First win of the season

HATHERSAGE claimed their first win of the Yorkshire and Derbyshire Cricket League season with an excellent performance away at Parkhead.

In the Division One encounter, they bowled out the home side for 126 and in reply secured a six wicket win.

In Division Two, runs were difficult to come by at Stocksbridge. Visitors Calver were rushed out for 48 and the home side lost six wickets in achieving their target.

After last year’s relegation, Baslow have made an excellent start to life in Division Three. They recorded an easy victory over Stocksbridge, dismissing them for 59 and eased to a nine-wicket win.

An exciting game took place at Hathersage Seconds in Division Four, where the first tie of the season was recorded. The home side and visitors Youlgreave Lodge were both dismissed for 153.

In Division Five, Civil Service 2nd recorded a seven wicket victory over Ashford 2nds and Woodhouse enjoyed a three-wicket win against visiting Baslow 2nds.