-THE GUNN & MOORE
SOUTH NOTTINGHAMSHIRE CRICKET LEAGUE
WEEKLY REPORT 6th May 2017
“Bosworth so close to a perfect TEN”
Rye Cafe & Bar Division A
Balderton 202-7 gained a first win of the season over Carrington 187-10 as Chris Morris hit 75 and Chris Dobbie 5-62 both continued good early season form whilst Adil Khan Janjua 48* & Kimany Gregorie 4-38 also performed well for the visitors. Collingham 201-5 returned home victorious after fine knocks from Fahad ul Haq 88 & Olly Dyson 80 as they overcame hosts Belvoir 194-8 for whom there were half centuries from Olly Clayfield 58 and Jack Copley 53. Although John Wakeling hit 49 it was a bad day at the office for Ellerslie 141-10 as Wollaton 142-3 cruised to victory thanks to 7-20 from Mustafa Iqbal and 49* from David Barr. Burham Alam 108 was the cornerstone of Attenborough’s total of 203-8 but an unbeaten 4th wicket partnership between Andy Layton 82* and Danny Williams 48* saw Kimberley 205-3 to the win. Plumtree 48-10 were put to the sword by Rhys Hayes 7-23 as his Gedling Colliery side 165-110 ran out easy winners.
200 Degrees Coffee Division B
Long Eaton 227-5 got off to a winning start to the season thanks to Brett Scothern 87 and 4-20 from Cuthbert as they defeated Carrington 156-10. Clifton 279-5 were in fine form with Alastair Walters 75 Luke Doris Gunn 68 and Richie Harrison 55 all in the runs as they defeated newly promoted Kirkby Portland 161-10. Eastwood 199-2 got off to a flying start to their campaign as they outplayed Nott’s Unity 198-10 with an unbeaten 78* from Neil Gregory and 68 from Stuart Hill as they both backed up the bowling of Stephen Dockrell 5-28. Calverton amassed 334-4 thanks to a brilliant 140 from Scott Andrew and 63 from Adam Peel as they inflicted a heavy defeat upon Hoveringham 125-10. 69 from Max Collins was the highlight for Southwell 215-7 in the winning draw over Wollaton 198-9
Rothera Sharp Division C
A match winning 49* from Ashley Daffin guided Caythorpe 192-6 to a four wicket win over Farndon 191-10 who had James O’Leary hitting 57 earlier in the day. Fiskerton/Thurgarton dominated proceedings against Beeston & Toton as Colin Cliff 110, Max Danby 48 and Aaman Singh 4-6 all played key roles in the win. Man of the match Stuart Mills took the plaudits with 51* and 3-29 as Radcliffe on Trent 132-9 gained a narrow one wicket win over Keyworth 131-10. A fine quartet of performances from Lee Smith 56*, Shaun Caudwell 41 Akif Farooq 5-43 and Adam Scott 4-33 saw Hucknall 148-5 defeat West Bridgfordians 146-10. The game between Gotham and Gedling & Sherwood was abandoned because of a rain affected wicket.
Rex Gooding Division D
90 from Jordan Dring was all in vain as Plumtree 207-5 fell short when chasing down the 226-10 made by hosts Bottesford with half centuries from Dan Robinson 59 and Andy Norris 51. An excellent century from D Dakin proved fruitless as Collingham 227-9 fell to a narrow 3 run defeat against Thrumpton 230-10 who had Andy Pick scoring 57 before having to retire hurt. Scoring only 143-8 Grantham’s tough start to the league continued with another defeat this time at the hands of East Bridgford 144-5 with Andy Wright top scoring with 58*. Runs were a plenty as James Crudgington 50 and Alex Dermo 61 helped Gedling Colliery to 246-7 as they defeated Bramcote 204-9 who themselves had P Gooden 75 I Clare 50 in fine form with the willow. Hickling 173-9 had too much in the locker in their home win over Bingham 103-10.
Trophy Master Division E
Caythorpe 99-3 came home with maximum points with a comfortable away win over East Leake 98-10 with both Andy Seagers 42 * and Damien Greaves 4-7 starring. James Wood 88 and an all-round effort from Lewis Radford 34 & 6-50 could not save Kirkby Portland 220-9 from defeat against West Bridgfordians 245-10 as Peter O'Donoghue 66 and Thomas Murphy 67 played important innings earlier in the days play. A glorious 83 from Olly Elson proved to be the decisive innings as Belvoir 220-6 overcame Newark R&M 180-8. Ajaz Riaz 120, Ajay Revu 5-22 &Hamza Asif 4-13 all contributed for Nott’s Unity 257-8 in their emphatic home win over Sutton Bonnington 108-10. Despite 61 from Tom Chalkey his Underwood side were skittled out for 99 in reply to Ruddington’s 196-10 as Y Khan top scored with 45.
GB Bookkeeping Division F
Tom Bosworth 9—44 nearly completed every bowlers dream when having a catch dropped of his final delivery but still he saw his side Basford Mill 236-10 gain an easy win over Ravenshead 107-10. The trio of M Frost 61, Oli Cooper 48 & Danny O'Donnell 6-40 saw Burton Joyce 214-10 victorious over Lowdham 194-10 for whom Sam Huckerby hit 54. It was all on way traffic as Flintham 71-0 strolled to an easy win over Caunton 70-10 the main damage being caused by S Taylor when taking 5-8. Rob Pitman 128* carried on from last season when starring for Wymeswold 269-3 as they outplayed Gotham 112-10. Eastwood failed to raise a side against Lenton & Willoughby who take maximum points as a result.
