THE GUNN & MOORE
SOUTH NOTTINGHAMSHIRE CRICKET LEAGUE
WEEKLY REPORT 16th AUGUST 2014
RUSSELL-WEBSTER MAKES HISTORY AT COLLINGHAM
Tam Russell- Webster became the first female to take five wickets in senior cricket for Collingham with a devastating spell of 5-7 the feat accompanied a fine maiden century from Jordan Slack 102* as they enjoyed themselves in the autumnal conditions against Lambley, guiding them to a fine 147 run in the process. Collingham 198/7 beat Lambley 51/10
BELL & JEROME DIVISION A
Wollaton 313/5 dented the title aspirations of Attenborough 167/10 with James Godrich 147, David Barr 79, Max O’Dowd 38 & 3-35 and Adam Davies 3-25 all combining to open the title race wide open only Sam Clulow 29 and Ben Bhabra 3-66 gaining any notable contributions for Attenborough. Hucknall 228/10 leapfrog to the top of the table with a winning draw over Calverton 152/8 and once again the impressive Dale Campbell 124 starred with the bat. The relegation dogfight is still a bottleneck as Balderton 162/10 gained a valuable winning draw against Ellerslie 134/8 they were denied victory by an unbeaten ninth wicket partnership between Matt Footit & Tariq Mahmood who both scored 22 not out. Gedling Colliery 177/8 defeat of Long Eaton 129/10 sends the losers into relegation trouble for Gedling Geoff Burton 54, Rhys Hayes 4-20 and Ryan Eason 4-40 all produced the goods meanwhile Tim Taylor 32 Andy Edge 4-42 Marlon Franklyn 3-75 at least gave Long Eaton hope. Aqib Afzal 84, Rehan Iqbal 38 and Patrick Gardie 36 guided West Indian Cavaliers to a fine score of 248/4 but opponents Nott’s Unity Casuals closed out the win scoring 251/6 with Ammar Khan 62, Waheed Kayani 60 and Hitesh Gujar 51* meaning the loss keeps West Indian Cavaliers in the bottom two.
200 DEGREES COFFEE DIVISION B
Belvoir 196/10 took another step closer to the title as they gained a winning draw over Plumtree 174/8 after James Fellows 52 and Jack Copley hit 43 they were pegged back by a fantastic spell from Nigel Finney 7-26, in reply Plumtree looked in deep trouble but Rob Tapp 49* & Alex Nathanson 46* saw them gain valuable bonus points which may be vital in the final outcome. Collingham 179/8 had their title hopes severely dented by Eastwood 181/5 batting first only Olly Dyson with 48 mastered conditions as James Longdon 4-33 caused most of the damage and then Gordon Pearson 83* and Ryan Elliot 36* saw Eastwood to victory. Kimberley 218/8 gained a winning draw over West Bridgfordians 197/7 Steve Bennett 47 and Sukhdeep Sidhu 4-72 taking the plaudits along with Henry Straw 72 taking them for Bridgfordians. Dave Allen 64 Nick Silverwood 50 Simon Claricoats 37*, Alasdair Culpin 3-52 and Lee Fazackerley 3-53 all impressed as Bottesford 202/4 eased home against Thurgarton 201/9 for whom both Colin Cliff 54 and Will Crowder with 31 batted well. Southwell capitulated to a meagre score of 33 all out in only 17 overs with both Brad Moore 5-17 and Paul McMillan 4-9 ripping them apart as Clifton 34/1 strolled to the win.
ROTHERA DOWSON DIVISION C
Thrumpton 119/10 recovered from a disastrous start where at one point they were 18/6 but Mark Payne with 41 and Josh Sculley 42 at least gave the score respectability Joe Todhunter 53* & William Spray 4-51 seeing Hucknall 120/6 to victory. Geoff Tindsley 47 Iain Randall 38* Ian Kitchinson 28* Andy Hiller 4/33 & Rob Baker 4/44 all figured as Keyworth 191/7 closed out the win against Newark R & M 188/10 for whom Simon Vickory 51, Steve Button 51 and Steve Kennewell 4/49 also contributed. Three bowlers all claimed fifers Tom Newcombe 5-29 for Kirkby Portland 185/10 as they gained a winning draw over Radcliffe on Trent 129/8 Chris Owen Jones 5-62 and Josh Mills 5-41 were the leading lights in the Radcliffe attack. Hoveringham 187/8 were victorious in the match of the day as the top two met and they dismissed Wollaton for 141 despite a fine 52 from Joe Fish, the trio of Richard Coleman 79, Dan North 30 & Steven Campbell 5-35 proving the depth in the Hoveringham team line up bodes well for the final run in.
