Chorley out at sea in Blackpool

Andy Holdsworth for Chorley CC
Andy Holdsworth for Chorley CC

Northern Premier League

Blackpool 123-9 Chorley 101 all out

Chorley suffered a batting collapse in their quest to move up the league losing by 22 runs to Blackpool.

Andy Holdsworth’s side started well by restricting the hosts to 123-9 in their 45 overs.

Iain Critchley (3-30) and Grav Dhar (3-45) did most of the damage with the ball while Will Moulton, Kieran McCullagh and Billy Smith all chipped in on the wicket-taking.

In reply, the visitors were 4-1 in reply but they were against the ropes at 36-5 chasing the target of 123.

They rallied to 97-7 but the wheels came off as Chorley were all out for 101.