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Geddington 2nd XI V Irchester 1st XI Match Report - Saturday 25th August 2018

Geddington 2nd XI V Irchester 1st XI Match Report - Saturday 25th August 2018

By Nathan Armstrong
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Four Wickets Each for Marcus Knight & Ben York In Geddington 2nd XI Defeat At Home To Irchester 1st XI.




Match Picture: Marcus Knight taking four wickets with the ball for Geddington 2nd XI against Irchester 1st XI at Geddington Cricket Club on Saturday.



Saturday 25th August 2018

Northamptonshire Cricket League Division 3

Geddington 2nd XI V Irchester 1st XI

Match Result: Irchester won by 2 wickets.

Geddington (7pts) 263-8 50 Overs, Irchester (27pts) 265-8 49 Overs.

Geddington 2nd Team were defeated by 2 wickets with 1 over to spare against Irchester 1st Team at Geddington Cricket Club in the Northants Cricket League Division 3 match on Saturday.

Jamie Souster (86) and Joe Morton (60) both scored half-centuries, both Souster and Morton got the Irchester Innings off to a good start by putting on 164 for the 1st wicket partnership needing another 100 to win, but then wickets fell at regular periods with Ben York (4-53) and Marcus Knight (4-61) both taking four wickets each with the ball for Geddington, but in the end the visitors reached their victory target in the 49th over with 8 wickets down, Harry Green (38) and Brendon Tate (21) were the other main run-scorers with the bat.

Earlier, Geddington batted first and made 263-8 off their 50 overs, Brando Biddle (81) top-scored with a half-century for the home side, York (43), Chris Harrison (35) and Cole McWilliam (24*) were also in the runs with the bat, York and Biddle put on 75 for the 5th wicket partnership after being 131-4. Souster (3-66) and Scott Lawson (3-74) both took three wickets each with the ball for Irchester, there was also two wickets for Thomas Duxson (2-32) for the visitors.


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Match details

Match date

Sat 25, Aug 2018

Kickoff

12:30

Competition

Division Three

League position

2
Irchester CC - 1st XI
7
Geddington CC - 2nd XI