THE GUNN & MOORE
SOUTH NOTTINGHAMSHIRE CRICKET LEAGUE.
WEEKLY REPORT 19th August 2017
“Bhaker runs riot as Iqbal spins his web to return Wollaton to the Premier League”
Rye Cafe & Bar Division A
Wollaton 238-3 were crowned champions after an emphatic win over Attenborough 78-10 the win was set up by Daniel Andrew 106*, Dave Barr 45 & Tim Young 44 and then was finished off in style with the combination of Mustafa Iqbal 6-43 and James Cox who took 4-23. Carrington 261-5 were convincing winners over Belvoir 115-10 with Saqlain Bazmi hitting 149 and an all-round performance from Zahir Ahmed 45 & 5-30. Oliver Dyson 55, Will Cousins 58* & David Pipes 4-25 helped Collingham 208-8 to a home success over Plumtree 124-10. Ellerslie 149-1 consolidated second spot in the league as they ran out winners away at Gedling Colliery with Hamish Moore 57* John Wakeling 57* and 4-48 from Dan Footit whilst Rhys Hayes with 62 starred for the hosts. 57 from Ian Sellars could not save Balderton 188-6 from slipping to defeat at the hands of Kimberley 189-5 for whom Matt Dean hit an undefeated 102*
200 Degrees Coffee Division B
Robert Sheard 92* helped Kirkby Portland to a respectable total of 184-5 but high flying Carrington 182-6 ran winners being seen home to victory by A Khalil with 53*. A devastating spell of 7-36 from Ryan Cuthbert enabled Long Eaton 133-5 complete a fine victory over Hoveringham 129-8. F Azie 50, T Mahmoud 42 & I Ul-Haq 4-45 all figured in the win for Nott’s Unity 174-7 against Southwell 173-10 and although C Miller hit 77 the side’s relegation was confirmed with this result. Clifton 177-10 remain in pole position with two games to go after gaining a winning draw over Wollaton 143-9 who had Callum Brown taking 5-34. Calverton 191-10 kept alive their own chances of promotion with a win over Eastwood who have to face the top two in the fight to stay up after a match winning effort from Calverton’s Billy Armstrong 61 and 5-37.
Rothera Sharp Division C
Caythorpe 95-4 kept alive their slim chances of promotion with a win over relegated Beeston & Toton 94-10 with 54 from Cav King which followed up the 3-3 from Ashley Daffin. Gotham 157-10 remain in the dogfight for survival after slipping to defeat at the hands of Fiskerton & Thurgarton 161-2 with Dan Jones 62* Colin Cliff 55* Aaman Singh 4-49 & Andy Laughton 3-39 al enjoying fine end of season performances. The trio of Mohammed Akeel 50, Nadeem Abbas 38* & Hussnain Shaukat 6-39 were the match winners for Gedling & Sherwood 117-4 in a home win over Keyworth 116-10. Farndon 242-4 gave their hopes of saving themselves from relegation a massive boost with a fine win over Hucknall 238-4 with Martyn Hill hitting 96 which followed up 64 from Tim Buckthorpe, they now play the two side immediately above them hoping to pull of an amazing escape. Champions West Bridgfordians 90-3 came away with another win when overcoming Radcliffe on Trent 89-10 as Chris Watkins, Stuart Plant & Kulvern Kandola all took three wickets apiece.
Rex Gooding Div D
A narrow win keeps the promotion push by Bottesford 162-7 on track with a win over Collingham 157-7 as Jake Hutchinson top scored with 74. With a game in hand on all the other contenders Ellerslie 201-6 also keep in touch after a fine win over Gedling Colliery 92-10 with Alex Gasper 88*, Ryan Duggan 52, Chiraag Gandhi 4-20 and Charlie Taylor 4-22 all stepping up to the plate. 5-16 including a hat trick from Jacob Horne saw Bingham 49-1 cruise home after dismantling already relegated Grantham 47-10. J Manton 3-37, G Read 3-35 & K Carter 3-13 supplied the wickets as their side Plumtree 144-9 dented the promotion push of Hickling 141-10 to win by three runs. Bramcote’s escape is still alive after they posted 145-8 they bowled opponents Thrumpton out for 141-10 with Pete Gooden 65, Mark Spibey 3-30 & Kit Patel 3-37 taking the plaudits.
