Collins pulls it round for Barley
Barley seconds beat Cokenach seconds by three wickets on Saturday, after looking like heading for defeat at 47 for 7. Poor weather produced another slow, damp wicket with runs looking hard to come by as stand-in Barley skipper Eric Davis put Cokenach in.
Barley seconds beat Cokenach seconds by three wickets on Saturday, after looking like heading for defeat at 47 for 7.
Poor weather produced another slow, damp wicket with runs looking hard to come by as stand-in Barley skipper Eric Davis put Cokenach in.
Eggleton and Davey made a steady start, seeing off the tricky spin bowling of Barley's Davis.
However, Jack Hawkins proved to be the turning point once more, and it was his introduction that brought about the dismissal of Davey (13), before catching and bowling Eggleton for 28.
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Hawkins shot out four more batsmen, finishing with the impressive figures of 10 overs, three maidens, 6 for 25.
At the other end Eddie Collins picked up 2 for 10 from his seven overs as Cokenach finished on 105 for 9 from their allotted 40 overs.
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Barley were confident of making 106, but after a promising start opener William Heslam (22) fell to the bowling of Dave Collins.
The Barley innings then went into freefall as Collins dismissed the middle order to finish with 5 for 30, with Barley slumping to a dismal 47 for 7.
But old campaigner Eddie Collins (34 not out) and Phil Hastings (13 not out) gradually pulled them back into the match, and saw them home.