NYSD LEAGUE: Donald shines as Whitby sink Saltburn

Whitby CC reports
Whitby CC reports

Whitby CC 1sts claimed a five-wicket NYSD League Division One win at home to Saltburn on Saturday.

Ben Ainsley's 104 steered the visitors to 198-4 declared from 46.3 overs, Will Donald, James Fawcett, Kai Morris and Fin Morris taking a wicket apiece.

Opener Donald then paved the way for victory with a top-score of 66 from 100 balls, including 13 fours, with fine assistance from Kai Morris (26 from 30 balls including four fours and six), Fin Morris (28), and the sixth-wicket pairing of Fawcett (27no) and Paul Buck (16no) who shared a crucial stand of 46.

Whitby 2nds slumped to a seven-wicket loss at Bishop Auckland 2nds on Sunday in Division Three.

Openers Oliver Roberts (23) and Tim Richardson (13) were the only visiting batsmen to reach double figures as they slumped to 61 all out from 28.3 overs.

Bishop Auckland secured victory for the loss of three wickets from 23.5 overs.

Whitby 3rds conceded their game at home to Guisborough 3rds on Sunday.