Ambergate remain bottom of being thumped by Shipley Hall

Ambergate CC - 1st XI Vs Shipley Hall CC - 1st XI.'Shipley's George Essex.
Ambergate CC - 1st XI Vs Shipley Hall CC - 1st XI.'Shipley's George Essex.

Ambergate remain bottom of Division Two of the Derbyshire County League after a comprehensive nine-wicket home defeat to ninth-placed Shipley Hall.

The visitors won the toss and inserted struggling Ambergate, who were dismissed for just 72 in 29 overs.

M. Murfin and R. Widdowson did the damge with four-wicket hauls, taking 4-38 and 4-11 respectively.

In reply, Shipley knocked off the required runs in just 14.5 overs for the loss of one wicket.

George Essex hit 35 and Timo Smuts 31 for the visitors in their comfortable run-chase.