Firsts cheer Diss A to vital win
The Diss v North Runcton match in the Alliance Premier Division was abandoned on Saturday.Despite the best efforts of willing volunteers trying to prepare a pitch for the home match against North Runcton the weather won in the end and the game had to be cancelled.
Tim Courridge starred with bat and ball as Diss A boosted their survival hopes in Division Five with a 119-run win at fellow strugglers Topcroft A.
Courridge made 111 as Diss piled on the runs, and then bagged four for 33 to help his side to a crucial victory.
The game was umpired with great professionalism by Simon Cooper.
This week will be a real test for Diss first team who are away to unbeaten to runaway league leaders Downham.
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The Diss versus North Runcton match in the Alliance Premier Division was abandoned on Saturday.
Despite the best efforts of willing volunteers trying to prepare a pitch for the home match against North Runcton the weather won in the end and the game had to be cancelled.
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As a result of this each team was awarded five points. This meant that Diss who had been in a well-deserved fourth place in the league dropped to fifth place overtaken by rivals Brooke who got in a game with an easy victory and 20 points.
The A-team match with Topcroft went ahead and, in a nice touch, the entire first team travelled to Topcroft to cheer their club-mates to victory.