Ashington’s top of the table clash against leaders Shotley Bridge at The Spa on Saturday ended in controversy with a cliff-hanger of a match left as a draw with the game timed out at 8.30pm with one over remaining.
Harmison highlights a ‘lack of fight’ in Ashington defeat
Ashington Cricket Club’s first XI skipper Ben Harmison said his side showed ‘a lack of fight’ in the wake of their first defeat of the season at the hands of Lanchester at Langwell Crescent on Saturday.
Ashington looked to be on course to inflict defeat on last season’s league champions Swalwell on Saturday - until an untimely intervention by the weather scuppered their hopes and resulted in a frustrating draw.
Dan Grant struck his third consecutive half century as Ashington won in a canter against Ryton in their Northumberland & Tyneside Cricket League clash at a sun-baked Langwell Crescent ground on Saturday.
Ashington remain hot on the heels of the leaders Shotley Bridge in the first division of the Northumberland & Tyneside Cricket League after a comprehensive victory against Lintz at Lumley Gardens on Saturday.