Back to back wins for Barrowden

Wakerley and Barrowden picked up two comprehensive victories, against Craig-y-Nos and Braybrooke, last weekend.

Sam Hodson blasted an outstanding 122no against the Welsh tourists as Barrowden reached 284-6 with a 150-run partnership between Hodson and Matt Green.

Hodson struck 13 fours and 6 sixes, while Green hit 10 fours and 2 sixes in his 74 before edging behind with the score on 208.

Wickets were then shared around as Barrowden dismissed the tourists for 217.

On Sunday, Barrowden, travelled to Braybrooke and elected to bowl in cloudy conditions.

Barrowden’s bowlers worked hard but the home side had reached 91 before the breakthrough finally came.

Dale Howkins swung the game Barrowden’s way with a 5 for 20 off 4.2 overs, ripping through the middle order alongside Jonny White who bowled one of his finest spells of the season for 2-30 from 13 overs.

Braybrooke were all out for 165 and an opening stand of 115 between Jonny White (87) and Steve Chivers set Barrowden on their way to an eight wicket victory with more than ten overs to spare.