Newby Hall vs Spennithorne & Harmby CC 29/04/23

The 2 opening games of the season began with a wash out with the bad weather. The opening game came against Spennithorne and Harmby CC.  Newby Hall won the toss and elected to field with bad weather on the forecast for later in the first innings. Grant Leivers and Daniel Virr opened the bowling for Newby Hall with great effect.  Grant led the wicket taking with figures of 6 wickets for 17 runs in 7 overs. Daniel supported the attack with his tidy figures of 2 for 26 off 7 overs bowling Spennithorne out for 49.

It became Newby’s  turn to bat with Jim Blackburn and Daniel Virr opening.  The pair opened with a strong partnership of 40 before Daniel was caught at mid on for a patient 26 of 46 delivery’s.  It was the Aarons turn to bat. Jim and Aaron finished the game with Jim scoring 14 off 35 delivery’s and Aaron scoring 6 runs from 14 balls.

A strong start for Newby picking up 19 points from the first game. We travel to Markington next with the aim to keep the momentum going and securing further points