Stamford Bridge raced to an opening evening victory in the Foss League as wicketkeeper-batsman Danny Harper dominated their reply to Stockton & Hopgrove’s debut innings in Division One.
In the opening game of the Foss Evening League, Melbourne sporting their SUMO Uk Ltd sponsored kit took on Pocklington.
The Red Lion sponsored second string played host to Stillington, a side which the first XI has encountered in the past.
Britcom sponsored Londesborough Park’s first XI made it two wins on the bounce last weekend following their trip to the land of cheap ale at Thorpe Arch & Boston Spa.
For the second week running, Woodhouse Grange first team were denied a League victory by the opponents’ last pair holding on as they gained an advantage draw at Easingwold.
On Saturday, Pocklington CC first XI entertained Division three leaders, Duncombe Park, on a damp, dull day.
Melbourne won the toss and put Ovington into bat. Brian Underwood and Martin Anderson bowled extremely well and the Ovington openers Whale and Svenson were severely restricted making just eight runs in eight overs before Svenson (three) was run out going for a second that just wasnt there.
Stamford Bridge welcomed Selby for a reduced 35 overs an innings game, in which Bridge were able to get the better of a winning draw.
The Red Lion sponsored Londesborough Park’s second XI season commenced with an away fixture against Selby second XI, staged at Escrick Park.
Londesborough Park’s first XI, kindly sponsored once again by Britcom International Limited, made its 2013 season debut in a tricky home encounter against Hornsea first XI.
Melbourne travelled to Acomb last weekend, and returned with a win by five wickets.
Stamford Bridge first XI travelled into York and produced their first win of the season against York’s second XI.
On Saturday, Woodhouse Grange first team pulled off a magnificent victory in the Black Sheep Yorkshire Cricket Champions Trophy.
Pocklington CC 1sts beat Sheriff Hutton by three wickets lastb weekend. Pock Post photographer Roger Pattison shot this video of some of the action during the match.
Pocklington CC first XI hosted Sheriff Hutton on Saturday, following the previous week’s disappointment to revel in the euphoria of a 500-run thriller resulting in the home team prevailing.
After a good opening start to the season, Robin Miller led his Pocklington side away to Brandesburton.
Pocklington Thirds bowlers and fielders struggled again as they suffered a heavy defeat away to Ovington.
Cricket action pictures from matches held on 27 April 2013 at Driffield Rec.
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Weather for Pocklington
Saturday 25 May 2013
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