This week’s cricket round-up

Leicestershire CCC will face Lancashire in the Bob Willis Trophy, beginning on Saturday.

Wednesday, 29th July 2020, 10:52 am
Sean Jarvis.

The four-day contest will be held at Blackfinch New Road, Worcester.

Chief executive officer Sean Jarvis said: “The club met all of the protocols to safely stage the match at the Fischer County Ground, but based on the current local lockdown situation and hearing of Lancashire’s concerns a collective decision has been made for Lancashire to host the fixture at a neutral venue.”

The fixtures are to be hosted behind closed doors but action will be available to watch live via a video stream.

SATURDAY:

Friendly

Great Dalby 71, Melton Mowbray 195-2 - Melton won by eight wickets.

Liam Tew (3), Archie Crapper (two) and Michael Roberts (two) led the way with the ball as Melton Mowbray dismissed visistors Great Dalby for 71.

James Rowell (23) and Nathan Sunderland (17) top scored for Great Dalby.

A half century from Henry Cave and support from Simon Claricoates (29), Tew (29) Roberts (21) helped the hosts to 195-2.

Houghton & Thurnby 120, Barkby United 121-6 - Barkby won by 4 wickets.

Adam Cookson (3), Louis Botting (2) and Rikhil Vivekanand (2) did well with the ball as Houghton & Thurnby were dismissed for 120.

In response, Barkby claimed victory with four wickets to spare thanks to Ian Kirk (50), Steve Flowers (15), Shayan Pattani (15).

South Nottinghamshire Cricket League Division A

Ellerslie 215-6, Belvoir 93-3 - Ellerslie won by 122 runs.

Ellerslie claimed two points thanks to a fine batting performance led by Suman Shrestha (70).

Joe Bottomley took two wickets for Belvoir, who posted 93-3 off their 19 overs.

Tom Neville (43), Lewis Dann (16) and Jamie Morgan (14) led the way with the bat for Belvoir.

South Nottinghamshire Cricket League Division D

Bingham 180-9, Hickling 170-7 - Bingham won by 10 runs.

Alex Collins (46), David Axtell (27) and Jake Pantling (21) helped Bingham to their winning total as Charles Hogg and Matthew Robinson took three victims each.

Will Cousins (68) and Michael Playle (44) helped Hickling to within 10 mruns of their opponents.

South Nottinghamshire Cricket League Division F South

Chilwell 216, Belvouir 2nds 218-6 - Belvoir won by 4 wickets

George Tebbutt took 5 for 29 as Chilwell were dismissed for 216.

Taking Belvoir to victory were James Clayfield (67), Harry Adams (66), Adam Walker (25) and Joe Creasey (25).

Gedling Colliery 108-6, Kinoulton 112 - Kinoulton won by 10 wickets.

Sam Jennings (2), Toby Lumb and Richard Lumb were amongst the wickets for Kinoulton, who reached victory without loss thanks to fine performances from Tom Page (70) and Tom Holmes (23).

South Nottinghamshire Cricket League Division G South

Old Dalby 154, Sutton Bonington 155-5 - Sutton Bonington won by five wickets.

Will Gent (49) and Robert Herrick (35) impressed with the bat for Old Dalby, while wickets were taken by Gent (2), Chris Knott, Simon Silverwood and carrick Fone.

South Nottinghamshire Cricket League Division H South

West Bridgfordians 182-8, Belvoir 3rds 105 - Bridgfordians won by 75 runs.

Jcob Marshall-Taylor (3 for 42) was the pick of the Belvoir bowlers, while with the bat, the top scorers were Marshall-Taylor (26) and Matt Harland (20).

South Nottinghamshire Cricket League Division J South

Radcliffe on Trent 120, Kinoulton 2nds 124-6 - Kinoulton won by four wickets.

Stanley Etherington (3 for 17) and Jensen Holland (2 for 20) were the pick of the Kinoulton bowlers.

With the bat Lewis Rivers (40), Elis Jones (17), Daniel Soughton (16) and Mark Holland (12) played their part in the victory.

SUNDAY:

Grantham & Melton Cricket Association Division One

Belvoir 174-9, Barkby United 176-9 - Barkby won by one wicket.

Aled King (59), Gareth King (43) and Ben Robinson scored well for Belvoir, with Barkby’s Rikhil Vivekanand and Adam Cookson both taking three wickets apiece.

Jack Wood (33) and Freddie Hammond (32) top scored for Barkby.

Belvoir’s James Taylor took 3 for 36.

Grantham & Melton Cricket Association Division Two

Egerton Park 185-5, Croxton Kerrial 148 - Egerton Park won by 37 runs.

Openers Anthony Pedlar (73) and Tom Mold (51) set the early standard for Egerton Park with support coming from Charlie Haffenden (18) and Richard Haffenden (15).

Danny Aylin took two Park wickets and scored a century, his 104 the only double-figures score for Croxton Kerrial.

Kamal Panchal and Kieran Wade both took three wickets for Park.

Market Overton 237-5, Melton Mowbray 239-2 - Melton won by eight wickets.

Tom Moxon (106) and Stewart Naylor (68) gave Market Overton early hope but hosts Melton Mowbray surpassed their total for the loss of just two wickets.

Syston Town v Buckminster and Barrowby - match conceded.