A round-up of the weekend’s cricket action…
Saturday 30th July – NYSD Division 2
Wolviston 1st XI v Newton Aycliffe 1st XI – weather was warm and sunny. Wolviston won the toss and chose to bat first.
Wolviston 1st XI 171 all out after 50 overs
Mark Woodhead 3 for 12, Michael Howe 3 for 74 and Patrick Howe 2 for 26
Newton Aycliffe 1st XI 138 for 8 after 50 overs
Chris Palmer 41, Jack Slatcher 29 and Mark Woodhead 15 not out
Newton Aycliffe 1st XI fought hard to earn a battling draw away at Wolviston 1st team. Chris Palmer (sponsored by Vanila Design and Print) earned the man of the match award for a match saving innings of 41, including five boundaries.
With seven games to go, Aycliffe first team now have 202 points, 24 clear of the drop zone, but Aycliffe have played a game more than their relegation rivals.
This week’s fixtures:
Saturday 6th August at 1.00pm – NYSD Division 2 – Newton Aycliffe 1st XI v Darlington 2nd XI
Saturday 6th August at 1.00pm – NYSD Division 3 – Preston 1st XI v Newton Aycliffe 2nd XI