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Stamford Town will face St Ives and Warboys with the winner being crowned Cambs League Division Two champions




Stamford Town are set for a final day title decider.

They host St Ives and Warboys at Uffington Road on Saturday (12.30pm) in a winner-takes-all showdown for the Cambs League Division Two crown.

Just three points separate the two sides going into the crunch clash which will see the winners leapfrog current table-toppers Cambridge St Giles.

Alex Birch bowled six maidens in his 10-over spell. (15730699)
Alex Birch bowled six maidens in his 10-over spell. (15730699)

St Giles are two points clear of second-placed St Ives and five ahead of Stamford but have already completed their league campaign.

Stamford ensured the title will go down to the wire after a 43-run away success at Castor on Saturday.

They shrugged off the second ball departure of opener Dave Stratton with Andrew Hulme (34) and Simon Lem (17) putting on 56 runs for the second wicket.

Liam Dave then added a further 40 runs after sharing a 65-run stand for the fifth wicket with skipper Tom Williams who made 45.

Scott Chamberlain then cracked six fours and a six in an unbeaten 41 which helped Stamford score 218-8 from their 50 overs.

Reece Smith was the pick of the Castor bowlers after claiming 4-61 from his 10 over spell.

Stamford chipped away at the Castor reply to claim wickets at regular intervals despite the efforts of Smith (37) and David Cooper (37).

Josh Weaver then hit an unbeaten 28 in a 65-run partnership for the seventh wicket with Smith.

Ben Peck took three wickets. (15730701)
Ben Peck took three wickets. (15730701)

But Ben Peck made the vital breakthrough to finish with 3-22 off six overs with Simon Prentice taking 2-37 off 10 in support.

Alex Birch also bowled a match-winning miserly spell as he conceded just six runs off his 10 overs.

He bowled Aidan Steels for 11 to claim his wicket in a spell which also featured six maidens as Castor closed on 175-8.

Ufford Park are safe from relegation despite a heavy defeat at Cambridge St Giles in their penultimate game of the campaign.

The hosts racked up 340-3 from their 45 overs before bowling Ufford out for 191 in their reply.

Ufford finish their season on Saturday with a home clash against a Castor side who need to take nine points from the match to escape the drop.

That would be enough for them to move above second-from-bottom Blunham who have already completed their campaign.



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