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Saturday 28th May - First XI win against Northop Hall and seven wickets for Dan Shakeel in Thirds

Updated: May 30, 2022

First XI

Northop Hall 194 for 5 dec. (55 overs)

P Horton 2 for 56

Sefton Park 195 for 2 (45 overs)

C Bellis 36, B Percival 88, G Lee 55 not out

Sefton Park won by 8 wickets

Second XI

Liverpool 230 for 6 dec. (48.5 overs)

A Aitchison 3 for 41

Sefton Park 175 for 5 (41 overs)

A Taylor 84 not out, A Hale 48

Match drawn

Third XI

Liverpool 101 all out (33.2 overs)

D Shakeel 7 for 52

Sefton Park 102 for 5 (36.1 overs)

R Kennedy 21, A Ahmed 24

Sefton Park won by 5 wickets

Fourth XI

Wavertree 164 for 4 dec. (45 overs)

Sefton Park 165 for 3

J Hague 59 not out J Ledbury 72 not out

Sefton Park won by 7 wickets

The First XI welcomed Northop Hall to Sefton Park. Sefton won the toss and decided to field first. Northop Hall batted slowly at first but picked up the pace during the innings. With stands of 63 for the second wicket, 31 for the fourth and an undefeated 47 for the sixth wicket, they declared on 194 for 5 in 55 overs with Paul Horton taking 2 for 56.

in reply, Sefton were able to pace their reply and they began with a stand of 81 for the first wicket between Chris Bellis (36) and Ben Percival who went on to score 88. George Lee came in at no.3 and scored 55 not out as Sefton passed the Northop total with 2 wickets down in 45 overs.

(above) Asiri Gamage took Sefton's first wicket in the First XI win over Northop Hall

(below) Chris Bellis scored 36

(above) Ben Percival scored 88

(below) George Lee hits a four in his 55 not out

The Second XI made the short trip to Liverpool, won the toss and decoded to field.

Liverpool batted for 48.5 overs and declared on 230 for 6 with Andy Aitchison taking 3 for 41

In reply the Seconds had 41 overs to bat and reached 175 for 5 in a drawn game. Adam Taylor (the new Adam Taylor) scored 88 and Andrew Hale 48.

The Third XI made the same journey to Liverpool where the home side won the toss and decided to bat first. Another fine performance by Daniyal Shakeel who took 7 for 52 saw the home side dismissed for 101 in 33 overs.

Rob Kennedy (21) and Adam Ahmed (24) were Sefton's top scorers as they passed the Liverpool total with five wickets down in the 37th over

The Fourth XI played Wavertree's Thirds on the Lower Ground. Wavertree batted first and declared on 164 for 4 in 45 overs.

After losing three wickets fairly quickly skipper Jo Ledbury (72 not out) and James Hague (59 not out) steered their side to a 7 wicket victory.

(above) a wicket for Jamie Bowman in the Fourt XI win over Wavertree's Thirds

(above) Jo Ledbury scored 72 not out

(below) James Hague scored 59 not out

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