Seconds continue good form
The 2nd XI currently lie second in the league and play top team Blaydon on Saturday.
They collected a maximum 30 points from their visit to Sunderland last week. Batting first they amassed an impressive 224-5 dec. Mark Davis continued his purple patch with 63 and Dominic Smith compiled 64. In reply Sunderland were bowled out for 155 with Rob Walker capturing 4-40 and Keith Brown adding another 3 wickets to his impressive total this season
On Wednesday they opened their T20 season with a thrashing of Eppleton. They compiled a tremendous 218-4 in their 20 overs with contributions from everyone. Mark Davis (58no) was again prominent and Peter Hirst smashed 45. Mark Fearon added the icing to the cake by hitting 24 from only 7 balls. In reply Eppleton could only muster 119-8 with John Dawson taking 4-18 in his first game this season