Warrington enjoy five-wicket win in Cheshire Shield

Warrington enjoy five-wicket win in Cheshire Shield

Warrington enjoy five-wicket win in Cheshire Shield

First published in Sport

BREDBURY were put in to bat and were soon in trouble from all parts of the Warrington attack in the Cheshire Shield.

The wickets were shared as Chai Gaddippalli, 3 for 12, Kyle Adams, 3 for 13, Brad McIntosh, 2 for 9, and Sam Pennington, 2 for 22, showed relentless accuracy to dismiss the visitors for 98.

Chris Kirby, 46, backed up by Ashley Scholes, 23no, and Sam Houghton, 18, saw Warrington sail home with a five-wicket victory.

After the loss of an early wicket Kirby, 48, and James Rudd, 32, repaired the damage with a second wicket stand of 57 in the Cheshire County League Division Two fixture on Saturday.

A fifth wicket of 55 from Andy Kirby, 39, and Liam Heaphy, 49, followed as Warrington closed their innings 193 for 6 Tattenhall could not master the home attack, led by Adams, 4 for 40, supported by one each for Scholes and Ryan Swart 1-22 as the match petered out to a draw.

Warrington second team beat Tattenhall by four wickets in the Cheshire County League Second XI Division Two.

Brendan Morris, 2 for 35, and Rishav Manta, 2 for 25, were the pick of the bowlers, while Sy Hewitt with 1 for 28 chipped in.

Openers Charlie McElroy, 38, and Tushar Mahambrey, 30, laid the foundation for James Lewis, 22no, and Aaron Chaderton, 18no, to steer Warrington over the line.

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