THE GUNN & MOORE
SOUTH NOTTINGHAMSHIRE CRICKET LEAGUE
WEEKLY REPORT 18th June 2016
“Floods devastate Lenton & Willoughby whilst Walters reigns in Bottesford”
Rye Cafe & Bar Division A
Reece Hayes hit 49 in Gedling Colliery’s total of 150-10 as Harry Shepherd 5-37 and Atif Ali Zaldl 4-36 struck for second placed Collingham who gained a narrow victory closing out the win on 151-8 with Rob Matchett top scoring with 39. Glenton Sturrman 4-36 & Luke Endley 5-12 ripped through the batting line up of hosts Hoveringham bowling them out for just 50 and Steve Ryder finished 25* as Balderton 52-2 continue their revival moving into the top three. Attenborough 127-4 remain top of the league after securing a six wicket away win over Ellerslie 125-9 as Pete Bharbra 4-32 and 35* from Tom Murray saw them home. Excellent performances from both Ross Denton 53 and Phil Irvine 32 & 4-26 inspired Belvoir 171-10 to a fine home win over Long Eaton 109-10 despite a fine spell from the visitors Kieran Cooke of 5-63.
200 Degrees Coffee Division B
Alex Sheriston with 69 continued his fine form with the bat as West Bridgfordians posted 191-6 from their allotted 48 overs and only Luke Gunn with 34 showed any resilience as visitors Clifton were bowled out for 90 in reply. Plumtree 130-10 took advantage of other postponements to leapfrog to the top of the table in a thrilling away win over Calverton 122-10 batting first Ewan Marks hit 45 as James Toogood 3-30 & Darren Wright 3-16 put the home side in control, but Declan Marks 6-31 & Albert Carter 3-31 turned the game on its head despite an unbeaten 59* from Adam Peel.
Rothera Dowson Division C
A gutsy 41 from Dave King proved to be in vain as Bramcote 100-10 fell to a one wicket defeat against Keyworth 101-9 as match winner Ian Graham 30 & 4-25 performed with both bat and ball although Jayasantha Nanayan ran him close taking 6-39 for Bramcote. Naseem Sarwar 5-17 and strike partner Asad Khan Nisal 5-18 destroyed the batting line up of home side Bottesford reducing them to 60 all out and it was left to Alex Youngman 38* to seal victory for Wollaton who closed out on 61-1. A five wicket haul from Brett Jones helped Kirkby Portland 99-6 gain victory over Beeston & Toton Sycamore 98-9 for whom Dennis Burrell with 38 top scored in difficult batting conditions.
Rex Gooding Division D
Previous leaders Farndon 89-10 fell a thumping defeat at the hands of Gedling & Sherwood 199-3 as a quintet of performances from Tauseef Ahmed 83*, Zaheer Akthar 51*, John Gell 46, Ozzy Qayyum 3-11 & Kamran Rasheed 3-12 closes the gap between the two clubs to just two points. New league leaders are Hucknall 189-7 as half centuries from Andy Carden 52 and Antony Freeman helped them defeat Ellerslie 188-5 who also had Tuseef Seefo Raza 62* & Vivek Parekh 61 also in fine form with the bat. Collingham posted a competitive score of 154-7 with A Scott performing with 37 & 3-33 but Gedling Colliery were steered to victory with five balls to spare as Graham Burton hit 57 and an unbeaten 40* from Sukrit Raman proved the defining innings.
Trophy Master Division E
Ravi Gouni 60, Arslan Shah 58 and Shakeel Taj with 4-39 all combined to deliver victory for Nott’s Unity Casuals 158-4 in their home win over Kirkby Portland 157-10. Ian Flood hit a match winning 53 as Bingham 158-4 chased down the total of 155-7 which had been set by hosts Lenton & Willoughby in which Sam Lloyd had hit 58 earlier in the day. James Foster 3-20 and his brother Neil Foster 3-13 starred as East Bridgford 67-3 eased to victory when overcoming Newark R & M 66-10 at Butt Field. Justin Stockdale 64 and club stalwart Ken Carter 4-15 guided Plumtree 175-9 to a resounding away win over Basford Mill 87-10 for whom K York took 4-37.
