THE GUNN & MOORE
SOUTH NOTTINGHAMSHIRE CRICKET LEAGUE
WEEKLY REPORT 13th May 2017
“Players Officials & Supporters across South Nottinghamshire pay their respect to David Richards”
Rye Cafe & Bar Division A
4-31 from Dan Footitt along with four assists from John Wakeling behind the stumps helped Ellerslie 155-4 to a comfortable win over Atenborough 152-8 the win was completed with 55 coming from opener Sumanl Shrestra. R Kahn 72 & Alan Jackson 70 helped Balderton to a reasonable total of 200-10 but the pair of Fahad Ul Haq 105* & Oliver Dyson 78* saw Collingham 206-2 cruise home by eight wickets. Kimberley 153-1 carried on their fine start to the season with an emphatic win over Gedling Colliery 151-10 with Asif Haq 81, Amir Wahid 44 & Adam Majid 4-29 all contributing. Wollaton 252-5 also maintain an impressive start as they totally controlled the game when demolishing Belvoir 68-10 with Tim Young 82* & James Cox 5-11 both playing significant roles whilst at least Greg Oldfield 31& 4-87 stood out in his team’s loss. Plumtree 203-4 handed out a convincing defeat when they came away with a 123 run win over Carrington 80-10
200 Degrees Coffee Division B
Wollaton 168-10 and Calverton 168-10 tied as Joe Fish took the decisive wicket in a game that swung in many directions late in the day. Kirby Portland 277-7 were in dominating form with Sandeep Chauhan 43, Liam Sean King 45, Joe Caunt 77*, Brett Jones 57, Michael Jennings 4-26 & Jono Williamson 4-22 all chipping in as they defeated Hoveringham 93-10. Clifton 189-7 came out on top with Luke Gunn 70* and George Unwin taking 4-38 to seal narrow victory away at Long Eaton 187-10 for whom Tom Pepper also hit 70* whilst Ryan Cuthbert took 5-60. In a game where batsmen never really got going it was the 41 from Sheryar Aslam for Nott’s Unity 227-2 that stood out although it did not prevent them going down to defeat at the hands of Carrington 230-6. Southwell 166-10 had a narrow 3 run win over Eastwood 163-10 with long serving Steve Wright topped the bowling charts for the winners with 3-33
Rothera Sharp Division C
Paul Walsh 62* & Andrew Burrell 50 helped Beeston & Toton to a score of 199-7 and visitors Farndon fell short being bowled out for 139 in reply. Keeping their 100% record Caythorpe 127-3 strolled to victory over Keyworth 126-10 with Oliver Shelvey hitting 75* following up the 4-17 taken by Eddie Clarke. Ben Shaw 117, Alex Sheriston 100* & Chris Watkins 5-50 provided the ammunition as West Bridgfordians 283-4 had too much firepower for Geding & Sherwood 124-10. George Buckthorpe 74 and 5-76 from Max Thompson could not stave off defeat as Hucknall 226-5 fell to defeat at the hands of Fiskerton/Thurgarton 227-7 as Dave Newby crashed 67 in the win. Man of the match Steve Haworth 81* & 3-31 saw his side Gotham 110-3 gain a first win of the season against Radcliffe on Trent 106-10.
Rex Gooding Division D
73 from Chris Freestone and 5-8 from Matty Spencer gave Bingham 125-2 a first win of the season over Bramcote 122-10. Ryan Duggan 40 and three wickets apiece from Usman Aziz, S Shretha & H Rathore saw Ellerslie 135-8 winners in a low scoring game against Hickling 89-10. Bottesford 219-10 handed out a third successive defeat to Grantham 143-10 with R Charlesworth doing most damage with 77. Finishing 96* Justin Stockdale’s innings along with Glen Read 4-21 & Ken Carter 4-29 helped Plumtree to a home win over Gedling Colliery 165-9 who had James Crudington again in the runs with 50. Top of table Thrumpton 143-10 continue their great start to the season as both Jack Towers 44 and Gavin Huskinson 6-17 put visitors East Bridgford 51-10 to the sword.
