THE GUNN & MOORE
SOUTH NOTTINGHAMSHIRE CRICKET LEAGUE.
WEEKLY REPORT 26th August 2017
“Cliff,Edge & Pitt all star in the run in”
Rye Cafe & Bar Division A
The final relegation space will go down to the wire as a result of the winning draw gained by Attenborough 245-9 over hosts Plumtree 219-9 as R Henson 73, B Sheppard 69 & A Sandhu with 5-49 gave the visitors the edge and despite a fine 76 from S James the home side are relegated. Balderton 157-10 will battle out the final spot after going down to a home defeat at the hands of champions Wollaton 220-7 who had performances from Mustafa Iqbal 68 & 5-41, Daniel Andrew 42 and Tom Naylor 3-24.Suman Shrestha 84*, Hamish Moore 72 and 3-23, Peter Vladev 47 from 39 balls and then Chris Bellaby took 4-32 for Ellerslie 249-4 in their away win over Belvoir 157-10 for whom Darren Bicknell top scored with 53. Seb Menhauzen 51, Olly Dyson 53, Jack Copley 44 and a fine return of 5-26 from Lee Fazackerley gave Collingham 214-10 a resounding win over Gedling Colliery 81-10 who had Zaheer Rahman taking a fine 6-47 earlier in the day. Zahir Ahmed 103, Gulraiz Sadaf 46, Kaisar Altaf 37*and 4-27 & Patrick Gada 45 were the main contributors for Carrington 319-5 in the winning draw over Kimberley 218-5.
200 Degrees Coffee Division B
Andy Edge 77 & 5-89 fought a fine rear guard action but could not prevent Calverton 275-8 gaining a winning draw over his Long Eaton side who finished on 215-8 as Scott Andrew hit 60 and Darren Wright took 4-62. Zubayr Alam Khalil 51 and the 4-11 from Shuaib Khalil not only gave victory to hosts Carrington 165-10 but also meant that Eastwood 120-10 suffer relegation despite the three commendable efforts from S Humphries 5-28, S. Stocks 4-53 and N Gregory 59. Clifton 233-9 all but assured themselves of promotion with a win over rivals Nott’s Unity 107-10. An excellent 114 from Stuart Walton from just 98 balls helped Hoveringham to a total of 214-9 but visitors Southwell 215-3 took the spoils with Alex Rainbow 81, Mohan Pharate 55 and David Rimmer with 4-43 all enjoying fine end of season form. A fine 56 from Liam King steered Kirkby Portland 181-9 to the narrowest of wins as they came away victorious over Wollaton 180-6 who had Nicholas Kirkwood hitting 50.
Rothera Sharp Division C
An undefeated 121* from Colin Cliff guided Fiskerton & Thurgarton 209-5 to a home win over Gedling & Sherwood 208-10 for whom Tauseef Ahmed hit 57 and Muhammad Niazi blasted 51 off 26 balls. Jack Pates 48, Tim Buckthorpe 43, Lee Smith 48, Tom Walters 48* & Paul Harley 4-16 all enhanced the promotion chances for Hucknall 243-6 in the win over Radcliffe on Trent 82-10 and now they need just six points from their final game. Tom Newell with 45 for Keyworth 166-10 dented the survival hopes of Farndon 119-10 and now they face a mountain to climb next week in the fixture against Gotham. Champions West Bridgfordians 147-2 finished of their campaign in style with a win over Beeston & Toton 146-10 with Ben Ryder 50, Geoff Curtis 49, and Stuart Plant bowing out with 6-5.
Rex Gooding Div D
Previous leaders Bingham 119-10 slipped to defeat at the hands of Gedling Colliery 162-8 with Michael Berry hitting 51 and S Burton taking 5-35. Bottesford 54-3 moved to the summit with a convincing win as Jake Hutchinson took 6-12 in the win over Grantham 50-10. It was a fine 6-20 from Tom Weldon and the 42* by Charlie Lucas that saw Collingham 139-4 victorious in the encounter against Plumtree 138-10. In the relegation battle it was yet another victory for Bramcote 179-6 over East Bridgford 175-10 as a trio of performance from Alex Watson 63, Tom Chamberlain 54 and M Spibey 4-10 gave them the win despite efforts from the home pair of Ben Saunders 65 & Glen Willis 51. Thrumpton 144-6 leapfrog opponents Ellerslie 143-10 with the win and both teams go into the final run in still with a chance of promotion.