Bar Lane Community Sports Division G.
With a fine 60 from S Harling 60 and T Holmes taking 4-34 it enabled Kinoulton 174-10 to take the spoils against Beeston & Toton 144-9 although Rob Henderson can take something from the game with his 41 and 4-39. Kimberley 82-2 totally dominated in the home win over Carrington 81-10 with firstly Connor Richardson 6-30 and Kieron Mozley 4-14 striking before Luke Tantum hit a quick fire 48*. James Kirkham starred with the ball taking 5-24 as Fiskerton/Thurgarton 165-7 brushed aside West Bridgford Legion 63-10. Whatton & Aslockton 177-9 came out on top when restricting Balderton for just 120-7 in reply. Young Lions 230-10 were thankful to Raj Baker with 49 as they claimed a narrow 7 run win over Gedling Colliery 223-4 for whom centurion Lee Gommersall 103 played the innings of the match.
Turner Violins Division H
Calverton 123-1 had both Jarrod Bell 6-28 & 42* and Graham Waghorn with 53 performing in the easy win over Bottesford 122-10. In a very low scoring affair the 43* from R Ul Haq stood out as Clifton 70-6 stuttered across the winning line against Chilwell 65-10 who suffered at the hands of A Ahmed 5-15 and S Shah 4-16. Zaheer Akhtar produced a devastating spell of 7-6 to help Gedling & Sherwood 153-8 gain a narrow win over Attenborough 153-8. Jeremy Allen bowled Long Eaton 150-8 to a win over local rivals Stapleford 134-10 as he backed up the 47 from Steve Highton. A fine all round team performance saw Madni 230-8 take control as they came away with full points after defeating Southwell 132-10.
Carlton Car Centre Division J
With 4-16 from N Briggs proving to be the turning point it was all smiles for the away side Cotgrave 134-10 as they travelled home with the win over Basford hall Old Boys 91-10. Usman Aziz with 6-17 caused all sorts of damage as Ellerslie 55-2 strolled to victory over a below par Hoverigham 54-10. Ruddington 199-8 overpowered Oxton 72-10 with 50 from Thomas Hann and backing this up was Joe Smith with 4-5..Chris Soar 58, Duncan Tarran 41 and Andy Cowlard 5-26 all played their part as Keyworth 171-10 ran out winners over West Bridgfordians 159-9 who had Ian Graham top scoring with 54. A match winning 78 from Jack Pates guided Hucknall 206-9 to victory as they came home victorious after inflicting defeat to a plucky Woodborough 161-8 who had Tim Brumpton unbeaten at the end with 51*.
King Stone Products Division K
Setting a reasonable total of 169-3 Attenborough seemed to be in control thanks to Josh Knight 65 and 47* from David Harris but they didn’t account for Andrew Duckmanton who hit a glorious 112* to take Farndon 171-7 to a 3 wicket win. Bramcote 175-7 gained a home win over Newark R&M with Rory Maxwell 3-18 being the pick of the winners bowling attack. S Park hit 75 for Caythorpe 204-6 as they came out winners in a thrilling encounter against Great Dalby 197-7 who had a terrific 8th wicket partnership between A Wilson 62* and s Dalton 51*. Harry Cocks 75 top scored for Poplars 179-7 but they fell to defeat against an in form Collingham 180-2 who had Simon Scott 81* along with Chris Hogg 45* both there at the finish. Wollaton 217-6 came out on top in the fixture against Kimberley 194-9 with David Watson 87 and Raja Abdul Sattar 6-30 both making promising seasonal bows whilst the same can be said for Kimberley’s Josh Fraser who hit 69.
Oracle Property Finance Ltd Division L
Alan Booth hit a fine 106 to help Radcliffe on Trent compile a winning score of 237-10 and Belvoir fell well short closing on 139-9 at the finish. Bengal United 99-10 began season by falling to a narrow loss against East Bridgford 109-10 with Anser Mehmood 5-22 bowling them to victory although the newcomers can take the performance from Abdul Haseb 32 & 5-31 into the next few games.Joe Gant hit an unbeaten 152 for Old Dalby to set a formidable score of 315-8 and Basford Mill gave a good account of themselves with 90 from W Street in their score of 204-10. Ed Carlton hit 69 for Underwood in their score of 124-10 but Jonty Rye then bludgeoned 99* as Thrumpton 125-1 coasted home in rapid style.
Robert Whowell & Partners Division M
Hucknall 114-2 easily disposed of travelling Wymeswold 110-10 with Paul Whyley 67* and Ian Doweel figuring prominently. Bingham 175-9 came away from Kirkby Portland 131-5 with the points as Andrew McCartney top the scoring charts with 54. It was a very convincing display by Lowdham 285-7 as they dominated from start to finish against West Bridgfordians 89-10 with TJ Austin leading the way with 68. Daryl Slater was unbeaten on 31* as Nottingham Deaf 74-2 gained a home win over Burton Joyce 73-10.The pair of Nigel Stannard 67 and 6-20 from Yash Samra saw them defeat Lambley 138-10.
Paul Grundell Division N
Daniel Hazard 67 and Will Bryden 69 helped Whatton & Aslockton to an impressive 237-8 as they enjoyed an emphatic win over Beeston & Toton 62-10. Fiskerton/Thurgarton 230-8 had Tim Kirkham top scoring with 55 as they overcame Newark R&M 160-10 despite 47 from Michael Stackhouse. In a low but exciting game it was West Bridgford Legion 108-5 who came out on top when chasing down the 107-10 made by Keyworth the match winning innings of 58* being made by R Shandillya for the victors.