Trophy Master Division E
Ashley Mace hit 54 but this was the on shining light as East Leake 88-10 fell to a heavy 9 wicket defeat at the hands of Belvoir 90-1 with James Hawkes hitting an undefeated 57* at the close. Caythorpe 210-7 top the table with the highlight being the 134 from Ian Hart accompanied with 4-22 from Steve Truman as they ran out winners over Nott’s Unity 138-10. Kafeel Rasul 58, Kamran Rasheed 48 & 4-14 from Yaqoob Khan enforced the win for Ruddington 213-7 as they brushed aside Kirkby Portland 73-10. Craig Smithurst returned figures of 6-32 but his contribution was in vain as Sutton Bonnington 102-8 ran out winners when overcoming Underwood’s total of 99-10. A gutsy 68 from Chris Navin for West Bridgfordians 161-8 meant they had to settle for a tied match as the game went down to the final delivery with Newark R&M forcing the tie in an excellent finish.
GB Bookkeeping Division F
Caunton 104-0 grabbed a ten wicket home win over Lenton & Willoughby 103-10 with the honours being shared between Jamie Macintyre 62*, Andrew Rose 35*, Simon Potter 3-13, Malcolm Hawley 3-14 & Nathan Suiter 3-19. Gotham are finding it to be a tough start as they were dismissed for just 44 as Burton Joyce turned the screw replying with a score of 45-4.Eastwood failed to raise a side for the second week running giving the Wymeswold side an afternoon off. A very entertaining game saw Ravenshead 203-5 just edge out Lowdham 198-9 with the 4-19 from Andrew Tadd proving to be the match winning bowling performance.
Bar Lane Community Sports Division G.
In what seemed to be tricky batting conditions the 34 from Sam Ross helped Balderton 137-5 seal victory with 4 balls to spare as they gained a home win over West Bridgford Legion 136-8. Another low scoring match saw Whatton & Aslockton 92-6 squeeze home against Carrington 90-10. Pranav Badla 70* & Raj Bhaker 47* sealed victory for Young Lions 159-2 with an undefeated third wicket partnership in their sides win over Fiskerton/Thurgarton 157-9. A 42* from Geoff Burton steered Gedling Colliery 113-4 to a home win over Beeston & Toton 112-10 and to keep it in the family Nathan Burton chipped in with 3-25. Carl Blake’s 61 could not prevent Kimberley 156-10 suffering an away defeat at the hands of Kinoulton 159-4 as S Harling 66* & T Holmes 41 saw them home with plenty of overs to spare.
Turner Violins Division H
Ned McClelland 4-9 seized the initiative for Attenborough 58-2 as they ran out easy winners over Southwell 54-10. Haider Khan 6-25 starred for Gedling & Sherwood 130-9 in their one wicket away win over Bottesford 125-9. Kirsten Cowlishaw 112*, Sharat Kully 75, Surya Varma 63 & Ryan Macmilan 51 all helped Clifton amass an impressive 332-6 dec against Calverton 180-6. Madni struggled to 101-10 but then Zeeshan Aziz entered the fray as he took 5-15 to bowl the opposition side Long Eaton for just 34 in reply. Gordon Pearson 67* and Alan Pearson 55* steered Stapleford 155-4 to a home win over neighbours Chilwell 151-9.
Carlton Car Centre Division J
R Glossop 52, T.Davey 39* & K.Ul-Haq 4-15 all combined to help Ellerslie 152-4 record a second win of the season away at Cotgrave Welfare 107-10. An unbeaten fourth wicket partnership from Scott Berridge 115* & Ian Graham 73* helped West Bridgfordians post a mammoth score of 296-3 and Hoveringham crumbled in reply being bowled out for 114 as James Davies took 5-18. The trio of Eddie Storr 44*, Joe Smith 6-18 & Rob Derry set up a resounding win for Ruddington 58-0 over Hucknall 57-10. Another successful trio were Ben Johnson 56, Rob Arnold 36* & Simon Harrison 4-34 who all played a part in the win for Woodborough 119-2 against Keyworth 116-10. Not a bad day at the office for Jack Sisson as he took 9-21 for Oxton 51-0 in their ten wicket demolition of Basford Old Boys 50-10, he clean bowled 6 of his victims ,was on a hat trick twice and for good measure it was his throw that ran the other batsman out.
