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Match Day 21st July 2018

The Northern Cricket League Review

The leaders have a close call with a winning draw against Penrith, Blackpool lose to Chorley, St Annes close the gap with a win at Fleetwood, wins also for Barrow and Leyland with Garstang having a wiinning draw at Morecambe


Barrow v Preston

Barrow won the toss at the Ernest Pass Memorial ground and invited the visitors to bat

Preston were bowled out in 39.4 overs for 96, Moohammed Hansh top scored with 25 with Daniel Shepherd making 18 and Rizwan Patel 17

Gary Collins did the damage for Barrow with 5-20 off 11.4 overs with Patrick Allington taking 3-27 from 13

Barrow knocked off the runs in 14.5 overs closing on 100-1 with Toby Mowat 59no and Robin Adams 33

Blackpool v Chorley

Chorley won the toss at Stanley Park and asked the hosts to bat, the openers had taken the score to 22 when Joe Barker bowled Ciaran Johnson for 15

Joshua Boyne was next out caught and bowled by Stuart Naden for 10, 33-2, Matthew Houston and Richard Gleeson moved to total onto 46 when Matthew Houston was caught behind off Stuart Naden for 15, 46-3

No further runs had been added when Richard Gleeson was caught by Andrew Holdsworth off the bowling of Will Moulton for 5, 46-4, things did not improve for Blackpool when Jovaun Van Wyngaardt was out bowled by Will Moulton for 2, 48-5

It became 51-6 when Jake Muncaster was caught behind off Edwin Moulton for 1, only four runs later and the hosts lost another wicket Andy Furniss caught by Gaurav Dhar off Edwin Moulton for 4, 55-7

Ben Howarth was joind by Matthew Grindley and they fought to set a total to give themselves a chance of victory, they had taken the score to 79 when Ben Howarth was trapped lbw by Gaurav Dhar for 10, 79-8

Matthew Grindley and Paul Danson had a stand of 30 when Danson was bowled by Gaurav Dhar for 14, 109-9, Matthew Grindley was last out for 43 caught by Will Moulton off the bowling of Ian Oakes as Blackpool were all out in 45.5 overs for 128, Matthew Siddall was the not out batsman on 5

The wickets were shared out between the Chorley bowlers, Stuart Naden 2-3 from 6 overs, Will Moulton 2-22 off 9, Gaurav Dhar 2-24 from 6, Edwin Moulton 2-34 off 11, Ian Oakes 1-7 from 3.5 and Joe Barker 1-35 off 10

Chorley in reply made a steady start with an opening partnership of 38, Alexander Howarth was out caught by Joshua Boyne off Matthew Grindley for 16, 38-1, Gayan Maeeshan joined Wian Van Zyl and they took the score to 70 when Van Zyl became another Grindley victim caught by Andy Furniss for 36, 70-2

The third Chorley wicket fell with the total on 90, Edwin Moulton caught by Andy Furniss off Jovaun Van Wyngaardt for 5. This was the last success that Blackpol had as Gayan Maneeshan 50no and Will Moulton 20no saw the visitors home on 131-3 in 40.2 overs

Matthew Grindley had 2-28 from his 13 overs with Jovaun Van Wyngaardt 1-34 off 10

Fleetwood v St Annes

Fleetwood won the toss at Broadwater and put the visitors into bat and they got off to a disastrous start losing Andy Drake first ball caught by Neels Bergh off Sam Bell for 0, 0-1

Nathan Armstrong and Richard Staines took the score to 11 when Armstrong was out lbw to Sam Bell for 4, 11-2, Mohamed Nadeem joined Staines with the total on 21 Staines was caught by Neels Bergh off Alex Ryder for 11, 21-3

Amar Ullah joined Nademm and they began rebuilding the St Annes innings but with the score on 75 Nadeem was caught and bowled by Sam Bell for 29, 75-4, the fifth wicket soon followed Jamar Ifill run out by Liam Castellas for 4, 80-5

Gurman Bains was Ullah's next partner and they began to put St Annes in a strong positon when Bains was out lbw to Alex Ryder for 28 with the total on 146, 146-6, Tom Higson soon followed bowled by Neels Bergh for 8 158-7

Amar Ullah who had been the backbone of the St Annes innings was next out caught behind by Dean Bell off Alex Ryder for 55, 162-8, Henry Higson and Tom Bradley gave further impetus taking the score to 193 when Tom Bradley was stumped by Dean Bell off Neels Bergh for 8 193-9

