Blyth hoping for better start to cricket season

Saturday sees the new cricket season get under way at Plessey Road.

Blyth first XI skipper Mark Lawrence is looking for a better start to the season than last term.

He will be supported by new vice-captain Craig Smith.

The first team are at home against Blagdon Park with a 1pm start.

The seconds are away to newly promoted Warenford, who will one of the favourites for promotion.

The seconds are once again being led by Colin Blackett, with Ryan Kirkup again his number two.