THE GUNN & MOORE
SOUTH NOTTINGHAMSHIRE CRICKET LEAGUE
WEEKLY REPORT 3rd June 2017
“Lawrence, Bosworth & Holmes make first class deliveries,”
Rye Cafe & Bar Division A
A fine return of 6-37 helped restrict Plumtree to a total of 146-10 with James Doherty top scoring with 55 but then Ishy Jandu took 5-13 to bowl Attenborough out for only 88-10 in reply. The bottom two switch places as Belvoir 159-10 came out on top with a winning draw over Carrington 157-9 with Danny Gibson taking 5-34 whilst for the losers Gularlaz Sadaf took 5 catches and a stumping. D McKeown 50, N. Benson 63 & M. Burton 5-58 made the headlines for Gedling Colliery 225-7 in their win over Collingham 195-10 for whom Will Cousins starred with 31 & 5-41. Kimberley 207-7 keep the pressure on the leaders with Asif Haq 77, Tim Haines 4-30 & Josh Bembridge 5-48 all striking blows in the away win at Ellerslie 206-10 in which Hamish Moore top scored with 55. Another convincing win for leaders Wollaton 259-8 this time against Balderton 126-10 with Tim Young 79, David Barr 57, Mustafa Iqbal 5-35 & James Cox 3-25 all making contributions.
200 Degrees Coffee Division B
Carrington 118-7 edged over the winning line by three wickets in a tense affair against Kirkby Portland 115-10 and this owed much to the bowling of Liqat Ali taking 4-40. In a low scoring game the performances by Neil Gregory 39*, Stephen Dockrell 42, Sam Humphries 4-26 & Shaun Stocks 3-49 turned the match in favour of Eastwood 119-6 in the home win over Wollaton 118-10 at The Breach. Calverton 100-4 take over top spot thanks to 5-32 from Billy Armstrong in the win over Long Eaton 99-10. Jawad Burney 58 & Sheriyar Aslam 5-31 both helped Nott’s Unity 119-5 to a fine home win against Clifton 118-10. Hoveringham 208-7 took a winning draw when returning home in the fixture against Southwell 147-9.
Rothera Sharp Division C.
Ben Ryder 68, Ben Shaw 53 & Ally Pettit 5-28 were the toast of the town as West Bridgfordians 156-10 closed the gap on the leaders with a fine away win over Beeston & Toton 100-10. Leaders Caythorpe 112-10 suffered a heavy home defeat at the hands of Gotham 184-9 as Paul Blatherwick 46, Steve Haworth 45 & Jezz Hale 4-12 all struck blows in the match. Matthew Brown with 65 and incredible figures of 5-0 from Aaman Singh helped Fiskerton & Thurgarton 147-10 inflict a heavy defeat on Farndon 50-10 although Alan Richardson did take 5-50 earlier in the days play. Take a bow Jonny Lawrence for the thirteen year old graduated with honours taking 7-51 for Gedling & Sherwood 168-8 in an electrifying encounter with Keyworth 167-10. Jordan Harbottle 64 was the main contributor for Radcliffe on Trent 121-10 in the home defeat at the hands of Hucknall 123-6 with Adam Scott taking 5-22.
Rex Gooding Division D
Matt Spencer 3-11, Dave Morris 2-6 & Alex Collins 2-5 were the bowlers who plunged Grantham to a miserable total of 46-10 and Bingham closed out the win finishing on 50-2. Pete Gooden with 65 and Mark Spibey took 7-31 but amazingly they both finished on the losing side as Bramcote 134-10 fell short when chasing East Bridgford’s earlier total of 162-10. A Scott 33, A Kitchen 34* D Sears 3-32 all assisted in close win for Collingham 148-9 over Plumtree 147-9. A trio of performances from Daniel Mather 38, Gareth Hayes 4-34 & Ifitkar Ahmed 4-33 were very significant in yet another close match as Gedling Colliery 118-10 inflicted a first defeat of the season on leaders Thrumpton 113-10. Ellerslie 125-6 enjoyed a fine away win when defeating Hickling 124-9.
Trophy Master Division E
Luke Randle 82* fought a one man battle but still failed as Kirkby Portland 107-10 fell well short in chasing down Belvoir’s total of 163-6 for whom Paul Gadd took 5-33. Richard Andrew with 5-31 helped Newark R&M 99-4 to an impressive win away at Ruddington 98-10 at Elms Park. The duo of Dave Appleby 4-27 and Jack Evans taking 5 catches provided the knockout blows as Sutton Bonington 166-10 handed out another defeat on bottom placed East Leake 89-9. Tom Chalkley 47, Mark Weston 69, Craig Smithurst 34* & Robert Flowerdew 3-26 all played a part in an emphatic win for Underwood 225-7 over Nott’s Unity 79-10. Kwesi Spencer with 51* along with 3-19 from Abi Khan saw West Bridgfordians 117-1 overpower Caythorpe 114-10.
GB Bookkeeping Division F
For the second time this season Tom Bosworth destroyed the opposition in taking 9-23 as Caunton were bowled out for only 43 and his Basford Mill side cruised home finishing on 44-4. Dan Barry 67* helped Wymeswold 107-1 to an easy away win over Burton Joyce 104-10. Lenton & Willoughby 240-2 were in dominant form as they disposed of Gotham 135-10 with Brian Johnson 84* & David Forde 77 both in fine form with the bat, one shining light for Gotham though was the 87 from Steve Hogg. The 55 from Jonathan Arthur proved conclusive in the win for Flintham 147-10 over home side Lowdham 114-10.
Bar Lane Community Sports Division G.
