100 per cent records intact after historic day for Glenrothes CC

Glenrothes CC 2nd XI skipper William Morrison
Glenrothes CC 2nd XI skipper William Morrison

Glenrothes Cricket Club created a little bit of history at the weekend as all four ESCA teams played and won.

The first XI maintained their 100 per cent start to their ESCA CSL Championship season with a resounding 141 run win over Edinburgh South 1st XI.

Robbie Wright was undoubtedly the star of the show hitting 72 runs and taking two wickets, with Fraser Gosse adding 34 runs taking two wickets.

The 2nd XI, also boasting a 100 per cent start in ESCA Division Five, won away to Drummond Trinity 2nd XI by a total of 130 runs. Skipper Willie Morrison and Ali Sim starred with bat with 64 and 47 runs respectivly. Richard Cox weighed in with three wickets.

Glenrothes’ 3rd XI kept their 100 per cent ESCA Division Eight start intact with a four wicket win away to Holy Cross 3rds.

Andy McAuley found great form with the bat, hitting 40 runs, while Christopher Humphreys also collected four wickets in the win.

The 4th XI also boast a 100 per cent record in ESCA Division Nine, although they have played one, won one.

Morton 3rd XI were skittled for 39 runs as skipper Ross Mearns took three wickets, with Snook, Paton and King all taking two a piece. Nigel Duthie (12) and Eddie Gibbs (11) were the leading run scorers in the five-wicket win.

Meanwhile local firm Fife Security Systems Ltd have supplied the club with a new CCTV system after a recent attack of vandalism.

Mike Simpson, from FSS stated: “We’ve really been saddened to see all the publicity over the years regarding vandalism and theft at GCC, both at their old ground and latterly at their new home in the Gilvenbank Park.”

The system is state-of-the-art and records motion on or around club equipment and facilities day or night.