However, the game burst into life soon after as Cestrians
striker Michael Hepplewhite struck the near-post with a powerful drive.
However, six minutes later, the Cestrians
claimed the decisive goal thanks to a fantastic solo effort by Nisha Mistry.
Pattison pulled one back for Durham a minute later but they couldn't find an equaliser as the Cestrians
moved into the top half of the table.
Skipper John Coxon hit 30 not out and Christopher Carter smashed 43 towards the end for the Cestrians
, Craig Stephenson returning 3-60.
Liam Simpson had both openers out early on with the new ball and then Richard Waite with (3-31) and Gurman Randhawa (4-12) bowled the Cestrians
to another win.
Eppleton are next up for the Cestrians
at Church Road on Saturday.
The Bulls are 29 points adrift of the Cestrians
but hope to have the significant boost of a return to action of Stephen Humble who has faced a lengthy spell on the sidelines with a shoulder injury.
prevailed by three wickets in the last but one over - despite a brilliant effort from Martin Pollard (4-43).
Excellent batting from Richard Waite (57), Quentin Hughes (53no) and Liam Simpson (46), meant the Cestrians
never looked in any real trouble as they claimed the win.
went ahead four minutes into the second half as Adam Strong fired a long-range shot which sailed over the head of goalkeeper Neil Bussey.
batted first after winning the toss and posted 117-2 from 20 overs.
Dom Elliott (2) and Johnny Mann had the Glebemen three goals up inside 23 minutes, but the Cestrians
mounted a spirited fightback with strikes from Dan Curry and newcomer Tom Vickers.
This time out, however, they struggled as the Cestrians
controlled the first half to take a 2-0 advantage.
Somehow the Cestrians
managed to get to the 25-over point in the second innings at Ropery Lane despite the ODI just one mile away being washed out.
have now taken only one point from their last seven games since the turn of the year after their impressive early-season form as they continue to field only nine players.