Disley’s batsmen fall victim to Sandbach’s overseas star player

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Struggles continue for Disley 1st XI as they again fell victim to an opposition’s overseas player.

Only captain Andrew Clarke (84 not out) came to terms with the leg-spin of Akash Molhaltra (6-42) as he skittled Disley for 131.

Earlier, the Indian all-rounder had made 50 not out in Sandbach’s tally of 184.

A young 2nd XI fared little better in the reverse fixture, losing by the emphatic margin of 120 runs.

Neither the under-15s or under-13s were in action on Sunday, but there was a high-scoring friendly at Ashford-in-the-Water.

A team effort from Disley saw them bowled out for 181 in the first innings, a total the opposition surpassed for the loss of seven wickets, with skipper Adam Burgess adding three wickets to his 26 runs in the first innings.