Cricket: Defeat for Norden at Walsden

Date published: 27 August 2019

Norden’s weekend went from bad to worse when they lost at Walsden on Sunday 25 August after being beaten by Burnley the day before.

It looked bleak for Norden as they slipped to 78 for five despite a knock of 38 from Saif Bhojani.

However, Lee Crabtree scored 16 as Norden hit the three figures mark before Greg Butterworth and Steve Pimm added runs in the sun.

Butterworth scored 51 off 83 balls, and Pimm faced 45 deliveries to score an unbeaten 33.

Norden closed on 211 for eight, and that became 216 when they were awarded five penalty points during the Walsden innings.

Despite losing Matt Dawson and James Rawlinson cheaply, Walsden built well to total 219 for five with 10 deliveries to spare.

Joe Gale scored 57, Umesh 55 not out, and Hooson 47.

As on Saturday Greg Butterworth took three wickets.

J Tolley lbw Harlow 1
H Fitton b Harlow 1
S Bhojani c Hooson b Umesh 38
J Sandham b Gale 14
D Humphreys lbw Hooson 8
L Crabtree lbw Umesh 16
G Butterworth c Umesh b Gale 51
S Pimm not out 33
H Malik lbw Harlow 4
D Buckley not out 8
Extras 37
Total (for 8 wkts) 211
Bowling: Gale 11-1-44-2; Harlow 13-1-53-3; Hooson 8-0-35-1; Umesh 15-1-54-2; S Barker 3-0-10-0.

J Hooson c Sandham b D Humphreys 47
M Dawson c Sandham b C Humphreys 6
N Barker c Pimm b Butterworth 16
Umesh not out 55
J Gale c D Humphreys b Butterworth 57
J Rawlinson b Butterworth 0
E Gilford not out 20
Extras 18
Total (for 5 wkts) 219
Bowling: Sandham 12.2-2-54-0; C Humphreys 11-2-46-1; Butterworth 15-2-49-3; D Humphreys 9-0-48-1; Malik 1-0-17-0.

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