Mixed fortunes for Whitley Bay
Whitley Bay 1sts suffered a 59 run defeat when they took on Blue Flames at home in the Northumberland & Tyneside Division 3 on Saturday.
Blue Flames batted first and with Nasir Amin hitting 71 and Amir Riaz on 64 not out the visitors posted 187 all out in 47 overs.
Dougie Gregg took 5-49 for Whitley Bay and Shahzad Ahmed 3-34.
Amin Faisal was Blue Flames’ most successful bowler with figures of 6-34.
Whitley Bay 2nds won the corresponding 2wnds fixture by a mere three runs.
Varun Goyal hit 71 as Bay posted 189 all out, wuith Dilaveiz Khan taking 4-23.
Irfan Ullah hit 50 but Flames were all out for 186 in reply with three wickets each for Biren Shah and Darshit Patel.