A round-up of the weekend’s cricket action…
Saturday 19th May – NYSD Division 2
Rockliffe Park 1st XI v Newton Aycliffe 1st XI – weather was warm and sunny. Rockliffe won the toss and chose to bowl first.
Newton Aycliffe 1st XI 132 all out after 34.2 overs
Dan Craggs 38, Sam Telford 23 and Jack Slatcher 14
Rockliffe Park 1st XI 135 for 6 after 44.2 overs
Lewis Gimple 3 for 29, Patrick Howe 2 for 36 and Jack Slatcher 1 for 12
Aycliffe first XI lost a close game away at Rockliffe Park 1st XI by 4 wickets. Jack Slatcher (sponsored by Dean and Tina Greaves) was given the man of the match award for some very tight bowling during which he finished with the excellent figures of 1 wicket for 12 runs from 13 overs.
Saturday 19th May – NYSD Division 4
Newton Aycliffe 2nd XI v Rockliffe Park 2nd XI – weather was warm and sunny. Rockliffe won the toss and chose to bat first.
Rockliffe Park 2nd XI for 172 for 9 after 40 overs
Dylan Tribley 6 for 29, Neil Bancroft 2 for 29 and George Slatcher 1 for 33.
Newton Aycliffe 2nd XI 31 all out after 21.3 overs
Dan Weldon 14
Aycliffe’s second team were well beaten by 131 runs at home to Rockliffe Park 2nd XI. However there was a fantastic man of the match performance from Aycliffe’s Dylan Tribley who finished with the best bowling figures of his career taking six wickets for just 29 runs from his seven over spell.
Sunday 20th May – NYSD Division 2
Hartlepool 2nd XI v Newton Aycliffe 1st XI – weather was warm and sunny. Aycliffe won the toss and chose to bat first.
Newton Aycliffe 1st XI 215 for 9 after 50 overs
Michael Howe 58, Adam Gittins 53 and Chris Palmer 38
Hartlepool 2nd XI 130 all out after 41.3 overs
Patrick Howe 6 for 40, Michael Howe 3 for 44 and Jack Slatcher 1 for 26
Aycliffe’s first XI bounced straight back after Saturday’s defeat to win away at Hartlepool 2nd XI by 85 runs. Michael Howe (sponsored by Yvonne and Bob Wood, pictured above) was given the man of the match award after a superb all round performance which included scoring 58 runs from just 41 balls and he then followed that up by taking 3 for 44 with the ball and also holding on to a couple of catches too. Photo of Michael Howe attached.
This week’s senior cricket fixtures:
Saturday 26th May at 1.00pm – NYSD Division 2 – Newton Aycliffe 1st XI v Maltby 1st XI
Saturday 26th May at 1.30pm – NYSD Division 4 – Maltby 2nd XI v Newton Aycliffe 2nd XI