Gibson is the hero as Scarborough draw at Dunnington

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Young Yorkshire all-rounder Ryan Gibson starred with bat and ball as Scarborough continued their unbeaten start to the York League prmeier division season with a losing draw.

The visitors ended up hanging on with 197-9 from their 50 overs in reply to Dunnington’s 214-8, but the 18 points gained was enough to steer Neil Elvidge’s side up into third place in the league standings.

Jake Murphy, 84, and Adam Sutcliffe, 74, led the way for the hosts, who were put in to bat after Scarborough won the toss.

Gibson and Jack Holt took three wickets apiece to continue their fine bowling form for the North Marine Road club.

A powerful 82 from Gibson then gave Scarborough hope of victory, allied to knocks of 42 from James Pick and 25 from former skipper Darren Harland.

But keen bowling from Adam Iyer, 5-69, and Josh Barrett, 3-28, pegged the visitors back and they were left to hang on with the last-wicket pair at the crease.