One Title Decided In The Cumbria Cricket League

By Robert Haile

As the season head towards its conclusion one division has been decided, one has a favourite and one is still to close to call.

The Premier Division title will either go to Carlisle or Cockermouth with two games left.

League leaders Carlisle lost the toss and were put into bat by Millom.

Opener Tom Benn top scored for Carlisle with 36 as they went in to make 157 as Millom bowled them out with Dec Tyson taking 4 wickets for 27 runs.

A revised target of 130 in 37 overs was set for Millom with Primosh Perara’s 42 not out leading the way as they fell short at 98.

At Furness the home side won the toss and put visiting Cockermouth into bat with Alex Grainger and Mikyle Louis making 81 as they reached 269.

Set a target of 260 from 47 overs Furness finished on 178 with Ryan Griffiths scoring 36 not out.

Whitehaven’s resurgence continued at Keswick where the home side batted first after winning the toss and were bowled out for 187 with Oscar Link 54 not out.

In reply the visitors were set a reduced target of 164 with Timycen Maruma scoring 68 not out as they reached the target in 34 overs.

In a mid table battle Wigton won the toss and batted first at home to Cleator where the last three batters scored 72 to take the home side to 133 as Kasun Madushanka took 6 wickets for 22 runs.

Darren Clark’s 72 not out helped take Cleator to 137.

Losing the toss Workington were put into bat by visitors Egremont with the home side reaching 204 as Matthew Lowden scored 51.

Chasing Shaun Bostock’s 43 and Owen Thompson’s 41 didn’t help Egremont as they fell short on 136.

Dalton have been left looking at relegation from the Premier League after their match with Haverigg.

Batting first after losing the toss Haverigg’s Jordan Postlethwaite made 104 while opener Drew Postlethwaite made 60 as Haverigg made 254.

Chasing Dalton were bowled out for 117.

The Division One title goes down to the final game with Lindal Moor needing a point for promotion.

Second placed Ulverston went to Lindal Moor winning the toss they batted first with Samson Storey making 78 not out as they were bowled out for 148.

In reply Lindal Moor’s opener Callum McDougall scored 41 with Edward Waind’s 30 and Ryan Gilmour’s 31 taking them to 150 to win.

Egremont 2nd lost the toss at home to Furness 2nd and were put into bat and were bowled out for 96.

Jordan Buchanan scored 34 as Furness 2nd made 98.

Home side Seascale won the toss and made 105 with Robin Sparshott top scoring with 41.

It was then the Steve Brown bowling show as he took 8 wickets for 20 runs as Hawcoat Park were bowled out for 52.

Millom 2nd won the toss and batted first reaching 135 from their 50 overs with Luke Ivison scoring 48.

In reply Kirkby in Furness’s James Thornton’s 77 not out helped them to 140.

Cockermouth 2nd and Workington 2nd game was abandoned.

The Division Two title has been wrapped up with Vickerstown beating Haverigg 2nd.

Home side Haverigg lost the toss and batted first with Andrew Brown taking 5 wickets for 13 runs as the hosts were bowled out for 69.

Openers Lestyn Mcaloone and John Burns took Vickerstown to 73 and the title.

Second placed Whitehaven 2nd lost the toss and were put into the field by Dalton 2nds who they dismissed for 50 with there bowlers all taking wickets.

Chasing it only took 9 overs for the home side to reach 51.

In the highest scoring game of the division home side Ulverston 2nd were put into bat by Cleator 2nd.

Bradley Marshall’s 82 not out helped take the home team to 197 before they bowled out Cleator 2nd for 123.

On Sunday September 4 Barrow and Lindal Moor 2nd played the divisions penultimate match.

Winning the toss the home side Barrow batted first with Luke Callow scoring 37 as they were bowled out for 90.

In reply Lindal Moor 2nd reached 94 with opener Lachlan Wilson scoring 21.

Premier Division

Furness 178/9 v Cockermouth 269/9

Carlisle 157 All Out v Millom 97/7

Dalton 117 All Out v Haverigg 254/6

Keswick 187 All Out v Whitehaven 164/6

Wigton 133 All Out v Cleator 137/3

Workington 204 All Out v Egremont 136 All Out

Premier Division Table

  1. Carlisle – 179
  2. Cockermouth – 174
  3. Keswick – 157
  4. Furness – 142
  5. Millom – 125
  6. Workington – 106
  7. Cleator – 98
  8. Wigton – 878
  9. Haverigg – 78
  10. Egremont – 68
  11. Whitehaven – 67
  12. Dalton – 50

Division One Fixtures

Cockermouth 2nd 223/8 v Workington 2nd 43/3 Abandoned

Egremont 2nd 96 All Out v Furness 2nd 98/3

Lindal Moor 150/6 v Ulverston 148 All Out

Millom 2nd 135/9 v Kirkby in Furness 140/3

Seascale 105 All Out v Hawcoat Park 52 All Out

Division One Table

  1. Lindal Moor – 144
  2. Ulverston – 134
  3. Furness 2nd – 104
  4. Seascale – 102
  5. Hawcoat Park – 100
  6. Millom 2nd – 90
  7. Kirkby in Furness – 87
  8. Cockermouth 2nd – 68
  9. Workington 2nd – 64
  10. Egremont 2nd – 54

Division Two Results

Saturday September 3

Haverigg 2nd 69 All Out v Vickerstown 73/1

Ulverston 2nd 197/8 v Cleator 2nd 123 All Out

Whitehaven 2nd 51/3 v Dalton 2nd 50 All Out

Sunday September 4

Barrow 90 All Out v Lindal Moor 2nd 94/5

Division Two Table

  1. Vickerstown – 147
  2. Whitehaven 2nd – 146
  3. Lindal Moor 2nd – 97
  4. Barrow – 91
  5. Cleator 2nd – 85
  6. Dalton 2nd – 54
  7. Haverigg 2nd – 54
  8. Ulverston 2nd – 48