First Team Beaten by Birkenhead Park

Rainhill 89-10 (Khan 26, O’Toole 24; Pushpakumara 4-27)
Birkehead Park 90-4 (Rowland 34; Usman 3-35)


Rainhill’s first team was beaten away to Birkenhead Park CC by 6 wickets.
On a used pitch, Rainhill won the toss and batted first.
Unfortunately, Rainhill got off to the worst start, losing a wicket first ball. Rainhill lost wickets continuously throughout the innings, finally being bowled out for 89 from 30.4 overs.

Highlight of the batting innings came in a 9 th wicket partnership of 39 between Bilal Khan and Liam O’Toole. Bilal Khan finished with 26 from his 50-ball stay at the wicket and Liam O’Toole played some positive, counter punching shots reaching 24.
Birkenhead Park’s batters battled against Rainhill’s spin pairing of Khalid Usman and Saeed Ullah, finally reaching achieving the desired total 4 wickets down after 29.3 overs. Rainhill’s Khalid Usman finished with figures of 3-35.

Birkenhead Park CC – 25 points Rainhill CC – 2 points