Hawick 195 for 8
Haddington 77 all out
Hawick win by 118 runs
got back to their best with a convincing win against Haddington on Saturday.
batting displays from Phil Mactaggart, Evan Alexander and Bruce Mactaggart got
Hawick to their highest total of the season so far, and a ruthless bowling
performance sealed the victory.
visitors made the Teries bat first and a change of tactics which saw Bruce
Mactaggart open the batting paid off as he raced to 31 to get the hosts off to
a solid start.
losing Christo Beukes (5), Gary Alexander (11) and Stuart Hair (10),
Haddington had Hawick pegged back at 64 for 4.
Phil Mactaggart continued from where he left off on Thursday and Ronan
Alexander provided a bit of resistance to take the score up to 95 before he was
Hair struck two quick boundaries before being caught for 9.
Alexander built a solid partnership with Mactaggart and the pair looked in
dangerous form before the latter was caught for 44.
Alexander was then out for 36 as Hawick closed in on 200.
Anderson played a fine cameo of 21 from 21 balls and Lee Stewart’s late
boundary took the score up to 195.
the visitors only having 9 players, the Teries knew victory was there for the
taking especially after their batting performance.
Hair found the early breakthrough as the batsmen edged the ball through to
a Haddington counter attack that took the score to 41, Stewart bowled four
overs in a row without conceding a run and took two wickets in the process to
put Hawick in pole position.
Welsh continued his excellent bowling form with another well deserved wicket
before Ronan Alexander added a brace to take his tally to 11 for the season.
Teries were again brilliant in the field, with Phil Mactaggart taking an
excellent catch, and Euan Hair thought he took a great catch but parried the
ball which fell into the path of Stewart who held on.
victory in sight, Euan Hair was given a rare bowling opportunity, and wasted
not time getting the game finished. With his first ball, the batsman edged it
to Evan Alexander who fumbled it, but his party went straight to Gary Alexander
who held on to take the catch and complete an excellent win.