King Stone Products Division K
Runs were the order of the day as Farndon 209-5 ran out winners over Bramcote 204-6 with J Eaton top scoring with 67* for the victors. Wollaton 171-5 remain undefeated as they returned home with a win at Great Dalby 167-10 the two starring for the winners were Ahmed 49 and Asakzal 7-25. Blayne Riley hit a swift 52* for Kimberley 75-2 as they crushed Collingham 71-10. Although Simon Park hit a glorious 119* his team Caythorpe 176-7 failed to chase down the earlier total of Newark R&M 228-7 for whom Steve Kennewell 70 & Matt Evans 60* both enjoyed the track. Attenborough 164-5 returned home victorious after handing out a defeat upon Poplars 162-10 as Carl Knight hit 68.
Oracle Property Finance Ltd Division L
Ian De’Ath 58 & 3-10 may feel a little aggrieved as his all-round performance counted for nothing as Belvoir 126-10 fell 4 runs short when attempting to chase down the score of 130-8 made by Chilwell for whom Nick Bennett starred with 49 & 4-17. RHP 119-5 won again with a bit of magic from Dave Nixon 43 & 3-15 as they came away with the win over East Bridgford 118-10. Radcliffe on Trent 163-7 had James Booth with 57 top scoring and in reply W Cornwall 60 guided Old Dalby 164-7 to victory with ten balls to spare. M Rahoman 117 & T Siddique 6-16 saw newcomers Bengal United 277-6 completely out play Underwood 81-10.
Robert Whowell & Partners Division M
A third win on the trot see’s Nottingham Deaf 254-5 top the table after brushing aside hosts Bingham 95-10 with J Slater 72, O Wilcox 52 & J Kenward-Nash 5-39 all performing with distinction. Although it was a very low scoring match it was still in the balance as Lowdham 96-6 crossed the winning line against Burton Joyce 93-10, for whom Gareth Johnson hit the highest score in the match of 55. West Bridgfordians 114-9 gained a valuable winning as they then bowled out opposition Hucknall for just 56 later in the proceedings. Club stalwart Phil Parkes 5-12 rolled back the years to assist Wymeswold 205-10 dispose of visitors’ Lambley 62-10.
Paul Grundell Division N
In a game where two of the youngsters performed well for Nott’s & Arnold 110-5, firstly Aeron Bhardwaj (15yrs) with 53 and then Liam Johnson (12yrs) 31 & 3-33 both made names for themselves but they still slipped to defeat at the hands of Gedling & Sherwood 173-7. The quartet of Aman Parekh 4-14, Matt Wharmby 4-29 ( inc a hat-trick), Andy Hulbert 49*& Nadeem Akhtar 47 all helped in the win for Ellerslie 114-3 although the best score of the day went to Blake Southwell with 71 in Keyworth’s score of 113-10. Neil Smith with 4-8 and Rob Turner with 4-25 seemed to have put Fiskerton/Thurgarton in control as they bowled out West Bridgford Legion for only 78 but they then themselves were dismissed for 75 in reply. Beeston & Toton 175-6 travelled home with a fine win over Newark R&M 154-10 with Jason Catchpole and Jehangir Baig both hitting 48
The league this week were saddened to learn of the passing of our Chairman Mr David Alan Richards on Sunday 7th May 2017 aged 78 years.
Loving husband of Anne, much loved father of Alan, Sarah, Rachel and father-in-law to John and Andrew, devoted grandad of Joseph, Huw, Eleanor and Alice.
Funeral service will be held at All Hallows Church, Gedling at 3.30 p.m. on Wednesday 24th May 2017 followed by private cremation at Gedling Crematorium.
Family flowers only by request, but donations if desired can be made to (cheques only) the Children's Society or Diabetes UK.
Further enquiries may be made c/o The Co-op Funeral care, 69, Gedling Road, Carlton, Nottingham NG4 3FG Tel : 0115 9879008 .