MILLWARD PRINT DIVISION D
A fine innings of 84* from Alan Lewis saw Ellerslie 194/6 secure the win over Bramcote 191/8 who looked to be in control for most of the game, knocks from Charlie Litlledale 49 Pete Hollingsworth 41* & Tom Chamberlain 36 proved vital until Lewis struck. John Grimes 67 and a spell of 3-3 from Ollie Hayes saw West Bridgfordians to success over Kinoulton 151/10. Farndon 169/10 looked to be closing in on victory until Gareth Hayes 3-22 struck taking the final three wickets in quick succession for Gedling Colliery 173/9 earlier Karan Patre 41 and Andy McCarroll 35* had helped post a competitive total and Jason Lam 62 had taken Farndon to the brink of victory until Hayes struck. Tom Chalkley 60 and Matt Thorley 45 helped Underwood to a total of 162/10 but Beeston & Toton Sycamore 163/3 eased home with Dennis Burrell 81* top scoring. Champions Attenborough 214/6 kept the accelerator firmly too the floor as they defeated third place Hickling 145/10 a fine century from Richard Henson 115* backed up by Tom Shields 4-38 denting the hosts promotion hopes.
STAR FOUNDATION DIVISION E
Sutton Bonnington 131/6 with a match winning 33 from Jamie Wilks took a giant step towards promotion as they defeated second placed East Bridgford 130/10. Gedling & Sherwood 98/2 move into second position after an easy 8 wicket win over Belvoir 96/10 with Ahsan Raja 4-26 bowling them into a promotion place. Calverton 252/6 keep their hopes of avoiding the drop alive as they pulled Whatton & Aslockton 99/10 closer to the drop themselves with only Matt Stewart 51 contributing to a poor score unlike Calverton who had a quartet of players Matthew Dean 105, John Nester 51, James Cairney 5 – 22 and Jake Lowe 3 – 26 helping the cause. Wymeswold 186/7 eased their own worries and enhanced Lenton & Willoughby’s 100/10 as they handed them a defeat by 86 runs a fine all round team performance was evident as Dan Barry 62, Rich Shelton 41, George Allison 4 for 25 and James Barry 3 for 52 all vying for the starring role. Basford Mill 198/9 overtake Eastwood 122/10 in the table after the two met where Basford’s batting consistency proved the deciding factor James Radford 44 being the highest score of the match.
TROPHY MASTER DIVISION F
Nott’s Unity Casuals 136/10 were crowned champions as they defeated Southwell 85/10 in a low scoring game the loss also confirms that Southwell are relegated. Kirkby Portland 255/6 remain second after a comprehensive win over Gotham 81/10 with Robert Casterton 57, Jess Jones 50, Robbie Brittain 89*, Luke Gregory 3-21 & Rebecca King 3-3 all in fine form for Kirkby. Lambley 139/10 drop into the bottom two as they lost to East Leake 142/7 the efforts of \Dan Greenhalgh 44 and Sam Freeman 31 & 3-23 going unrewarded unlike the spell of bowling from East Leake’s Rob Peatman of 4-58. Collingham stay third by defeating Long Eaton 143/10 but only by the skin of their teeth in a thrilling 1 wicket win a fine 52 from Mark Dulston and 45 & 3-29 from Steve Dyer both for Long Eaton were the stand out performances in the game. Caythorpe 131/7 climb out of the bottom two as they defeated Fiskerton 127/10 the bowling of Arindham Sood 4-27 contributing to the survival cause.
GB BOOKKEEPING DIVISION G
A heavy defeat at the hands of Burton Joyce 271/3 meant that Newark R & M 67/10 were relegated to compound a miserable season for the club Mel Picker 98, Daniel Moorcroft 65, Liam Hartley 53 & John Holden 3-27 helping Burton Joyce to an easy win. Bingham 203/6 dented Kimberley’s 193/10 promotion push with a ten run win over the second placed team Jeff Gascoigne 51* and man of the match Dan Cosgrave 62 & 5-28 proving to be the decisive factor. West Bridgford Legion 148/6 remain second from bottom despite a well-deserved win over Flintham 90/10 the duo of Rob Rhodes 33* Len Jackson 4-31 combining to give them hope. Bottesford 182/7 dragged Ravenshead 93/10 into a three way fight to avoid the drop as they easily disposed of their opponents Ian Hewson’s score of 70 was by far the highest score from any batsman in the match. Plumtree remain on top as their game at Chilwell was called off where no play was possible.
JRL ESTATES DIVISION H
Top of the table Ruddington 224/10 were left reeling as West Bridgfordians 226/7 threw the promotion and title race wide open a fine 127 from Yaqoob Khan 129 seemed to have set them up for a routine win but Tony Orange 50, Tom Evans 45 and a match winning 71* from Ian Huskinson meant that Bridgfordians climb out of the bottom two in the process . Young Lions 236/9 stay in touch of the leaders after defeating Beeston & Toton Sycamore 142/10 the spell of Rav Digwa 5-32 for Young Lions proving very significant. Caunton close on the leaders with a comfortable win over Thrumpton 157/9 thank to performances from Martin Wilson 65*, Jamie MacIntyre 34, Craig Jewitt 33, Alec Rose 3 – 30 and a brilliant 4-29 from 65 year old Stuart Simpson proving age is immaterial. Lowdham 157/9 missed a chance to gain on the leaders as they slipped up against West Indian Cavaliers 141/7 Aamir Khan 6-30 being their Achilles heel as he starred for the winners. For the third time in four weeks 13 year old Patrick Delahunty 48 top scored for Rolls Royce 129/7 but Woodborough 130/2 eased to victory thanks to Reece Wyborn 60* and also a fine 47* from Dave Timms.
