Weekend 8th/9th August. Comfortable first win for First XI at Wavertree

Updated: Aug 12

The First XI made another short journey to play Wavertree

Wavertree won the toss and decided to bat first. They were soon in trouble at 63 for 5. Stands of 32 for the sixth wicket, 34 for the seventh and 25 for the eighth helped them reach an all out total of 175 in 42.2 overs. Sefton Park's wickets were shared with Jimmy Dixon taking 2 for 12, Michael Kelly 2 for 30 and Rob Supria 2 for 18.

Rob Supria and Michael Row put on 56 for the first wicket when Michael was out for 11. Rob Supria went on to score 60 and the Sefton Park innings was completed with an undefeated stand of 74 for the fourth wicket between Scott Aitchison (34 not out) and Ben Percival (46 not out) giving them a comfortable 7 wicket win in the 34th over.


The Second XI welcomed Wavertree to Sefton Park. The visitors won the toss and decided to bat. Sefton Park's bowlers were always in control and Wavertree scored 141 for 9 in 45 overs. Louis Disley took 3 for 12, Dwayne Callender 2 for 28 and John Fretwell 2 for 22.

In reply, Sefton Park began well with Dan Coonan scoring 58 and Harry Wright 26 as they scored 98 for the first wicket. However, four quick wickets fell and they found themselves on 111 for 6 before Mike Lowe (24 not out) and Neil Disley (19 not out) saw them home in 39.4 overs.


(above) Dan Coonan scored 58 in the Second XI win over Wavertree. (below) One of two wickets for Dwayne Callender in the same game


The Third XI played Liverpool's Thirds on the Lower Ground. Sefton Park won the toss and asked Liverpool to bat first. They went on to score 200 for 7 in 40 overs with Mo Gull taking 4 for 20 and Charlie Nelson 2 for 46.

Mike Heaney scored 38 in Sefton's reply, Chris Michell 40 and Andy Aitchison 20 but they could only reach 167 all out in the 34th over


Chris Mitchell scored 40 for the the Third XI in their home defeat by Liverpool


The Fourth XI made the journey to play Bootle's Thirds, won the toss and asked Bootle to bat first. Jamie Bowman took 4 for 25 and Paul Stirling 3 for 18 as the home side were dismissed for 102 in 33 overs.

Sefton Park knocked off the runs for the loss of 1 wicket in 33.1 overs with Rob Kennedy scoring 46 not out.


On Sunday 9th August, the Sunday XI played Wavertree's Fourth XI at Sefton Park.

Sefton Park batted first and were dismissed for 136 in 39 overs with Jack Stirling scoring 38 and Peter Elliott 22. Wavertree lost just one wicket in reaching the total in 28 overs.

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