Trophy Master Division E
40* from Dan Wilson steered Belvoir 99-1 to a convincing home win over Kirkby Portland 96-10. In the relegation battle it was victory and survival for Underwood 167-10 in the win that condemned Caythorpe 103-10 to the drop as Tom Chalkley 79*, Dave Naylor 4-24 & Matt Thorley 3-34 all hit form at the right time as did Ian Hart with 51. Champions Newark R&M 118-0 show no signs of taking their foot of the gas as J Harlingen took 6-23 in his sides win over Nott’ Unity 117-10. Fahad Amin 4-18 and 47 took Ruddington to the runners up position with an emphatic away win over Sutton Bonington 112-10. West Bridgfordians 128-2 inflicted defeat and relegated opponents East Leake 127-10 with J Sheard 50* and J Grimes 41* seeing them home to victory.
GB Bookkeeping Division F
Caunton 102-3 took maximum point and ended the promotion hopes of Basford Mill 100-10 as firstly Nathan Suiter took 4-15 and then Fergus Lowe hit 41 in his side’s victory. Ian Staples, 74*, Luke Porter 50*, Sam Blacknall 80 and then Justin Graham took 4-0 as Lowdham 266-4 cruised to victory against Gotham 41-10. In the battle of the top two it was second placed Wymeswold 100-2 that took the spoils with ease in the win over title favourites Flintham 97-10 as Harry Bowley hit 57* that followed up a spell from Jack Shelton of 5-20.
Bar Lane Community Sports Division G
Balderton 142-4 gained an important win when they overcame visitors Fiskerton & Thurgarton 140-8 as Sam Ross hit 62 and Josh Tranter took 3-32. In an incredible match Carrington & West Bridgford Legion were both dismissed for 58-10 as bowlers from both sides controlled affairs those being Naz Ali 4-9, Nash Khan 3-9, Adam Austin 4-12 and John Walters 3-17as the match ended in a tie. Kimberley 151-10 took a giant stride towards the title with a resounding win over Gedling Colliery who were destroyed compiling just 26-10. Hot on the leaders heels are Young Lions 334-3 as Harry Bhaker hit a glorious 180* and Ravi Digwa followed it up with 4-27 in the win over Kinoulton 172-10. Jamie Lambourne 83, Max Wilson 3-4 and Ben Gregory 3-14 gave home side Whatton & Aslockton 207-10 a convincing home win over bottom of the table Beeston & Toton 43-10.
Turner Violins Division H
Sam Henson 42 & 3-26 gave a good account of himself for Attenborough 197-8 in the home win over local rivals Long Eaton 99-10. The pair of S William 43 and N Zafar 40 took Chilwell to a score of 196-7 and they defended that score as Southwell finished on 144-8 at the close. Bottesford 199-8 gave themselves a fighting chance in the run-in and with this win they also virtually ended opponents Clifton 71-10 chances of going up as A Morley 98, W Seymore 44 and S Silverwood 5-22 all played key roles. In the title decider it was dominated from start to finish as Madni 221-9 overwhelmed Gedling & Sherwood 58-8 and they now need just seven points from their remaining two games to claim the silverware. Gordon Pearson 42*, Alan Pearson 3-14 and Andrew Pearson 4-28 helped Stapleford 99-5 to a home win over Calverton 98-10.
