THE GUNN & MOORE
SOUTH NOTTINGHAMSHIRE CRICKET LEAGUE
WEEKLY REPORT 27th May 2017
“Storr stocks up and cashes in”
Rye Cafe & Bar Division A
A high scoring affair at Coronation Street saw over 540 runs where Balderton 288-10 saw out a winning draw over Belvoir 261-9 with five players scoring over 50 those being Jack Beckett 62 Mohammed Essa 54, Greg Oldfield 73, Tom Neville 67 & Jack Copley 55. Gemaal Hussain top scored with 48 as Carrington 206-10 also forced a winning draw over Attenborough 138-8. Another convincing win for leaders Wollaton 233-9 with Mustafa Iqbal turning the screw with 5-15 in the win over Gedling Colliery 76-10 who had skipper Chris Berry taking 6-55. Danny Williams top scored with 78 as Kimberley set an imposing total of 268-7 and Collingham 250-6 secured the losing draw thanks to a fine 80 from Rob Matchett. Justin Stockdale with 91* was the mainstay of Plumtree’s total of 169-7 but Hamish Moore also hit an unbeaten 91* as Ellerslie 172-4 cruised home with 6 overs to spare.
200 Degrees Coffee Division B
Carrington set a respectable 226-7 with Zahid Iqbal top scoring with 62* but both Richard Harrison 75 and Liam Brazier 85*& 5-72 turned the game in favour of Clifton 228-1. Hoveringham 195-10 gained a first win of the season thanks to a fine return of 4-33 by Patrick Bolsher as they defeated Eastwood 132-10. The 74 from Joe Caunt helped Kirkby Portland 191-10 to a winning draw over Southwell 127-8 for whom M Collins returned figures of 5-50. Wollaton 245-10 gained a winning draw over local rivals Long Eaton 164-9 with Richard Milner hitting the highest score of the day with 55. Calverton 258-7 remain in second place with a high scoring encounter with Nott’s Unity 234-10.
Rothera Sharp Division C.
Both Colin Cliff 122* and Max Danby 53 & 4-45 vied for the man of the match award as Fiskerton & Thurgarton 310-7 had to settle for a winning draw over Radcliffe on Trent 247-9 as Joe Wilcox hit 57. A match winning 116* and 5-52 from Henry Godkin saw Gedling & Sherwood 212-7 run out winners against visitors Beeston & Toton 163-10. Whilst Keyworth could only post a score of 137-10 it was a fine 84* from Paul Newell that stood out and then Tom Randall took 5-18 as Gotham were skittled out for 102-10 with only Steve Howarth 67 showing any resilience. Hard to pick a match winner when Tom Hart bludgeoned 141 and his team mate Freddie King hit 121 and also took 4-14 as Caythorpe 357-7 gained a winning draw over Hucknall 204-8.Centurions Ally Pettit 109 and Ben Ryder 118* helped West Bridgfordians to amass 309-2 and Farndon crumbled in reply being bowled out for 114 in reply.
Rex Gooding Division D
Thrumpton 82-8 stay top of the league in a nail biting finish that saw them scrape home by two wickets in the win over Bottesford 81-10. M Smith with 49 and J Horne 4-27 set up the win for Bingham 156-9 over neighbours East Bridgford 153-8. David Perry 41 and Taimoor Tasnim 41 & 4-28 combined in the win for Ellerslie 233-8 against Bramcote 167-6 at Little Bounds. Grantham 200-10 gained a first win of the season with Chris Dobson 54 & 4-26 starring as they defeated Collingham 158-10 who had C Lucas hitting 74. A convincing win for Plumtree 202-1 saw O Ward 87* and Rob Tapp 56* take the honours against Hickling 199-8.
Trophy Master Division E
Andrew Barnes with 84 helped Belvoir set an impressive 237-5 in the home win over Sutton Bonington 179-10. Ruddington 115-4 move to the top of the pile thanks to 50* from Farhad Amin in their away win over previous leaders Caythorpe 114-10. Mark Lee starred with the ball taking 5-20 to help Underwood 137-10 inflict another defeat upon East Leake 83-10 who remain rooted at the foot of the table. Matthew Evans with 56* & 4-16 helped Newark R&M 102-0 to an emphatic win over Kirkby Portland 101-10. John Grimes 60 had to play a supporting role for West Bridgfordians 210-4 as team mate Kwesi Spencer 41*& 7-34 stole the headlines in the win over Nott’s Unity
GB Bookkeeping Division F
Hat trick hero Mo Silem 3-10 backed up the earlier efforts of Andrew Rose 54 and Martin Wilson 50 as Caunton 213-3 ran out comfortable winners over Gotham 89-10. Flintham 61-10 leapfrog Basford Mill 55-10 to go top thanks to an incredible spell of 8-7 Spencer Taylor. Lenton & Willoughby 165-9 gained a vital first win of the campaign with Sam Lloyd 57, Tim Pilkington 32 & 3-37,Johnny Roscoe 31* & 3-38 and Michael Davey 4-37 all playing a part in the win over Burton Joyce 126-10. An unbeaten 44 from Harry Bowley saw Wymeswold 105-1 victors over Ravenshead 101-9.
Bar Lane Community Sports Division G.
