THE GUNN & MOORE
SOUTH NOTTINGHAMSHIRE CRICKET LEAGUE
WEEKLY REPORT 21st May 2016
“Kirkby Portland are hit by a severe FLOOD”
Rye Cafe & Bar Division A
Long Eaton 147-9 had match winners Kieran Cooke 5-15 and Alan Villiers in devastating form as they ripped through opponents Wollaton, bowling them out for just 84 at West Park. Chris Allcoat 70 and Ben Bhabra 81 & 4-56 were the two powerhouse performances as Attenborough 235-7 gained a winning draw over Hyson Green CC 165-7 for whom S Akhter was 49* at the end. Collingham 128-9 keep their winning run intact with a thrilling last over victory over Hoveringham 127-8 as David Pipes top scored for the victors with 33. At last something to smile about for Balderton 196-9 as they took control in a winning draw over Gedling Colliery 116-7 these points move them from the foot of the table. Guy Walker 73 and Kane Wilson with 60 both mastered the conditions at Little Bounds as Ellerslie 242-5 gained a winning draw over Belvoir 175-7 for whom Josh Sharp hit 61.
200 Degrees Coffee Division B
A Gardiner 45 & M Rayner 3-18 helped Attenborough 145-8 return home from their visit to Stamford Road with a winning draw over West Bridgfordians 123-8. Plumtree 231-5 emphatically dominated proceedings over Eastwood 58-10 as Ben Milnes 77, Saqi Basmi 46, Fabian Taylor 54, Jack Manton 4-33 and Ishy Jandu 3-17 all figured in a resounding win. Darren Wright 5-45 and Brinsley Kirkham 4-61 reduced opponents Hyson Green CC to a total of 169-9 and with Matt Dean 54, Adam Peet 51* and Eddie Lee 34* it enabled Calverton 170-3 to take maximum points. Faraz Khan with 57 and Blayne Riley 3-31 both helped Kimberley 160-9 to an away victory over Clifton who were bowled out for 123 falling 37 runs short at the end. Colin Cliff 73, Sam Smith 48 and a spell of 5-43 from Armaan Singh still was not enough to gain victory as Thurgarton 159-2 fell to a home defeat against Nott’s Unity Casuals 162-6 as Amir Wahid guided his team home scoring 58.
Rothera Dowson Division C
Andy Thorne hit a superb 77* and Khalid Rehman followed it up taking 4-44 as Bramcote 196-6 gained a winning draw over Southwell 156-8. Mackenzie Shepherd 4-22 and Dave Strong 3-16 reduced Bottesford to 75 all out and Ian Graham then hit a quickfire 53* as Keyworth 76-3 strode to victory. S Howarth hit a magnificent 112 and team mate B North 66 as Gotham compiled 225-7 and then Paul Blatherwick took 6-56 to bowl out Kirkby Portland for 195 for whom Jonathan Williamson starred with the ball taking 5-60 earlier in the afternoon. James Radford hit 71 and Josh Scully took 3-26 as Thrumpton 194-7 gained a winning draw as hosts Wollaton held on at the close finishing on 123-9. Beeston & Toton Sycamore 148-7 won with just two balls to spare as they overcame Radcliffe on Trent 146-9 in an exciting finish at the Manor Recreation Ground.
Rex Gooding Division D
A.Winiarski 43* O Straw 41* and D Evans 3-23 were all key figures as West Bridgfordians 206-5 returned home with a comfortable away win after bowling out Collingham for 134. George Buckthorpe hit an unbeaten 109* as Hucknall posted 181-5 and Paul Harley took 4-20 as hosts Gedling & Sherwood were skittled out for 106 in reply. A superb 114 from Matt Winn helped Hickling to a score of 200-3 and M Robinson took 3-38 as they secured victory bowling out Gedling Colliery for 187 in which Danny O’Brien hit 54. A thrilling finish saw Craig Smithurst stranded on 31* as Underwood were bowled out for 94 when falling agonisingly short when chasing Sutton Bonnington’s earlier total of 96-7. Danny Hubbard hit a match winning 78 as Farndon 177-8 took the victory over Ellerslie 173-7.
Trophy Master Division E
J Foster 30 & 6-14 took the plaudits as East Bridgford 157-10 returned home with a convincing win over Eastwood who fell well short being bowled out for just 43, although it was a day to remember for Dave Summers who after keeping wicket in the first half of the match took 5-29 with the ball. Ian Flood hit a glorious 143 as Bingham 183-5 inflicted a 63 run defeat upon Kirkby Portland who closed on 120-6. R Tapp 44, M Davis 42* and D Sumner 4-27 all assisted in the win for Plumtree 156-7 over Nott’s Unity Casuals who were bowled out for 103 at Longcliff Hill. Basford Mill 104-7 returned home with an away win over Lenton & Willoughby as they dismissed the hosts for only 103. Sam Penford 50 and Fraser Fentem 3-41 steered Belvoir 159-4 to success over Newark R & M 157-8.
