Bowlers on fire as Dunstable hammer Ampthill

Dunstable's Essa Mohammad in action against Ampthill
Dunstable's Essa Mohammad in action against Ampthill

Dunstable Town’s bowlers were in fine form as they earned an 89-run win over Ampthill in the Saracens Herts League Division One on Saturday.

With the visitors chasing 223 for victory, Jack Kilduff claimed 3-8 and Sam Cherry took 3-38 as they were dismissed for 133.

Earlier, Dunstable had made 222 all out thanks to Kashif Ali’s 74, while Cherry hit 38, with Ben Welch and Brad Matthew making 29.

That proved to be the only win for Dunstable sides as the IIs lost by 76 runs to Sandridge in Division Four B.

Ian Gilbert claimed a hat-trick for the hosts in Sandridge’s 239, before Dunstable could only muster 168 all out, Khuram Farooq top scoring with 45 and Richard Kilduff making 40.

The IIIs were comfortably beaten by Frogmore at Lancot Park. Batting first, Dunstable made just 176 all out as Ned Whitney and Baz Mehmood hit 29, but Frogmore replied with 180-4.

Dunstable moved to the top of the Beds County League Premier Division by completing a seven wicket win against Luton Town & Indians.

The hosts made 214-9, with Sam Cherry taking five wickets, while he then hit 63 not out, with Terry Carr unbeaten on 96 as they reached 215-3.

The IIs lost to Potton by 166 runs as after their opponents set 268-6, Dunstable collapsed to 102 all out, Harry McBrearty undefeated on 22.

The IIIs beat Luton Town & Indians by three wickets as Gavin Spokes took 3-21 in Indian’ 114 all out, with Aidan Rumball (45) leading his side to 115-7.