Geddington 3rd XI were defeated by 4 wickets in the Final of the Northamptonshire Cricket League Division 8 KO Cup, against Long Buckby 2nd XI at Geddington Cricket Club on Saturday.
Geddington batted first and made 165-7 off their 40 overs, Harry Bolton (66) top-scored with a half-century for the home side, David Goodjohn (29) was the other main run-scorer with the bat, both Bolton and Goodjohn put on 85 for the 5th wicket partnership, after being 36-4 early on in the innings, George York (13*), Matt Johns (11) and Lewis Skorupa (10*) added late runs to get the total up to 165. Peter Incley (3-37) took three wickets with the ball for Long Buckby, Max Harris (2-19) took two wickets, there was also a wicket each for Daniel Lewis (1-12) and Gary Church (1-29) for the visitors.
In reply, an unbeaten half-century from Richard Colton (62*), and an unbeaten knock from Church (17*) both them putting on 61 not out for the 7th wicket partnership to guide Long Buckby to victory with 4 wickets and 9 balls to spare, earlier Joe Oliver (53) scored a half-century with the bat at the top of the order for the visitors. Bolton (2-20) and Brando Biddle (2-30) both took two wickets each with the ball for Geddington, there was also a wicket for Henry Brandrick (1-20) for the home side.