Middle remain top

Middle Rasen went into this weekend fixture without skipper Richard Boryszczuk and fellow players Ivan Nash and James Fussey, but still fielded a strong side and showing the strength in there squad this season by winning again to take them top of the league.

After being put into bat Chris Potter and Aaron Wells got things under way and despite losing Wells for 16, Potter and Darren Salmon took the attack to the Waddington bowlers with Potter making 40 before being caught.

Kevin Salmon was hoping to carry on his form from last week, but he soon departed for a measly three runs with the score on 101-3. Middle then raced away to a huge total of 233 with Tom Bradford showing his brother how to bat, hitting an excellent 48 and Darren Salmon showing his potential making 93 runs before being dismissed in the final over.

With the huge total to chase on proberly the worst wicket seen for a long time, Waddington didn’t start well losing wickets at regular intervals with Dan Norburn 2- 31 and Darren Salmon 2-35 starting things for Middle.

Graham Sharman then destroyed the Waddington attack with swing and swerve being to much for them and earning him an excellent seven overs one maiden five wickets for just 22 runs and winning the match for Middle who sit nicely joint top with Branston