Duffield come close to victory in drawn game with hosts Clifton on Saturday

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Duffield CC 1sts are now sixth in Division One of the Derbyshire County Cricket League with three games to go.

On Saturday, they earned a draw in their game at Clifton.

Batting first, Duffield racked up 196-6 from their 50 overs as opener Peter Jenkins top scored with 68.

Thomas Roe also contributed an unbeaten 48, Tim Williscroft 25 and skipper Paul Bakel 22.

Campbell Ogilvie took three wickets for Clifton.

In their reply, Clifton reached 184-9 with both sides coming close to victory, although Duffield must have been slight favourites at the end.

Adam Short took 5-54 from his 15 overs for Duffield while Alex Jones and Peter Jenkins took two apiece.

On Saturday, Duffield are at home to Elvaston (1pm start).