Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Durham Cricket League

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Durham Cricket League

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THERE are still some answers required in the fight to survive relegation, to Division Two.

Bottom club Littletown are 15 points from safety and must win their game, at home to Easington. Visiting fixture secretary Arthur Broxson said: "We have had a bit of a disappointing run of late, but are hoping to finish on a winning note.

"It's been a tough league and if you don't perform you don't win, and it shows through the teams that were once up there."

Bill Quay are second bottom, six points adrift of safety. They are at full strength and skipper Alan Mustard is fully aware of how important this game is. He said: "It will be a tough local derby game against Whiteleas, and we need a win to stand any chance of staying up. We are where we are, because we have not put in consistently good performances."

Alan added: "We've played some good cricket and some appalling cricket. I think the main thing being, that we haven't scored enough runs, only scoring over 200 once this year. …

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