MATCH REPORTS

Match Reports – 1st May 2021 (Match Day 2)

Disappointing defeat for Arthington against Bolton Abbey A poor all-round display from Arthington’s 1st XI saw them soundly beaten away at Bolton Abbey. An under-par score with the bat, combined with some inconsistent bowling and poor fielding resulted in the home...

Match Reports – 24th April 2021 (Match Day 1)

Arthington rampant in opening day run-fest Arthington’s two sides looked in fine form on the opening day of the 2021 season, as both recorded excellent victories at the start of the latest campaign. Playing in division two for the first time, the 1st XI took on...

Arthington Cricket Club’s 2020 Play-offs Story

Due to the Nidderdale League’s decision to have play-offs at the end of this pandemic-affected season, the match reports from the fixtures on 12th and 19th September have been combined into a single report of the club’s exciting play-off journey. 12/09/2020 Hosts...

1st XI Match Report v Upper Wharfedale (H)

ARTHINGTON'S UNBEATEN RUN ENDED DESPITE CAPTAIN'S HEROICS AGAINST RIVALS A fine captain’s display with both bat and ball from Naveed Andrabi was not enough to prevent the 1st XI’s first defeat of the season against a strong Upper Wharfedale side, in a thrilling, back...

2nd XI Match Report v Bishop Monkton 2 (A)

MAIDEN CENTURY FOR MARTIN HINGS AS ARTHINGTON RUN RIOT A week of heavy rain did not dampen the spirits of the 2nd team who travelled to Bishop Monkton for the return match having played this team at home the previous Saturday. The forecast was set fair and having...

1st XI Match Report v Ripley (A)

ARTHINGTON AT THE DOUBLE AS GREY SKIES PART TO ALLOW TWO GOOD WINS At the beginning of this latest Saturday, it seemed unlikely that much cricket would be played at all. There was heavy rain in the build up to both matches but over the course of the day it held off...

1st XI Match Report v Rainton (A)

TOP ORDER COLLAPSE NOT ENOUGH TO PREVENT EMPHATIC ARTHINGTON VICTORY It was a day for the middle order and bowlers to shine for Arthington as they secured another fine victory on a gloomy day away at Rainton. Had Rainton not been bottom of the league, Arthington...

2nd XI Match Report v Spofforth 2 (A)

ARTHINGTON RUTHLESSLY DISPATCH WEAKENED SPOFFORTH IN CLINICAL DISPLAY Following the disappointing news that Arthington 1st XI’s opponents had conceded, an opportunity arose for the 2nd XI to receive full coverage of their demolition of Spofforth 2nd XI in a match that...

1st XI Match Report v Bolton Abbey (H)

BOTH ARTHINGTON SIDES DOMINATE ON AN OUTSTANDING 40-POINT WEEKEND It’s all looking good for Arthington Cricket Club at present, as both the 1st and 2nd teams sealed comfortable victories in their respective fixtures in the latest round of matches. At the ACG,...

1st XI Match Report v Knaresborough Forest (A)

ARTHINGTON CONTINUE THEIR WINNING START WITH BIG WIN Following last week’s triumph at home to Raskelf, the Arthington 1st XI travelled to Knaresborough Forest; the other side in division 3 that was relegated last season. In an entertaining game at a great location for...

1st XI Match Report v Raskelf (H)

ARTHINGTON START THE SEASON WITH TWO WINS ON A GREAT DAY FOR RECREATIONAL CRICKET IN YORKSHIRE The beginning of the 2020 season could not have come soon enough for Arthington, with players eager to take to the cricket field once again following the Covid-19 pandemic...

1st XI Match Report v Birstwith 2 (H)

EMPHATIC VICTORY FOR ARTHINGTON ON FINAL DAY NOT ENOUGH TO SECURE PROMOTION On the final day of the 2019 cricket season, even an unlikely league title for the Arthington 1st XI was still a possibility and the team did all they could to make the dream of a third...

1st XI Match Report v Whixley (A)

ARTHINGTON END WHIXLEY'S UNBEATEN RUN TO KEEP THEIR HOPES FOR PROMOTION ALIVE The 2018 season was a special one for Arthington 1st XI; going the entire campaign without a single defeat. The 1st XI’s most recent opponents, Whixley, were looking to pull off exactly the...

1st XI Match Report v Markington (A)

SUPERB ARTHINGTON BOWLING ENOUGH TO SET UP VICTORY, DESPITE TOP ORDER COLLAPSE Arthington travelled to Markington for their latest fixture in division three to try and complete a match, having seen the earlier match between the two sides abandoned halfway through. The...

1st XI Match Report v Sessay 3 (H)

10-MAN ARTHINGTON STROLL TO COMFORTABLE VICTORY AGAINST WEAKENED OPPONENTS Arthington 1st XI’s latest match was against familiar opposition. Sessay, who they had faced twice in the lower division last season, had proven tough opposition and provided some close...

1st XI Match Report v Bishop Monkton (A)

ARTHINGTON HANG ON TO ACHIEVE VICTORY IN CLOSE ENCOUNTER Arthington 1st XI saw their most recent match go right down to the wire against bottom of the table Bishop Monkton, but they managed to keep the opposition at bay and came out victorious in an exciting match...

1st XI Match Report v Ripley (A)

ARTHINGTON BACK TO WINNING WAYS WITH CONFIDENT DISPLAY Following back-to-back defeats in both league and cup two weeks prior and a rainy weekend of no cricket at all, winning a cricket match was becoming somewhat of a distant memory for the Arthington 1st XI. However,...

1st XI Match Report v Whixley (N) (Cup)

ARTHINGTON FALL AT THE FINAL HURDLE IN BARRETT CUP FINAL Arthington 1st XI’s excellent cup campaign reached its climax at Ripon Cricket ground on finals day. Despite the confidence of their previous round and a good all-round performance on the day, their opponents,...

1st XI Match Report v South Kilvington (A)

ARTHINGTON SUFFER DEFEAT AS TOP ORDER GETS BLOWN AWAY In their latest league match in division three, Arthington 1st XI travelled to South Kilvington, hoping to secure their second win of the season against the same opposition, following their victory in the home...

1st XI Match Report v Upper Wharfedale (A) (Cup)

ARTHINGTON REACH BARRETT CUP FINAL WITH EMPHATIC WIN OVER CUP RIVALS Wind the clock back two years to the summer of 2017, Arthington 1st XI players will remember, not overly fondly, their cup final defeat to Upper Wharfedale. Two seasons later, following back-to-back...

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