White’s efforts are in vain as Euxton slump to defeat

James Proctor
James Proctor

High-fliers Whalley condemned Euxton to their first defeat in four defeating the Balshaw Park outfit by 47-runs.

Batting first, Euxton once again produced a fine bowling display with overseas amateur Preston White leading from the front taking 4-43 off 23 overs.

The destructive Aussie bowled superbly in his spell and was well supported by Oliver Marsden (2-50) and Louis Sweeney (2-38) as Whalley posted 148-9.

Euxton’s reply started poorly, youngster Chris Pearson failing to trouble the scorers and Marsden only scoring four.

Skipper Winrow and Nick Dunn fell for just 12 between them as Euxton were struggling in their chase.

Overseas White, who opened the batting, showed his class once again continuing his excellent form hitting four fours and two sixes in a knock of 57.

James Proctor (15) was the only other Euxton batter to make it into double figures and as White fell the rest of the Euxton tail joined him in the pavilion as they were bowled out for 101.

n Friday night saw Euxton lose by four wickets against Cherry Tree.

Oliver Marsden hit 47 as Euxton posted 116-9 off 20 overs before Cherry Tree chased down the total on the final ball to record a victory.

n Brinscall suffered a crushing defeat against big spenders Settle losing by 185 runs.

Electing to bowl first, Lee Burgess claimed an early wicket but that was the best it got for Liam Winstanley’s side as Imran Khalid smashed 66 particularly favouring the bowling of

Burgess.

Robbie Davidson 56 and Lawrence Read 50 also past the half century mark as Settle closed on 251.

Brinscall struggled in their chase and never got going and they were bowled out for 66, Khalid taking 6-24.

n Brinscall suffered Ramsbottom Cup heartache losing by two wickets against Ribblesdale Wanderers.

Batting first, Brinscall posted 182 off their allocated overs.

Skipper Winstanley hitting 52 and Phil Lowe scoring 45.

In reply, Sam MacLachlan, Burgess, overseas amateur Zandre Cloete, James McVittie and Martin Jackson all shared wickets as they chased the total with four overs to spare.

n On Friday, Brinscall defeated Feniscowles by 44 runs in the Twenty20 competition.