Blyth seconds go down to Clara Vale

Blyth seconds went down at Clara Vale where two players took the bowling apart.

Queshi and Adheel scored 151 between them, the latter hitting 11 fours and two sixes in his 70.

Queshi, who played and missed and was lucky to get away with strong lbw appeals, made 81, this included four sixes and ten fours.

Rory O’Connor was the pick of the bowling with 4-61. F Carrigan took 3-39 and A Gill 2-13 as the home side totalled 222.

Blyth started their reply with confidence as Carr and J Stewart put on 41 for the first wicket.

Carr went for 27, Stewart followed next over for 13.

Adaveuy and O’Connor both fell in quick succession. Gill scored 23 before mistiming a drive.

Young Ben Blackett and Fletcher added 37 for the final wicket both scoring 15 with Blackett remaining 15 not out as they finished on 141 all out.

Clara Vale 30 points

Blyth 9 points

Blyth seconds are at home to Whitley Bay seconds on Saturday with a 1.30pm start.