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28 May

The Return of The Grey Fox Trophy

Match reports from an action packed round one of The Grey Fox Trophy.

Helperby The Age Vs Windhill, Daisy Hill

A convincing 85 run victory for Helperby in this match. Batting first, they managed to post a very high total of 210 for the loss of just 2 wickets in their 30 overs. This was a very strong batting display- with 4 batsmen within their top 5 all managing to score above 30 and being forced to retire not out. A valuable contribution of 22 from J Tuley at 6 meant that Helperby managed to reach 210 at the close of their innings. The Windhill bowlers struggled to contain the batsmen- with each bowler going at an economy of close to 6 runs an over.
It was always going to be a difficult chase for Windhill, and unfortunately for them they did not come close to achieving the target. Despite a good innings of 25 from opening batsmen M Bhatti, there was little contribution from the rest of the top order, and in the end, Windhill managed to score 125 for the loss of 9 wickets. The Helperby bowlers massively restricted their counterparts scoring opportunities- as shown by J Tuley’s figures of 1 run conceded in 3 overs of bowling.
A disappointing day at the office for Windhill- who will look to bounce back in their next fixture.

Bowling Old Lane vs Harden

A close encounter, which Bowling Old Lane managed to win by 14 runs. Batting first, Bowling Old Lane had a very strong start- with both opening batters scoring 36 runs each, it looked like they would post a very high score.

Unfortunately for them, they had a collapse in the middle order- with 3 batsmen all being dismissed for ducks and the scoring rate decreasing massively. A valuable contribution of 14 from Graham Sivyer at number 10, meant Bowling Old Lane were able to post a competitive 154 for 9 at the end of their innings. A Bailey was the pick of the bowlers- with figures of 4 wickets for just 14 runs at the end of his 5 overs.
Chasing 155 to win, Harden had a very good start, with opening batsmen D Bower playing very well for his 30 runs before retiring not out. However, like the Bowling Old Lane innings there was a collapse in the middle order- with 3 batsmen each being dismissed for single figure scores. J Higginson at number 5 played well for his 30 runs, but they had fallen behind the run rate and could not catch up- ending their innings on 140 for the loss of 7 wickets, 15 short of their target.

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