Under 15s come off second best to Copley
Lightcliffe u15s 86-10 lost to Copley 132-6 by 46 runs
Wednesday 6th June 2018
Halifax Junior Cricket League Under 15s
Lightcliffe continued with their season with another defeat, but again with green shoots of progress being made by a relatively young squad which included a genuine “overseas” player.
Copley built a hefty 132 total but did not have it their own way, as Dylan Hill topped and tailed the innings with 3 wickets and a catch, whilst Ben Mear, who struggled with direction in a 20 ball 2 overs, nevertheless found sufficient quality to bag 2 wickets.
Mack Smith was tidy with line and length, without reward, and of particular note was a guest appearance by Indian Aryan Singh. Taking a little time to adapt to local conditions, his leg spin eventually found its mark with a wicket and he also pouched a catch.
In reply Lightcliffe started brightly with Bradley Atkinson(14) and Joe Pyrah (10) opening in positive fashion.
The innings then stalled a little mid-innings as the visitors struggled to develop some tempo , although there was time for some boundaries from Mear and Hill to add some gloss to a score which fell well short of the target.