Ali inspires Morecambe

MORECAMBE were at home to Barrow at Woodhill Lane and new professional Anwar Ali continued his fine start with a match-winning performance.

The Pakistan A representative took three for 45 to restrict the visitors to 141 for 7,

Barrow’s South African pro Pieter Malan was the fifth man out for a valuable 49.

Morecambe captain Mark Woodhead batted well throughout for a crucial undefeated 46 and Anwar Ali helped him add 71 for the fourth wicket to see his side to the verge of victory.

Ali hit a fine 51 including seven fours.

Morecambe 142-4

Barrow 141-7

Northern Cricket League Division One