Rushden Town 2nd XI V Geddington 2nd XI Match Report - Saturday 15th September 2018
By Nathan Armstrong
Victory By 155 Runs For Geddington 2nd Team Away At Rushden Town 2nd Team.
Picture: Bayes Day scoring 89 with the bat for Geddington 2nd Team against Rushden Town 2nd Team at Rushden Town Cricket Club on Saturday.
Saturday 15th September 2018
Northamptonshire Cricket League Division 3
Rushden Town 2nd XI V Geddington 2nd XI
Match Result: Geddington won by 155 runs.
Geddington (28pts) 315-9 50 Overs, Rushden Town (5pts) 160 35.1 Overs.
Geddington 2nd Team got their first league win since the end of July with victory by 155 runs against Rushden Town 2nd Team at Rushden Town Cricket Club on Saturday.
Geddington batted first and made 315-9 off their 50 overs, Bayes Day (89) top-scored with the bat for the visitors, there was also a half-century for Ben York (55), and there was also contributions with the bat from Mark Pearson (32), Cole McWilliam (31*) and Chris Harrison (21). Day and Pearson put on 99 for the 5th wicket partnership after being 70-4, and then McWilliam and Sam Smith (19) put on 59 for the 8th wicket partnership towards the end of the innings. Russell Eady (3-58) took three wickets with the ball for Rushden Town, there was also two wickets each for Richard Eady (2-40) and Aiden Payne (2-70) for the home side.
In reply, Rushden were All Out for 160 in 35.1 overs, J Ahmed (38) and Payne (34) were the main run-scorers with the bat for the home side. Jack Connelly (3-42) took three wickets with the ball for Geddington, there was also two wickets each for Lee Smith (2-14) and McWilliam (2-20), and there was also a wicket each for Day, S Smith and York for the visitors.
Geddington 2nd Team finish their Northamptonshire Cricket League Division 3 season with an away match at Oundle Town 2nd Team at Oundle Town Cricket Club Next Saturday 22nd September.