Denby CC hit by washout as Duffield suffer defeat

Denby's Joe Greenhalgh.
Denby's Joe Greenhalgh.

Denby’s hopes of climbing up the ECB Premier League ladder were dashed after rain forced the abandonment of their match against Ockbrook & Borrowash.

The visitors had put on 188 from 45.5 overs with J Greenhalgh taking 3-40.

In reply, Denby were making a good fist of it at 25-0 when the weather intervened and forced the match to be called off.

Elsewhere, Duffield’s promotion hopes suffered a blow as they went down to defeat at Rolleston by 121 runs.

Despite C Sheldon’s 39, Rolleston’s L Nelson posted terrific figures of 6-22 to help dismiss Duffield for 133.

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