Barkby United knocked out of Village Cup

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A depleted Barkby were knocked out of the National Village Cup at the picturesque Papplewick ground on Sunday.

With only three first team players available, Barkby were well beaten by the hosts.

Steve Flowers won the toss and put the home team into bat. Barcha, Cooper and Flowers all took two wickets to restrict Papplewick to 215-7.

Flowers got Barkby off to a flying start, scoring 26 off 24 balls before he was caught and bowled by Singh.

Hollis (15) and Tebbatt (13) soon followed and only Ryan Waplington (40) put up much resistance. Cooper (11) and James Kirk (11 not out) were the only other batsmen to reach double figures as Barkby were dismissed for 137.

Papplewick: 215-7.

Barkby: S. Flowers 26, B. Hollis 15, B. Tebbatt 13, R. Waplington 40, J. Wood 0, A. Cookson 0, J. Johnson 0, J. Kirk 11*, M. Bartram 2, I. Cooper 11, A. Barcha 3, Extras 16. Total: 137.

Bowling: J. Kirk 7-0-46-0; A. Barcha 9-3-41-2; I. Cooper 9-1-49-2; S. Flowers 9-0-39-2; J. Johnson 4-0-30-1; M. Bartram 2-0-14-0.