Conisbro’  34  Swinton 36 for 8

May 1899

Sheffield Independent – Monday 29 May 1899

Conisbro’  34  Swinton 36 for 8

An interesting matches was played in connection with the Mexboro’ and District League on Saturday.

At Swinton a very even game ended in favour of the home team against Conisbro’ by a majority of two runs.

Conisbro’ won the toss and batted first, but Swinton’s bowlers proved formidable. Athey took three wickets for three runs, and Blurton five for six. Conisbro’ were speedily dismissed for 24.

It proved a very exciting finish, as Swinton wanted five or six runs to win, with two wickets in hand. Hardy’s bowling proved very destructive, accounting for six wickets for 11 runs.


Conisbro’ 34

Blurton 5-6

Swinton  36 for 8

Hardy 6-11