THE GUNN & MOORE
SOUTH NOTTINGHAMSHIRE CRICKET LEAGUE
WEEKLY REPORT 27th June 2015
Colliery surface to the top of the pile
“BELL & JEROME” DIVISION A
Gedling Colliery 250-9 are the new leaders after a convincing win over Thurgarton 88-10 as Simon Pettet 52, James Barnes 51 & Irfan 3-18 ensured the summit was reached whilst for the hosts Jacob Styles took a fine 6-68. Close to 600 runs were scored when Collingham 296-9 were defeated by Notts Unity Casuals 299-3 Ali Haynes 126*and Ollie Dyson 93.starred with bat for Collingham and in reply Amman Khan 60, Zaheer 129*, Salim Karim 31 & Ajaz Riaz 43* all combined in this pulsating run fest. Balderton 264-6 continued their recent run of good form when they came away with the win over Long Eaton 199-10 as Alan Jackson 76, Tim Clipsham 46, Luke Endley 52* & 3-44, Jordy Ashby 3-50 & Daniel Pinfold 3-54 all figured in taking them to their highest point in the league table this season the home side had Lerato Kgoatle scoring 71. Dale Campbell 65, Robin Maxwell 53* & 2-47 & Aaron Lee 50* all combined in an eight wicket win as Hucknall 207-2 came away from Wollaton 206-9 with maximum points and keeps Wollaton rooted to the foot of the table despite a fine 79 from David Barr.
“200 DEGREES COFFEE” DIVISION B
Falling agonisingly one short of his century Sam Ogrizovic 99 & 3-29 from Stuart Walton meant Hoveringham 248-8 maintain second position with a win over Wilsons 230-10 for whom Adeel Arshad 44 Tariq Mehmood 41 & Shuaib Khalil 4-43 performed very well. Alex Sheriston 112* & Alastair Petit 98 figured in West Bridgfordians total of 274-4 and looked to be heading for certain victory until a superb 55* from Max Sugarman in an unbeaten tenth wicket partnership enabled Kimberley 263-9 to force the draw. Hyson Green Carrington 250-8 controlled proceedings with a convincing win over Wollaton 140-10 with Umar Zaman 41, Zahid Iqbal 39, Ethsham Yaqoub 47 & Kaiser Altaf 5 -27 starring. Despite 57* from Ben Buckley it was not enough as Eastwood 173-10 were well beaten by Calverton 176-2 with Darren Wright 72*, Billy Bennett 41, Matthew Dean 34 & Billy Armstrong 3-70 all figuring on the day.
“ROTHERA DOWSON” DIVISION C
Centurion Pete Hudson 110 starred as Hucknall 241-8 gained a winning draw over Plumtree 190-9 who were indebted to a fine 94 from Matt Dring in reply. Jim Hemstock 52 & Devon McCarthy 42 helped Southwell to 220-9 but an unbeaten 74* from Joe Caunt and 72 from Jess Jones helped Kirkby Portland 221-3 cruise home to the win. Mike Berry 50* & 47 from Ifitkhar Ahmed helped Gedling Colliery to 198-7 but a glorious 111* from Rob Goddard & 4-58 from T Tarvax delivered victory for visitors Gotham who closed on 200-6. Al Moss 44* & Akif Farooq 4-25 enabled Attenborough 106-4 to a comprehensive win when they entertained Keyworth 100-10. Josh Scully 70*, Arslan Shah 55, Asif Haq 44, Mark Sampson 4-38 & Frank Forman 3-4 all joined forces to deliver the goods as Thrumpton completed an impressive win against Beeston & Toton Sycamore 112-10.
“FEET” DIVISION D
The quartet of Pierce Bramley 70, Peter O'Donoghue 53*, Aston Smith 4-35 & Eathan Brookes 3-51 proved decisive as West Bridgfordians 190-6 overcame Newark R & M 127-10 for whom Harry Atkinson hit 50. Bramcote 130-10 remain top with a thirty run over Gedling & Sherwood 109-10 in a game which saw two excellent bowling performances from M Aqeel 6-27 for Gedling & A Bullivant 5-19 for the victors. East Bridgford 113-10 were defeated when they made the long trip to Underwood 114-6 with Tom Chalkey 41* guiding them home to the win. Matt Winn top scored with 66 but Hickling 182-10 were on the receiving end of a fantastic spell from Eddy George 6-35 and this helped Ellerslie 188-8 to a very narrow two wicket win. James Wilks score of 64 was the defining innings which saw Sutton Bonnington 203-9 gain victory over a spirited run chase from Radcliffe on Trent 192-9.