The quartet of Raj Bhaker 79, Harry Bhaker 52, and A Potiwal 42 & T Naik 41 helped Young Lions 258-4 to a win over Beeston & Toton 163-7 and the win moves them to the summit. Carrington 189-10 had high scoring Sagheer Akhter hitting 110 in the home win over Fiskerton&Thurgarton 124-10. Ben Buckley hit a quick fire 63* and with Matt Dean compiling 51 it enabled Kimberley 137-1 to take victory over West Bridgford legion 133-10. A fine return of 5-20 set up a fine win for Balderton 120-6 over Kinoulton 119-19 who were grateful to the 65 hit earlier by Tom Holmes. Alex Dermo 70 top scored for Gedling Colliery 236-7 in a fine away win over Whatton & Aslockton 154-10 despite a fine 84 from Dominic Chambers.
Turner Violins Division H
R Henson 104 and S Randall 54 helped Attenborough to set a target of 224-8 and when M Hossain hit 55 it enabled Chilwell 227-8 to take the win with 1 ball to spare. Steven Dyer 46 and Michael Hayes 5-13 both delivered on the day to help Long Eaton 220-5 to a home win at West Park over Calverton 83-10. Madni 113-5 stay top thanks to Kashif Sardar 44, Haseeb Javed 40*, Adnan Siddique 4-22 & Kaleem Mohammed 3-5 in their home win over Clifton 110-10. Gedling & Sherwood set a respectable total of 216-5 and the screw was then turned by Halder Khan when he took 5-13 to help bowl out opponents Southwell for only 54. Neil Gelder with 6-29 topped the bill with an excellent return as Stapleford 63-2 beat Bottesford 62-10.
Carlton Car Centre Division J
Hucknall 83-4 ran out easy winners as Adam Brown took 4-3 in a seven over spell as Cotgrave were bowled out for 80-10 earlier in the day. The 33* from C Legge steered Keyworth 91-6 home after they had bowled out Oxton for just 88-10. Eddie Storr hit a scintillating 204 before retiring and Thomas Hann chipped in with 81 in Ruddington’s massive total of 382-2 and visitors Hoveringham gave a good account of themselves finishing on 139-10 with P Lewis hitting 67.Ian Graham compiled a fine 70 in West Bridgfordians score of 127-10, but it wasn’t enough to stave of defeat at the hands of Ellerslie 128-4. Adrian Cooper 101, Paul Stones 49 & Steve Harvey 45 were all in fine for as Basford Mill just failed to chase down the score of 245-8 set by Woodborough who also had high scores from James Watterson 100 and Sam Fryson 51*
King Stone Products Division K
Simon Park hit 35 to guide Caythorpe home to victory as they overcame Attenborough 146-7. Wollaton 143-5 consolidated top position as Joel Gibney hit 62* in a fine away win over Collingham 70-10. Mark Childs with 43 helped Great Dalby 155-6 to record an away win over Farndon 59-10 who at least had the consolation by the performance of 15 year old Angus Wilbourn who took 5-24. In a game that had more twists and turns than a rollercoaster it ended with Newark R&M 197-9 winning by nine runs over Poplars 190-10 with the highlight of the match being the 58 made by Nouman Maqsood.
Oracle Property Finance Ltd Division L
East Bridgford 216-6 ran out winners over Basford Mill 190-10 despite the fine effort made by Denny Baker who hit 71 in his sides defeat. Wilf Conway top scored with 88 to help Old Dalby 274-8 to a home win over Belvoir 219-10 for whom I Death hit a gritty 63. J Goode free scored with 110 but this was not enough to stave of defeat for RHP 220-10 as they just fell short chasing down the 229-6 made by Thrumpton in which Tom Rye hit 86 and Dre Forbes 69. P Woodward 86, Simon Holmes 70 & 4-3 from Arora helped Chilwell 245-9 to a resounding away win at Underwood 129-10
Robert Whowell & Partners Division M
A last ball thriller saw West Bridgfordians 151-7 seal the win with match winning performances from under thirteen player Dan James 5-26 and Tom Godfrey 58 as they edged home against Bingham 150-10. 45* from R Mathens took Wymeswold 113-6 to success against Burton Joyce at Station Road. Jake Birkumshaw 50 & 3-28 and 4-17 from Paul Mantle gave Lambley a first win of the season against Kirkby Portland 128-10. L Shoebridge returned excellent figures of 7-15 to reduce Lowdham to 116-10 and then A Kotze hit 38* to help Nott’s & Arnold 118-6 to a final ball win. Nottingham Deaf remain top of the league after a narrow four run win against Hucknall 116-10 the stand out performance coming from wicket keeper Richard Wolfe with 4 catches and 63 runs.
Paul Grundell Division N
Just because a game has low scores does not mean it cannot be exciting as was proved when Newark R&M 65-9 won by a single wicket against Ellerslie 64-9 in which Sam Baker took 4-5. A winning tenth wicket partnership between Richard Drury 85* and Geoff Baker 34* helped Keyworth to a score of 181-9 and Beeston & Toton fell short when they were bowled out for 70-10 in reply. The trio of Callum Daniels 52*, Raj Shandilya 48 & Mick Woolliscroft 5-36 combined to help West Bridgford Legion 165-6 to record the win over Whatton & Aslockton 162-10.