Honours even as rivals open with tie
PRESTBURY and Hale Barnes fought out a rare tied game on the opening day of the campaign.
Prestbury were asked to bat and, led by Myles Mason ( 66) they made 171- 8 off 45 overs with good support from overseas player Julian McGovern ( 41).
Hale Barnes looked on course to chase down the total with ease at one stage.
But with Matty Gray taking 4-36, backed up by Kevin Murray with 3-30, Hale Barnes ended on 171-9 at the end of their 45 overs, resulting in a tie.