THE GUNN & MOORE
SOUTH NOTTINGHAMSHIRE CRICKET LEAGUE
WEEKLY REPORT 30th April 2016
It’s Elementary for Underwood as Holmes strikes
Rye Cafe & Bar Division A
Rob Matchett hit a match winning 101 and assisted by Atif Ali Zaidi 60 it enabled Collingham 230-6 to take the spoils in high scoring encounter against Hoveringham 227-4. Andrew Edge 4/10 Kieran Cooke 3/12 & Kagiso Rapulana 41* all enjoyed excellent opening seasonal performances as Long Eaton 104-4 overpowered Belvoir 103-10. A defining 76 from G Walker helped Ellerslie 215-10 come away victorious as they felled Balderton 146-10 who have now lost both opening fixtures. Dave Barr hit 71 and M Iqbal took 6-21 in Wollaton’s 180-10 winning draw over Gedling Colliery 108-9. Relegated Attenborough 241-3 had Ben Shaw 99* and Byron Haycock 41* in fine form as they destroyed Hyson Green Carrington Caribs 72-0 to start life back in the SNCL.
200 Degrees Coffee Division B
Danny Williams 5/23 ripped apart the battling line up of Thurgarton 104-10 as Kimberley strode across the winning line scoring 105-4. Andrew Sharpe hit 44 as West Bridgfordians slumped to 111-10 as they were defeated by Attenborough 116-4 who had Charlie Simpkiss taking 4-32 and Martin Shoemaker hitting 44. Luke Gunn 43, Paul Macmillan 35 & 3-26 and Liam Brazier 5-48 all starred as Clifton 157-6 proved too strong for Hyson Green Carrington Caribs 156-10. Nott’s Unity Casuals 151-5 gained their first victory of the season in fine style when overcoming Caythorpe 149-9 at The Brian Wakefield Memorial Ground as Sohail Hussain top scored with 36. Eastwood’s fixture at home to Plumtree was abandoned without a ball being bowled.
Rothera Dowson Division C
Max Collins 4/12 & Steve Wright 4-9 bowled beautifully as Southwell 65-4 overwhelmed Bramcote 61-10 in the seasonal opener. Father Joe Caunt 52* and his father Jason Caunt 5-12 teamed up as Kirkby Portland 128-2 opened the season in terrific form as they defeated Gotham 127-10. Jordan Harbottle 3/7 & Stuart Mills 3-26 took the plaudits as Radcliffe On Trent 71-5 disposed of Thrumpton 70-10. Beeston & Toton Sycamore 183-7 had Andrew Burrell 50 along with Raj Hanspal 5-32 figuring in the win over Keyworth 136-9 despite a fine 4-49 from Rob Baker.
Rex Gooding Division D
G Clarke produced fine figures of 6/41 as Collingham 151-7 returned home from Stamford Lane with victory over West Bridgfordians 148-10. The weather stopped what looked likely to an exciting finish as Hucknall 65-1 were chasing Gedling & Sherwood’s total of 203-10 in which Muhammed Aqeel top scored with 47. Dave Appleby 54* was the only batsman to conquer the conditions but it still wasn’t enough as his side Sutton Bonnington 91-10 fell to defeat against Ellerslie 93-6. Danny Hubbard 34 and Danny O’Brien 4-31 helped Farndon 127-8 to a nervy victory over Gedling Colliery 126-8
Trophy Master Division E
Matt Evans scoring 37 proved the match winning innings as Newark R & M 110-5 overcame Nott’s Unity Casuals 106-10. Martin Ware 63 Jamie Newman 57, S Lloyd 53 & R Ahmed 50 all scored freely as Lenton Willoughby ran out comfortable victors over Belvoir 104-10. The matches at Plumtree, Kirkby Portland and East Bridgford all fell foul of the weather
GB Bookkeeping Division F
Simon Oakley 3-15, Grant Newcombe 3-22, Steve Oakley 3-24, Ian Morrissey 32 & Jamie Coupland 38* all contributed as East Leake 129-4 got off to a winning start against visitors Caunton 128-10. Adil Khan 29 & 3-18 proved to be the match winner in a tense finale as Ruddington 169-10 defeated Caythorpe 165-9. The fixture at Whatton & Aslocton also became a casualty of the weather.
