Tweedsiders take first scalp

Kelso beat Edinburgh

South by 68 runs

Kelso were put into bat and the opening partnership of captain Dougie Wilson and Mark Henderson lasted until the seventh over, when the latter went for two.

Tom Leslie came to the crease and steadied the ship before falling for 11 with the score at 40 after 20 overs.

Wilson then went for 31 and the wickets of Greg Davidson and Jason Gibson closely followed. Thomas Roberts got the Kelso innings back on track and was joined by Callum Davidson after Stewart Cessford went for five. The pair took the game to the bowling side and got the runs flowing.

Roberts went for 26 and Jack Beasley came in to continue the good work and helped Kelso reach a total of 150 for 9 off 50 overs.

Edinburgh’s reply didn’t get going with frequent loss of wickets, thanks to the tight bowling of Stuart Cessford. Jason Gibson and Greg Davidson who took eight wickets between them to give Kelso their first victory of the season.