Radlett centurions set up success over Bishop's Stortford

A cricket ball lies in the outfield

A cricket ball lies in the outfield - Credit: TGS Photo

Radlett ran out winners by 54 runs against Bishop's Stortford in their latest Saracens Herts League Premier Division outing on Saturday.

Put into bat, they saw Dominic Chatfield (30) put on 69 with Fraser Crawford, who retired out for 58 with the total on 162.

David Burnell and Nathan Smith then shared an unbroken 189 to see the leaders post 351-2 from 55 overs.

Burnell hit 106 off 102 balls, with two sixes and nine fours, while Smith blasted 119 off 63, with eight sixes and 10 fours.

Stortford reached 202-3 in 38 overs, but then lost their way and were all out for 297 as Kabir Toor (5-82), Noah Cornwell (3-80) and Harvey Booth (2-69) shared the wickets. 

Radlett remain nine points clear of Potters Bar, who they visit on Saturday.

Harpenden head to Stortford, meanwhile, after coming up just short against West Herts, who posted 277-8.

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Ashley Sivarajah (4-104) had most success with the ball for Harps, who saw openers James Latham (26) and Scott Galloway (39) put on 66. 

They slipped to 110-5 before captain Nick Lamb's 60 alongside Sivarajah got them back on track.

But Sivarajah was unbeaten on 86 from 47 balls, having hit four sixes and seven fours, as they finished two short of their target on 276-8.

London Colney claimed a convincing win over Bayford & Hertford in their Division 3B clash.

Captain Scott Hadley chose to bat and shared a century opening stand in 12 overs with Adil Raja.

Hadley fell for 36 to a superb catch, with Raja going for 80, but a superb partnership between debutant Jordan Aldrich (50) and Liam Frame (84 not out) helped Colney reach 319-6.

Bayford's top order were blown away in reply, with Tim Fretter (5-31) taking five wickets as they collapsed to 44-8.

Carl Frame (2-37) and Adam Frame (1-14) also had success as Colney completed a 225-run victory ahead of a trip to leaders Old Finchinians.

The seconds suffered a second successive loss in Division 9B, going down by 82 runs at Bushey thirds.

The hosts capitalised on some wayward bowling and poor fielding to post 197, buoyed by 38 extras, as Paul Hadley (4-25) proved the pick of the attack.

But Colney began brightly thanks to Mitchell Bradley (27) and Jack Ray (22), before wickets began to fall at regular intervals and they were all out for 115.

Chestnut Rosedale visit Green Street this weekend.