BLCS Division G
Nick Silverwood hit 70 as Bottesford 177-5 ran out winners over Ravenshead 115-6. A gripping encounter saw Lowdham 80-10 defeat West Bridgford Legion 75-10, both Andy Walters 6-22 and Justin Graham enjoying the bowler friendly conditions. Flintham 143-6 had a comfortable win over Beeston & Toton Sycamore 81-6. Scott Andrew hit 81 as Calverton 144-9 proved too strong for Long Eaton who managed 112-6 in reply.
Central College Division H
Keyworth 149-6 had henry Walton scoring 93* as they defeated Attenborough 146-9 with nine overs to spare. Ben Johnson started the season well by hitting 68* as Woodborough 120-2 inflicted defeat upon Southwell 114-8. Geoff Burton with 63* helped Gedling Colliery 162-5 come away with the win over Gedling & Sherwood 124-10. The trio of Tayub Rehman 50*, Nasrullah Khan 4-37 & Qaasim Khan 3-22 combined as Hyson Green Carrington Caribs 166-4 defeated Balderton 107-10. Syed Hussain starred taking 4-5 as Chilwell 72-4 inflicted a six wicket defeat on Hucknall 71-10.
Carlton Car Centre Division J
Kevin Pearson 4-17 took the honours as Stapleford 54-0 had a ten wicket win away from home as Hoveringham were bowled out for just 52-10. Scott Berridge 36* and 3-12 which was a hat trick was the man of the match as West Bridgfordians 93-6 defeated Oxton 90-10. Newark R & M, Thurgarton & Bramcote all were abandoned without any play at all in any of the games.
King Stone Products Division K
Rob Derry took 4-15 as Caythorpe could only muster 38-10 and Ruddington 39-1 ran out easy winners. Ryan Glossop scored 63 as Ellerslie 198-8 were comfortable winners over Thrumpton 98-10. A Cooper 52 & P Stones 55 helped Basford Old Boys 124-3 to the win over Lenton & Willoughby 122-10. Connor Richardson 77 & Thomas Bosworth 5-23 both provided the ammunition as Kimberley 164-10 ran out easy winners over Basford mill 105-10. Wollaton’s game was yet another victim of the weather.
Oracle Property Finance Ltd Division L
Mark Holmes returned excellent figures of 7-18 as Underwood 62-4 were victorious over Chilwell 61-10. S Widdison 57 J Goode 52 * and D Nixon 4/18 all inspired Farndon 164-3 to the win over Attenborough 103-10. An emphatic 10 wicket win for Great Dalby 119-10 with L Harrison 62, M Child 55 and L Harrison 4-30 all producing starring roles as opponents Radcliffe On Trent were bowled out for 118-10. Jason Driscoll 61 & 3-23 starred as Kirkby Portland 139-9 defeated Collingham 86-10.
Robert Whowell & Partners Division M
Fourteen year old Jamie Gilbertson had a match to remember scoring 50* and then took 5-5 as Belvoir 194-5 thrashed Newark R & M 40-10. Paul Whyley 28* & 4-32 helped Hucknall 122-4 to the win over Wymeswold 119-9. 53 from D Chambers helped Whatton & Aslockton 169-7 defeat near neighbours Bingham 166-5. Old Dalby 147-10 had a 37 run victory over Nott’s & Arnold 100-10 in a low scoring game. The game at Nottingham Deaf was yet another weather victim
Sign Solutions Division N
Burton Joyce 87-3 travelled home with maximum point when beating West Bridgfordians 86-10. Neil Brennan hit 53 as West Bridgford Legion 138-8 just edged home in a tight finish over Lambley 127-10. Steve Morgan 49 & 3/6, Matt Alford 61 and Matt Arnold 4/37 all contributed as Beeston & Toton Sycamore defeated Keyworth 144-9.