“TROPHY MASTER” DIVISION E
Notts Unity Casuals 179-9 inflicted a heavy ninety five run to visitors Lenton Willoughby 84-10 and doing the damage was Taranjit Singh who returned the glorious figures of 7-37. Gary Glen hit 70 and Michael Jennings followed it up by taking 3-13 as Kirkby Portland 161-6 defeated Eastwood 124-10. Belvoir posted 246-4 thanks in the main to Dane Wilson 132* but were denied the win as Daniel Hubbard 77, Martyn Hill 62 & David Adwick 49 helped hosts Farndon 247-4 to the win. James Berry 40 & 4-51 assisted by Andrew Shelton 4-24 helped Wymeswold 166-10 defeat Fiskerton 114-10. Basford Mill 228-8 dented the promotion push of visitors Collingham 128-10 and the bowling duo of T Bosworth 4-15 & A Ahmed 4-39 eased their relegation worries for the time being.
“GB BOOKKEEPING” DIVISION F
Gotham 96-10 were on the end of a crushing seven wicket defeat as Caythorpe moved into the top four with this win the teams highlight being 3-24 from bowler C Lea. Dominic Chambers hit 54 in Whatton & Aslockton’s 126-10 but East Leake 127-4 made light work of the total as Jamie Coupland 51, Ashley Mace 49 & Simon Oakley 4-32 starred. Bingham 89-2 coasted to an easy success over Calverton 88-10 as G Farrell 4-26 & B Cox 3-14 and the win keeps them well clear at the top of the table. A one man crusade saw Chris Pack 42 & 4-81 for Long Eaton 190-8 prove fruitless as they fell short in chasing 217-10 set by Plumtree for whom Justin Stockdale top scored with 56. An exciting finish saw Burton Joyce 98-7 nervously close out on a three wicket win as they passed Kimberley’s earlier score of 94-10 with Tom Lightfoot scoring a priceless 33.
“NCSL” DIVISION G
Bottesford 158-9 successfully defended a modest total as Simon Silverwood took 3-13 when Beeston & Toton Sycamore closed on 77-7 in reply. Kinoulton 197-7 gained a morale boosting win over league leaders Ruddington 175-10 with M Towle scoring 42 and Shaun Campbell taking 3-31. Starring with both bat and ball for West Bridgford Legion 229-10 was Farhad Amin 142 & 4-17 as they crushed Ravenshead 75-10. Caunton 249-9 returned to winning ways with victory over Southwell 148-10 and doing the damager were S Wagstaff 57, M Hawley 56 * & S Simpson 4-36 although Mark Bowie did hit 50 for the hosts.
“JRL ESTATES” DIVISION H
A sublime spell of 5-18 from P Harley reduced Newark R & M to just 67-10 in reply to the earlier score from Hucknall of 174-6 in which J McKay took 4-51. Young Lions 201-10 move level on points in second place when they defeated promotion rivals Lowdham 152-10 with H Swall hitting eight sixes in his rapid 62* and then Rav Digwa 3-33 & H Naik 5-31 saw them home. Connor O’Brian 6-49 stole the headlines after Matt Burton had hit 57 & Lee Gommersall 67 in Gedling Colliery 188-10 defeating West Bridgfordians 144-10. Balderton 180-9 remain top after a routine win over Hyson Green Carrington 139-10 as Josh Tranter 54, Paul Colcomb 3-37 & P Lambert 47 & 4-19 kept them on course for the title. Gedling & Sherwood 274-6 had Ady Anderson 68*, Matt Lawrence 60, Jon Potter 42 & Haider Khan 5-30 in fine form and this ensured it was a miserable day for opponents Woodborough 89-10 although it could have been a lot worse had it not been for a defiant 40*from Phil Brewster.
