After the terrible weather over the last few weeks we finally had a sunny Saturday which meant all three teams played.
The 1st XI took on Haslington in a top of the table clash, batting first Haslington made 211/7 with Nauman taking 4 wickets and Chris Beckley taking 2. Nauman and Chris are sponsored by Theknee.expert and Spectra. In reply we ended on 123/8 which meant the game was drawn, Nauman top scored with 66 not out.
The 2nd XI played Widnes at home, who won the toss and opted to bat first. We kept it tight early on with Paul Brogan and Stu Wilson bowling accurately. Stu finished with 5/30 from his 15 overs, Stu is sponsored by CarFinance 247. Widnes were bowled out for 107 with Alex Read taking the other 5 wickets, Alex is sponsored by Beever And Struthers. We knocked off the runs 7 wickets down with Alex Read, Nick Fish and Sohaib Farooq all making 20s. Nick and Sohaib are sponsored by Print On and BMI The Alexandra Hospital. The result puts us in 7th place although only 7 points off 3rd.
The 3rd XI took on Hawk Green 2nd XI at home looking to pick up their first win of the season. After winning the toss and batting first we lost a few early wickets however Mike Stewart and Rhys Mazey put together a good partnership with Mike scoring 66 and Rhys scoring 79 which was also his first 50! Mike and Rhys are sponsored by Fortify Consultants and Bathroom Project Ltd. This meant that we scored 212/8 in our 45 overs. In reply Hawk Green lost wickets consistently and never looked like chasing down the total. They were bowled out for 80 with Arslan Butt taking 4 wickets, Arslan is also sponsored by Bathroom Project Ltd.