GB Bookkeeping Division F
Jamie Lambourne 48 and Adrian Curzon 44* eased Whatton & Aslockton 108-1 to a comfortable nine wicket away win as they dismissed Gotham for 107 earlier in the afternoon. As the clouds darkened East Leake 138-3 powered to victory with Ashley Mace top scoring with 80* as they surpassed Wymeswold’s score of 134-5 in which Rob Pitman again finished unbeaten this time on 75*. Cavan King with a terrific 150 helped Caythorpe post 252-7 and Ruddington 181-10 fell well short in chasing the imposing target. Jamie Macintyre’s 50 proved decisive as Caunton 126-7 gained an away victory over Fiskerton 125-7. Skipper Gavin Baguley 61* and Liam Hartley 42* gave Burton Joyce 111-0 a comprehensive ten wicket win at home when they entertained Kimberley who posted 110 all out in the first innings.
BLCS Division G
Calverton slumped to 77 all out despite a fine 50 from Max Goodinap as Simon Silverwood took 4-24 as Bottesford closed on 78-3 to claim the win at Belvoir Road. Shaun Campbell 42 & Ben Lumb 4-21 helped Kinoulton 105-5 to a rewarding home victory over Young Lions who the dismissed for 93 in the run chase. An exciting finish saw West Bridgford Legion 99-8 claim a narrow one run win over Lowdham 98-10 despite a gutsy 33 from Jon Noall, it was R Rhodes with 4-3 who turned the game on its head. Andrew Tadd hit a fine 82 to help Ravenshead to a total of 188-4 and opponents Beeston & Toton Sycamore had no answer as they only scored 91-7 in reply.
Central College Division H
Lewis Lambert with 90 and 3-44 from Paul Colcomb helped Balderton 181-5 to a fine away win at Chilwell who were all out for 163 in reply. Although it was a low scoring affair the match was not decided until the final delivery as Southwell 92-7 defeated Woodborough 91-9. Geoff Burton 63, Matt Brunton 38 & Lee Gommersall all featured heavily as Gedling Colliery 176-7 secured victory over Gedling & Sherwood 171-9. Sam Foster with 62 was instrumental in the away victory for Keyworth 124-6 to secure the points with an away win over Hucknall 123-9. Amjid Majid 30 & 2-26 and Qaasim Khan 3-26 helped secure maximum points as Hyson Green CC 97-4 coasted to victory over Attenborough who were earlier 95 all out.
Carlton Car Centre Division J
B Gathercole 40 and R Wells 38 combined to help Cotgrave 101-3 to a comfortable seven wicket win over Newark R & M who they earlier dismissed for 96. Kashif Sardar blasted 73 as Madni 100-2 raced to an impressive win at home to Bramcote 99-6. Josh Buckley 46* and 3-7 showed no mercy as Stapleford 62-1 crushed visitors Hoveringham 60-10 by nine wickets.
King Stone Products Division K
Shaun King hit 69 from 72 balls as Caythorpe closed on 182-5 and in reply Ruddington fell well short despite 45* from John Marriot finishing on 134-8 at the close. Mark Priestley 52 helped the youngsters from Thrumpton to a score of 118-7 but opponents Basford Old Boys 122-2 had A Cooper 53* & P Stones 51 in fine form in their win. The quartet of Shoaib Ahmed 44, Carl Stahlberger 32, Umair Aziz 5-41 & Usman Khalid 2-8 combined forces as Ellerslie 155-10 proved too strong for Kimberley who were all out for 102 when chasing the victors score. Poplars high scorers Harry Crocks 63 and Brian Thomas 62 helped them to a match winning total of 212-6 and Wollaton 158-7 gave a good account of themselves in the challenge. R Simpson hit 62 in Lenton & Willoughby’s total of 126-10 but still fell to a 17 run defeat failing to reach Basford Mill’s target of 143.
Oracle Property Finance Ltd Division L
Scoring 50 and taking 4-10 you would expect to be on the winning side but sadly Gordon Airey was left aggrieved as Attenborough 114-7 fell to a last over defeat against Underwood 115-8 with 5 balls to spare. Farndon 184-1 were in fine form as M Hill 73, J Goode 60 & R Borroughs 5-31 helped them to an easy away win over Kirkby Portland 97-10. Simon Holmes 6-17 bowled his side Chilwell 162-9 to a resounding away win over Collingham 116-10.
Robert Whowell & Partners Division M
A fine 66 and 3-28 from the league’s leading wicket taker Jamie Gilbertson helped Belvoir 130-5 to a five wicket win over Nott’s & Arnold 129-5 whom themselves had Bashir Khan 50 & 3-24 in fine early season form. Dave Stansall with 48 helped Bingham 110-10 to victory as they defeated neighbours Whatton & Aslockton 94-10. Joe Gant with 69* helped Old Dalby reach 168-7 and Wymeswold 106-9 fell well short in the attempted run chase. Ameer Shah with 55 and 4-24 still finished on the losing side as Nottingham Deaf 121-6 chased down the total set by East Bridgford of 120. Mitchell Colebrook hit 47 as Hucknall 163-5 were convincing winners over Newark R & M 88-7.
Sign Solutions Division N
Lee Morley 62 and Karlos Oakden 58* helped Lambley 203-6 to a comfortable home win over West Bridgford Legion 102-6. Burton Joyce 130-10 returned home victorious as Lawrence Johnson hit 39 in their victory over Nott’s & Arnold 88-9. Beeston & Toton Sycamore 82-3 inflicted a seven wicket defeat on hosts Keyworth 81-10 with Andrew Blunt 4-19 and Dennis Wright 3-14 starring with the ball.