GB Bookkeeping Division F
Liam Hartley 57 and Ali Hussain with 4-20 helped Burton Joyce 129-5 secure victory over Ruddington 124-10 and the win moves them in second place as we approach the halfway point of the season. Although they still remain bottom Fiskerton 78-6 close the gap when they recorded a four wicket home win over Gotham 77-10 with Josh Perry 3-16 and James Kirkham 3-28 finding form just at the right time. Dan Barry 77*, Harry Shaw 39 & James Barry 4-30 all contributed as Wymeswold 160-4 marched to an impressive home win over Whatton & Aslockton 159-8. Leaders East Leake 140-8 had a 73 run success when coming away victorious over Caunton 67-10.
BLCS Division G
Bottesford were bundled out for just 28 as A Walters 5-11 (Inc. Hat-trick), J Walters 3-12 & R Rhoades 2-0 all bowled superbly and West Bridgford Legion coasted home finishing on 28-0 at the close. Andy Tadd with 6-21 bowled Ravenshead 113-8 to a tense victory as team mate Peter Smith hit 37 in their 2 wicket home win over Kinoulton 109-10 at Burnt Stump.
Central College Division H
Jack Fearn took 3-34 to reduce Southwell to 140-5 from their allotted overs but Hucknall fell way short when they were bowled out for 91 in reply with Richard Maloney taking 4-7 for the victors. Jacob Betts with 4-22 starred with the ball for Keyworth 70-10 although his side still fell to defeat as Woodborough 71-6 held out for the win by 4 wickets. Josh Tranter 114*, Paul Colcomb 66 and Tim Clipsham 4-60 all were in fine form as Balderton 240-5 fell to defeat in an entertaining affair against Hyson Green CC 243-5 for whom S Khalil scored 40 and a superb 115* A Khalil saw them home to victory.
Carlton Car Centre Division J
Stapleford 43-4 returned to winning ways as Josh Buckley 4-9 and Alan Pearson 4-8 turned the screw upon Newark R & M bowling them all out for just 42. Colin Cliff with 50* and Nick Scott 7-21 which included 4 wickets in 4 balls both featured for Thurgarton as they cruised home finishing on 81-1 when chasing Cosgrave’s total of 80 all out.
King Stone Products Division K
Basford Old Boys 154-9 fell to defeat as visitors Ruddington 157-7 chased down their total and in an intriguing run chase the battle between bat and ball was never more emphasised as that between Wayne Simpson 6-14 and Jon Lee 82* with the latter taking the spoils.
Oracle Property Finance Ltd Division L
John Curtis 48 & Jack Goode 3-19 helped Farndon 109-6 defeat Attenborough 106-8 in an exciting but low scoring game, the win takes the home side to the summit of the table. A first win of the season for Radcliffe on Trent 117-3 was well and truly deserved thanks to a fine unbeaten match winning 4th wicket partnership between S Ward 45* and j Booth 41* as they overcame Collingham’s earlier score of 116 all out.
Robert Whowell & Partners Division M
Leaders Belvoir 196-8 kept the chasing pack at bay by taking maximum points with Alex Hirst 43 and G Sanders 50* starring with the bat before dismissing Whatton & Aslockton for 32 in reply. S Leach 31, L Hartland 31 A Rudman 4- 28 & R Newport 3-22 were all key figures for Bingham 141-9 in their home win over Nott’s & Arnold 95-10. Andy Matthews 36 and Josh Fossey 4-20 were the stars for Wymeswold 68-3 in a fine away win at Hucknall 67-10. East Bridgford 51-2 had the better of affairs as they defeated Newark R & M who struggled to 49-7 from their allocation of overs earlier in the proceedings.
Sign Solutions Division N
Tom Shaw Mellors hit 53 for Burton Joyce in their total of 118-9 but visitors West Bridgfordians 119-7 proved too strong as the trio of performances from Andrew Lowe 40, Sam Beale 5-30 and Ben Weaver 3-25 proved conclusive. Andy Hulbert 37, Joe Cammack 29 & Aman Parekh 3-16 all played a part as Ellersllie 114-6 gained a much needed win over Keyworth 91 all out and with games in hand on most teams they can take this momentum into the next few game with confidence.