Trophy Master Division E
West Bridgfordians posted a respectable total of 209-6 with John Grimes 76* & Alex Winiarski 67 leading the way but 93 from Geoff Cook gave victory to Caythorpe 210-5 in their final game of the season. 6-15 from Simon Oakley and 4-24 by Alex Cufflin helped East Leake 47-1 to an emphatic win over Sutton Bonington 46-10. A spell of 4-6 from Craig Smithurst gave Underwood 135-10 a victory over near neighbours Kirkby Portland 63-10 who at the tea interval were in high spirits after the bowling efforts of both Ryan Fisher 5-22 and Allister Bradbury 4-18. The title decider went the way of Newark R&M 205-3 as Bimal Parambil 78 & 3-33, Matthew Evans 47 & James Faulkner 3-33 all featured whilst W Ahmed hit 110 for Ruddington who fell short in the chase closing on 188-8. Lewis Dann hit 49 for Belvoir 187-10 in their away victory over Nott’s Unity 154-10 who had the consilation of an excellent return by Z Malik of 6-26.
GB Bookkeeping Division F
Waj Khalil 61, Sam Greig 66 & Harris Khalil 5-33 gave victory to Basford Mill 189-9 in the win over Burton Joyce 97-10 and ended their chances of gaining promotion in the process. Flintham 136-10 missed a chance of securing promotion as they slipped to defeat at the hands of visitors Lowdham 185-9 with A Graham doing the damage taking 5-34. Gotham 112-3 gained a first win of the season after overcoming Lenton & Willoughby 108-10 with Edward Neville 59* and 6-30 from Richard Pitt which included a hat trick. Wymeswold 100-7 secured promotion but not without a few nervous moments in the win over Caunton as Sam Saunders followed up his 6-19 by the being 29* at the end of proceedings.
Bar Lane Community Sports Division G
A spell of 4-37 from Vikas Sharma helped Fiskerton & Thurgarton 147-10 to a victory over Beeston & Toton 97-8. Sam King took 4-22 in the win for Gedling Colliery 97-5 over Carrington who were dismissed for 96-10 earlier in the afternoon at King Georges Park. A fantastic 147 from Josh Tranter proved to be in vain as Balderton 209-4 fell to defeat at the hands of champions Kimberley 211-6 as Blayne Riley hit 82. Whatton & Aslockton 152-10 fell to defeat and as a consequence are relegated when failing to chase down the 173-9 set by Kinoulton in which Chris Dorman hit 61 even though Max Wilson returned a fine 5-25 in the loss. Matt Fletcher 42, John Walters 5-25 and Etienne Le Grange 3-25 were the stars for West Bridgford Legion 137-7 in the win over Young Lions 133-10 for whom Rav Digwa hit 68.
Turner Violins Division H
Madni 170-8 secured the title as H Javed hit 70 in the victory over Chilwell 136-10 in which S Azizi scored a fine 52 in reply. Gedling & Sherwood 165-9 secured both the runners up spot and promotion with Ed Shepherd 55, Aftab Ahmad 3-5 & Dean Spencer 5-30 in the win over relegated Calverton 108-10 who themselves had notable performers in Callum Jayes 60, Ethan Wright 4-43 & E Wright 4-41. Matt Croxall 95, S.Kutty 51 & A Khan 4-19 provided the firepower in the win for Clifton 253-9 over Long Eaton 120-10. Simon Silverwood took 4-29 and gave Bottesford 93-5 a chance of avoiding the drop with an away win over Southwell 92-10 and now face a winner takes all match against Chilwell next weekend. A narrow ten run win was gained by Stapleford 150-8 over Attenborough 140-10 with the consistent pair of Alan Pearson 44 and Andrew Pearson 39 & 5-25 both again producing in the sides win.
