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Saturday 26th August - Dave Kelly scores 113 not out in Second XI scores level draw

Updated: Aug 27, 2023

First XI at Bootle

Match abandoned without a ball bowled

Second XI

Sefton Park 230 for 9 dec. (45 overs)

Dave Kelly 113 not out Prajesh Shukla 52

Wallasey 230 for 6 (48 overs)

Dave Kelly 3 for 57

Match drawn with scores level

Third XI

Match conceded by Goodlass

Fourth XI

Liverpool 135 all out (36.5 overs)

J Orme 5 for 21

Sefton Park 136 for 6

N Singh 87

The First XI game at Bootle was abandoned without a ball being bowled. Apparently the wicket was left uncovered overnight.

The Second XI welcomed Wallasey to Sefton Park and after some mopping up the game started half an hour late. Sefton won the toss and decided to bat first. Sefton soon lost wickets and were 41 for 5. Rhys Owen (6) joined Pajesh Shukla in the middle and took the score to 73 for 6. Dave Kelly and Prajesh then put on 72 for the seventh wicket before Pajesh was run out for 52. Dave Kelly then continued his attack on the Wallasey bowling and was 113 not out in 71 balls as Sefton declared on 230 for 9 in 45 overs.

In reply Wallasey, made good progress after losing their first wicket on 24 and reached 206 for 4 as we neared the end of the last 20 overs. In the end 6 runs were required off the last over bowled by Dave Kelly, a wicket fell off the second ball and Wallasey were left needing 2 off the last ball. Their batter was run out going for the second. and the scores finished level as the visitors finished on 230 for 6 in 48 overs, so scores level in a drawn game. Dave Kelly finished with 3 for 57

(above and below) Dave Kelly hits out in his score of 113 not out

(above) Prajesh Shukla scored 52

(above) Nathan Paul hits a six over the pavilion in his score of 16

The Third XI were on their way to play Goodlass when they found that the Haydock ground had been double booked. Goodlass conceded the game.

The Fourth XI played Liverpool's Fourths on the Lower Ground.

Liverpool won the toss and decided to bat first. James Orme took 5 for 21 as Liverpool were dismissed 135 in 36.5 overs.

In reply after the Sefton opening bats were dismissed, Navi Singh set about the Liverpool bowlers scoring a very rapid 87 enabling Sefton to pass the Liverpool total in the 24th over with 6 wickets down.

(above and below) Two wickets for James Orme in the Fourth XI win over Liverpool

(above) Navi Singh scored 87

(above) Sarhad Rustom scored 14

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