Weekend sun reaps results

SP90918 Belper V Nutbrook. Belper opener Adrian Marsh.
SP90918 Belper V Nutbrook. Belper opener Adrian Marsh.

A WARM and sunny weekend saw a full fixture list of local cricket played.

And many local teams across the various divisions fared well on Saturday, with more recording victories than losses.

And a glorious Sunday saw even more matches played with equal success.

In the Abbey Glass Division 1, Denby, 144 all out (C Durham 35, C Bullimore 4-54, T Bullimore 3-31) beat Staveley Welfare 136 all out by 8 runs.

Belper Meadows, playing in the Burton Glass Division 2, were 219 for seven (P Ince 46, Aj Marsh 38, M Cox 36, K Flewitt 3-49) beat Nutbrook 199 all out by 20 runs.

Belper Amateurs on 161-5 (F Watson 78, J Kington 33) beat Clowne Town by five wickets at 160 all out in the Geoff Cox Cars Division 5N (see report on page 23).

Denby at 133 all out (T Rouse 3-30, M Wharton-Howett 4-40) beat Ambergate 48 all out (M Smith 6-25, S Bullock 3-1) by 85 runs.

And South Wingfield 183-8 (M Marshall 32, N Ashmore 35, B Jones 63*, D Nightingale 3-28) drew with Belper Meadows 313-2 (T Buckley 141*, R Marsh 120*)

In the Marston’s Pedigree Division 7N, Belper Amateurs 102-8 (M Akhtar 4-30) drew with Allestree 244-5 (see report right).

Belper Meadows 111 all out (M Fairey 40, P Dornan 3-22, Mn Richards 3-36) lost to Sawley & LE Park 218-3 by 107 runs (see report top right).

Butterley Utd, 186 all out (A Hardwick 104, S Taylor 3-51, M Allsopp 4-40) drew with Darley Dale 153-7 (P Hurst 44, G Ward 30*, M Parkin 3-28).

Heanor Town 115-6 (A Matthews 38*) drew with Marehay (19pts) 264-4 (J Spray 89*, M Wilkinson 86, G Wilson 34).

In the Graham Hitchcock Elec. Contractors Division 9N, Calow 150 all out (M Caunt 621, N Bramson 3-19) drew with Ambergate 141-9 (M Goodburn 31, J Johnson 3-58).

Matlock 154 all out (A Hawkmoon 54, A Taktak 45, A Lacey 3-14, A Parkin 3-36) lost to Denby (22pts) 160-3 (M Bott 36, N Clark 36, D Cherry 30*, I Sherwood 35*) by seven wickets

And in the Marston’s Pedigree Division 10N, Cromford Meadows 175 all out (S Beastall 50, R Birtwistle 45, J Crosby 3-26) lost to Butterley Utd 235-5 (M Richards 45, R Powdrill 77, M Wright 33) by 60 runs..

On Sunday, in the LCC Presidents Trophy 1st Round Yorkshire & Derbyshire League 258 all out [42 overs] (R Everett 39, S Askew 40, M Sharma 46, J Pearson 66, S Lillie 4-17), Derbyshire County League 242 all out [44.5 overs] (G Marshall 69, S Bhatt 69, B Sampson 3-36, M Sharma 3-49 J Pearson Ct ).

In the Marston’s Pedigree Division 7N, Butterley Utd with 210 for nine wicklets in 46 overs (J Burke 57, P Lounds 46, J Nutt 3-50, D Walker 3-46) drew with Ashover (8pts) 131-6 on 46 overs and Heanor Town on 252-6 in 44.4 overs (P Barlow 103*, A Matthews 412, G Hickinbotham 51, C Horton 4-74) drew with Darley Dale 179-6 in 47 overs.