Guiseley Cricket Club v Pool Cricket Club (Airedale & Wharfedale League)
Guiseley Cricket Club welcomed Pool-In-Wharfedale Cricket Club to Nethermoor Park on Saturday as they looked for another victory in the Airedale & Wharfedale Senior Cricket League, Pool-In-Wharfedale captain Charlie Bell won the toss and elected to field first.
Guiseley were outstanding at the crease and went on to make 217 with the bat for the loss of 8 wickets in their 50 overs. Wicket Keeper Tom Brady top scored with 45 runs before being caught by Cameron Duncan of the bowling of Olly Boggie. There were also big scores for Heynrych Nel (34), Richard Nichols (31), Jack Kelly (28), Stewart Smith (26).
Olly Boggie had the best bowling figures for Pool-In-Wharfedale as he took 3 wickets for 32 runs, whilst four other bowlers Amos, Wilkinson, Pallister and Sharrocks all taking 1 wicket each, as the final wicket of Louis Barker was given as a Pallister run out.
Pool-In-Wharfedale found it more difficult with the bat as they were all out for 101 runs in 31.3 overs as Sam Wilkinson was top scored with 28 runs, the only other batsman to make a decent contribution were David Paynter (23) and Ryan Sharrocks (13).
There was a little break in the innings as a fielder was struck by the ball on the knee, but he was soon back on his feet and in the action again the very next ball. In terms of bowling figures Marcus Brown took 3 wickets for 15 runs, whilst Richard Nichols was not far behind with 3 wickets for 31 runs.
Next Saturday see’s Guiseley Cricket Club travel to the King George’s Playing Fields to take on Horsforth Cricket Club in the Airedale & Wharfedale Senior Cricket League 1st Division
Guiseley Cricket Club – Towner, Brady, Kelly, Truswell, Smith, Nichols, Nel, Wain, Barker, Pratt, Brown
Pool-In-Wharfedale – Paynter, Bell, Cooper, Dixon, Sharrocks, Wilkinson, Boggie, Duncan, Platts, Pallister, Amos