Newton Aycliffe’s first team recorded a seven-wicket home win over Northallerton on Saturday.
Here’s a round-up of the weekend’s cricket action…
Saturday 13th May – NYSD Division 2
Newton Aycliffe 1st XI v Northallerton 2nd XI – weather was dry and mild. Northallerton won the toss and chose to bat first.
Northallerton 1st XI 130 all out after 41.3 overs
Luke Telford (pictured above) 6 for 26 and James Layfield-Carroll 2-28
Newton Aycliffe 1st XI 134 for 3 after 25.4 overs
Joe Haines 52 and Adam Gittins 35 not out
The first team had an excellent seven-wicket home win against Northallerton 1st XI in the first ever meeting between the teams. Luke Telford (sponsored Phoenix Energy) was given the man of the match award for some superb left arm spin bowling finishing with 6 for 26, which was his best bowling figures for 3 years. Credit must also go to opener Joe Haines, who hit a brilliant 52 form 60 balls, including eight boundaries and a very sweetly struck six in the Aycliffe reply. After four league games, Aycliffe have won two and lost two games and sit in mid table with 51 points.
Saturday 13th May – NYSD Division 4
Maltby 2nd XI v Newton Aycliffe 2nd XI – weather was dry and mild. Aycliffe won the toss and chose to bat first.
Newton Aycliffe 2nd XI 72 all out after 19.5 overs
Steve Sweeney 15 and Dylan Tribley 14
Maltby 2nd XI 73 for 1 after 13 overs
Lucas pilling 1 for 20
A very young second team had a difficult afternoon away at high flying Maltby 2nd XI and were beaten by 9 wickets. 13 year old Harry Wright (sponsored by Commercial Expert Ltd) was given the man of the match award for his bowling performance.
This week’s senior cricket fixtures:
Saturday 20th May at 1pm – NYSD Division 2 – Maltby 1st X v Newton Aycliffe 1st XI
Saturday 20th May at 1pm – NYSD Division 4 – Newton Aycliffe 2nd XI v Seaton Carew 2nd XI