THE GUNN & MOORE
SOUTH NOTTINGHAMSHIRE CRICKET LEAGUE
WEEKLY REPORT 30th July 2016
“Crouch downs Burton Joyce whilst Collington & Ahmed take eight to celebrate”
Rye Cafe & Bar Division A
Attenborough 243-5 with 57 from B Haycock & Ben Bhabra 54 extend their lead at the top as they gained a winning draw over closest rivals Collingham 206-7 who had centurion Oliver Dyson 103 in fine form. A spell off 6-48 from Andy Edge seemed to have put Long Eaton in charge as they reduced Hyson Green CC to 176 all out but in reply Ahmed Gondal 50& 3-39 helped bowl them out for 139 in reply. Wollaton 287-7 controlled affairs in their emphatic away win over Hoveringham 121 -10 as Mustafa Iqbal 131, Tim Young 93 & Callum Brown 6-38 all produced excellent displays, meanwhile for the home side Hamish Moore took 5-89. Greg Oldfield 62 & 57 from Tom Neville steered Belvoir to 212 all out but Ellerslie 174-9 clung on for the draw thanks to John Wakeling hitting 55 to follow up a fine 5-61 from team mate Dan Footit. Rhys Hayes 75, Kyle Van Niekerk 55, James Barnes 41 & Ammar Khan 4-56 were all key figures in Gedling Colliery’s 266-8 winning draw over Balderton 238-8 for whom Chris Dobbie 63*, Glenton Stuurman 4-48 (Inc. hat trick) & Luke Endley 4-67 also made significant contributions.
200 Degrees Coffee Division B
An unbeaten 44* from Matt Croxall steered Clifton 198-8 to a tense victory over Kimberley 197-8 who had Hassan Chaudry top scoring with 61. West Bridgfordians 76-1 gained a comprehensive home win over Thurgarton 73-10 as a quick fire 43* from Ben Ryder had followed up the bowling from Ollie Hayes 3-19 & Alex Sheriston 3-21 to ensure an early finish at Stamford Road. In the battle of the top two visitors Plumtree 186-5 batted first and 47* from Albert Carter being the highlight but Attenborough 188-5 were victorious thanks to an unbeaten 60* from Jack Harrison. It was the 75 & 2-47 from man of the match Khlal Mohammad that proved to be the defining performance as Hyson Green CC 299-5 gained a winning draw over Nott’s Unity Casuals 235-8. Caythorpe 244-4 recorded a home win over Calverton 241-3 as bowlers from both sidestoiled in vain to take many wickets.
Rothera Dowson Division C
Pete Goodon top scored with 67 as visitors Bramcote posted 166 all out and in reply Gotham 169-7 were guided home by Steve Haworth 82* to follow Jez Hale’s spell of 4-26. Nick Silverwood 62, Jake Hutchinson 4-57 & Les Fazackerley 3-22 all played a part in the home win for Bottesford 153-9 over Keyworth 152-7 for whom Oscar Brown 48, Paul Newell 5-32 Rob Baker 4-59 were also contributors in a thrilling match. An excellent 100 & 3-16 from Joe Richardson helped Thrumpton 291-10 cause an upset when they overturned league leaders Kirkby Portland 227-10 despite 59 from Jason Caunt. Alex Youngman compiled a fine 88* and Asif Riaz with 33 & 4-38 helped Wollaton 207-9 to gain a winning draw over Southwell 205-7 in a final ball thriller as Alex Rainbow 83* and Jim Hemstock 75 had put them within touching distance of victory.
