RAIN blown into the UK by Storm Miguel has washed out all but a handful of fixtures in the North Staffordshire and South Cheshire Cricket League today (June 8).
.Cheadle ‘s cancelled home encounter with Longton lost them top spot in the Premier Division. Meakins now set the pace after beating Moddershall & Oulton by six wickets after their game survived the deluge.
Fixtures cancelled or abandoned involving Staffordshire Moorlands teams:
Premier Division: ASHCOMBE PARK v LEEK; CHEADLE v Longton; CHECKLEY v Stone
Division One: CAVERSWALL v Newcastle & Hartshill; Knypersley v Sandyford.
Division Two: ENDON v Kidsgrove.
Division Three: OAKAMOOR v CHEADLE 2s; Rode Park & Lawton v CHECKLEY 2S.
Division Five: BLYTHE 2s v Whitmore 28-2. Abandoned; LEEK 2s v Little Stoke 2s; Weston 2s v KNYPERSLEY 2s.
Division Six: Burslem 2s v CAVERSWALL 2s; Moddershall & Oulton 4s v ASHCOMBE PARK 2s; Sandyford 2s v OAKAMOOR 2s.
Division Eight: Crewe 2s v OAKAMOOR 3s; Meakins 2s v CHECKLEY 3s.
BLYTHE 128-9 (Alex Thorley 67, Ben Smith 24; Zia Haq 3-24, Matthew McCall 3-14); WHITMORE 128-9 (Aqib Afzaal 53; Barbar Khan 4-32). Game tied. 12pts each.
WESTON 2s 207-6 (Jamie Broadhurst 115, Joe Etchells 24); KNYPERSLEY 2s 76 (Andrew Jones 24; Chris McKeown 7-33). Weston 2s (25pts) beat Knypersley 2s (4pts) by 131 runs.