Clanfield’s first team beat Waterlooville’s third team by 88 runs in Division Five South East of the Hampshire Cricket League on Saturday.

Clanfield won the toss and elected to bat first. Opener Matt Bradley carried his bat and scored a superb 124 not out. Alex Andrews added 71 not out, and the pair put on an unbeaten 173-run partnership as Clanfield scored 238 for two off their allotted 40 overs.

Waterlooville’s openers were under pressure right from the start, with Mickey Rossouw taking two for 19. Kuthubudeen Abdul Malikoo was the standout bowler with figures of two for 14.

Dominic Carson scored 42, but Waterlooville were unable to mount a charge against the spin attack of Ollie Sedgwick (two for 28) and Sean Swift (one for 19). The final overs saw Tommy Hughes pick up two wickets for 13 as the visitors finished on 150 for nine.

Clanfield will travel to Purbrook’s second team on Saturday.

Clanfield’s second team fell to a five-wicket defeat against Burridge’s fifth team in Division Six South East of the Hampshire Cricket League on Saturday.

Clanfield were bowled out for 111, despite a solid knock of 38 from Alex Graham. Craig Harding (five for 22) was the pick of the Burridge attack. While Clanfield’s bowlers were relatively economical, Harding scored 65 not out to help the home team pass the target in the 26th over.

Clanfield’s second team will host Challengers Gosport’s second team on Saturday.

Clanfield’s women’s team – the Kites – beat Portsmouth by 62 runs on Sunday.

Portsmouth won the toss and decided to bat first. Portsmouth lost six wickets in their 20 overs and finished on a total of 255. Clanfield’s Lydia Windebank took three wickets for four runs in her four-over spell. Emma Hart took two catches.

Clanfield's Lydia Windebank waits to bat
Clanfield's Lydia Windebank waits to bat (Clanfield Cricket Club)

Each Clanfield batting pair consistently pushed the home team’s score forward as Clanfield achieved a winning total of 317. The Kites demonstrated some brisk running between the wickets and strong hitting, with 18 boundaries – including an impressive six from Amanda Marks and four fours from Hart and Laura King.