Cricket: Sheriff Hutton Bridge step up Pilmoor title charge

Sheriff Hutton Bridge’s Danny Kiernan shone at Helperby

Sheriff Hutton Bridge’s Danny Kiernan shone at Helperby

First published in Sport
Last updated

SHERIFF Hutton Bridge are now joint leaders with Thirsk in division one of the Pilmoor Evening Cricket League.

Bridge registered a 36-run triumph at Helperby, while Sessay beat Thirsk by seven wickets to move to within one point of the top two.

Danny Kiernan (30), Mark Fisher (38) and Dave Phillips (29) did most to set up Sheriff Hutton Bridge's 151-7, with home bowlers Lewis Rees-Hughes (3-19) and Atish Chouhan (3-26) giving their side hope.

Rees-Hughes then hit 42 and Joss Spilman added 27, but Jordan Grose (2-17) and Adam Fisher (3-12) ensured Bridge came out on top as Helperby closed on 115-9.

Sheriff Hutton ended a winless streak and any fears that they might slip into danger with a convincing ten-wicket home victory over Alne.

Luke Vincent made 33 and Eddie Myers 23 as Alne took first innings, but Rich Ainley (4-19) and David Hull (2-18) chipped away and the innings closed on 91-6.

Openers Geoff Schofield (51no) and Andy Frank (42no) raced to 95 without loss in the tenth over.

Comments

Comments are closed on this article.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree