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August 1, 2021

Double losses for Byron cricket

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The second XI scored 129 runs off their 40 overs batting first at Hill Park, Wollongbar.

Lennox Head’s Luke Grainger made good inroads to the lineup with his 3/6 off eight overs with four maidens. 

Lennox Head got home scoring 5/132 off 32.2 overs with Nick Asser hitting 52 no to top score on the day.

Next Byron take on Tintenbar East Ballina at the Byron Bay Rec Ground synthetic wicket.

The Thirds scored 139 for the loss of nine from their 40 overs with Tim Goodhind scoring 55, Jamie Whitaker 23, Lennox Bridle 14, Jason Trisley 13 and Peter Bailey 12.

The Leftovers lost two wickets chasing down the total down and ended with 2/142 in 30 overs with James Leary taking both wickets for 18 runs.

Tim Irwin was Alstonville’s best getting 4/17 with ball and 40 runs off the bat.

Only Chris Duley scored more with 56 no.

Next week thrids travel to Chickiba Oval, Ballina to take on the in-form T.E.B Fire.

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