“CARLTON CAR CENTRE” DIVISION J
Bramcote 184-6 with Norman Jowett 49 & 3-31, Chris Parkes 48 & Kit Patel 3-40 just proved a little too strong for opponents Hoveringham 158-7 for whom Daniel North 52, Nick Walton 57 & Scott Bolsher 4-57 were also in decent form. Attenborough 240-6 completely dominated the match against Wollaton 107-10 with James Grenfell 63, Sam Randall 61*, Arjun Sandhu 42* & Peter Bateman 3-31 all contributing. A day of mixed fortunes saw Simon Widdison score an unbeaten 115* and then break his finger in the match between Oxton 206-5 who went down to a five wicket defeat as Keyworth 207-5 closed out on the win with 3 overs to spare. Thrumpton bowlers Sam Charlton 6-56 & Ben Chadwick 3-10 seemed to have put their team in charge as they restricted Clifton to just 152-10 with Surya Varma 71 top scoring but then Haider Ali 3-7 and Terah Holley 3-21 tore into the batsmen as Thrumpton were bowled out for just 64-10. Hayden Brooks bowled magnificently as Cotgrave were reduced to 121-10 but apart from Irfan Irshad 53 his teammates fell just short as Chilwell were dismissed for 113-10.
“KING STONE PRODUCTS” DIVISION K
A fantastic advert for cricket saw Chilwell 191-9 just edge out Basford Mill 184-10 as Naveed Zafar hit 60 for the victors whilst Matt Wilderspin 50* ran out of partners so close to the winning post. Top of the table Madni 109-10 came unstuck as they chased Caythorpe’s earlier total of 169-10 as both Sam Reynolds 4-27 & Steven Trueman 4-32 bowled them to victory. Nick Ayland hit 80 as Lenton Willoughby 187-10 proved far too strong for opponents Underwood 116-10. Stapleford 191-9 closed the gap on top spot as Dwayne Buckley 74, Gary Dawson 49 & 5-13 & D Cooke 3-28 all contributed as they the bowled out Basford Old Boys for a poor score of just 69. R Dwivedi 85* & T Downie 71* combined to enable Thurgarton 221-2 to close out on an easy win over Kimberley 125-10 who had John Aldred top scoring with 48.
“SIGN SOLOUTIONS” DIVISION L
Ellerslie 139-4 took the spoils as Kane Wilson hit 71* in reply to Ruddington’s earlier score of 138-9. Steve Akers with 55 and Sam Burton 3-12 took the plaudits as Gedling Colliery 122-10 defeated Kirkby Portland 72-10. Gary Baker 80 & James Booth 40 ensured victory as Radcliffe on Trent 215-8 had far too much in the locker as they then bowled out Breaston for only 118-10. A fine century from M Child 105 backed up with 4-49 from Sam Blacknall guided Great Dalby 266-6 to a comprehensive win over Lowdham 79-10. Nazakat Ali 192 was once again in glorious form and along with Malcolm Townroe 79* it meant Poplars posted 308-1 and Newark R & M were tumbled out for just 25 in reply.
“ORACLE PROPERTY FINANCE” DIVISION M
Alan Richardson 4-15 was the star of the show as Farndon 103-5 came away with the victory over Whatton & Aslockton 101-9. An exciting finish saw Collingham 179-9 defeat Attenborough 175-10 with some fine performances from both sides for the victors Callum Goddard 40, Simon Scott 38 & Iwan Mortan 3-40 and for Attenborough James Hallam took 5-39 and youngster Josh Wilson scored 27. N Udall hit 47 as Thrumpton 137-10 defeated Notts & Arnold 131-9.
“NCSL DIVISION N”
Elliot Griffiths hit a fine 124* as Lambley 191-4 gained yet another win as they overcame the target set by Ellerslie of 189-8 in which Paul Mantle took 4-30. The trio of Oliver Wilcox 40*, T Platt 33*& L Savage 5-29 ensured it was an away day to remember as Nottingham Deaf 109-2 defeated Fiskerton 108-10 for whom Josh Perry hit 48. Sadly this week we saw Sutton Bonnington second team resign from the league due to lack of players and we wish them all the best as they rebuild the club.