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Saturday 3rd September First XI defeat at Fleetwood Hesketh

Updated: Sep 4, 2022

First XI

Fleetwood Hesketh 208 for 9 dec. (60 overs)

P Ostler 4 for 31, R Kasser 2 for 82

Sefton Park 186 all out (50.4 overs)

B Percival 48, Paul Horton 28, P Krishnamurthy 45

Fleetwood Hesketh won by 22 runs

Second XI

Sefton Park 264 for 4 dec. (42 overs)

L Connolly 64, R Conlan 28, S Aitchison 72, K Patel 62

Newton-le-Willows 209 for 7 (43 overs)

A Gamage 2 for 54, D Kelly 2 for 56 T Spilsbury 2 for 38

Match drawn

Third XI

Wallaey 180 all out (44 overs)

C Mitchell 5 for 54, R brown 2 for 38

Sefton Park 116 all out

D Coonan 17 , C Michell 18, C Daniels 17 not out

Wallasey won by 64 runs

Fourth XI

Sefton Park 181 for 9 dec.

G Monk 47, A Ahmed 36, N Ahmaed 23

South Liverpool 182 for 3

South Liverpool won by 7 wickets

As was written a few weeks ago with the visit to Caldy, the First XI travelled to play a side that was bottom of the table, this time it was Fleetwood Hesketh

Sefton won the toss and asked Fleetwood Hesketh to bat first.

After losing the first wicket for four, the home side then accumulated runs if a little slowly. They declared on 208 for 9 in 60 overs with Pete Ostler taking 4 for 31 and Raheem Kasser 2 for 82.

Sefton put on 45 for the first wicket in reply but after that, wickets fell too quickly and in the end, they were 22 runs short of the Fleetwood total finishing on 186 in 50.4 overs, two overs left. Ben Percival scored 48, Paul Horton 26 and Prutjvi Krishnamurthy 45.

The good news is that they are free of any threat of relegation

The Second XI welcomed Newton-le-Willows to Sefton Park in a relegation battle. The visitors won the toss a decided to field. Sefton soon got in to their stride with Richie Conlan (28) and Luke Connolly putting on 74 for the first wicket. Luke went on to make 64 as the score reached 111 for 2. Scott Aitchison (72) and Kaash Patel (62) then put on 109 for the third wicket. Sefton eventually declared on 264 for 4 in 42 overs.

In reply, Newton-le-Willows were 40 for 4 but then rallied and an undefeated stand of 84 for the eighth wicket enabled them to finish on 209 for 7 in 43 overs as the game was drawn.

There were two wickets apiece for Dave Kelly (2 for 56), Asiri Gamage (2 for 54) and Tom Spilsbury (2 for 38)

(above) Luke Connolly scored 64 in their draw with Newton-le-Willows

(above) Richie Conlan scored 28

(above) Scott Aitchison scored 72

(above) Kaeesh Patel scored 62

(above) A wicket for Asiri Gamage in Newton-le-Willows's reply

TheThird XI faced a strong Wallasey Thirds on the Lower Ground.

Wallasey batted first and Sefton did well to restrict them to 180 all out in 44 overs. Chris Mitchell finished with 5 for 54 and Robin Brown 2 for 38.

In reply, Sefton struggled from the start with Dan Coonan (17), Chris Mitchell (18) and Charlie Daniels (17 not out) being the top scorers as they were dismissed for 116.

(above) Paul Morris batting for the Thirds in their defeat by Wallasey.

(above) Dan Coonan batt

(above) A wicket for Chris Mitchell who finished with 5 for 54

(above) Wallasey set an attacking field!

The Fourth XI travelled to Crosby to play South Liverpool on one of Northern's grounds!

Sefton batted first and declared on 182 for 9 in 51 overs. Greg Monk scored 47, Adam Ahmed 36 and Naj Ahmed 23 not out. Naj featured in an undefeated stand of 31 for the last wicket.

South Liverpool passed the Sefton total with just 3 wickets down in the 32nd over.

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