Saturday 29th August 2015
Northants Cricket League Premier Division
Geddington 1st XI V Rushden Town 1st XI
Rushden Town won by 4 wickets.
Geddington (9pts) 176-8 55 Overs, Rushden Town (25pts) 180-6 45.5 Overs
Picture: Kyle Morrison scoring 31 with the bat and taking three wickets with the ball for Geddington 1st Team against Rushden Town 1st Team.
Geddington 1st Team were defeated by 4 wickets against Premier Division leaders Rushden Town at Geddington Cricket Club.
Geddington batted first and made 176-8 off their 55 overs, Kyle Morrison (31) top-scored for the home side, Colin Judd (23*), Keith Potter (22) and Steve Toseland (20*) were also in the runs, Judd and Toseland put on an unbeaten 43 for the 9th wicket partnership to get the hosts up to 176. Chanaka Ruwansiri (5-40) was the pick of the Rushden bowlers with five wickets, Mudassar Hussain Ansari (2-39) also took two wickets for the visitors.
In reply, Rushden lost early wickets and were 43-4 with Morrison (3-44) and Jamie Kay (2-41) picking up the early wickets for Geddington. But a 5th wicket partnership of 82 between Ben Paine and Simon Branston got the visitors back on track, Paine (76) and Branston (61*) both scoring half-centuries for the away side in their victory with 9.1 overs to spare.