Aitchison hits a century as Wooler win at Rock

Tillside 1sts went down to a 49-run defeat at home to Blyth 1sts in the Northumberland & Tyneside Cricket League on Saturday. Blyth were all out for 104 with Gary Quinn on 22, Calum Bickerton and Sean Wales both taking three wickets.

By The Newsroom
Tuesday, 28 August, 2018, 10:22

It seemed an easy target, but Tillside were all out for only 55 with Bickerton on 27 no, Andy Kemp took 5-20.

Berwick 1sts went down to a seven wicket defeat at home to Blue Flames 1sts in Division 3.

Berwick batted first and were all out for only 79 with Glen bird on 17. Shah Awan took 5-30 for Blue Flames, who in reply chased it down in 19 overs at 80-3 with Amir Riaz on 41.

Tillside 2nds lost by 67 runs away to Blagdon 2nds.

Blagdon were 156 all out with Adam Robson on 58, Craig Robertson taking 4-26 and Mark Dawson 3-25. Tillside were all out for 87 in 27 overs in reply with Cameron McGregor on 35 not out, Alex Higgins taking 4-16 for Blagdon.

Warenford won by eight wickets at home to Seaton Burn 2nds.

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The visitors batted first and made 178 all out with Keith Ashforth top scoring on 37. Bertie Spence took 3-28 for Warenford, who in reply, chased it down in 41 overs at 181-2 with Brian Thompson on 66 not out and Michael Cairns on 57.

In a low scoring game, Berwick 2nds suffered an eight wicket defeat away to Monkseaton 1sts in Division 6 (North).

Berwick were all out for only 51 with Brian Simmons on 21. Adam Doyle and John Hewett both took four wickets for Monkseaton, who were 53-2 in reply, chasing it down in 15 overs.

Wooler won by 12 runs away to Rock. Andrew Aitchison hit a century (108 not out) as the Glendale side opened up with a score of 157-8 off their 40 overs, three Rock bowlers taking two wickets apiece.

In reply, Andrew Bottomer top scored with 68 as the home side edged towards their target, but they fell short at 145-9 after their 40 overs, Robert Matthewson claiming 4-10.