1st XI make it four in a row

The 1st XI continued their recent good form by hammering Gateshead Fell by 8 wickets.

20072013FIRSTS-gfell0046The Fell batted first and were all out for 129 in the 26th over. Newcastle’s pace attack of Ben Raine (4 -22) Rich Stanyon (3 -35) and Callum Harding (2-54) proving far too good for them.

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In reply we cantered home with Jacques Du Toit scoring 57no and Ben Raine 42no to collect another 30 points.

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The 2nd XI returned to winning ways after their hiccup last week scoring 263 for 8 dec. Runs came from all the top order with Peter Hirst getting 69, Ross Sinclair 54 and Iain Nairn 48.
In reply the Fell were no match for the experienced Keith Brown who returned 7 for 27 to leave the Fell 67 all out and the 2nds victorious by a massive 196 runs