THE GUNN & MOORE
SOUTH NOTTINGHAMSHIRE CRICKET LEAGUE
WEEKLY REPORT 28th May 2016
Hat trick hero McKay takes 4 wickets in 5 balls for Newark R & M
Rye Cafe & Bar Division A
A superbly crafted 100* from G Walker backed up by 40 from Kane Wilson helped Ellerslie to a total of 234-5 in their winning draw over league leaders Collingham who staved off defeat finishing on 178-8. Hamish Moore took 6-64 to restrict Belvoir to 150 all out in which Lewis Dann hit 71, he then took 3-13 and Joe Bottemley 4-22 as Hoveringham were dismissed for 98 in reply. Duncan McKeown 60 & Kyle Van Niekerk 49 helped Gedling Colliery post a respectable 227-8 but Kagiso Rapulana with 125* & 4-70 starred as Long Eaton 230-7 gained a vital win to move into third place in the table. Tom Naylor took 4-42 as Wollaton 181-10 pulled off a great victory over high flying Attenborough who slumped to 109 all out. It’s now back to back wins for Balderton 208-7 as 55 from C Morris and 30* from A Jansen secured the win with 2 balls to spare over Hyson Green CC 204-9 in which Zahir Ahmed had scored 54.
200 Degrees Coffee Division B
Although Daoud Ali hit 61 and Tariq Mamhood took 4-53 Nott’s Unity Casuals 139-10 fell short when chasing Kimberley’s earlier total of 177-9 in which Josh Bembridge top scored with 61. Kieran Hopkins 3-23, Owen Betts 3-25 and Palwak Marjam 3-26 all combined as Clifton 102-3 ran out easy winners when inflicting a heave defeat on hosts Eastwood who were all out for 100 at The Breach. Colin Cliff with 60 guided Thurgarton to 202-8 but with A Arshad 53, Khail Muhammad 53, S Khalil 3-55 & R Hayyat 4-23 it saw Hyson Green CC 204-7 victorious. A comprehensive victory was compiled as Pete Bhabra 105 Albert Gardner 65, Ash De-Alwis 47 and then Pete Bateman took 3-23 as Attenborough 234-6 overcame visitors Calverton who were dismissed for 147 off the final delivery. A Petit hit a fantastic 141*as West Bridgfordians 291-3 also gained a last ball win over Caythorpe 289-10 in which D Mierkains had early scored a fine 92.
Rothera Dowson Division C
A fine all round team effort saw Alec Watson 62, Tom Chamberlain 42 & 3-29, Khalid Rehman 3-17 and Ryan Toms 3-37 all figuring as Bramcote 232-10 overcame Thrumpton 139-10. Tom Fullwood took 6-20 as Southwell were restricted to 158-9 with T Green hitting 56 but Beeston & Toton Sycamore came up short in the batting stakes when crumbling to 90 all out in reply. Richard Pitt took 6-13 from just six overs as Keyworth were skittled out for only 73 and Gotham ran out winners by nine wickets closing on 74-1. An unbeaten 62* from A Sowter for Radcliffe on Trent 136-3 saw them home to a win over Wollaton who could only post 135 all out earlier in the day. A Severn 4-32 and B Jones 5-10 tore in the batting line up of hosts Bottesford as they mustered just 110 and Kirkby Portland 113-4 eased home by six wickets.
Rex Gooding Division D
The combination of performances from J Smith 65, R Curtis 47* & S McGuiness-5-43 ensured victory as Farndon 223-7 cruised home over West Bridgfordians 128-10. James Barnes hit an impressive 73 in Gelding Colliery’s total of 173-9 although Hucknall 176-1 eased to the win as Shaun Campbell 75* and Andy Carden 67 both scored heavily in the chase. Tuseef Seefo Raza blasted 92* from just 52 balls and with his 4-27 he dominated as Ellerslie 209-8 defeated Underwood who were all out for 169 with 50 from Craig Smithurst and 4-44 from Leighton Upson. Man of the match John Gell 56 & 3-19 secured the win as Gedling & Sherwood 197-9 overcame Hickling 170-10 for whom I Fisher top scored with 67. Sutton Bonnington collapsed to 64 all out as L May took 4-5 and Collingham then romped home finishing on 66-1 at the close.
Trophy Master Division E
- Harrison Clarke returned excellent figures of 6-30 as Bingham 71-3 overpowered Nott’s Unity Casuals who were 70 all out earlier in the day. Plumtree 193-5 proved too strong in their tussle with Newark R & M who were 115 all out in response. A fine unbeaten 64 from Jeremy Cruse proved decisive as East Bridgford 122-6 proved to be a little too strong when defeating Lenton & Willoughby 121 all out. Belvoir 211-9 had S Penford 69, C Copley 30, Ben Robinson 3-12 and J Taylor 4-36 in fine form in their away win over Kirkby Portland 129-10 at Nuncargate Road. Josh Wyer 58 and Jack Hatton 62starred with the bat as Eastwood 223-10 were victorious over Basford Mill who were 126-10 with Tom Bosworth performing with 48 & 3-44.
GB Bookkeeping Division F
Ben Crouch 60 and Connor Richardson 58 & 6-38 were key figures as Kimberley 246-8 crushed East Leake 128-10 for whom Grant Newcombe 49* & 3-71 at least had something to take from the game. Gavin Baggaley 58, M. Frost 87, Richard Stanton 31 & 3- 53 and Dean Cowdell 3 for 43 joined forces to help Burton Joyce 226-6 to an away win over Whatton & Aslockton 180-10 at Dark Lane. Fiskerton 195 all out had the bowling efforts from Joe Cope 3-23 and Max Danby 3-31 instrumental in their away win over Caythorpe 121-10. Raja Majid 78 helped Gotham to victory in their total of 194 all out and opponents Wymeswold fell 50 runs short being bowled out for 114, a footnote from the match was the 3-45 taken by 66 year old Adey Rush. The innings from Yaqoob Khan of 61* was the match winner as Ruddington 216-6 tiptoed across the winning line with four balls to spare when defeating Caunton 214-7.
