In-form Wollaston stun the champions

Brixworth v Oundle cricket action.Dallas Burston Ground, Northampton Road, Brixworth. ALEX LACEY BRIXWORTH

Brixworth v Oundle cricket action.Dallas Burston Ground, Northampton Road, Brixworth. ALEX LACEY BRIXWORTH

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Wollaston continued their remarkable start to the season by stunning reigning Northamptonsire Cricket League Premier Division champions Peterborough.

Last season Peterborough lost just twice while Wollaston won on only three occasions.

Brixworth v Oundle cricket action.Dallas Burston Ground, Northampton Road, Brixworth. MARK HODGESON OUNDLE

Brixworth v Oundle cricket action.Dallas Burston Ground, Northampton Road, Brixworth. MARK HODGESON OUNDLE

However, it was a case of new season, new form as the villagers rolled out their opponents for just 113 and matched last terms win total inside the first three games.

Northamptonshire youngster Olly Stone was the star with figures of 9.2-0-47-5.

Stone also hit 24 not out as he and Mark Ralph (43no) saw them to victory by seven wickets.

It is Finedon Dolben who top the table, however, after they maintained their 100 per cent record against Rushton.

Brixworth v Oundle cricket action.Dallas Burston Ground, Northampton Road, Brixworth. PHIL ADAMS OUNDLE

Brixworth v Oundle cricket action.Dallas Burston Ground, Northampton Road, Brixworth. PHIL ADAMS OUNDLE

Having posted 207-8 with Greig Hofbauer hitting 53, they then dismissed Rushton for 93 with former skipper Chris Goode taking 4-6.

The only other side to collect a Premier Division win on a rain-hit day were Old Northamptonians.

George Arblaster made 62 not out and Martyn Cory 58 in their 239-9.

And it proved much too much for ailing Burton Latimer who were dismissed for only 106 with Afaq Babar collecting 5-54.

The games without outright resolution did include a couple of hundreds.

Phil Adams made 114 of Oundle’s 243-8.

But the weather left them only 30 overs to bowl Brixworth out and their opponents held firm on 120-5.

Elliott Ruff cracked an even ton as Horton House made 161-8 in a rain-ruined game.

Stony Stratford were 55-3 in response when no more play was possible.

Northampton Saints are third in the table after their draw with Wellingborough.

They were very close to completing victory but, with 36 overs to bowl the Redwell Road men out, could only get them nine down.

Jake Higginbotham had top scored for them with 57 not out.