Cricket

  • Sunderland CC lost to Tynemouth CC. Picture credit: Andrew Jenks

    Sunderland’s misery continues with Tynemouth defeat

    June 30, 2014 at 12:40 pm

      Sunderland CC’s poor form in the North East Premier League continued with an 139-run loss to Tynemouth in Ashbrooke. The visitors declared on 275/3 with a century each for Andrew Smith and Matthew Brown before bowling them out for 136 in 41.4 overs. Sunderland won the toss and bowled […]

     
  • Sunderland CC lost to Benwell Hill. Picture credit: Andrew Jenks

    Sunderland’s T20 campaign ends with Benwell Hill loss

    June 30, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    Sunderland’s Co-operative Funeralcare T20 campaign came to an end on Friday evening after an 116 run defeat to Benwell Hill to leave them bottom of their group. After the hosts posted 168/5 in their innings, the visitors were skittled out for just 52 in 16 overs to leave them bottom of the six-team Group […]

     
  • Durham drub Sussex in sensational victory

    Durham drub Sussex in sensational victory

    June 26, 2014 at 3:00 pm

    A Ben Stokes bowling master-class led Durham to a whopping 309 run win over division rivals Sussex as they continued their climb to the top. The England hopeful claimed his best ever match figures of 10/121 to firmly grab the attention of the national selectors. It wasn’t just the bowling […]

     
  • Sunderland CC in action against Blaydon CC. Picture credit: Andrew Jenks

    Sunderland CC’s woes continue with Blaydon loss

    June 23, 2014 at 2:00 pm

    Sunderland CC suffered a demorailsing, nine-wicket defeat at Blaydon in the North East Premier League on Saturday. The Wearsiders could only muster 126 in their innings after being done by spinners Ryan Buckley and Graeme Bridge who took four wickets each while the home side took only 23.3 overs to […]

     
  • Sunderland CC in action against Willington CC. Picture credit: Andrew Jenks

    Sunderland lose T20 clash to Willington

    June 23, 2014 at 1:00 pm

    Sunderland CC’s miserable NEPL T20 campaign continued with a seven-wicket defeat against Willington in Ashbrooke on Friday evening. The Wearsiders made a respectable 115 in their innings, including a 22-ball 30 from Oliver Davey, but that wasn’t enough to stop Willington from chasing it down with 11 balls to spare. For […]

     
  • Leicestershire beat Durham Jets in T20 clash

    Leicestershire beat Durham Jets in T20 clash

    June 21, 2014 at 4:00 pm

    Ned Eckersley hit 43 off 22 balls for Leicestershire as they beat Durham Jets in the T20 Blast. Gordon Muchall top scored for Durham with 43 but Leicestershire chased down their target of 178 with five balls remaining at the Emirates ICG. The game looked in the balance with two […]

     
  • Durham record thrilling first win of season

    Durham record thrilling first win of season

    June 19, 2014 at 3:33 pm

    A second innings four wicket haul for Sunderland-born Christopher Rushworth led Durham to a 27 run win over Division One rivals Lancashire. With Lancashire chasing 340 runs for victory and eight wickets in hand at the start of the day they looked set to reach the total. A composed ton […]

     
  • Sunderland heavily beaten by South Northumberland

    Sunderland heavily beaten by South Northumberland

    June 16, 2014 at 1:00 pm

    Sunderland CC’s woes continue after losing by 145 runs to North East Premier League table-toppers South Northumberland in Ashbrooke yesterday. Jonathan Craigs’ unbeaten score of 112 helped South North to an imposing 263/2 before they skittled out their opponents for 118 in 31 overs. There was promise early on for […]

     
  • Sunderland’s T20 campaign all but over after latest setback

    Sunderland’s T20 campaign all but over after latest setback

    June 14, 2014 at 1:00 pm

    Sunderland CC look to be heading out of the NEPL T20 competition after losing by 67 runs to Hetton Lyons in Ashbrooke on Friday evening. Durham first-class player Ryan Pringle top-scored for the Lyons with 63 from 41 balls as they made 190/7 before bowling out the hosts for 122 […]

     
  • Sunderland CC lose to Boldon in T20 Cricket. Picture Credit: Andrew Jenks.

    Hussain’s Hat-trick sinks Sunderland CC

    June 9, 2014 at 9:34 am

    Sunderland CC suffered their second North East Premier League T20 loss of the season with a 40-run defeat at Boldon on Friday evening. The hosts’ bowler Murtuza Hussain dismissed Chris Watson, Michael Nunn and Greg Davison in successive deliveries to help his side bowl out Sunderland for a measly 43. […]