Durham Cricket League: Hedley and Udeshi the key men as Ryhope roll over Langley Park

Philadelphia bowl to Horden batsman Wayne Birks in Saturday's Division One clash
Philadelphia bowl to Horden batsman Wayne Birks in Saturday's Division One clash
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Ryhope cruised to a 132-run success against Langley Park in Division Two on Saturday.

They rattled up 306-7 in just 40 overs, Adrian Hedley leading the charge with 84 from 48 balls, backed by 66 from Connor Pearson, John Minnis’s 63 and a half-century from Sagar Udeshi.

Udeshi (4-34) and Connor Cheal (4-46) then dominated with the ball as Langley Park were dismissed for 174.

Aaron Shellie rules the roost at Peterlee, the Aussie hitting 57 and then taking 4-21 as Houghton were beaten by a mammoth 166 runs.

Ross Bainbridge plundered 4-59 as Peterlee reached 220-9, Dave Garraghan making 34 and P{aul Griffith 31.

Peterlee are now in nose bleed territory, just five points behind the leaders in second spot.

Marsden still hold sway after their third win in three outings, skipper Chris Mann carrying his bat for 118 in 202-5, with Ben Lobban grabbing 3-21.

Silksworth were then bowled out for 87, Paul Cook serving up an unpalatable menu with an 11-over spell in which he took five wickets for 17 runs.

Murton slipped to a 23-run defeat at Ushaw Moor despite Chris Winn’s all-round efforts which saw him take three wickets and score 71 runs.

Moor were all out for 186, with Phumzile Yiba taking 3-33. Three wickets apiece from Stephenson, Handock and Robinson saw Murton dismissed for 163.

Littletown gained a welcome first win as they dominated Boldon CA to win by 133 runs.

Shashikant Kadam was their primary inspiration with 44 runs and five wickets. Matt Dench (65) and Philip Bennett (39) helped them reach 200-7 declared, then Joe Dodd (3-27) offered good support to Kadam in Boldon’s 67 all out.

Whiteleas remained within striking distance of the top with a closely fought 15-run win over Evenwood which was built upon the batting skills of Ryan Dowens (71 not out) and Owen Peterson (51 not out).