EPPLETON endured Saunders Cup disappointment last night, exiting to County League club Tudhoe.
Sura Malinga’s well-constructed 53 led Eppleton to 135-5, but Simon Davies’ unbeaten 66 steered Tudhoe home by eight wickets.
Durham City enjoyed a narrow, five-run win over Langley Park in the Carlsberg UK Cup. Michael Elliott (36) and Philip Parker top-scored in City’s 142-5, before Langley fell just short on 137-9, suffering under Paul Moralee’s impressive bowling (4-26).
H The Warmseal Durham Senior League have named their team to visit the Inshore Fisheries Langbaurgh League at Great Broughton in Sunday’s Wilkinson Cup tie (2pm).
Senior League: Chris Ellison, Phil Shakespeare, Nick Sampson-Barnes (all Boldon), Shaun Bradbury, Kyle Davis (both Eppleton), Gary Burlinson (South Hetton), Stephen McCoy (Horden), Paul Leonard (Felling), Jon Kean (Norton), Richard Ede (Castle Eden), Paul Cook (Whitburn).