Liverpool Competition cricket – Stunning Perera show leads Prestatyn to victory

Sampath Perera scored 87 and took five wickets for Prestatyn

LIVERPOOL AND DISTRICT CRICKET COMPETITION

1ST XI SECOND DIVISION
Southport Trinity (8) 160-10 Prestatyn (24) 190-10

Prestatyn are up to fifth in the 1st XI Second Division following Saturday’s 30-run victory at Southport.

Winning the toss and choosing to bat at The Rookery, the visitors posted 190 all out off 46.5 overs, the magnificent Sampath Perera hitting 87 and Rohit Kaimal 33.

The Welsh side were 190-5 before losing their last five wickets for no additional runs.

Perera then produced marvellous figures of 5-31 as Trinity were dismissed for 160, having been 33-5 at one point.

Skipper Craig Prince’s 80 made a game of it, but Prestatyn prevailed with Sheil Sethi also taking 3-38.

1st XI FIRST DIVISION
Ainsdale (25) 233-7 dec Clwb Criced Bae Colwyn (6) 170-10

Leaders Ainsdale proved too strong for the Bay.

The hosts set a formidable 233-7 declared, Shubham Ranjane 74 and Stephen Lucas 58, Adam Campion scooping 3-67 off 21 overs for the visitors, Ryan Westwell 2-39.

Bay were bowled out for 170 in reply, skipper George Johansen a spirited 60 off 48 balls including 11 fours, Zack Gidlow with 39.

1st XI FIRST DIVISION
Newton-le-Willows (25) 239-4 dec Northop Hall (5) 175-10

Hall were up against it after hosts Newton rattled up 239-4 declared, Harrison Jones picking up 2-52 for the visitors.

The away side were then bowled out for 175, Jac Kennedy 50, Jones 41, Jamie Hodgson 32 and young Joshua Leach a first-team league best 25.

2nd XI FIRST DIVISION
Northop Hall 2nd XI (23) 206-4 Highfield 2nd XI (7) 203-6

Match-winning knocks of 75 from captain Liam Evans-Ford and 68 by Nish Adke guided the Hall to an emphatic six-wicket success at Smithy Lane.

The hosts limited Highfield to 203-6 off 45 overs, Rutujay Chawda taking 3-46 and Adke 2-38.

Hall got home on 206-4 in 44.4 overs, those innings from Evans-Ford and Adke proving key.

2nd XI SECOND DIVISION
Prestatyn 2nd XI v Fleetwood Hesketh 2nd XI

Match due to be played Sunday – no result available.

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