The 5th league weekend of the season went much the same way as the other 4, with an Unsworth Senior Team Winning and a team losing! The 2nd team were the odd one out, not to play, with their game at the Den rained off on Saturday. Over at Dunkifield a 26 over game started at 420pm. The home side posted a par score of 140 for 7. Stand in professional Khan and Jack O’Brien were the pick of the bowlers showing great control in the 2nd half of the innings. In reply Unsworth made several changes to their batting order, but soon found themselves 6 wickets down with ess than 30 runs on the board. Mo Saoib was pick of Dragons batting with 29, he helped the team eventually limp to 95 for 9.
On Sunday the 3rd team defeated Friends Sporting Club 2nd 11. They bowled the opposition out in the cup game for just 115, with 7 bowlers used in total. Unsworth eased to victory with 12 overs to spare and with only 3 wickets down. Jack Ryder 46 not out top scored. Thanks to Vic Sleigh for the match ball sponsorship.
Junior training is on this Friday as normal from 615 pm, the 1st team are at home on Saturday to Denton. Sunday is 2nds at home to Walshaw in the cup. And a date for your diary, Sat June 2nd, race night in members bar, watch this space for more details!