The 1st XI continued their good start to the season at Runcorn, batting first we scored 230/5 with Jordan Potts, who’s sponsored by Vortex Cars Limited, scoring 91 before being run out by Chris Taylor which denied him his century! Luckily Chris made amends scoring 50 not out off 27 balls, Chris is sponsored by The John Millington. In reply Runcorn were bowled out for 79 with Tom Whitehouse and Riz Javed picking up 7 wickets between them. Tom and Riz are sponsored by Rainbow88, Cheadle Hulme and Whittakers Fish Bar. The win sees the 1st XI climb into 2nd place in the league, only 18 points off 1st.
Our 2nd XI took on Lindow at home who were top of the league and undefeated. Lindow opted to bat first and were restricted to 166 all out thanks to some accurate bowling from the birthday boy Stu Wilson. He bowled 15 overs and took 3/27, Stu is sponsored by CarFinance 247. Behind the stumps, Max Ferguson had a great game with 3 catches and a superb run out, Max is sponsored by Blue Nile. In reply we knocked off the runs 6 down with Chris Beckley, who’s sponsored by Spectra scoring 94 not out sharing a great partnership with Sohaib Farooq (28), who is sponsored by BMI The Alexandra Hospital. The win puts us 6th in the table only 8 points off 2nd.
The 3rd XI took on Bredbury St Marks 2nd XI, on a small pitch Bredbury scored 171 all out with A Azhar taking 6 wickets for 27 runs. In reply we started well however suffered a collapse and we ended up being bowled out for 86. Asif Malik top scored with 32, Asif is sponsored by Valli Opticians.
Thanks to Cathi Wilson for sponsoring this weeks match ball in honour of Stu’s 40th birthday.