First XI: Points Shared in Draw at Home to Rainford

Rainford 173 All Out (Kriek 100*; Usman 3-58)
Rainhill CC 81-9 (Usman 23*; Dotters 5-31)


Sunday 7 th July saw the re-arranged fixture from the weather affected first round of the 2024 season, at home to Rainford CC.

Winning the toss and bowling first, Rainhill’s opening bowlers bowled tight and controlled, taking consistent early wickets to reduce Rainford to 36-5.

Rainford’s innings was held together perfectly by Kriek, who finished with a score of 100 not out from 187 balls.
Rainhill’s bowlers collectively taking wickets each with Khalid Usman taking 3-58 from his 22 overs, alongside Luke Procter, (2-32) and Jamie Harrison, (2-22).

In reply, Rainhill struggled to maintain the run rate required without losing regular wickets, resulting in the middle/lower order batting the remaining overs out for a draw.  Khalid Usman finishing with 23 not out from 60 balls.