Stony cruelly denied

Stony Stratford were denied their first win of the season against Wellingborough on Saturday as rain delayed the game.

Monday, 23rd May 2016, 6:00 pm

Starting the day bottom of the Northats Premier League pile, Stony started brilliantly and had Welly 8-3.

A slight recovers for the Northamptonshire side though saw them through to 172, with two wickets apiece for Alex Strong (2-35) and Kamran Anwar (2-36), while Graham Simpson took 3-32.

But while the innings got off to solid start, Stony’s reply was hampered and held up by the rain.

Mark Hulbert scored a great 45 for the visitors, but Stony’s innings was halted at 99-3, and the match declared a draw.

On a positive note though, Stony took 24 points from the match to Wellingborough’s eight, lifting Nick Allen’s side off the bottom of the table, with Wellingborough replacing them there.