Rainhill First XI Fall at Home to Reigning Champions Ormskirk

Rainhill 132-10 (Harrison 23, Williamson 22; Lees 3-35)
Ormskirk 133-3 (Rankin 61, Turner 41; O’Toole 2-25)


Rainhill slipped to a comprehensive defeat at the hands of last year’s league winners Ormskirk.

Batting first Rainhill fell to 49-5 at the hands of Ormskirk’s bowling attack. Captain Jamie Harrison (23) and Sam Williamson (22) offered some resistance against Ormskirk, together putting on 32 for the 7 th partnership.  Rainhill eventually being bowled out for 132.

Needing early wickets, Liam O’Toole struck twice in his first over, removing Ormskirk’s opener George Politis and George Lavelle, both for a duck.  Ormskirk managed a 3rd wicket partnership of 91 which saw the game slip away from the home side.

Ormskirk reaching the target of 133 from 32.5 overs.