CARLTON CAR CENTRE DIVISION J
Oxton 198/5 overpowered a well below par Keyworth 54/10 with Ricky Martin 36, Steven Powell 37, Mark Groom 42, Mark Zajac 3-4 & Steve Thornhill 4-21 all heaping misery on Keyworth. Norman Jowett 50 & Matt Hanrahan 45 combined to give Bramcote a total of 186/4 but a brilliant 103 from Mark Maddocks saw Gedling Colliery 188/4 to victory. Balderton remain top after a conclusive win over Attenborough 145/9 Steven Binns 46 & Brett McNamara 81 scoring freely and seeing them to victory. George Judd produced a fine spell of 5-5 as Gedling & Sherwood were dismissed for a disappointing score of 77/10 in reply Hucknall stumbled across the winning line but the efforts of Faizar Khan 32 and 7- 14 including a hat trick goes to prove how cruel the game can be as his efforts proved to be in vain. The two relegated sides met where a fine century from Chris Hudson 111 for Basford Mill was the lone highlight but Nick Ayland 89, Gino Taj 63* & 3-29 Mohammed Luqman 4-12 gave Lenton & Willoughby 245-7 something to smile about.
KING STONE PRODUCTS DIVISION K
Wollaton 245/7 stay in a promotion place thanks to a comfortable win over Hoveringham 185/9 a fine 74* from Senthil Kumar being the backbone of Wollaton’s win. Caythorpe 193/2 sent Basford Old Boys 151/8 into a relegation place as the two teams swap positions in the divisional table, Simon Park 80 *, Richard Manning 34 & 3-26 and Dave Kent 32 all stepping up to the plate just at the right time. Cotgrave amassed 245/7 with Steve Kennedy 88, Adam Heard 51* and Craig Jackson 31 all tearing into the opposition attack in reply Underwood closed on 132/8 with Charlie Cassell top scoring with 57. Chilwell 63/0 remain on course for the title with an easy win over Radcliffe on Trent 61/10 a devastating spell from David Sells of 7-27 putting the hosts on the back foot. Clifton claimed maximum points as Newark R & M were unable to raise a side.
SIGN SOLOUTIONS DIVISION L
Stapleford 230/8 brushed aside Ellerslie 45/10 with a fine century from Simon Bryant 125 assisted by Dwayne Buckley 46 & 4-20 and Gary Dawson 4-23 to keep them at the top of the table. Kimberley 156/10 stay in third place with the narrowest of wins over Lowdham 153/10 they had Alex Terry 55 Paul Blatherwick 4-48 and Richard Kelley 3-39 all performing in a winning cause whilst Thomas Austin scored a fine 66 for Lowdham. Kinoulton 208/7 enjoyed a 33 run victory over Breaston 175/10 in the only other game to take place in the division as both Belvoir & Wymeswold were unable to raise sides this weekend.
ORACLE PROPERTY FINANCE DIVISION M
Ruddington remain on course for the title as their opponents West Bridgfordians were unable to field a side. Farndon 214/4 took full advantage as they gained maximum points in the win over Great Dalby 198/10 and with Dave Nixon 62 & 4-26, Daniel Hubbard 48 and Sean McGuiness all chipping in to the teams cause they move out of the bottom two also worthy of note is the innings of 95 from Harry Wells for Great Dalby. Kirkby Portland 134/8 with Rob Honeybell 50, James Epton 3-15 & Scott Balterham joined forces as Attenborough collapsed to 69 all out. Poplars 157/7 confirmed their position in second place as they overcame third placed Gedling Colliery 74/10 and for the second week in succession they had a match winner in Naz Ali with 48 and 5-7 he was backed up by Humayum Baig who scored 51. Sadly Eastwood yet again failed to raise a side in the match scheduled to take place against Whatton & Aslockton.
NCSL DIVISION N
East Bridgford 193/3 are confirmed as Champions win a comprehensive win over Fiskerton 74/10 as an unbeaten fourth wicket partnership of 174 between Saqib Shah 110* & Scott Brownson 70* delivered them the title and Chris Sapey 4-17 wrapped up the win as the celebrations began. Ellerslie 120/6 closed out victory against West Bridgford Legion 119/10 thanks to the bowling spells from Steve Wharmby 4-32 & Ian Perry 4-22 plus a fine 51 from Andy Hulbert. For the second week running Hucknall 171/10 came so close to winning but again fell just short this time Old Dalby 173/10 being the victors as the ever reliable Chis Knott contributed 56 and Joe Gant 43 for Dalby. Young Lions 200/10 had too much in the locker as Sutton Bonnington 131/10 fell well short in the run chase a fine century from Rohit Dwividi 102* setting up the win whilst Bonnington’s Patrick Hood topped his sides scoring with an impressive 79 *. Beeston & Toton were unable to raise a side in their encounter against Burton Joyce.