Khan & Finch Star in Victory At Hassy!
House secured an important victory at Haslingden following fine performances from Hasan Khan and Jon Finch. In a game reduced to the minimum 25 overs Lowerhouse posted 164-5 with Hasan hitting 75 from 79 balls having been promoted up the order in place of Will Driver. Jon Finch made 30 and the pro 24 in difficult conditions. Steve Dearden (3-76) and professional David Bandy (2-86) bowled unchanged for Haslingden.
In reply Haslingden posted 148-9 with Pro David Bandy continuing his own recent form top scoring with 54 from 45 balls. Bandy was dismissed caught in the deep by Hasan and that proved to be critical as Haslingden fell 16 runs short. Ex-skipper Finch, took 6-68, to tear through the Haslingden middle order after they had got off to a flyer with Bandy and the big hitting John Pemberton sharing 53 for the 1st wicket.