BLCS Division G
Ashley Graham with 58 & 3-30 still finished on the losing side as Lowdham 190-4 were defeated by Ravenshead 194-6 as John Hill hit 74 in their win. Fiskerton 159-2 had a comfortable home win with M Lethbridge 50 & A Hemstock 62 in fine form when they defeated Calverton 158-8. John Fletcher’s defining knock off 69 helped Long Eaton 153-8 to home win over Kinoulton who were all out for 148. The trio of Richie Clark 113*, Simon Whitfield 41 & Farhad Amin 36 & 3-31 all delivered as West Bridgford Legion 230-4 gained victory over Beeston & Toton Sycamore 163-9. Young Lions 296-6 had centurion Tejs Nalk in superb form with 100* and they then bowled out opponents Bottesford for 131.
Central College Division H
4-22 from Jack Masters turned the game on its head as Gedling Colliery 119-10 defeated Attenborough 105-10.B Sing with 96 helped Hyson Green CC score a total of 255-7 and in reply Dhruv Shahi hit 83 as Keyworth replied with 200-9.Waleed Khan ripped apart Woodborough taking 5-14 as they capitulated to 58 all out, he then hit 21* as Chilwell strode home closing on 62-4 the consolation for them was the spell of 7-4-4-5 from James Watterson. J Tranter hit 58* as Balderton 118-3 cruised home in their home win over Southwell 115-10. Hucknall 174-9 returned home with a fine away victory over Gedling & Sherwood who fell 30 runs short before being bowled out for 144.
Carlton Car Centre Division J
Stapleford 219-7 continued their fine start to the season with another crushing win this time over West Bridgfordians 57-10 and once again Josh Buckley starred with 40 and 6-22. A Khan starred with the ball as Clifton 227-10 emphatically defeated Hoveringham 82-10. James McKay 4-18 including a hat trick as well as scoring 54 as Newark R & M 158-5 inflicted defeat upon hosts Bramcote 126-10. Ricky Martin 35 & 3-39 helped Oxton 140-9 to a nervy 1 wicket win over Thurgarton 139-6. Ben Gathercole destroyed the Madni batting line up by taking 8-21 as they were bowled out for only 53 when chasing Cotgraves total of 70 set earlier in the day.
King Stone Products Division K
John Aldred hit 79 as Kimberley 190-5 claimed the away win over Wollaton who had posted 189-5 earlier. Runs seemed had to accumulate as Poplars 78-10 were defeated by Ellerslie 79-7. Phil Gandy 57 helped Ruddington to a total of 203-7 and then Rob Derry took 4-20 as they bowled Basford Mill out for only 103 at Elms Park. D Mcduff starred with ball taking 5-51 as Basford Old Boys 116-3 proved too strong for visitors Caythorpe 115-10. Skipper Mark Priestley 48 guided Thrumpton 151-3 to victory over Lenton Willoughby 150-10.
Oracle Property Finance Ltd Division L
Gordon Airey with 46 and Seth Puddy 33 (12 years old) settled affairs in the local derby as Attenborough 185-5 proved too strong for Chilwell who were all out for just 99. John Curtis 78, David Adwick 77* & Ashveer Gill 43 were the stars as Farndon 249-7 inflicted a heavy defeat on visitors Radcliffe on Trent 83-10 at The Farndon Playing Fields. C Hembury destroyed Underwood 57-10 by taking 8-31 in Lowdhams resounding win after they had early set a target of 187-8. Great Dalby 105-3 easily chased down Kirkby Portlands earlier score of 102 all out with Harry Wells scoring 33 and taking 2-13.
Robert Whowell & Partners Division M
A Mehammed 57 & Ameer Shah 5-16 controlled affairs as East Bridgford 157-10 gained an easy win away at Old Dalby when dismissing the home side for only 78 in reply. Another duo of performances from Andrew McCartney 36 & 2-9 and Paul Williams 4-23 helped Bingham 139-10 return home victorious when overcoming Newark R & M 70-10. Phil Hood 60* and Ian Dowell 39 & 3-7 helped set up the win for Hucknall 202-10 over Whatton & Aslockton 75-8. 74* from Oliver Wilcox was the stand out performance as Nottingham Deaf 193-8 gained the win over Belvoir 160-9 for whom Tim Gilbertson hit 64. Matt Brindley hit 99 and Sam Kutty 61 * as Nott’s & Arnold 271-9 outplayed Wymeswold reducing them to 114-10.
Sign Solutions Division N
Sal Suresh took 5-33 as West Bridgford Legion 116-7 took the win over Ellerslie 70-10 in a low scoring match at West Park. Gareth Smith’s spell of 4-16 helped Beeston & Toton Sycamore 88-4 to victory when chasing down the 87-9 target set by Nott’s & Arnold. Matt Yates hit 109 as Burton Joyce set a target of 215-7 and Keyworth fell short when they were all out for 125 at the Poplars Sports Ground. Bryan Butler 57 Paul Orgill 4-45 were the performances of the day for Fiskerton 137-10 but L Essex 50* and Alex Hay 4-28 guided West Bridgfordians 138-6 to the victory.
The league were saddened this week to hear of the passing away of Mrs Joyce Lafbery of Ellerslie Cricket Club for whom she had served for over 50 years. Our condolences and thoughts go out to the family, she will be remembered with great affection by many many people throughout the Nottinghamshire cricket fraternity.