Pool win low scoring encounter against Dalesmen

By Freelancer - August 10 2010
Hartlepool returned to winning ways after a string of low scores had resulted in recent defeats. Marc Symington was as consistent as ever and Saman made a vital 38 but it was the team contributions that paved the way for a win despite a few nerves for spectators as the finishing line approached.

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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

Richmondshire 1sts v Hartlepool 1sts

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.

Hartlepool 3rds v Saltburn 3rds

No news of teh seconds match away to Billingham at this stage but the scores will eventually be available via this link.

Billingham 2nds v Hartlepool 2nds