A round-up of the weekend’s cricket action…
Saturday 5th August – NYSD Division 2
Newton Aycliffe 1st XI v Maltby 1st XI – weather was overcast and mild. Aycliffe won the toss and chose to bowl first.
Maltby 1st X 165 all out after 49.4 overs
Michael Howe 4 for 35, James Layfield-Carroll 3 for 35 and Luke Telford 1 for 20
Newton Aycliffe 1st XI 94 for 7 after 50 overs
Sean Morgan 19 not out and Adam Gittins 17
Aycliffe’s first team entertained top of the table Maltby 1st team and earned a battling draw after safely batting out their 50 overs. Michael Howe (sponsored by Yvonne and Bob Wood) won the man of the match award for his outstanding bowling finishing with the excellent figures of 4 for 35 from his 13 overs.
Aycliffe’s points total now stands at 150 from 16 games played and sees them consolidate 8th place in the table.
Saturday 5th August – NYSD Division 4
Sedgefield 2nd XI v Newton Aycliffe 2nd XI – weather was overcast and mild. Sedgefield won the toss and chose to bat bowl first.
Newton Aycliffe 2nd XI 155 all out after 36.2 overs
Neil Bancroft 44, Dan Weldon 39 and Dave Richardson 24
Sedgefield 2nd XI 156 for 3 after 37.1 overs
Steve Sweeney 1 for 8, Dan Weldon 1 for 26 and Dylan Tribley 1 for 40.
The second team were beaten away at Sedgefield 2nd XI by seven wickets despite an improved performance with the bat. Dylan Tribley was given the man of the match award for his innings of 17 and for also taking a wicket during his seven over spell with the ball.
This week’s senior cricket fixture:
Saturday 12th August at 1pm – NYSD Division 2 – Stokesley 2nd XI v Newton Aycliffe 1st XI