Conisborough C.C. – Conisboro 153 Barnby Dun 25 – Hirst Revival and a Ground Record

June 1927

Mexborough and Swinton Times June 1927

A Hirst Revival and a Ground Record

Conisborough 153                          Barnby Dun 25

B Bennett 80                                                      H Hirst 6-10

Conisborough completely turned the tables in the return match with Barnby Dun at Conisborough on Saturday.

A big innings by Bennett, Walmart to return to the side by hitting 5 sixes and 5 fours, helped Conisborough to their best score of the season.

Bennet and Kelly made a new ground and League record by a partnership of 90 for the fifth wicket.

Conisborough fielded smartly and Steel distinguished himself particularly in this department.

Hirst (picture) showed his old form of last season, making a useful contribution with the bat and taking 6 wickets for 10 runs in 8 overs.