A round-up of the weekend’s cricket action…
Saturday 26th May – NYSD Division 2
Newton Aycliffe 1st XI v Maltby 1st XI – weather was warm and sunny. Maltby won the toss and chose to bowl first.
Newton Aycliffe 1st XI 258 for 7 after 50 overs
Darryn Bancroft 121, Joe Haines 32 and Ben Nicholson 18 not out
Maltby 1st XI 117 all out after 34.2 overs
Patrick Howe 4 for 27, Michael Howe for 35 and Jack Slatcher 2 for 30
Aycliffe first team had their second maximum 25-point victory on the trot when they hammered Maltby 1st XI by 141 runs. Unsurprisingly Darryn Bancroft (sponsored by Utility Warehouse) was man of the match after scoring a sensational 121 runs from just 100 balls faced and his memorable innings included eleven boundaries and eight big sixes. A big mention must also go to leg spin bowler Patrick Howe (pictured above) who took 4 for 27, including the rare feat of taking three wickets in consecutive balls, which was the first hat-trick by a 1st team bowler for ten years.
Saturday 26th May – NYSD Division 4
Maltby 2nd XI v Newton Aycliffe 2nd XI – weather was warm and sunny. Aycliffe won the toss and chose to bat first.
Newton Aycliffe 2nd XI 130 for 7 after 40 overs
Dylan Tribley 37 not out, George Slatcher 33 and Dave Richardson 15
Maltby 2nd XI for 131 for 9 after 32.5 overs
George Slatcher 4 for 41, Neil Bancroft 3 for 22 and Matty Greaves (1 for 15).
Aycliffe’s young second team lost an incredible match by just one wicket away at Maltby 2nd XI. Dylan Tribley was given the man of the match for an excellent unbeaten 37 from just 42 balls, including four boundaries and a six and then taking 4 for 41 with the ball.
This week’s senior cricket fixtures:
Saturday 2nd June at 1.00pm – NYSD Division 2 – Marske 2nd XI v Newton Aycliffe 1st XI
Saturday 2nd June at 1.30pm – NYSD Division 4 – Billingham Synthonia 2nd XI v Newton Aycliffe 2nd XI