By Geoff Seddon - 26th September 2011 8:21am
Both the 1st and 2nd XIs had a disappointing end to the Cheshire Cricket Alliance season, suffering defeats on the final day.
The 1st XI, at home in a match with promotion-chasing Saughall, lost by 5 wickets. Skipper Chris Shenton won the toss and decided to bat. His decision looked to be paying off with the scoreboard showing 41 for1. However, the loss of four wickets for just 15 runs put the visitors in the driving seat. A fightback by the home batsmen saw the score reach 156 by the end of the innings. Shenton (26), Rich Wilson (24), Paddy Leese (21) and Neil Humphries (20 not out) were the leading batsmen. Saughall’s batsmen never looked in trouble as they eased their way to victory and promotion to Division 1 with five wickets and thirteen overs to spare. The match was sponsored by Ladbrokes Sandbach.
The 2nd XI travelled to Division 4 champions Wirral and lost by 8 wickets. Skipper John Wainwright won the toss and elected to bat. Wirral’s bowlers were too strong for the visitors as Audlem were skittled for just 45. The home batsmen soon knocked off the runs for the loss of just two wickets.
Despite these two losses neither team changed their league positions. The 1st XI ended the season in sixth place in Division 2. The 2nd XI finished in fourth place in Division 4, a very creditable performance following last season’s promotion.
popular recent storiesAlso in the news
JGP First Aid & Tai ChiTo ALL current Tai Chi students:Hope everyone is well and keeping safe. I am going to run two outdoor Tai Chi sessions on the field next to the Civic Centre (Public Hall annexe) on the following dates:Tuesday 11th August and Tuesday 25th August from 09.30am to 10.30am.It would be lovely to see you there!All the current ZOOM classes remain the same through to...
Ed: We received this message from John Swancott. Can any local fishermen help?Could you please tell me if it is possible to fish river weaver at Audlem by bridge on Whitchurch road and if so is it a fishing club or owned by a farmer. We're new to area so any information would be appreciatedMany thanks...
Ed: We received this from local resident Geoff Farr. AudlemOnline invited John Lewis Customer Services to respond on 27/07/20 but have not received a responseYou have been warned26th July 2020Some of you may know that I have been very recently widowed.It therefore follows that my only evening companion is my television.My children and grandchildren have urged me to modernise and...
Sunday 2nd Aug
Saturday 1st Aug
Methodist Meeting Rooms