Josh the star as Fold record fanatstic win

Withnell Fold's Josh Cunliffe
Withnell Fold's Josh Cunliffe
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Josh Cunliffe starred with both bat and ball in Withnell Fold’s five-wicket win against Norcross .

The Fold skipper took 5-44 off 15 overs as Norcross were restricted to 147-9 off their allocated overs in the Division One clash.

Khalid Valimulla also took 2-28.

Cunliffe then held his nerve to score a tremendous unbeaten 61 off 86 deliveries to help his side chase the total in 38.5 overs for the loss of five wickets.

Ollie Lomax (37) supported Cunliffe as did Stephen Rutter, who saw the game home with 19 not out.

White Coppice were comprehensively beaten by Whittingham & Goosnargh by

79 runs despite the return of a couple of familiar faces.

Former captain Steve Cooke hit an unbeaten 59 off 44 balls with four sixes but he received no support from the other batters as his team were dismissed for 146.

The crucial dismissal was Kyle Dixon, who looked unlucky to be given out lbw for 33.

Earlier, Whittingham & Goosnargh racked up 225-9 off their 45 overs.

They seemed in all sorts of trouble at 150-8 but No.8 Mohmed Gajariya stroked an undefeated 44 off just 51 balls.

Spinner Chris Brindle, who now lives in Australia but is back home for a few weeks, took 2-51. Kyle Dixon took 3-32 and Raj Farhan grabbed 2-38.

Mawdesley picked up a seven-wicket win against Kirkham and Wesham.

Neil O’Malley starred with the ball by taking 5-18 as Kirkham were bowled out for 81.

Callum Gibbons also took 3-24.

In reply, an unbeaten 26 from Sean Duxbury saw Mawdesley chase the total for the loss of three wickets.

Eccleston edged past Fulwood and Broughton seconds to claim a two-wicket win.

Thomas Wilkinson, Stu White and Nasaar Afsaar each took three wickets as Fulwood were bowled out for 144.

Despite 43 from Tom Potter and 30 from Wilkinson, Eccleston made hard work of the chase.

But a crucial 18 from Chris Speak saw them run out the winners with more than five overs to spare.

In Division Two, Whittle-le-Woods were no match for Penwortham seconds.

Faruk Chabdu top scored for Whittle as they posted

180-7 off their 45 overs.

Kurt Hilton also hit 47.

In reply, Alec Frater and Terence Markham took two wickets each but it wasn’t enough as Penwortham raced to a six-wicket victory.