Rex Gooding Division D
Gedling & Sherwood 151-4 remain in top spot with a home victory or Sutton Bonningtom 148-10 the victory was set up by both Sohail Sahil 4-36 and Ozzy Qayyum 3-32. Hucknall 211-6 kept the pressure on the leaders with a 45 run home win over Collingham 166-10 as George Buckthorpe 72, Adam Brown 55, Paul Harley 4-40 & Graeme Wright 3-33 all contributed. Craig Smithurst was the main stay for Underwood 180-7 as they inflicted defeat upon West Bridgfordians 112-10. A quartet of performances from Matthew Footitt 66 Eddy George 53 & 4-54, Sunil Bange 45 & Usman Khalid 5-18 enabled Ellerslie 238-8 to dominate the match against Farndon 135-10 for whom Daniel Hubbard with 61 starred. I Fisher hit 87* as Hickling posted a respectable 158-5 but T Coffey replied with 75 as Gedling Colliery 159-3 took the victory with two overs to spare.
Trophy Master Division E
Headline maker Fraser Fentham stole the show with 41 & 7-17 as Belvoir 114-10 recorded an away win over Newark R & M 70-10. Plumtree 191-8 had R Smitth top scoring with 51 but Charlie Davies with 7-31 stole the limelight as his devastating spell caused Kirkby Portland to be dismissed for 147 in reply. Ian Flood remained unbeaten on 75* as Bingham 167-7 recorded an away win over East Bridgford 166-6. Lenton & Willoughby 122-4 were thankful to Jamie Newlan 66*, Muhammad Iqbal 4-27 & C Howard 4-28 in a fine away over Basford Mill 120-10.
GB Bookkeeping Division F
East Leake 117-7 returned to winning ways as Steve Oakley with 37* helped them to a three wicket win at home to Whatton & Aslockton 113-10. Ben Crouch blasted a magnificent 181 as Kimberley posted a massive 319-4 and in reply Matthew Alderson hit 72 in the Burton Joyce reply of 231-9. Farhad Amin accumulated a fine 126* as Ruddington set an imposing target of 291-6 in their home win over Wymeswold 219-7. A nail biting finish saw Caythorpe 156-9 come out on top against Gotham 155-10 and the spell from Ben Smith of 4-55 turned out to be very valuable at the finish. Dan Collington returned figures of 8-20 when he helped dismiss Caunton for just 101 but his Fiskerton side made heavy weather of chasing down the target finishing victorious on 102-9.
BLCS Division G
101* from 62 balls from TJ Austin was the stand out performance as Lowdham 204-8 recorded a home victory over Kinoulton 179-6. Young Lions 233-9 continued their recent run of good form with an away win over Flintham 181-10. West Bridgford Legion 144-9 had both Simon Whitfield 41. Andy Walters 4-19 figuring in their home win over Long Eaton 118-10 for whom both Sam Harris 64 & Jeremy Allen 4-42 were able to take something from the game. D Pickering 83, J Bell 68 and B Armstrong 4-52 all assisted in Calverton’s 278-5 home win over Bottesford 239-9 for whom D Robinson 64 and G Sutton 54 were the top scorers. Andy Tadd hit 81 as Ravenshead 121-2 recorded a comfortable away win over Beeston & Toton Sycamore 120-10.
Central College Division H
Although it was a low scoring match the 30 from Abishek Jha proved valuable for Southwell 132-7 in their win at home over Attenborough 129-6. A devastating spell of 7-13 from Harry Finch spelt disaster for hosts Keyworth as they capitulated to 28 all out and Hucknall coasted home finishing on 30-1. Iftikar Ahmed 8-16 also ran amok through the batting line up of Woodborough 49-10 after his Gedling Colliery side had been tumbled out for 84 earlier in the day which included 4-20 from Simon Harrison and a hat trick by James Watterson 4-22. Tim Clipsham 168* orchestrated Balderton’s 218-6 four wicket win over Chilwell 217-7 as they claimed victory. 52 from Naz Ali and 48 by Nash Khan were defining scores as Hyson Green CC 160-7 were victorious over Gedling & Sherwood 158-10.
