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Saturday 18th September - Three wins for Sefton Park sides as season finishes

Updated: Sep 21, 2021

First XI

Formby 245 for 2 dec. (55 overs)

Sefton Park 132 all out (39.1 overs)

B Percival 45, A Madhu 21, R Supria 26

Formby won by 113 runs

Second XI

Wallasey 162 for 8 dec. (45 overs)

D Kelly 2 for 49, L Spilsbury 2 for 25, I Ahmed 3 for 26

Sefton Park 163 for 6 (42 overs)

J Daniels 24, A Saeed 23, L Spilsbury 44 not out, A Hale, 20, D Kelly 25

Sefton Park won by 4 wickets

Third XI

Orrell Red Triangle 179 for 7 dec. (45 overs)

C Mitchell 3 for 41, M Ewing 2 for 54, J Hague 2 for 39

Sefton Park 184 for 8

P Morris 43 not out, C Daniels 40, C Mitchell 22 not out

Sefton Park won by 2 wickets

Fourth XI

Sefton Park 164 for 4 dec.

R Kennedy 20, R Geddes 30, J Ledbury 60, P Elliott 34 not out

Caldy 144 all out

A Ahmed 4 for 31, P Elliott 3 for 16, R Brady 3 for 18

Sefton Park won by 20 runs

The First XI travelled to Formby, hoping to repeat their one win of the season.

Formby won the toss and decided to bat first, going on to declare on 245 for 2 in 55 overs.

In reply, Sefton Park lost their first wicket on 10 but then put on 76 for the second wicket in a stand between Ben Percival (45) and Ayan Madhu (21). After that, apart from a score of 26 by Rob Supria, wickets fell quickly and they were dismissed for 132 in 39.1 overs.

So ends a disappointing season played under difficult circumstances. To show what they up against, they were joined in relegation by 2019 champions Firwood Bootle.

(above) First XI

The Second XI welcomed "double winners" Wallasey to Sefton Park.

Wallasey won the toss and decided to bat first. They soon lost their first two wickets, but then recovered steadily reached 162 for 8 in 45 overs helped in particular by an undefeated stand of 49 for the ninth wicket.

Dave Kelly finished with 2 for 49, Leo Spilsbury 2 for 25 and Ibrahim Ahmed 3 for 26.

Sefton had a number of contributors as they passed the Wallasey total with five overs to go and 6 wickets down. James Daniels scored 20, Asif Saeed 23, Leo Spilsbury 44 not out, Andy Hale 20 and Dave Kelly 25.

(above) Second XI

(above and below) Wickets for Dave Kelly

(above) A wicket for Leo Spilsbury

The Third XI travelled to play Orrell Red Triangle's Thirds who were fighting relegation.

Orrell batted first and scored 179 for 8 in 45 overs. Chris Mitchell took 3 for 41, Mark Ewing 2 for 54 and James Hague 2 for 39.

In reply, Sefton scored 184 for 8 with Paul Morris scoring 43 not out, Charles Daniels 40 and Chris Mitchell 22 not out. Orrell Red Triangle were relegated and Sefton Park finished mid-table

The Fourth XI travelled to Caldy to play their Third XI.

Sefton batted first and declared on 164 for 4 with Rob Kennedy 20, Rob Geddes 30, Jo Ledbury 60 and Pete Elliott 34 not out.

A thrilling game saw Caldy dismissed in the last over with Adam Ahmed taking 4 for 31, Pete Elliot 3 for 16 and Ronan Brady 3 for 18.

The Fourth XI just missed out on promotion achieved by Birkenhead Park.

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