Although relegation was a reality some weeks ago, Tattenhall finished their Division 1 campaign by defeating a strong Sale side who had nothing to play for and lacked motivation. Sale won the toss and batted, Phil Johnson took an early wicket and Brooke Guest, the Australian under 19 player who was born in Sale came in at no.3 He showed his class compiling an unbeaten century despite a lack of application from his partners. Captain Sadler introduced himself and Ryan Spann to bowl and despite some loose early bowling both settled into a rhythm and picked up wickets. Spann (4-41) produced his best spell and Sadler (4-57) kept Guest away from the strike to minimise his impact. Sale were bowled out for 216 and Guest 111 not out from 114 deliveries.
Brett Siebert opened with Harding looking to continue his late season form and they set about the changed Sale attack putting on 71 for the first wicket in 9 overs. Dobson looked to rotate but as the bowling quality improved he found it hard to beat the field. Siebert was now into his stride and dominating the bowling as he brought up his 100 in 95 balls. After a partnership of 95 Dobson was caught at the wicket and Siebert continued the assault with Coppack. As victory neared, Siebert achieved the rare feat of an unbeaten 150 from 140 balls and with 12 overs left Tattenhall secured only their second league win by 7 wickets at 217-3.
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