Brendan Stars In House Victory!
The lads kept their outside title challengeon track by beating Bacup by 26 runs at Liverpool Road. House posted 164 -8 including half centuries from the Pro (59) and Hasan who made his second half century of the weekend in scoring 52. Andrew Spencer collected 4-93 and professional Chris Harris 3-39 for Bacup.
House’ total looked a good score on a sticky wicket at so it proved. The Pro tore through the Bacup top order, reducing the visitors to 73-8 with only New Zealander Harris offering any resistance. Harris found allies in John Chapman (12) and Peter Fell (2) as the last 2 wickets added 28 and 37 to keep things interesting. However, Finchy trapped Peter Fell LBW to seal 12 points for House. Harris finished unbeaten on 76 but the real star was the pro who claimed a seasons best figures of 7-47 to retain 4th place in the league.