Duffield make visitors work hard for win

Duffield CC 1sts narrowly lost to Marehay on Saturday by two wickets in Division One.

The win was the first of back-to-back victories at the weekend that sent Marehay back to the top of the table.

Batting first, Duffield were restricted to 168-9. Paul Bakel top scored with 44 and Gaz Buckley took 5-52.

Marehay then had to fight hard for victory, losing eight wickets on their way to the required total.

Richard Jordan and Alex Jones took two wickets each and Balraj Johal three.