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Cricket | 9th May 2019

Three teams out for cricket



LANGHOLM got their 2019 league campaign off to a winning start, defeating Appleby 1st XI by one wicket.
In a solid, all-round performance in the field Langholm bowled out Appleby for 106.
Langholm looked to be cruising at 84 for 2 but a flurry of wickets reduced them to 106 for 9. Thankfully, Dave Steele hit the winning run to secure the victory.
The openers Askew and Brabbins made a solid start against the Steele brothers’ opening spell but, with 20 on the board, Dave struck, clean-bowling Askew for 6.
Tony Steele claimed the second wicket when Graham Park took a good catch at short mid-on to dismiss Brabbins for 17, putting Appleby on 35 for 2.
He then clean-bowled Fothergill to leave Appleby 39 for 3 in the 13th over.
Appleby took the score up to 59 for 3 at drinks and soon after Andrew Paisley clean-bowled Palmer for 20, with the score now 60 for 4.
Next to strike was Graham Park when Winder drove straight to Tony Steele who took a great catch, to bring the score to 69 for 5.
Davidson and Kirkpatrick looked to repair the damage before Park took a caught and bowled to dismiss Kirkpatrick for 23.
In the next over and on the same score Paisley removed Davidson for 10 when Ryan Johnstone took a great running catch, with seven wickets now down.
On 102 Dave Steele clean-bowled Hodder for 6. The last two wickets fell in two balls as, firstly, Graham Park took the catch to dismiss Brabbins off Jack Pool, then Aidan Wilson, in his 1st XI debut, took the catch to finish the innings when he caught Bellas off Jack to leave Appleby 106 all out.
All the bowlers took two wickets, the pick being Dave Steele with 2 for 15 off 8 overs. Pool 2 for 4, Park 2 for 16, Paisley 2 for 33 and Tony Steele 2 for 34.
Langholm started poorly when skipper Graham Park was clean-bowled by Davidson for a duck with the score on 6.
The score had reached 17 in the 12th over when Duncan Elliott was caught off Hullock’s bowling for 11.
Nicky Piszczykiewicz joined Tony Steele and the scoring rate began to increase, passing 50 in the 22nd over.
They took the score to 84 when Steele fell off Davidson’s bowling for 32, Nicky P fell on the same score for 34, caught by Hullock off Fothergill. This innings included three sixes, one of which was huge.
Gregor Park fell for 1, bowled by Hodder, with the score 87 for 5. Chris Stewart was run out on 3, leaving Langholm 92 for 6.
Jack Pool joined Dave Steele and they tied the scores on 106 but Jack was clean-bowled by Fothergill for 4. With the next ball Wilson fell the same way.
Paisley survived two balls before being bowled by Fothergill. This was the last ball of the over, leaving Dave Steele to hit the winning run in the next over.
A win’s a win but things should have been a lot easier. Hopefully, Langholm wins will become easier and less nerve-racking.

 AFTER being bowled out for 30 last week, Langholm 2nds were looking for a much better performance at home to Keswick 3rds.
It was achieved with a 45-run win (winning draw). Aidan Wilson starred with the bat and Steven Johnstone with the ball.
Langholm won the toss and did well against some tight bowling as Jay Gordon and John Bell took the score to 15 before Jay fell for 9.
Graham Park joined Bell and they took the score past 50 before Bell was clean-bowled for 27.
Wilson joined Park and they took the score over 100 in the 21st over. Park succumbed for 36 with the score on 113 for 3.
Wilson kept going and, aided by Davie Gordon with some excellent running, took his score to a maiden 50 before he had to retire.
This brought Johnstone to the crease and this pair took the score to 187 before Davie fell for 23.
Another nine runs were added by the youngsters and Spex before the close. Ryan Johnstone made 3 and Corey Park 2, with Johnstone finishing on 12 not out and Langholm on 196 for 8.
Langholm made a great start with the ball when reducing Keswick to 4 for 2. Johnstone bowled Webster and Lewis was caught behind by Park.
Some solid batting by Link saw the Keswick score rise but North fell when Corey Park took a good catch off Jay Gordon’s bowling.
Link retired on 50 and this brought a flurry of wickets as Ryan and Stevie decimated the middle order, taking five wickets; Ryan three and his uncle two. This left Keswick on 114 for 8.
Kerr Gordon claimed the ninth, with Corey Park again showing a good pair of hands.
This brought Link back in and he secured Keswick a point when taking the score past 150 before Jay Gordon bowled his partner Moreland for 3.
In the bowling Spex had 4 for 4, Ryan 3 for 21, Jay Gordon 2 for 27 and Kerr Gordon 1 for 12.

 LANGHOLM under 13 cricket team got their season underway with a nine-wicket victory over Lanercost.
Batting first, Langholm scored 78. Jake Park made a good 27 with a couple of superb straight drives. Other notable scorers were Kerr Gordon with 13 and Euan Coates a solid 0 not out.
Lanercost replied with Liam Murray hitting 30 and the game looked to be slipping away from Langholm.
When Murray retired, wickets fell and Langholm bowled out the visitors for 69.
The wicket takers were Corey Park with 3, Eric Goodfellow 2, Jake Park 2 and Kerr Gordon 2.
A win next week against Stainton should get Langholm promoted from the first league of four.

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