Not a good day for local sides at cricket

Morpeth CC 1sts went down to a narrow nine run defeat at the hands of Cowgate 1sts in the Northumberland and Tyneside Cricket League on Saturday.

Tuesday, 19th June 2018, 14:17 pm
Updated Tuesday, 19th June 2018, 14:40 pm
Cricket stumps.

Cowgate batted first and pout on 129 with Singh their top scorer on 61. David Rutherford took 4-17 for Morpeth, who in reply, fell just short at 120 with Ryan Hope hitting 31. Mehmood took 4-33 for the home side.

Ponteland 1sts lost by six wickets away to Bedlington 1sts.

Haq Fazal had a knock of 39 as Pont made 115 all out, with Ansari claiming 5-24 for Bedlington. In their innings the home side put on 116-4 with Adam Purvis on 30 and Connor Leason on 28.

Blagdon Park went down by ten runs away to Benwell.

Nick Tomlinson hit 78 as Benwell put on 154-8 with Alistair Clark taking 4-41. Blagdon were 144-9 in reply with Matthew Seniot on 70 not out.

Stobswood 1sts faced Whickham at home but the game was abandoned due to rain. Stobswood had made 143-7 with Karl Dullaghan on 29 when the innings was halted.

The game between Morpeth 2nds and Ulgham 1sts was also abandoned. Ulgham were 165-7 with Adam Tait on 55 and Shaun Land on 42 when the elements intervened.

Kirkley won by five wickets against Rock. Rock were 189-4 with Andrew Bottomer hitting 75.Kristian Rowe top scored with 63 in reply as Kirkley made 190-5 with Mark Moody supporting on 38 and Andrew Horner on 31.

Ponteland 2nds (125 all out) lost to Civil Service (186-8).