STALYBRIDGE ST PAUL’S cc 1st XI v DOVE HOLES cc 1st XI Following what appeared to be a promising start, we went into bat in the rain chasing 102. The fact that we managed to bat for 2 hours in the conditions against a very good bowling attack was a credit to the lads who hung around. Winning the toss,Mike Whitworth put the visitors into bat on a soft wicket. Opening bowlers James Brady and Jacob Dooley kept their openers quiet,
As we arrived at Newton CC for our Glossop Glass and Glazing sponsored Derbyshire and Cheshire Cricket League Division One match even the relatively short journey of just over 2 miles appeared to be a wasted one due to the rain. With everyone consulting a number of apps on their phones, Richard Wright had bravely predicted it would stop raining at 1. He was out by about 15 minutes or so, but good going sir.