Honours are shared out

HONOURS were even last weekend when Duffield and Ambergate firsts and seconds clashed on the same day.

Duffield firsts maintained their promotion push when they recorded a five-wicket win over visiting Ambergate, but in the seconds game at the Hurt Arms, Ambergate kept up their promotion bid when theywon by three wickets.

Derbyshire County League

Division 2

Duffield 1st XI (22pts) 185-5 [42.2 overs] (T Roe 32, P Jenkins 52*) beat Ambergate 1st XI (6pts) 184-7 [46 overs] (R Heath 34, M Adnan 32, S Ahmed 41, J Heath 30) by 5 wickets.

Division 5N

Ambergate second XI (22pts) 188-7 [44.1 overs] (M Heath 38, D Charlton 31, C Cook 31*, H Mashiana 3-39) beat Duffield second XI (7pts) 185-8 [46 overs] (P Jordan 72, A Short 49, C Cook 3-35) by 3 wickets.

Division 9N

Duffield 3rds (27pts) 260-9 [42 overs] (D Bingham 98, K Blake 61, P Dent 43, B Mason 3-56) beat Little Eaton (9pts) 218 all out [39.1 overs] (M Allsopp 35, M Morgan 53, C Fisher 93, R Saunders 4-31, K Blake 3-77) by 42 runs.