Newton Aycliffe’s first and second teams both beat Bedale on Saturday. Here’s a round-up of the weekend’s cricket action…
Saturday 28th July – NYSD Division 2
Bedale 1st XI v Newton Aycliffe 1st XI – weather was windy and sunny. Bedale won the toss and chose to bat first.
Bedale 1st XI 57 all out after 21.4 overs
Michael Howe 5 for 26 and Jack Slatcher 5 for 30
Newton Aycliffe 1st XI 61 for 4 all out after 9.3 overs
Sam Telford 34 and Chris Palmer 12
Newton Aycliffe’s first team got back to winning ways with an emphatic six-wicket win away at Bedale first team. Michael Howe (sponsored by Yvonne & Bob Wood) was given the man-of-the-match award after some superb bowling gave him his season’s best figures of 5 for 26 from 10.4 overs. Jack Slatcher equally deserves credit as he also produced his season’s best bowling finishing with 5 for 30 from 11 overs.
Saturday 28th July – NYSD Division 4
Newton Aycliffe 2nd XI v Bedale 2nd XI – weather was windy and cloudy. Bedale won the toss and chose to bat first.
Bedale 2nd XI for 156 all out after 39.1 overs
James Brown 4 for 30, Lewis Gimple 3 for 32 and Neil Bancroft 2 for 31
Newton Aycliffe 2nd XI 158 for 5 after 32.3 overs
Lewis Gimple 54 not out, Neil Bancroft 44 not out and Dan Weldon 17
Aycliffe’s young second team made it a club double when they emulated the first team with a comprehensive win at home to Bedale second team by five wickets.
Lewis Gimple (pictured above) was given the man-of-the-match award for an excellent all-round display with three wickets in the Bedale innings and he then carried his bat for a well-timed unbeaten 54 from 85 balls, including ten boundaries.
This week’s senior crickets fixtures:
Saturday 4th August at 1.00pm – NYSD Division 2 – Newton Aycliffe 1st XI v Rockliffe Park 1st XI
Saturday 4th August at 1.30pm – NYSD Division 4 – Rockliffe Park 2nd XI v Newton Aycliffe 2nd XI