The firsts took on Burnhope in the league on Saturday, however it was another loss. Batting first Burnhope reached 178 for 8, with J Morrison adding a useful 69 not out. On the bowling front, Will Orchin took 2 for 28, Scott Taylor 4 for 20, Chris Paton 0 for 28, Zak Waite 1 for 43, Chris Valance 0 for 24 and Muhammad Hussein 0 for 16. In reply we struggled with the bat, Zak Waite 33, Sachin Sharma 20, Muhammad Hussein 38, Michael Williamson 6, Chris Valance 2, Lee Henderson 4, Chris Paton 11, Anthony Ashman 0, Scott Taylor 16, Will Orchin 18 not out and Luke Richardson 2. So our fourth league defeat of the season.
On the Sunday the Glenn Pattinson final against Hunwick proved to be a good close game of cricket from which Burnhope came out worthy winners, congratulations to Burnhope CC. Rainton batted first reaching 160 all out. Zak Waite 5, Riley Blunt 10, Muhammad Hussein 7, Michael Williamson 6, Chris Valance 1, Lee Henderson 44, Chris Paton 10, Luke Richardson 8, Scott Taylor 34, Anthony Ashman 12 and Will Orchin 0 not out. Burnhope completed a 3 wicket victory with 3 overs to spare in a nail biting conclusion. Lee Shaw 52 and S Tweedy 46 not out formed the bulk of the reply. Will Orchin took 3 for 20, Scott Taylor 1 for 21, Zak Waite 0 for 32, Chris Paton 2 for 43 and Chris Valance 0 for 37.
This week once against sees three games, Thurstay night sees Burnhope once again at the Hazard in the Victor semi final. Saturday sees the firsts and second teams playing Kimblesworth home and away and finals the seconds away at Coundon on Sunday. Wickets are pitched at 1.30PM on Sat and Sun and 6PM on Thursday.