Folkton & Flixton CC cruise to National Village Cup area final win at Rockliffe Park

Folkton & Flixton CC eased to a 144-run success at Rockliffe Park in the National Village Cup North Yorkshire (North) final.

Will Hutchinson shone with the bat in the area final win for Folkton & Flixton CC

Photo by Will Palmer
Will Hutchinson shone with the bat in the area final win for Folkton & Flixton CC Photo by Will Palmer

Folkton & Flixton CC, who won rhe final at Lord's iun 2018, now move into the national rounds of the cricket competition, where they will play host to Liverpool & District club Rainford CC on Sunday June 19.

Last Sunday, Folkton & Flixton posted an imposing 272-4 from their 40 overs.

Skipper Tom Norman and Will Hutchinson set the foundations with a brilliant opening stand of 166, the latter scoring a superb 92 and Norman an impressive 67.

Connor Stephenson (45) and Elliot Hatton (29no) added some late runs to steer Flixton a big total.

Charlie Colley then took 4-31 and Elliot Hatton 3-22 as Park were dismissed for 128.

Folkton & Flixton CC's Elliot Hatton impressed with bat and ball in the win at Rockliffe Park CC Photo by Richard Ponter