Blyth seconds snatch victory against Ulgham

Blyth seconds batted first in their game against Ulgham.

Kirkup and Rowell made a good start before the former went for 22.

However, the Blyth innings relied on Rowell who batted right through to the 35th before he was out for 63, which included eight fours, as Blyth totalled 139.

Wicket takers for Ulgham were D Loxham 4-42 and C Cowe 5-29.

Ulgham went for the runs from the word go with Dodds and Donkin hitting boundaries in their flying start.

Blyth got some luck with a run out, however, Dodds was finding the boundary with ease.

With Loxham in support, Doods had moved the score on to 112 when Blyth made a much-needed breakthrough.

Two further wickets went down on that score. Dodds was one of these for an excellent 78 with 11 fours and three sixes.

Blyth took the rest of the wickets for another 14 runs as Ulgham were all out for 126.

Thompson was the pick of the bowlers with 3-32.

Ulgham 8 points, Blyth 28 points.