Carlton Car Centre Division J
Hucknall 138-3 secured the title with a comfortable home win over Hoveringham 137-10 as Amani Darr 46 *& 4-14, Joe Todhunter 41* and Jack Fearn 4-42 were all in fine form when it mattered most. Ellerslie 107-10 were victors in a low scoring affair against Basford Old Boys 95-10 and were thankful to bowler Aman Parekh who took 4-16 despite a battling 42* from A Cooper. Ruddington 180-8 finished off their season in style with a fine win over Keyworth 122-10 with Chris Greaves taking 3-23. C Graham took 5-16 as Woodborough were restricted to 144-8 but Oxton 116-10 fell short as the pair of Sam Fyson 5-27 & Darren Shaw with 3-24 delivered the knock out blows.
King Stone Products Division K
B Faulkner finished on 57* in the away win for Newark R&M 134-2 over mid table Attenborough 132-6 and they still are in with a chance of taking the title. Wollaton 219-5 remain top with an overwhelming home win over relegated Caythorpe 107-10 and it was the pair of David Watson 70 and Hemant Katagi 73 who laid the foundations of the win. Chaz Dixon 101 and Max Chapple 36 & 5-17 starred in the win for Collingham 253-5 and the loss for Great Dalby 168-8 sees them in a fight in the final game of the season for survival. Farndon 193-6 did themselves a huge favour with a seventeen run win over Kimberley 176-10 and it was Sam Brown with 80 with the bat and then 3-33 plus a run out who took the man of the match award. The win for Poplars 158-9 in their close encounter against Bramcote 146-10 sees the losers agonisingly suffer relegation.
Oracle Property Finance Ltd Division L
Liam Parker 70 and Dom Modd 48 were the stand out performances in the win for RHP 231-8 in their away win over Belvoir 140-8. Bengal United 176-10 are top with one game remaining after a convincing win over Basford Mill 61-10 with Muddassir Ahmed hitting 55. A run fest saw Chilwell score 277-9 with 133 from Mohamed Irshad being the highlight but Old Dalby 279-5 were seen home with nine balls to spare as R Herrick hit 96 whilst there were half centuries from W Gent 55 and D Greaves 53*. Thrumpton 221-6 gained an impressive win over title contenders East Bridgford 136-6 with Ben Clark starring with 97 with throw the title race wide open. Radcliffe on Trent were unable to raise a side in the fixture away at Underwood.
Robert Whowell & Partners Division M
Dean Cowdell top scored with 51 as Burton Joyce 170-7 gained a much needed win over fellow relegation candidates Nott’s & Arnold 155-8 for whom K Sangha hit 56. Wymeswold 100-5 gained a five wicket away win over hosts Kirkby Portland 99-5 and this sees the home side relegated in the process. Promotion was secured by Hucknall 170-3 after they defeated Lambley 169-10 with fine knocks by Michael Rees 52, Andy Wagstaff 42* and a spell from Lee Whyley of 4-44 to let the celebrations commence. Finishing on 98-3 Bingham’s survival chances were given a massive boost with a fine away win over Lowdham 97-10 with T Hill taking 4-21 in the success. Nottingham Deaf 82-8 need a point to secure promotion after a nervous two wicket win over West Bridgfordians 81-10 and it was the 37 from Oliver Wilcox that proved oh so vital in the win.
Paul Grundell Division N
Will Bennett 49, Aaron Viggers 4-13 & Henry Horne 3-37 all starred in the win for Keyworth 113-7 over Newark R&M 112-10. Ishmael Hussain 2-8 and Qasim Mahmood 2-5 and Luke Rudkin 24* saw an easy win for Nott’s & Arnold 38-0 gain an easy win over Whatton & Aslockton 34-10.Table topping West Bridgford Legion 119-10 took the spoils in the win over fellow candidates Gedling & Sherwood 75-10 with Zain Saleem taking 3-20 in the win whilst Rob Sin returned the best figures of the match with 4-14. Fiskerton & Thurgarton failed to raise a side in the fixture against Ellerslie.