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Weekend 14th/15th August - First XI home defeat by Wallasey, ten wicket win for Thirds

Updated: Aug 15, 2021

First XI

Wallasey 220 for 5 dec. (42 overs)

R Kasser 5 for 73

Sefton Park 69 all out (28 overs)

R Supria 23

Wallasey won by 151 runs

Second XI

Sefton Park 115 all out (44.3 overs)

A AItchison 23, D Kelly 23, S Parkinson 26

Formby 116 without loss (14.3 overs)

Formby won by 10 wickets

Third XI

Formby 165 all out (44.1 overs)

C Daniels 4 for 41, C Mitchell 2 for 36, C Nelson 2 for 32

Sefton Park 168 without loss (29.3 overs)

J Daniels 92 not out, H Wright 68 not out

Sefton Park won by 10 wickets

Fourth XI

Birkenhead Park 207 for 7 dec.

P Elliot 2 for 60, G Moore 3 for 60

Sefton Park 145 all out

Prajesh 52

Birkenhead Park won by 62 runs

The First XI welcomed Wallasey to Sefton Park on a day of light rain.

Wallasey won the toss and elected to bat first. They opened with a stand of 82 but then gave Sefton some hope with as they were reduced to 89 for 4 with the introduction of Raheem Kasser. They then put on 90 for the fifth wicket and batted for one ball after tea to achieve maximum batting points with a score of 220 for 5 in 42 overs. Raheem Kasser to all five wickets, finishing with 5 for 73

This total proved far too many for Sefton Park who were bowled out for 69 in 28 overs.

Rob Supria was the only player to reach double figures with 23 and he featured in the best stand of the innings of 28 for the second wicket with Ben Percival (9)

(above) Raheem Kasser's first wicket

(below) A stumping by Adam Taylor means another wicket for Raheem Kasser

(above) A six from Rob Supria in his score of 23

The Second XI travelled to Formby, won the toss and decided to bat first. They struggled to reach 116 all out in 44.3 overs with Andy Aitchison scoring 23, Dave Kelly 23 and Sam Parkinson scoring 26 on his Second XI debut.

Formby easily knocked off the required runs in reaching the required total in the 15th without losing a wicket.

Formby's Thirds were the visitors to the Lower Ground to play Sefton Park's Thirds

Sefton won the toss and asked Formby to bat first. A stand of 56 for the third wicket and 49 for the fifth enabled them to reach 165 all out in 44.1 overs. Charles Daniels took 4 for 41, Chris Mitchell 2 for 36 and Charlie Nelson 2 for 32.

Sefton's reply was excellent with openers James Daniels (92 not out) and Harry Wright (68 not out) knocking off the required runs in 29.3 overs without losing a wicket.

(above) A wicket for Chris Mitchell in the Third XI win over Formby Thirds

(above) James Daniels scored 92 not out for the Thirds

(below) Harry Wright scored 68 not out for the Thirds

The Fourth XI travelled to play Birkenhead Park's Third XI

The home side batted first and scored 207 for 7 declared with 2 wickets for Pete Elliot and 3 for Greg Moore

52 for under 15 player Prajesh was the highlight of Sefton's reply but they were dismissed for 145 and suffered a 62 run defeat.

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