THE GUNN & MOORE
SOUTH NOTTINGHAMSHIRE CRICKET LEAGUE
WEEKLY REPORT 20th May 2017
“Wheatley in the runs, but rain rules the roost”
Rye Cafe & Bar Division A
Only one game reached a conclusion and in doing so Wollaton 155-5 were able to force a winning draw over Carrington 120-8, batting first Mustafa Iqbal hit 31 but it was the bowling of youngster Zain Latif 5-22 & James Cox 3-13 that sees them ten points clear at the top of the table.
200 Degrees Coffee Division B
Rothera Sharp Division C
Although none of the games went the full distance there were notable performances from James Morrow 53 for Fiskerton/Thurgarton, Ben Shaw 62 for West Bridgfordians, Oliver Shelvey 68 for Caythorpe and a fine return of 5-58 from Mark Everlington for Farndon in the rain affected matches.
Rex Gooding Division D
Collingham 146-4 gained a much need first win of the season when coming away with maximum points in the victory over East Bridgford 76-10, an undefeated 50* from Ross Taylor set up the win and was then finished off with a fine spell of 5-18 from Gary Clark.
Trophy Master Division E
Newark R&M 117-3 had a comfortable seven wicket home win over bottom of the table East Leake 116-9, a defiant 53 from Rob Peatman saw the visitors at least set some sort of target, as the victors had firstly Richard Andrew 4-27 and then Bimal Parambil 46 seeing them home with eight overs to spare. Jack Evans 58 & Timmy Burridge 4-22 were both instrumental as Sutton Bonnington 126-8 took the spoils against West Bridgfordians 102-10 in an absorbing affair at Stamford Road.
GB Bookkeeping Division F
Ravenshead 69-2 took advantage against a depleted Gotham side to run out victors by eight wickets as Sam Harding saw them home to victory, the visitors were only able to muster 68-10 earlier in the days play. Andrew Rose 57 & Martin Wilson 71 took the batting honours in the abandoned game as Caunton & Lowdham were left frustrated by the deluge that hit at the tea break. Both Lenton Willoughby & Eastwood failed to raise sides this weekend.
Bar Lane Community Sports Division G.
A magnificent 132* from Dominic Wheatley from Kimberley and 62 from team mate Blayne Riley were the highlights in the division where no matches were able to be concluded as the weather conditions frustrated players from all over the county.
Turner Violins Division H
In the only game to finish it was a rapid 73* from Kashif Sardar that helped project Madni 102-1 to the top of the table as they defeated Bottesford 98-7. Thirteen year old Jonny Lawrence from Gedling & Sherwood took career best figures when taking 5-10 in the abandoned game against Chilwell 73-7.
Carlton Car Centre Division J
Only one game saw any play at all and Hoveringham 88-1 certanly took advantage when they demolished Oxton 87-10 to move off the foot of the table, the win owed much to the bowling of Scott Balsher 6-26 and was forced home by Tim Eatherington with 32*.
King Stone Products Division K
Wollaton 140-10 edged home by eight runs in close encounter against local rivals Bramcote 132-10 for whom at least had Peter Hollingsworth top scoring in the match with a gritty 67. Other highlights in abandoned games were 42 from Simon Park for Caythorpe and 70* from Attenborough’s Carl Knight.
Oracle Property Finance Ltd Division L
Old Dalby 147-5 continue the winning streak as they overcame Thrumpton 146-10 with a match innings of 50 from D Greaves although there were also half centuries from J Rye 55 & J Bembridge 52 for Thrumpton. The East Bridgford 177-3 pair of A Shah 64* and E Buckley 57 were also in free scoring mode before play was abruptly brought to a premature end against Radcliffe on Trent.
Robert Whowell & Partners Division M
No games were able to be completed but there was time for a fine bowling spell by Matt Powroznyk of 6-29 for Burton Joyce in the game against Hucknall 130-8.
Paul Grundell Division N
Another division suffering the consequences of the weather meant no completed matches, but the stand out highlight came from league leaders Ellerslie’s opener Nadeem Akhtar with 45.