York League sides ready to open up

The area’s cricket teams will be looking for a solid start to their respective York Senior League seasons on Saturday.

Wednesday, 22nd April 2015, 4:48 pm

Pickering and Malton and Old Malton will both be looking for hefty points hauls when they get underway in division one.

There will be plenty of changes to the Pickering side when they travel to Goole Town.

They have snapped up Robert Featherstone, Ian Smith and Oliver Sigsworth from the Scarborough Beckett League, though they will be without bowler George Baker, who has left for Easingwold.

Malton will include former Scarborough and Ebberston all-rounder Tom Bumby in their team following his arrival from Forge Valley.

Meanwhile, Malton have lost both Tom Hoggard and Matthew Watson to Stamford Bridge and Scarborough respectively.

Division two will boast both Duncombe Park and Hovingham.

Park have been boosted by the addition of Sean Wilson from Kirkbymoorside for their first game at Selby.

They will be without Ali Holmes though, who has moved to Easingwold.

Hovingham kick off with a home game, in which they will play Sheriff Hutton Bridge 2nds.

Division three north will see a derby day when Pickering 2nds host Malton and Old Malton 2nds.

In division four central, Duncombe Park 2nds entertain Sheriff Hutton 2nds.

Division one: Goole Town v Pickering, Malton & Old Malton v Flixton.

Division Two North: Hovingham v Sheriff Hutton Bridge 2nds, Selby v Duncombe Park.

Division Three North: Pickering 2nds v Malton & Old Malton 2nds.

Division Four Central: Duncombe Park 2nds v Sheriff Hutton 2nds.