Pont sides enjoy a successful day

Johnny Mole in action for Ponteland against Ovingham on Sunday.
Johnny Mole in action for Ponteland against Ovingham on Sunday.

Ponteland I (224-9) v Burnopfield I (96) Northumberland & Tyneside Senior League, Division A1

Ponteland I got back to winning ways after putting in an excellent performance in all aspects of the game.

The home side scored 224-9 from their 50 overs. Tom Seymour hit 71 from 76 balls, Dan Wright scored 43 and Iftikhar Fazal made a useful 21.

The visitors were bowled out for just 96. David Waters was the pick of the Pont bowlers with four wickets.

Ponteland II won by 36 runs at Backworth II. Man-of-the-match Rory Marr put together an excellent innings of 90 not out.

The Sunday team lost a cracking game against Ovingham by seven runs. Atul More was 53 not out and Johnny Mole scored 41 and had figures of 2-52 with the ball.