Markington CC Vs Newby Hall CC

A tough second game awaited at Markington for Newby. The skipper lost the vital toss and Markington elected to field first. Daniel and Jim opened the batting with aim to continue with the great start from  last week. Daniel was dismissed for 0 with Jim following closely for 2. Orlando and Aaron shared the crease before the skipper shelled the ball to mid on being dismissed for 7.  Orlando was joined by Grant and pair began to knuckle down before Grant was dismissed caught and bowled from a ball which sprung up from a good length. Orlando continued to knuckle down as he was joined by Nick Kent. The pair put on 8 runs before Kenty was dismissed for 6. Orlando was joined with his 5th batting partner Paul Virr.  The score being 50 for 4. The pair put on a 50 partnership before Orlando was dismissed for a classy 48. Paul continued the attack before being dismissed for 39.  Newby were bowled out for 126 off 36 overs.

Newby returned to the field with a Mammoth task ahead of them. The wicket had began to dry and batting seemed to be easier as the day rolled on. Daniel and Grant opened the bowling against a strong opening batting pair. The skipper looked to Nitin to provide the first and second wicket of game leaving Markington 91 – 2. Tony Sidwell provided a tight spell but was unlucky not to pick a wicket up. Grant returned to the attack to taking 3 wickets with the support of Daniel who also took a wicket. Unfortunately the efforts were in vein with Markington chasing the total in 34 overs.  Newby picked up 6 points through bonus points.

Newby are on the road again with a game against Harrogate 4ths. The team hope to turn their form around and gain valuable points.