Oakham knock Upper Broughton out of Frank Woodhead Cup

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Frank Woodhead Cup

UPPER BROUGHTON v OAKHAM TOWN

Oakham won by 7 wkts

Match sponsors: Summerlands

Broughton batted first and got off to a good start with Paul Stephenson (19) and Lee Smith both scoring quickly.

But after they fell, Oakham’s Smith took three quick wickets to slow the scoring before big hitting from Craig Shelton (34 not out) and Andy Burton (33) took them to a respectable 123-6 from their 16 overs.

In reply, Broughton took an early wicket, but then Cowley (55) and Flowers (30) built a good stand until they fell to change bowlers ‘Chick’ Marshall and James Dickens.

After a few scares, Bell (11 not out) and Hart (15 not out) saw them home with one over to spare.