GOLBORNE’S openers smashed them to victory against Adlington in the latest round of matches in the Association Division of the Anthony Axford Bolton Cricket League.

They made 270 in their 40 overs with Ciaran Vesey, 150, and Joe Smith, 86, leading the way at the top of the order.

Adlington made 143 in response with Tom Shovleton, James Wilson, Naveed Khwaja and Steven Rawlinson all reaching the twenties.

Jake Waterworth took 4-28 as Golborne wrapped up victory by 127 runs.

Elsewhere, Danny Holt was top run maker for Tonge with 47 in their victory against Blackrod.

Extras were second highest with 33 followed by 31 for Alex Rodzoch as they made 180-9 batting first.

Blackrod totalled 153 in reply, with Tush De Zoysa hitting a half century.

Connor Lord took 5-55 for Tonge and Wesley Liptrott 3-24.

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Jack Bentham (37), Tilaksha Malshan (34) and Krish Patel (27) were the main contributors in Astley Bridge’s 166 all out, with Adeel Baig taking 5-38 for Eagley.

Opening batsmen Craig Massey and Louis Signe took Eagley to 27 but then all ten wickets fell for 38 runs as they were skittled out for just 65.

Malshan completed a fine day with bat and ball with 4-10 and Joe Ducker and Yasir Rashid took three wickets each.

There was a similar collapse in the Darcy Lever innings as after Chris Fenn (37) and Ayaz Hanif (33) had taken them to 88-2 only another 35 runs were added to their total as Little Hulton dismissed them for 117.

The target was reached with four wickets in hand after Zafar Gohar, with 45, had added 65 for the first wicket with Jack Stanley.

Jimmy Hill kept Darcy in the game as he took 3-9 with some tight bowling.