Shipley Hall seal comfortable win over Trentside

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Shipley Hall bowlers were given a bonus last Saturday when skipper Ryan North won the toss and inserted Trentside on a rather unpredictable wicket.

The Shipley bowlers made the best of their good fortune with Tom Starr (4-46) and James Parkin (3-18) causing the damage.

These two were well supported by James Cokayne, Ryan North and Kevin Farnsworth, who shared the other three wickets.

Steve Moran battered well for Trentside with a splendid 72, but they were all out for 135 in 43 overs.

When Shipley batted, they were a bit wary in the early stages when they lost a couple of wickets.

But a sound, and eventually aggressive innings, by James Cokayne (83 not out), supported by 25 from Neil Cox gave Shipley a resounding victory, which saw them claim 22 points.