THE GUNN & MOORE
SOUTH NOTTINGHAMSHIRE CRICKET LEAGUE
WEEKLY REPORT 27th August 2016
“Sugden’s maximum as rain ruins programme”
Rye Cafe & Bar Division A
All five games were abandoned at various times during the afternoon sadly and where play was possible Chris Berry took 4-42 and Zaheer Rahman 3-11 as Hoveringham were bowled out for 111 against Gedling Colliery. Hyson Green CC managed to attain 164-8 against Ellerslie whilst Collingham reached 199-2 with Atif Zaldl hitting 87 and Oliver Dyson 55 against Balderton. Tom Neville hit an unbeaten 96* to help Belvoir post 210-5 and Attenborough were 31-1 when the heaven’s opened. Dan Andrew 117* & Tim Young 53 guided Wollaton 241-4 against Long Eaton.
200 Degrees Coffee Division B
Once again no match in the division reached a conclusion but where play was possible it was S Aslam 133 starring with bat for Nott’s Unity Casuals 224-2 in the game against Thurgarton 38-3. Attenborough struggled to 152-9 against Clifton for whom Halder Ali took 3-60. Alam Khalil 64*, Montie Douglas 61 & Hasnain Nasir 70* were all in scoring mode as Hyson Green CC posted 239-3 against Kimberley. Dave Gamble took 4-21 to reduce Caythorpe to 124-10 as they entertained Plumtree. No play was possible in the fixture between Calverton and Eastwood.
Rothera Dowson Division C
Dave Rimmer took 5-8 as Keyworth were bowled out for just 83 and Southwell had reached 31-1 before play was terminated, meanwhile both the other games suffered the same fate where Radcliffe on Trent posted 149-7 with S Ward top scoring with 56 and Kirkby Portland were 82-2 in reply and Bramcote had just dismissed host’s Bottesford for 145-10 with T Chamberlain taking 4-48 before both matches were halted.
Rex Gooding Division D
Rain prevented any match being completed although Ahsan Raja 4-9 & Muhammad Akeel 3-17 had put Gedling & Sherwood 22-1 in control against Ellerslie 82-10. Shaun Caudwell top scored with 54 as Hucknall set a total of 195-5 against Farndon whilst West Bridgfordians were 191-6 against Gedling Colliery before play was curtailed. At 90-2 home side Hickling were prevented from making any further progress against Collingham when the deluge arrived. Tom Chalkey hit 36 as Underwood were bowled out for 84 and opponents Sutton Bonnington were 6-2 when the players were forced off due to heavy rain.
Trophy Master Division E
Another division of abandonments saw Nott’s Unity Casuals 149-10 with Ajaz Riaz 50 & Ibraheem Asif 44 both in the runs against Plumtree. Eastwood 39-1 looked destined for the win as Paul Summers took 5-11 as they dismissed Newark R & M 62-10 earlier in the afternoon. Sam Lloyd hit 41 and L Radford took 4-12 in the innings of Lenton & Willoughby 137-10 and Kirkby Portland were 15-2 when play was abandoned. Sam Penford 115, Harry Beckett 43, Ollie Olsen 38* & Joe Bottomley 43* were all in decent form for Belvoir 266-4 but opponents East Bridgford were denied the opportunity to chase the challenging total. Atif Ahmed took 5-37 as Bingham were bowled out for 154 and Basford Mill were 2-1 when played ended.
GB Bookkeeping Division F
Fiskerton 70-0 rushed to a comprehensive home win over Whatton & Aslockton 69-10 as both Max Danby 51 & 3-7 and Steve Collington 4-4 turned the screw. Yaqoob Khan 59 & Ammar Farooq 44* helped Ruddington amass 228-8 against Kimberley and Darren Smith 56 for Burton Joyce 147-6 against Caythorpe in games where the second innings were never able to commence. Likewise Wymeswold 178-5 including 84 from Rob Pitman against East Leake and Caunton scoring 148-6 against Gotham which included 64* from Stuart Simpson were also games terminated during the tea interval.
