THE GUNN & MOORE
SOUTH NOTTINGHAMSHIRE CRICKET LEAGUE
WEEKLY REPORT 6th & 7th SEPTEMBER 2014
LAYTON GUIDES KIMBERLEY TO POPKESS GLORY
POPKESS CUP FINAL
HOVERINGHAM 187-8-45 OVERS
KIMBERLEY 191-6 43.1 OVERS
Kimberley won the toss and elected to insert Hoveringham into bat and openers Richard Coleman 25 & Ben Lee 70 ensured they had a solid platform to build on, all seemed to going well until Steve Bennett clean bowled Coleman with the score on 78 from there on in wickets fell at regular intervals and although Murray De Banke hit a quick fire 19 from twenty balls Hoveringham’s innings closed on 187-8 from their allotted 45 overs the pick of the Kimberley bowlers being S Sidhu 3-34. In reply Kimberley go off to a disastrous start when they lost Alex Aldred 1. Krutarth Dave 0 & James Griffiths 4 all within the first seven overs all dismissed by the bowling prowess of Murray De Banke as they slumped to 11-3 a fine repairing effort then took place as Andy Layton & Harry Ratcliffe set about re building the innings and a 79 run partnership was ended when Ratcliffe was stumped by Coleman off the bowling of Lear for a fine 47, at 139 De Banke took his fourth wicket an Kimberley still required 49 from just 46 balls with just 5 wickets remaining. A fine 31 run partnership took Kimberley to the verge of victory until Jack Blatherwick fell to the bowling of Chris Cupit and it was down to Danny Williams 12 not out and a match winning 77 not out from Andy Layton to guide them home to success
200 DEGREES COFFEE DIVISION B
Clifton 184/3 gained the vital win that assures their status in the division next season after they defeated Kimberley 180/9 the players starring for Clifton were Alistair Walters 55, Alamgir khan 37* Luke Gunn 36* and Richard McDermott 3-41 and for Kimberley a fine 70 from Harry Ratcliffe was their stand out performance
MILLWARD PRINT DIVISION D
The match between Beeston & Toton Sycamore and Kinoulton that was re scheduled due to health and safety reasons sadly did not take place as Kinoulton were unable to raise a side
STAR FOUNDATION DIVISION E
Jerry Cruse 104*, Warren Hepples 36 Neil Foster 4-51 & Scott Brownson 33 all inspired East Bridgford 206/2 to the victory that ensured they finished the season as runners up as they defeated Calverton 205/6 for whom Matt Dean 91*, Richard Lee 57 & Jake Lowe 27 all finished of their league campaign in fine form. Rob pitman 56* and Andrew Shelton 39 & 2-35 were the stand out performers as Wymeswold 161/ 10 ended the season with a loss when they travelled to Belvoir 165/4 who had Euan Coulthard 65, Harry Adams 38* & 3-12, John Copley 34, Dan Gibson 5-24 all wishing the season had a few more weeks to run.
GB BOOKKEEPING DIVISION G
Ravenshead 140/6 gained revenge upon Burton Joyce 136/10 as the two sides met for the second week running the bowling from John Hayes 3-5 and Numan Shaffique 3-30 proving decisive this time and the ever consistent Richard Stanton 26 & 2-24 again proving his worth to the Burton Joyce side.
JRL ESTATES DIVISION H
West Bridgfordians 83/3 gained the valuable victory over fellow relegation threatened Thrumpton 82/10 and thus send them into the final relegation spot sixteen year old George Sweeney taking a match winning 5-15 which had followed up team mate Ben Shaw’s 57 not out earlier in the day for Thrumpton only Joe Richardson 21 & 2-27 provided any resistance. Yong Lions 166/10 finished of the season with a morale winning victory over Beeston & Toton Sycamore 100/10 and the trio of Sanjay Potiwal 44, Aniel Potiwal 33 & Hiren Naik 5-20 were all smiling at the end of the match.
NCSL DIVISION N
Thrumpton 138/7 ended the season on a winning note after completing a 67 run victory over Fiskerton 71/10 and there were fine end of season performances for the victors from D Howick 21 Matt Udall 23 Matt Fawcett aged 15 3-6 Chloe Towers aged 15 3-21 Lewis Russell aged15 2-9 & Nathan Udall 2-25 and for Fiskerton Ali Hall aged 13 24 George Butler 2-25 Paul Orrick 2-36 & Phil Cordon 2/34 all took something from the game. Yong Lions were unable to raise a side in their game at Ellerslie.