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Blackpool CC - 1st XI
Netherfield CC, Cumbria - 1st XI
Sat 18 May 13:00 - Northern Premier Cricket League - Division One Drawn

Firsts hold on for losing draw at Blackpool.

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Firsts hold on for losing draw at Blackpool.

Netherfield are one point clear at the top of Northern Cricket League Division One after holding on for a losing draw at defending League Champions Blackpool.
Sam Duttons top score of 67 and Lahiru Madushankas knock of 63 saw Blackpool close on 219-9, while Joel Blain returned first innings figures of 4-76.
Bevan Small and Brad Earl had seemingly put Netherfield on course for victory. However Lahirua Madushankas return of 4-61 and Josh Boyne’s 3-55 saw Netherfield on the verge of defeat before both Scott Clement and Marc Hadwin saw The Field hold out for the draw closing on 203-9.
Netherfield who won the toss and elected to field made the early breakthrough after Bevan Small saw off Matthew Houston who was caught by Joel Blain.
Sam Dutton and Josh Boyne frustrated with a steady second wicket stand of 57 which saw Blackpool move onto 67,
Blain broke the partnership after the Australian overseas amateur claimed the wicket of Boyne who was caught by Small.
Blackpool undeterred by the dismissal saw both Dutton and Lahiru Madushanka dominate with a fourth wicket stand of 91 which saw Blackpool move onto 114.
Dutton whos top scoring knock of 67 included 12 fours was finally dismissed after the Cumberland County player was caught and bowled by Blain.
The loss of Dutton proved to be the turning point for Netherfield who saw Blain dismiss Craig Brown,while Marc Hadwin claimed the wicket of Andy Furniss who was caught behind by edge.
Madushanka pushed Blackpool onto 175, before Bevan Small claimed the prize wicket of The Sri Lankan who went for 67 after being caught by Lewis Richardson.
Blain finished with figures of 4-76 after the Australian dismissed Jake Muncaster who was caught by Scott Clement.
Small claimed his third wicket when he bowled Paul Danson before Hadwin trapped Syed Kazmi LBW with Blackpool closing on 219-9 off 50 overs.
Ben Barrow and Josh Dixon put on 48 for the first wicket, as Netherfield attempted to chase down Blackpools first innings total.
However Blackpool got into the game after Matthew Grindley trapped Dixon LBW, before Matthew Siddall bowled Ben Barrow. Bevan Small and Brad Earl batted superbly well as Netherfield seized the initiative, Blackpool though battled back when Madushanka picked up the wickets of both Bevan Small and Brad Earl. Earl who was caught by Craig Brown fell for 60 while Small departed for 51.
Madushanka who finished with figures of 4-61 bowled both Joel Blain and Lewis Richardson, while Joshua Boyne claimed the wickets of Lewis Edge,Matt Jackson and Robbie Dwyer.
However with Netherfield nine wickets down and on the verge of defeat both Scott Clement and Marc Hadwin saw the closing overs out as Netherfield finished on 203-9 off 50 overs.
Netherfield claim 7 points and remain on top of the league. The Field travel to play Penrith on Saturday before they travel to Barrow on Sunday in the Twenty-20.

Scorecard

Netherfield CC, Cumbria - 1st XI won the toss and elected to field

Blackpool CC - 1st XI batting

R
B
4s
6s
SR
Matthew Houston
ct. J Blain, b. B Small
4
13
1
30.8
Sam Dutton
ct. J Blain, b. J Blain
67
90
12
74.4
Joshua Boyne
ct. B Small, b. J Blain
17
36
2
47.2
Lahiru Madushanka
ct. L Richardson, b. B Small
63
61
4
2
103.3
Craig Brown
ct. L Richardson, b. J Blain
2
10
20.0
Andy Furniss
ct. L Edge, b. M Hadwin
4
13
30.8
Jake Muncaster
ct. S Clement, b. J Blain
21
38
2
55.3
Syed Kazmi
lb. M Hadwin
26
27
1
1
96.3
Paul Danson
b. B Small
1
4
25.0
Matthew Grindley
Not Out
10
16
1
62.5
Matthew Siddall
Not Out
1
1
100.0
Extras
1w, 1b, 1lb
3
Total
for 9 wickets 50.0 overs
219

Netherfield CC, Cumbria - 1st XI bowling

O
M
R
W
Econ
Extras
Bevan Small
11
1
55
3
5.0
Matt Jackson
5
1
12
0
2.4
Joel Blain
17
1
76
4
4.5
Marc Hadwin
17
1
74
2
4.4

Netherfield CC, Cumbria - 1st XI batting

R
B
4s
6s
SR
Ben Barrow
b. M Siddall
22
 
Josh Dixon
lb. M Grindley
23
 
Bevan Small
b. L Madushanka
51
 
Bradley Earl
ct. C Brown, b. L Madushanka
60
 
Lewis Edge
ct. S Dutton, b. J Boyne
14
 
Joel Blain
b. L Madushanka
11
 
Lewis Richardson
b. L Madushanka
4
 
Matt Jackson
ct. C Brown, b. J Boyne
7
 
Robbie Dwyer
b. J Boyne
0
 
Scott Clement
Not Out
1
 
Marc Hadwin
Not Out
0
 
Extras
4b, 2lb, 4nb
10
Total
for 9 wickets 50 overs
203

Blackpool CC - 1st XI bowling

O
M
R
W
Econ
Extras
Lahiru Madushanka
14
2
61
4
4.4
Matthew Grindley
9
2
30
1
3.3
Matthew Siddall
11
1
51
1
4.6
Joshua Boyne
16
1
55
3
3.4

Team selection

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League round up

Other Division One results

Barrow CC, Cumbria - 1st XI
188
144
St Annes CC - 1st XI
Fleetwood CC - 1st XI
174/7
129
Longridge CC - 1st XI
Leyland CC - 1st XI
146/5
144
Chorley CC - 1st XI
Kendal CC - 1st XI
142
198/6
Fulwood and Broughton CC - 1st XI

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# Team Pts
1. Leyland CC 106
2. Netherfield CC, Cumbria 102
3. Blackpool CC 101
4. Garstang CC 101
5. Fleetwood CC 99
6. Fulwood and Broughton CC 97
7. Longridge CC 89

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