Saturday 15th August 2015
Northants Cricket League Premier Division
Geddington 1st XI V Brixworth 1st XI
Brixworth Winning Draw.
Brixworth (17pts) 301-8 55 Overs, Geddington (11pts) 235-7 55 Overs
Picture: Chris Murdoch taking four wickets with the ball and scoring 44 with the bat for Geddington 1st Team against Brixworth 1st Team.
Geddington 1st Team drew with Brixworth 1st Team in a high-scoring match between the two sides at Geddington Cricket Club.
Brixworth batted first and made 301-8 off their 55 overs, Fred Newborough (107 off 108 balls) top-scored with a century for the visitors, James Lucas (66) was also in the runs with a half-century. Chris Murdoch (4-65) was the pick of the Geddington bowlers with four wickets, Kyle Morrison and Tiaan Raubenheimer both picked up two wickets each for the home side.
In reply, Marc Bell (55) and Danial O'Callaghan (50) both scored half-centuries for Geddington as they finished on 235-7 off their 55 overs, Murdoch (44) was also in the runs for the home side, both O'Callaghan and Murdoch put on 85 for the 5th wicket partnership. Alex Lacey (3-37) was the pick of the Brixworth bowlers with three wickets, Dave Marlow (2-46) also picked up two wickets for the visitors as the match ended in a draw.
Geddington 1st Team head to Stony Stratford 1st Team for an important game next Saturday 22nd August at Campbell Park in Milton Keynes.