

This bought skipper Alex Sayer and Jack Whatmough together and the pair proceeded to put on a wonderful third wicket stand of 162, with barely a chance given. When Sayer fell for 62, there was to be no respite for the hard working Runcton bowlers as Lewis Dunn entered the fray. Whatmough went on to make a magnificent 123 and Dunne followed on the last ball of the innings for a quick-fire 63 as Martham reached a daunting 293-7.

In reply, the home side lost early wickets as opening bowlers Whatmough (3/5) and Kieran Spencer (2/6) sparkled, while pick of the bowlers was Archie Smith (4/15) as Runcton were all out for 105.

Other Great Yarmouth sport

Top trainer William Haggas looks to kick off the new season at Great Yarmouth today in spectacular fashion.

Friday, April 20, 2018

Great Yarmouth Town suffered a narrow defeat in a hard-fought game at Long Melford on Saturday, with a late goal from Steve Adams settling the issue.

Friday, April 20, 2018

Tuesday night’s match between two evenly matched sides could have gone either way but it wasn’t the spectacle many had hoped for.

Friday, April 20, 2018

A battling performance ended with a harsh scoreline on Gorleston at the potential champions.

Most Read

Yesterday, 13:08

Police are appealing for help to trace an elderly woman who is missing from Bradwell, near Great Yarnouth.

Read more
Norfolk Police
Yesterday, 12:18

Emergency services have been called out to reports of a person in the water by Great Yarmouth’s Haven Bridge.

Read more
Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service
Yesterday, 12:08

A Norfolk business is issuing a warning after finding something worrying on Great Yarmouth beach.

Read more
Yesterday, 20:01

A missing woman from Bradwell has been found safe and well.

Read more
Sunday, April 22, 2018

The phrase the throwaway society is commonly accepted to describe our living habits as households dispose of packaging in their bins in their droves.

Read more

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 15°C

min temp: 10°C

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the Great
Yarmouth Mercury

e-edition today

Subscribe

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter