Riddings lose last eight wickets for 24 runs in defeat to Pilsley and Clay Cross

John Worthy took six for 13 as Riddings collapsed to a three wicket defeat against Pilsley and Clay Cross in Division 6 N/E of the Derbyshire and County Cricket League.

Monday, 17th August 2020, 4:27 pm
Bowler John Worthy takes the final Riddings wicket. Pic by Martin Roberts.

Riddings were cruising at 85/2 off 10 overs and added further runs to reach 105/2.

But when Chris Steele [42] and Terry Gainey [36] were out they collapsed.

Gareth Hutton took 2 for 2 in four overs while man-of-the-match Worthy swept all before him.

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Clay Cross made a cautious start with John Worthy [20] adding valuable runs.

Andy Aldis [23] and captain Tristan Bowers [26] kept the scoreboard ticking over.

When these two were out it got tight, but they steadily and safely got over the line with a four after 37.2 overs.

Riddings came into the game undefeated and top of the table with Pilsley and Clay Cross had no victory and were second bottom.