THERE were outstanding performances with the bat and ball at Bishop's Hull on Saturday - including the club's best ever bowling figures.

The village club's first team faced off against Stoodleigh at the Bishops Hull Playing Fields.

The home team batted first and made a total of 278.

The side were bolstered by an incredible knock from Jotty Chanter, who hit 151 before retiring.

It was a personal high score for the batsmen in at No3, and set Bishops Hull up well going into tea.

The home team kept up the incredible standard with the ball as well.

Stoodleigh struggled in response due to a fantastic piece of bowling from veteran Mark Hallas with figures of 8-8 from 5.4 overs.

Stoodleigh finished all out for 101 meaning a 177 run win for the Hull.

There was a much closer fought battle for the Bishops Hull 2nd team.

The XI travelled to North Newton with an unbeaten record since the cricket season returned.

The opposition set a target of 176, with bowling figures of 2-37 for Chris Mancini, 3-33 for Archie Billings, and 3-43 for Neil Martin.

There was a strong start from Bishop's Hull 2s' openers Ed Smith (29) and Dave Barrett (16) before a middle order boost from Darren Wellman (17), Tom Sargent (32) and Chris Mancini (20).

The away side also finished on 176, and the game ended in a closely fought draw.