B Buckley 123, C Walters 47 & K.Mozley 5-10 gave Kimberley 292-6 a resounding away win over Balderton 107-10. A fine all round team performance including efforts from Tony Downie 67*, Ben Smith 50 Tom Reilly 42*(26 balls), James Kirkham 5-5 & Steve Collington 4-28 gave Fiskerton & Thurgarton maximum points in a tremendous away win at Beeston & Toton 61-10. Veteran Monty Douglas again showed his class with a fine 92* along with 47 from both Shafiq Dad & Shez Iqbal this gave Carrington 247-6 the edge in what was a fantastic advertisement for local cricket in the win over Gedling Colliery 217-8. West Bridgford Legion 169-10 with J Walters 4-22 & A Austin 3-31 playing key roles helped the inflict defeat on Whatton & Aslockton 97-10 for whom both Ben Lambourne 34 & 3-35 & Jamie Lambourne 4-24 had given them a realistic chance earlier in the proceedings. T Holmes with 7-33 had seemed to have set up an easy victory as he helped bowl out Young Lions for only 77 but they struggled across the winning line as they finished on 81-7.
Turner Violins Division H
A routine away win was set up with a fine spell of 6-35 by Andrew Pearson enabling Stapleford 82-3 to crush neighbours Attenborough 81-10. A five wicket win for Bottesford 101-5 was set up by the spells from Aaron Charlesworth 4-19 & Alisdair Culpin 3-29 in a home win over Southwell 100-10. A thrilling finish saw Chilwell 177-9 edge home by one wicket as they defeated Calverton 174-10. Craig Mellors, 76* & Dylan Barnes 4-14 combined to see Long Eaton 149-3 prove too strong for opponents Clifton 147-10. Gedling & Sherwood set a reasonable target of 195-9 and then Halder Khan bowed them to victory taking 4-25 in the win over Madni 123-10.
Carlton Car Centre Division J
Ruddington 91-1 stay top when as they easily defeated bottom side Basford Old Boys 89-10 with Eddie Storr hitting 61*. Ian Graham hit 55 for West Bridgfordians 119-9 but Richard Wells 43 and five catches by keeper Ben Gathercole helped Cotgrave 120-5 gain a second win of the season. A rapid 55* from I Brown took Keyworth 99-4 home to victory over Ellerslie 95-10 to close the gap between them to just two points. Tom Rees with a finishing spell of 3-8 helped Hucknall 64-6 gain victory over Hoveringham 62-10. A nail biter of a game saw Oxton 138-9 close out the win by one wicket with Matt Clark 40 & Chris Graham 6-19 taking the plaudits after defeating Woodborough 135-10.
King Stone Products Division K
M Sugden 83 along with C Hogg 76 provided the ammunition as Collingham 249-5 proved too strong for hosts Great Dalby 131-10. Ewan Towle (U14) 35, Grahame McDonough 32, John Aldred 30*, Josh Fraser 30, Ben Turner (U13s) 3-27 & Andy Crouch 3-14 all showed in an all-round team performance as Kimberley 184-7 inflicted defeat upon Farndon 87-10. P Litchfield was the man of the match for Newark R&M 145-3 as his 84* guided them home against Attenborough 144-6. Nas Saleem 53, Asif Riaz 30 & Ed Eggeman 4 for 52 were the main contributors in the win for Wollaton 180-10 as they gained a home win over Poplars 130-10.
Oracle Property Finance Ltd Division L
Tim Gilbertson 69, Andy Dann 3-33 & Dave Penford 3-40 took Belvoir 155-9 home to victory in a close finish against Basford Mill 144-9. T Woodcock 5-31 and W Gent 4-16 strengthened Old Dalby’s grip at the top of the table as they finished on 107-5 when defeating Chilwell 106-10. In form Jonathan Rye 74 continued his fine start to the season as Thrumpton 154-7 took the win over East Bridgford 118-10. Matt Thorley 4-12 and Jack Allan 4-18 both struck at the right time to enable Underwood 122-10 to gain victory over Radcliffe on Trent 77-10. In the battle of the newcomers it was RHP 167-8 who were victorious in defeating Bengal United with Alan Goode top scoring with 55*.
Robert Whowell & Partners Division M
The terrors of Titchfield Park came to haunt Hucknall as they were dismissed for a very poor total of just 15 with Ross Miller taking 6-6 as Lowdham 18-2 cruised home in just 5 overs. A convincing win for Lambley 190-9 was set up by 77* by Jake Bircumshaw and enforced by Patrick Anderson with 5-17 in the home win over Bingham 57-10. 52* from Richard Simpson after an earlier spell of 4-30 from Dale Reeve saw Burton Joyce 104-3 take the spoils in an away win over Nott’s & Arnold 102-10. Rick Matthans 41* proved to be the match winning innings as Wymeswold 180-6 defeated Kirkby Portland 100-7.
Paul Grundell Division N
Fiskerton & Thurgarton 77-10 must have feared the worst at the interval but the game was turned on its head by Ashwin Kakkanattu Jose 9.4-3-6-8 & Neil Smith 10-5-4-16 as they bowled out Beeston & Toton for 40-10 in reply. Robin Whitehead 68 helped West Bridgford Legion to a total of 156-6 and Ryan Robinson finished things off when taking 3-27 in the away win over Gedling & Sherwood 144-10. A tie in every sense of the word saw both Newark R&M & Keyworth finish on 163-8 with Sam Baker hitting the highest score of the match with 55. Whatton & Aslockton 61-16 sneaked across the finishing post when defeating Nott’s & Arnold 60-10 in bowler friendly conditions.