Scott’s 50 eases ’Rose to victory

AN unbeaten 50 from Melrose’s Barry Scott gave the Huntlyburn side an opening victory in the Border Sunday League at Gala.

The visitors bowled out Gala for 81, with Rod Ward taking 4 for 15. Top batsman for Gala was Dinesh Tharanga with 32.

In reply, Scott (52 not out) and Colin Green (25 not out) raced to their victory target against a youthful Gala attack for a 10-wicket win.