The St Annes innings closed on 193-9 in their 50 overs with Henry Higson 21no and Matthew Yeadon 0no. For Fleetwood Sam Bell took 3-47 from 15 overs, Alex Ryder 3-57 off 13 and Neels Bergh 2-41 from 16

The Fleetwood reply mirrowed the start of the St Annes innings with Damien Hutchinson lbw to Tom Higson for 0, 0-1, Higson struck again soon afterwards having Jeremy Davies caught behind by Richard Staines for 9, 11-2

Adam Sharrocks and Neels Bergh began to give Fleetwood hope but with the total on 55 Adam Sharrocks became Tom Higson's third victim bowled for 28, 55-3, one run later Liam Castellas was out caught and bowled by Amar Ullah for 0 56-4

Neels Bergh and Dean Bell started the fight back but with the score on 90 Bell was caught by Nathan Armstrong off Amar Ullah for 28, 90-5, Ullah struck again shortly afterwards having James Gregson caught by Matthew Yeadon for 5, 96-6

Fleetwod were in trouble and on 113 lost their seventh wicket Alex Ryder stumped by Richard Staines off Ullah for 2, Fleetwood's last hope lay in Neels Berg but he fell to Matthew Yeadon well caught by Henry Higson for 43, 125-8

It was a question could St Annes take the last two wickets and on 135 Declan Clerkin was caught by Mohamed Nadeem off Matthew Yeadon for 5, Fleetwood held out until the last over but were all out for 155 when Mohamed Nadeem bowled Joe Bell for 21, Sam Bell was the not out batsman on 5

Amar Ullah had figures of 4-48 off 17 overs, Tom Higson 3-53 from 17, Matthew Yeadon 2-26 off 6 and Mohamed Nademm 1-2 from 4 overs

Leyland v Garstang

Garstang won the toss at the Stanning Memorial ground and asked Leyland to bat, they were bowled out in 49.4 overs for 161 thanks to Umar Waheed 63 and Henry Thompson 46

For Garstang Travis Pieters had figures of 5-29 from 7.4 overs, Ian Walling 4-51 off 13 with Fayaz Ughradar 0-25 off 17

In a nail biting finish Garstang were all out in 49.4 overs two runs short of victory for 159 with Mark Walling 74no, Henry Thompson was the Leyland hero with 5-51 off 15.4 overs

Morecambe v Fulwood & Broughton

Fulwood & Broughton batted first at Woodhill Lane and lost Rana Pratap Singh Thakur Shiv for 0 caught behind by Reuben Orr off Luke Jongwe, 1-1 Simon Kerrigan and Mark Smith moved the score onto 47 when Mark Smith was bowled by Louis Backhouse for 22, 47-2

Matthew Smith joined Simon Kerrigan and they took control with a partnership of 144 taking the total 191 when Smith was bowled by Luke Jongwe for 55, 191-3, Jongwe took the next wicket that of Charlie Rossiter bowling him for 15, 228-4

The Fulwood & Broughton innings closed on 263-4 in their 50 overs with Simon Kerrigan 108no and Richard Turner 15no. Luke Jongwe took 3-53 from 15 overs with Louis Backhouse 1-14 off 4

Morecambe made a steady reply but on 35 Alex Briggs was bowled by Chris Brookes for 19, 35-1, Gurdeep Farma and Luke Jongwe had taken the total to 56 when Farma was caught by Charlie Rossiter off Chric Brookes for 27

Jamie Heywood was Jongwe's next partner and they looked to be steering the home side into a strong position when Heywood was caught by Jon Fenton off Dominic Jackson for 55, 162-3, Daniel Edwards and Jongwe had taken their partnership to 34 when Jongwe's long innings came to an end caught by Rob Dingle off Dominic Jackson for 77 (120 balls) 196-4

With only one run added Daniel Edwards was run out by Arbab Munir for 8, 197-5, Dominic Jackson took the sixth wicket with the score on 205 trapping Gert Maartens lbw for 1

Morecambe lost one more wicket befroe the innings closed, Reuben Orr caught by Charlie Rossiter off Arbab Munir for 0 210-7, the innings closed on 218-7 in their 50 overs with Ryan Pearson 10no and Jamie Cassidy 8no

Dominic Jackson took 3-30 from 6 overs with Chris Brookes 2-37 off 13 and Arbab Munir 1-53 from 11