Carlton Car Centre Division J
Josh Buckley again stood out with 47* & 4-19 as leaders Stapleford 82-4 defeated near neighbours Bramcote 80-10. Palwak Marjan 41& Saqib Shah with 4-13 contributed heavily in Clifton 163-10 defeating Oxton 125-10 for whom S Nagar took 4-28. Richard Wells 80, Karl Leggett 63, Ben Gathercole 51, Daniel Smith 50* & Lee Potts 5-15 all gave fine displays in a one sided affair as Cotgrave 286-7 dominated throughout against Newark R & M 46-10. Vic Folkes 98*, Asad Hussain 66, Tony Downie 55*, Justin Thomas 4-26 & Vik Sharma 3-35 all figured for Thurgarton 266-2 in the local derby win over Hoveringham 144-10. The trio of Kashif Sardar 88*, Majid Yaqub 42* & Kaleem Mohammed 4-29 helped Madni 133-9 to a convincing win over West Bridgfordians 132-9.
King Stone Products Division K
Wollaton 230-7 dominated from start to finish in their home game against Caythorpe 52-10 and had match winners in Nas Saleem 93 and Zain Latif 5-4 in fantastic form. After a fine 40 from Phil Davey it was 4-6 from Umair Aziz that conclusively decided things as Ellerslie 179-9 proved too strong for Kimberley 76-10. A fine 113 from Tom Hann proved to be decisive as Ruddington 260-6 returned home with maximum points when defeating Thrumpton 151-10. M Conboy hit 55 and Matt Huskisson took 4-47 as Basford Mill 205-7 recorded a narrow eleven run away win over Lenton & Willoughby 194-8. Shajjad Chowdhury top scored with 89 as Poplars set a target of 211-9 and in an exciting run chase D Hibbert 50, H Saunderson 43 & Andrew Kelley 50* all played a part as Basford Old Boys claimed the win finishing on 212-5.
Oracle Property Finance Ltd Division L
Charlie Warrington with 5-22 set up the victory for Collingham 75-4 in their away win over Chilwell 69-10. John Curtis 49* and Richard Pinder 30* ensured a comfortable victory for Farndon 92-2 in the win over visiting Kirkby Portland 91-7. Great Dalby 244-6 took the win with M Chlid 59 & S Dalton 47* both in the runs as they defeated Lowdham 226-6 who themselves had J Dawn 70* & A Seagar both scoring freely. J Croasdale 60 and Q Haider 32 & 4-35 both finished on the losing side as Radcliffe on Trent 166-6 fell short when chasing down the total of Underwood 188-9.
Robert Whowell & Partners Division M
Old Dalby 72-3 continued their winning for when they came away victorious over hosts Whatton & Aslockton 71-10. Nottingham Deaf 239-9 controlled affairs in the win over Wymeswold 64-10 thanks to performances from Andre Pears 88, Oliver Wilcox 65 (100 partnership in 14 overs), Richard Johnson 5-32 and John Nash 5-13, although a special mention goes out to young Ben Jones for taking 3-23 and being his sides top scorer. Two fine contributions from each discipline from S Mahmood 5 -14 Ameer Shah 50* decided the match as East Bridgford 108-4 defeated Bingham 107-9. John Todhunter 94* & Matt Fifoot 78 helped Hucknall 238-6 to a resounding win over Newark R & M 96-10. A trio of half centuries from J.Pahins 58 J.Gilbertson 60* & G.Sanders 50 gave Belvoir 210-6 the upper hand in their away win over Nott’s & Arnold 137-7 for whom T Kotze top scored with 64.
Sign Solutions Division N
B Le Noury 64, S Fitzgerald 46 & R Robinson 5-32 all figured in West Bridgfordians 203-8 victory over West Bridgford Legion 122-7. Mitch Frost 68, John Holden 62 & Ben Folkes 4-25 all performed as Burton Joyce 198-4 inflicted a heavy defeat upon Nott’s & Arnold 101-8. Spells of 3-19 from Gandhl Chiraag & 3-20 by Finlay Hubert set up the victory for Ellerslie 143-3 as they came away winners over Fiskerton 140-10.