Menu
 
Home | Sport | Firsts secure six-wicket win against Patterdale: Park keeps them down and Langholm knock off the runs in 35 overs
 
Cricket | 27th June 2019
 

Firsts secure six-wicket win against Patterdale: Park keeps them down and Langholm knock off the runs in 35 overs

 
 
 

Cricket

LANGHOLM 1st team secured a six-wicket win away to Patterdale last Saturday.
The home side looked set for a score of more than 200 but five wickets from skipper
Graham Park helped keep them down to 183.
Langholm knocked off the runs in 35 overs, largely because of Tony Steele anchoring the innings with 69.
On winning the toss the Langholm skipper elected to bowl. This didn’t look to be the correct choice because the wicket offered very little to the opening bowlers Park and Steele.
It was more through persistence that Steele claimed the first wicket with Housby bowled off his pads for 14 with the score on 36 in the ninth over.
Fellow opener Patterdale skipper D Kelso found the short boundary with regularity and, with the support of Taylforth, the Patterdale score reached 100 in the 21st over.
With the score on 113, Park reintroduced himself into the attack and first ball had Kelso caught behind by keeper Duncan Elliott for 65.
Taylforth took up the slack and played some shots. Along with Beatty, he took the score past 150.
Beatty fell for 10, bowled by Bailey Donaldson with the score 166 for 3 in the 33rd over. The next over proved decisive. The home side lost three wickets in three balls as Park claimed his first hat-trick.
He clean-bowled Ireland for 1 and Wilson for 0. Hunter faced the next ball and got the bat onto it but, unfortunately, he lobbed it straight to Ross Rae who took the catch. All of a sudden the home team was 173 for 6.
Next to go was Pitchford, bowled by Donaldson for 0 to reduce Patterdale to 178 for 7. Park claimed his fifth wicket by bowling Taylforth for 76 with the score on 182.
Only one more run was added as Donaldson cleaned up the two remaining wickets, Ryan Johnstone taking the catch to dismiss Beaty for 0, then Bailey himself taking a caught and bowled off E Kels.
The bowling figures were Park 5 for 36, Donaldson 4 for 47 and the ever-reliable Tony Steele 1 for 19 off 10 overs.
In the end, it was a good effort by Langholm to keep the score to 183, although a decent batting performance was needed.
Langholm got off to a quick start as Elliott hit a four and a six off the second over but fell LBW to Kelso for 11, with the score on 14.
Ticking along
Tony Steele joined Graham Park and they took their time but kept the score ticking along at just over four an over.
They had added 52 when a mix-up saw Park run out for 21. With Langholm 66 for 2 after 15 overs, the game was still in the balance.
Nicky Piszczykiewicz joined Steele and, as usual, with Big Nick at the crease, the run rate climbed, especially with his “non-cricket shots”. One six would have cleared the long on boundary twice.
They added 66 for the third wicket, with Tony passing his 50 before another run-out. Good fielding ended Nicky’s innings for 29.
Langholm needed 52 with 15 overs and 7 wickets left. Donaldson joined Steele and they took the score past 150 and looked set to win the game without the loss of another wicket.
Unfortunately, Steele was out with the score on 162, bowled by Shepherd for a vital 69. Rae joined Donaldson and they quickly knocked off the remaining runs, winning the game in the 35th over. Bailey finished on 19 not out and Ross 12 not out.
In the end, it was a good solid performance by an understrength Langholm side but Patterdale must have fancied their chance at 166 for 2, with 7 overs left.
With the skipper rolling back the years to claim five wickets, supported by Donaldson with 4, they kept the score manageable and Tony, continuing his good form with the bat, made it easy in the end.

 
 
Would you like to support us?

The Eskdale and Liddesdale Advertiser is our community owned local newspaper and even in today’s troubled times, we aim to bring you local news and articles in an impartial, responsible and factual way.

We hope you have enjoyed reading this free article but we need your support so we can keep delivering quality journalism that’s open and independent and keeps you up to date with what is happening in Eskdale and Liddesdale.

Every reader’s contribution, however big or small, is so valuable to us.
 
 
‘Owned by the Community...Published for the Community’
Do you have a story?

Please get in touch if you have a story or article you would like to see published.

Related Articles

N’golo in fairytale finish for local owner Kevin

Six-figure race in the bag for Canonbie-owned racehorse

 

Langholm heartbreak as rivals snatch promotion

Smith’s men miss out by a single point after title…

 

Langholm dominant in six-wicket victory

Cricket

 

Altogether cracking day at Langholm 7s

Rugby

 

Jardine hat-trick inspires Langholm win

Langholm took on Dunbar in another rescheduled East League 2…

 

Burgh-by-Sands Easter extravaganza

Hounds

 

LRFC keeps it in the family

Father and son score in first home game for five…

 

Five points secured and debut try for Jardine

Rugby

 

New 7's sponsor

Rugby

 

Conan sets fastest 5k in UK for U17

Athletics

 

Langholm lads help carry Hawick U18s to victory

Rugby

 

Bowling wins for Langholm’s Ryan

Carpet Bowling

 

Bowling rinks tournament

Bowling

 

Oliver steps up for Doddie

Six-year-old Oliver Davidson from Langholm recently took up the Doddie…

 

Aidan scores hat-tricks wherever he goes

Football

 

Langholm Life helps Alan return to winning ways

Horseracing

 

Legion denied place in last eight

Football

 

Dream racing job for Sam

Horseracing

 

Sadie is flying high

Gymnastics

 

LRFC:150 years of the crimson jerseys

Rugby

 

Bowlers on the carpet for a busy weekend

Carpet Bowling

 

Inspiring Gillian

Girls Football

 

Canonbie man takes 25th place in RAC Rally

Rallying

 

Arwen’s blast cancels all sport

Storm

 

Proud day for Langholm’s Ally

Rugby

 

Annan 2nd XV 12 - 12 Langholm 2nd XV

Rugby

 

Hirsute pursuit of the mucho moustachioed men of Milntown

Rugby

 

Middlemoss trail is last of the season

Hounds

 

Empire wins at Kelso

Horseracing

 

Legion FC victory in the South Cup

Football

 

Convincing win in top-of-table clash

Rugby

 

Walk on the wild side

THE Langholm Initiative will celebrate Community Land Week Scotland with…

 

Jamie says "Oot Ma Way"

Horseracing

 

Milntown's special brew

A COMMEMORATIVE beer has been launched by the Borderlands Brewery…

 

Ally is honoured

Rugby

 

Exceptional evening for exceptional club

LRFC 150th

 

Bowling

Langholm New Town

 

Ladies’ Day on Castleholm

Flapping

 

Sports leaders of the future

Young Sports Leaders

 

Clegg siblings compete in Tokyo

Paralympics

 
 
requires mailchimp logins and wired up to a list
Join our mailing list
Keep up to date with all that’s going on at the E&L
This site uses cookies.
Configure
 
Read our privacy policy

This site uses cookies for marketing, personalisation, and analysis purposes. You can opt out of this at any time or view our full privacy policy for more information.