Carlton Car Centre Division J
Ben Johnson hit an unbeaten 124* and Sam Tyson 67 to guide Woodborough to an impressive 251-5 in an away win over Hoveringham 197-8 for whom Steve Campbell top scored with 59. Max Thompson with 5-6 took Hucknall 85-3 one step closer to the title with a convincing home win over Basford Old Boys 84-8. Phil Davey 40, Gagan Sehmbi 39*,Umair Aziz 36* and not forgetting the spell earlier from Luke Greenwood of 3-31 saw Ellerslie 139-2 victorious in the away encounter against Keyworth 138-10. Ruddington 236-3 are within touching distance of promotion with this comfortable home win as yet again the run machine Eddie Storr crashed 129 and along with Ben Johnson 60 & Dave McKevitt 4-28 it proved too much for opponents West Bridgfordians 161-10 who half centuries from both A Lamb 55 & L Marchant 52.
King Stone Products Division K
S Scott 56 and R Yardwood-Paintel with 42 helped Collingham 148-3 gain an away win over Bramcote 142-9 for whom Adam Reddish hit 61. Caythorpe suffered automatic relegation as they were unable to raise a side against lowly Farndon. In going down to defeat Kimberley 130-8 have virtually ended their hopes of promotion as Attenborough 134-4 closed out the win with Carl Knight hitting 61. Joe Smith 80, Shaz Butt 35* and James Mackay with 3-57 helped Newark R&M 191-5 to a home win over Great Dalby 183-6 for whom L Harrison hit 79. Humain Baig 44 and V Thota 30 & 3-10 threw the title race wide open as they inspired the win for Poplars 176-10 over leaders Wollaton 113-10.
Oracle Property Finance Ltd Division L
Mark Ebb 56, Adam Walker 107* and a fine return by Dave Penford of 5-22 gave Belvoir an impressive away win over Basford Mill 107-10. Bengal United 56-2 move into second spot and replace Old Dalby 52-10 as the pair of Jahid Hasan 5-16 and Mohammed Mollah 4-18 bowled superbly. East Bridgford 138-9 stay top with a seventeen run win over Chilwell 121-10 and the 55 from Simon Pringle proved to be the defining innings of the day as Anser Mehmood 3-19 and Ameer Shah 3-34 delivered the knockout blows. John Croasdale (15) 73 and team mate James Booth 32 and 3-23 starred for Radcliffe on Trent 165-6 in the win over Thrumpton 145-10 who were indebted to the consistent J Rye who hit 72. Two excellent all-round performances were the highlight in the clash which saw C Lightly 60* & 5-15 star for victors Underwood 142-10 over RHP 124-9 in which J Goode hit 35* and took 5-37.
Robert Whowell & Partners Division M
Paul Mantle with a career best 6-16 and Jake Bircumshaw 4-8 helped Lambley 30-2 demolish home side Bingham for a low score of just 29-10 which sees them slip to the bottom of the table. Hucknall 102-7 remain top with an away win over Burton Joyce 97-10 with Mike Rees 67*, Tom Rees 4-26 and Alex Pavier 3-15 making significant contributions. Dale Rippey 78 and Andy Seager 61 starred with the bat for Lowdham 222-3 in their home win over Kirkby Portland 83-10. Nottingham Deaf 129-6 still are tracking the leaders after an away win over Nott’s & Arnold 72-10 with performances from both Ravi Hundal 44 & Andy Rowe 3-14. Richard Bowley hit 38 in the win for Wymeswold 146-8 over West Bridgfordians 100-8 as the sides switch positions as a result of this game.
Paul Grundell Division N
Neil Smith 5-18 and Niall Scott who took 3 catches helped Fiskerton & Thurarton 88-10 to a low scoring win over Nott’s & Arnold 50-10 who had a fine return made by Haider Mahmood of 4-10. Gedling & Sherwood 117-8 gained a narrow win thanks to the trio of Jamie Davies 33, Aftab Ahmed 4-37 and Matt Tagg (13yrs) 2-7 as they overcame Keyworth 113-10 who themselves had three performances of note those being Will Bennett 54*, Henry Horne (16yrs) 3-25 and Ben Widdowson (14yrs) 3-24. Reuben Straker 78, Chris Tall 39*, Matt Andrew 4-11 and Sam Baker 3-10 took Newark R&M 168-6 to an impressive home win over Whatton & Aslockton 56-10. Beeston & Toton were unable to raise a side in the away fixture at West Bridgford Legion.