MULGRAVE captured this year’s Robin Holmes Cup with a six-wicket win over Lealholm in the final.
After winning the toss and choosing to field first, a young Mulgrave attack bowled tight lines and restricted Lealholm’s scoring to only 25 off the opening eight overs, with Leaholm batting cautiously and only losing the one wicket.
As Lealholm attempted to up the scoring rate, wickets started to fall and they managed a total of 88/7 off their 20 overs.
Tom Blackett (24), Aidan Foord (13) and Carl Simpson (13) were the main run-scorers for Lealholm. Joe Hinchliffe 4-0-12-1 and Martin Thistle 4-0-8-1 were the standout performers for Mulgrave in enabling to restrict Lealholm.
Mulgrave started slowly in reply, managing to only reach 22/2 off the opening eight overs mainly due to some excellent bowling from Dan Marsay, 4-0-14-2.
Mulgrave reached their target of 89 in the 19th over by Martin Thistle who batted throughout the innings for a score of 26 not out with other useful contributions coming from Tom Goodchild (21), Simon Kipling (21) and Richard Hegarty (18 not out).