SAUGHALL lost an exciting game of cricket to Wistaston at Jubilee Park on Saturday in Cheshire Alliance Division One.
Skipper Chris Andrews chose to bat on a good wicket and Saughall quickly reached 48-1 with Martin Huxley finishing up with 45.
Wistaston fought back with the introduction of N Khan (28-4), who dazzled Saughall with a wonderful display of controlled spin.
At 69-5 Saughall desperately needed a partnership. but instead their innings closed soon afterwards in tame fashion for 107ao.
During tea Saughall discussed the need for two early wickets.
Their wish was granted when Lawrence Gotts produced a sensational first over, castling two Wistaston batsman in spectacular fashion.
The momentum saw them reach 55-8 but Wistaston dug deep and 32no from Gareth Barnes plus 18no from number 10 Keith Thornhill secured victory.
Frodsham v Sandbach was cancelled.
Fit-again Chester Boughton Hall all-rounder Warren Goodwin could not to save Cheshire from defeat.
They were beaten by 105 runs in their Minor Counties Championship (Western Division) clash against Cornwall at Truro. Opener Goodwin made knocks of 18 and 11.