Another defeat for under strength Blyth seconds

Blyth seconds went down to an 83-run defeat at home to Cramlington at Plessey Road on Saturday.

With late cry-offs once again impacted heavily on Blyth skipper Colin Blackett’s bid to put a team out.

However, those who did turn up cannot be faulted for their effort.

Four Cramlington batsmen did the damage with opener Robson scoring 45, Langley 22, Roe 28 and Seddon 80 not out as they totalled 211-8.

Blyth’s bowlers toiled away with most picking up a wicket, but for the last five overs Blyth had to bowl with a wet ball.

Blyth just had three players in double figures. Kevin Hudspith led the way with an excellent 63. Gill (22) and James Stewart (12) were the others.

Langley was the pick of the visitors’ bowling attack with 3-19 from ten overs.

Blyth 6 points

Cramlington 28 points

Blyth seconds are away to Corbridge on Saturday with a 1.30pm start.