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|Hartlepool recorded a welcome away victory at Richmondshire in a match
reduced to 37 overs per side after a pre-match downpour resulted in a late
start. Hartlepool opted to bowl and soon had both openers out
without scoring. Callum Prosser and Marc Symington made the early
breakthroughs before Anthony Fawcett put in a good spell to end with 3 for
21 to see richnondshireDismissed for just over the 100 mark in 33 overs.
hartlepool were forced to shuffle the batting order as Jack Wilkinson strained a muscle whilst fielding. Saman and Marc opened to make a steady start chasing down the modest home total.
Chris Fawcett kept the score ticking until a late flurry of wickets saw Hartlepool eventually reaching the finishing line to win by 3 wickets and secure a welcome 20 points after recent poor results. Hartlepool now sit reasonably comfortable in mid table
Hartlepool 3rds returned to winning ways on Sunday with an excellent all-round display against visiting Saltburn. Kevin Peek, Adam Lewis and Josh Cannon all made good scores before the bowling attack went to work to dismiss Saltburn for 122 to record a comfortable win. Adil Ahmad, Tom Acey, Alex Knox and Ollie Mole proving too much for Saltburn's batting.
No news of teh seconds match away to Billingham at this stage but the scores will eventually be available via this link.