High scoring defeat

Mitford Marauders (188-2) v Wooler Wizards (191-4) Alnwick and District Cricket League T20 Group 1

DESPITE a very good batting performance, Mitford lost out in this Twenty20 encounter.

The hosts’ innings started strongly, with Wahab Barakat regularly finding the boundary. They did lose Andrew O’Neill when he was caught on 18.

Barakat continued to play some excellent shots until he was eventually bowled for 90. His innings included eight fours and eight sixes.

Matthew Ellinor and Darshit Patel were 32 not out and 25 not out respectively as Mitford finished their 20 overs on 188 for two.

In reply, Wooler were just as impressive with the bat and they reached their target with five balls to spare – Murray top-scored with 51.

Ellinor and Craig Mole took a wicket each and Mole ran out two of the visiting batsmen.