ANDOVER Cricket Club made it a hat-trick of league wins on Saturday with a five-wicket victory over fellow promotion hopefuls Portsmouth.

The two Southern Premier League Division One high-flyers went head-to-head at London Road on Saturday with third-placed Andover in need of a victory to catch up to their second-placed rivals.

And the town side did exactly that, taking 22 points from the game to narrow the gap on their weekend opponents and current league leaders Sarisbury.

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- Whitchurch United boss is itching to get started

- Andover New Street boss feeling upbeat

- Upper Clatford Youth U11 is sponsored by logistics company

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