NYSDL: Whitby forced to settle for losing draw

NYSD League round up
NYSD League round up

Whitby 1sts had to settle for a losing draw from their home game against Billingham Synthonia 1sts in Division One of the North Yorkshire South Durham Cricket League.

Billingham batted first and made light work of the home side's bowling attack, amassing 252-3.

Tayyab Mamtaz hit 101 not out as he led the Synthonia batting line up, Joseph Husband taking 2-63 and Finlay Morris 1-59.

Despite several Whitby batsmen making starts, none went past 50.

Openers James Fawcett (36) and Finlay Morris (31) made a solid start, but it was left to Paul Buck (45no) and Chris Lyth (21no) to hold on for the losing draw as they finished on 192-6.

Whitby 2nds suffered a six-wicket defeat on the road at Normanby Hall 2nds in Division Three.

The away side were asked to bat first and were all out for just 86 in 34.5 overs, before the hosts made it safely to 88-4 in just 19 overs.