Local derby delight at the double for Belper Meadows

BELPER Meadows seconds and thirds both enjoyed local derby victories on a rain-affected day last Saturday.

The seconds won the County League division 5N local derby at Duffield seconds by six wickets whilst the seconds recorded a nine wicket win in the relegation clash at Belper Amateurs seconds.

Duffield 1sts (6pts) 196 all out [46 overs] (P Jordan 67, S Madina 34, N Jones 3-38) lost to Belper Meadows 1sts (22pts) 197-4 [42 overs] (T Williscroft 54, D Nightingale 30, H Mashiana 3-54) by 6 wickets

In division 7N, Belper Amateurs 2nds (0pts) 71 all out [31.2 overs] lost to Belper Meadows 2nds (22pts) 73-1 [26.4 overs] (Matthew Fairey 34 not out) by nine wickets.

Both sides however are likely to be relegated unless Amateurs can upset the form book and produce a couple of victories.

Division Two

In division two, Ambergate 1sts (13pts) 204 all out [41.2 overs] (W Thomas 67, J Beveridge 32, S Ahmed 30, G Goodall 7-51) match abandoned v Sandiacre Town 2nds (11pts) 89-4 [32 overs] (A Leek 32*).

Cutthorpe (10pts) 170 all out [46 overs] (A Thompson 59, S Barlow 4-46) match abandoned v Duffield 1sts (11pts) 91-3 [23.2 overs] (S Muskett 40).

Aston-on-Trent (2pts) 103 all out [33 overs] (F Kirk 6-25) lost to Denby (22pts) 105-3 [22.3 overs] (A Bria 40*) by 7 wickets Belper Meadows (11pts) 115-7 [33 overs] (J Slater 45, M Langford 3-16) match abandoned v South Wingfield (12pts) 162-9 [46 overs] (C Dunn 30, R Smith 31, L Mitchell 56*, J Wozniczka-Wells 4-47).

Aston-on-Trent (2pts) 103 all out [33 overs] (F Kirk 6-25) lost to Denby 2nds (22pts) 105-3 [22.3 overs] (A Bria 40*) by 7 wickets.

In the top game in Abbey Glass division one, Denby 1sts (5pts) 202-8 [50 overs] (S Poplar 56*, M Mitchell 41, S Bhatt 33, B Dilks 4-35) lost to Swarkestone (22pts) 205-3 [45.1 overs] (L Thomas 90*, B McGonigal 60*, T Poynton 30) by 7 wickets.

In division 5N, Denby 3rds (12pts) 129-8 [41 overs] (R Greenhalgh 41, D Mullaney 3-28, T Coey 3-28) match abandoned v Matlock (13pts) 162-8 [46 overs] (D Mullaney 45, L Presland 51, S Bria 3-57).

Division 9N Ambergate 3rds (10pts) 89-4 [34.3 overs] (L Brassington 31*) match abandoned v Denby 4ths (12pts) 187-9 [46 overs] (N Cox 40, S Stevens 52*, J Whitley 3-29, N Bramson 3-40).