By Billy Stephenson

The Leeds Trinity Cricket team got off to a flying start yesterday (Tuesday) with a convincing win over Huddersfield at Horsforth CC.

The Lions lost the toss and were put into bat by their opponent’s.

Aidan Malley and Tom Benthall opened the batting. They got off to a great start but it was Benthall dismissed first on 12 with a brilliant direct hit.

It started to pick up when number three Lee Perks came in with a six on his second ball. Perks got the runs up for the Lions hitting an impressive 79 and with an overall great batting performance they set Huddersfield 234 to get in the second innings.

There were other great batting performances for Will Mairs who got 35 and Joe Goddard who got 37.

Leeds Trinity Lions beat Huddersfield yesterday.

Leeds Trinity Lions beat Huddersfield yesterday.

Huddersfield came into bat looking strong but they couldn’t cope with Lions strong bowling force with Danny Horry opening the attack. He took his first wicket in the fourth over and from there it picked up. Other wickets from Animesh Chatterjee (two), Craig Edwards (four) and James Massheder (three) sealed a 128 run win for the Lions and bowling Huddersfield out for 106 with 15 overs remaining.

Their next game will be a trip further North to face Sunderland.

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