30-31 May Results

1st XI v Marske (h) - lost by 36 runs

After the spin attack of Toby Bulcock (4-44) and Craig Marshall (3-37) reduced Marske to 147 all out, Richmondshire lost early wickets in the chase and left themselves with a lot to do. Toby Bulcock top-scored with 26 in a Richmondshire innings that never really got going and the team managed just 111.

2nd XI v Thornaby (a) - losing draw

The 2nds spent a day chasing in the field as Thornaby lost just 3 wickets in racking up 249. Scores from Mike Fleming (65), Andy Fleming (47) and Joe Shields (50) helped Richmondshire's reply, and despite not threatening the target Richmondshire drew comfortably, finishing on 204-7.

2nd XI v Great Ayton (h) - winning draw

4 fifties in Richmondshire's innings from Mike Fleming (57), Jack Rowett (60), Andy Fleming (67) and Richard Carruthers (68) took Richmondshire to a mammoth 284-4. However, despite 5-53 from Tom Stockton Richmondshire the last two Great Ayton wickets proved elusive, and they finished on 150-8.

3rd XI v Guisborough (a) - lost by 8 wickets

57 not out from Clive Layfield was not enough to save the 3rd XI from the dreaded two-figure score as they put just 89 on the board. Jonny Carlton and Jordan Forbes took a wicket each in a credible fielding performance but in truth Guisborough were never troubled.

4th XI v East Cowton (a) - lost by 4 wickets

Nigel Winter (58) and Mark Hickman (86) helped Richmondshire to 205-3 on Cowton's small ground. Jonny Carr (2-41) and Clive Layfield (3-40) helped the cause in the field but East Cowton crept over the line in the last over with 4 wickets in hand.

5th XI v Middleton St. George (h) - won by 4 wickets

A middle order slog-up on Gilling's short boundaries helped MSG to 183 all out, restricted by 3 wickets apiece for Dan Osborne (3-35) and Ted While (3-25). In a thrilling chase, Richmondshire batted around a well-paced 92 not out from Michael Iriving, with Dan Osborne chipping in with a quick 45. Michael Iriving and Peter While saw off the total with 9 balls spare.