Netherfield v Penrith

Penrith won the toss invited the host's to bat, the opening partnership had reached 85 when Josh Dixon was bowled by Sammuel Hall for 40, Ben Barrow was next out again to Samuel Hall bowled for 54, 119-2

It became Samuel Hall verus Netherfield, he had John Boyle caught by Greg Cameron for 22, 148-4, then he had Bradley Earl caught by Greg Hall for 27, 198-4

His next victim was bowling John Huck for 39 205-5, followed by Lewis Edge again bowled for 13 216-6, Harrison Cox followed next ball 0 216-7

The Netherfield innings closed on 225-8 the last wicket to fall being Matt Jackson bowled by Jonathon Osborne for 0 on 217-8, Lewis Richardson 9no and Marc Hadwin 0no were in at the close

Samuel Hall had figures of 7-74 from his 17 overs with Jonathon Osborne 1-65 off 16

Penrith got off to a good start reaching 47 for the loss of their first wicket Ashwin Hebbar caught by John Huck off Matt Jackson for 25, Nicky Burns and Alister Craig took the score to 94 when Craig was caught behind by Lewis Edge off Marc Hadwin for 17, 94-2

Penrith were making steady progress and with the total on 125 Chris Stockdale was lbw to John Boyle for 9, 125-3, Greg Cameron and Burns then took the score to 157 when Burns's long innings came to an end caught by Matt Jackson off John Boyle for 81 (123 balls), 157-4

Greg Cameron and Greg Hall pushed on looking for victory, Cameron was out with the score on 182 caught by Ben Barrow off Marc Hadwin for 35, 182-5, Nick Hidgson followed 7 runs later stumped by Lewis Edge again the bowler being Marc Hadwin, 189-6

Greg Hall and Samuel Hall took the score to 221 with a possible victory insight when Greg Hall was bowled by Harrison Cox for 30, 221-7, the inings closed with Penrith 223-7 3 runs short of victory, Samuel Hall was 15no and Jonathon Osborne 1no

Marc Hadwin had 3-57 from 15 overs, John Boyle 2-40 off 10 with Matt Jackson 1-39 from 10 and Harrison Cox 1-52-off 11


Barrow v Preston

Barrow (15 pts) defeated Preston (0 pts) by 9 wickets

Preston 96 (Gary Collins 5-20), Barrow 100-1 (Toby Mowat 59no)

Blackpool v Chorley

Chorley (15 pts) defeated Blackpool (0 pts) by 7 wickets

Blackpool 126 (Matthew Grindley 43), Chorley 131-1 (Gayan Maneeshan 50no)

Fleetwood v St Annes

St Annes (15 pts) defeated Fleetwood (3 pts) by 38 runs

St Annes 193-9 (Amar Ullah 55), Fleetwood 155 (Neels Bergh 43, Amar Ullah 4-48)

Leyland v Garstang

Leyland (15 pts) defeated Garstang (6 pts) by 2 runs

Leyland 161, (Umar Wahees 63, Henry Thompson 46, Travis Pieters 5-29, Ian Walling 4-51), Garstang 159 (Mark Walling 74no, Henry Thompson 5-51)

Morecambe v Fulwood & Broughton

Fulwood & Broughton (11 pts) winning draw Morecambe (2 pts)

Fulwood & Broughton 263-4 (Simon Kerrigan 108no, Matthew Smith 55), Morecambe 218-7 (Luke Jongwe 77, Jamie Heywood 54)

Netherfield v Penrith

Netherfield (11 pts) winning draw Penrith (6 pts)

Netherfield 225-8 (Ben Barrow 54, Josh Dixon 40, Samuel Hall 7-74), Penrith 223-7 (Nicky Burns 81)


Division One

Club P W15 D6 T D1 D0 L NR5 BP Pts
Netherfield 14 9 3 0 1 0 1 0 22 176
Blackpool 14 9 2 1 0 0 2 0 11 163
St Annes 14 7 2 1 1 0 3 0 30 153
Chorley 14 7 1 0 1 0 5 0 29 141
Garstang 14 7 0 0 1 0 6 0 25 131
Leyland 14 6 2 0 0 1 5 0 27 129
Fleetwood 14 6 1 0 1 0 5 1 24 126
Barrow 14 6 0 0 2 0 5 1 13 110
Morecambe 14 4 1 0 1 1 7 0 31 98
Penrith 14 3 1 0 4 0 6 0 37 92
Fulwood & Broughton 14 4 1 0 0 0 9 0 24 90
Preston 14 0 0 0 0 0 14 0 7 7

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