TRAFFORD MV's 1st XI travelled to Sandbach and managed only 89 all out in response to the home sides 143-8.

Sanbach got off to a flier and reached 51-1 off 13 overs despite that wicket going very early. MV slowed the run rate with skipper Steve Haughton and Hamza Butt tightening the attack. However the big hitters from Sandbach pushed the score to 143-8. Rashid Parvez took a good 3-45 for MV.

MV's innings began in turmoil with four wickets tumbling for only 17 runs. Callum Rothwell and Zahir Yasin put up a brief resistance and Hamza Butt knocked a fine 33 considering the circumstances. MV eventually went down by 54 runs reaching a feeble 89 all out.

* Anyone interested in playing for one of Trafford MV’s three sides should contact Steve Haughton on 07514 073248