BLCS Division G.
Only three games were able start but none were completed but in those that did start Sam Van De Schootbrugge hit 63 for Beeston & Toton Sycamore 156-5 against Kinoulton. The other two games saw Adam Peet 57* fight a lone battle for Calverton 86-7 against West Bridgford Legion 7-0 and Lowdham reached 142-4 against Bottesford with Lloyd Naake 40* before they were forced off by the pitch conditions. Ravenshead against Young Lions was called off Saturday morning whilst Long Eaton were unable to raise a side at home to Flintham.
Central College Division H
Five games and five abandonments but there were some decent highlights none more than Matt Burton taking 6-21 for Gedling Colliery as they bowled out Balderton for 124. Nadeem Abbas 63* top scored for Gedling & Sherwood 166-8 against Chilwell for whom Waleed Khan took 4-27. Sam Clulow hit a fine century 108 for Attenborough 192-5 against Hyson Green CC 70-3 before the rain arrived and Ben Johnson plundered 78 for Woodborough 150-9 against Hucknall 6-0 for whom Anthony Beastall took 4-35. Southwell were restricted to 104-6 against Keyworth 12-1 before they also became a casualty of the weather.
Carlton Car Centre Division J
Madni were 39-1 when play was abandoned as they were chasing Oxton’s total of 128-8 in which Kaleem Mohammed took 5-37. Cotgrave were stuttering on 26-5 as Alan Pearson took 4-10 for Stapleford who had earlier scored 126-7. Assad Hussain 54 and Townie Downie 68* guided Thurgarton to a score of 171-5 against West Bridgfordians and Hoveringham were 125-4 away at Newark R & M when rain forced both games to finish prematurely. Bramcote failed to raise a side against Clifton.
King Stone Products Division K
Wollaton 47-0 had a comfortable home win over Basford Mill 46-0 as Khalid Khokhar starred taking 4-11. Ellerslie were 195-3 with Alan Harrison hitting 82* against Caythorpe 4-1. S Pick 3-17 & H Usman 4-10 had put Thrumpton 41-3 in control until the rain came in their match against Basford Old Boys 101-10. Andy Crouch returned figures of 5-17 to dismiss Ruddington for 122 and Kimberley were 8-0 when play was stopped. D Reeve top scored with 52 foe Lenton & Willoughby 169-7 in the team’s away match at Poplars.
Oracle Property Finance Ltd Division L
Ian White 50 & 4-14 from Ash Gill helped Farndon 178-4 to a home win over a very sporting Lowdham side who were bowled out for 50 but played on throughout the poor conditions. Attenborough were 51-0 chasing Underwood’s 139-7 scored earlier as the rain fell to end the match. Matt Sugden plundered a magnificent 147 as Collingham posted 231-1 against Great Dalby in another abandonment whilst the same scenario saw Chilwell 125-7 at tea against Radcliffe on Trent.
Robert Whowell & Partners Division M
Oliver Wilcox with 86 and Richard Wolfe 65 were the high scorers for Nottingham Deaf 191-5 against Newark R & M 23-3 until the match was called off. Nott’s & Arnold 49-0 were cruising to victory until the rain came as they were chasing Whatton & Aslockton’s 92-10. Graham Barry hit 56 for Wymeswold 191-10 and Old Dalby were unable to start their reply as the conditions worsened considerably. D Bedford took 4-4 to set up an easy away win for Belvoir 48-3 over Bingham who were bundled out for 45 in just 23 overs. Hucknall failed to raise a side in their home game against East Bridgford.
Sign Solutions Division N
Andy Hulbert hit 40 for Ellerslie 107-8 in the abandoned game against Beeston & Toton Sycamore. Ryan Robinson 63 and Robin Whitehead 52 contributed to the total made by West Bridgford Legion 166-8 against Nott’s & Arnold whilst Josh Berry took 6-40 for Fiskerton 44-4 as they chased Keyworth’s 94-10. Burton Joyce were 4-2 when rain fell in their pursuit of Lambley’s 122-10.