Burns is on fire with the bat and ball

Chapel-en-le-Frith batsman Tom Kelly loses his leg stump to the bowling of Matthew Woodcock in their match against Old Glossop.
Chapel-en-le-Frith batsman Tom Kelly loses his leg stump to the bowling of Matthew Woodcock in their match against Old Glossop.

Woodley maintained their 100 per cent record in Division Three, and increased their lead at the top of the table, after victory at home to Dinting.

After winning the toss and electing to bat, Woodley were reduced to 80-7, but a superb rearguard action from Jake Hounslow (48) and Lewis Medina (38 not out) saw them reach 201 all out. Dinting were reduced to just 87-7 in their run chase, as Dave Hotson took 6-41. Josh Askam scored a defiant 30, but the visitors finished on 158 all out.

Chapel-en-le-Frith batsman Tom Kelly starts the long walk to the pavilion after losing his leg stump to the bowling of Matthew Woodcock in their match against Old Glossop.

Chapel-en-le-Frith batsman Tom Kelly starts the long walk to the pavilion after losing his leg stump to the bowling of Matthew Woodcock in their match against Old Glossop.

Steve Burns took 4-15 for Birch Vale as Tintwistle were bowled out for just 134. He then took his seasonal run tally to 558 after he scored 70 out in a total of 135-3.

Strugglers Mottram received a drubbing at the hands of home team Old Glossop. At one stage Old Glossop were reduced to 98-7, but a career best 84 from Keith Mitchell, and 68 from Anthony Parker, saw the home side recover to reach 274 all out. J Wright then took 4-45 as Mottram collapsed to 131 all out.

Andrew Cox (63) top-scored for Hayfield, at Broadbottom, as they reached 275 all out, with youngster Jay Riley taking 7-74 off 17 overs. The home side had no answer to the bowling of B Evanson (4-66) and were bowled out for 160.

Newton scored 203-9 at Dove Holes, thanks to Nick Tansella (55) and A Stones (56), while Corey Flint took 5-87 off 20 overs. Paul Scowan (45) inexplicably hit his wicket, as Dove were bowled out for 141.

Chapel-en-le-Frith spinner Paul Eyre sends down a delivery to Gary Pheasey in their match against Old Glossop.

Chapel-en-le-Frith spinner Paul Eyre sends down a delivery to Gary Pheasey in their match against Old Glossop.

Buxton remain in trouble after defeat at Hawk Green. The home side batted first and were in trouble at 87-5, before 12-year-old Elliot Young scored a flawless 52 not out and, together with Mike Holme (30) and junior Joe Yates (37 not out), saw Green score 213-7. Mike Holme (5-27) and junior Jason Downey (3-17) then helped bowl Buxton out for 127.

Despite a scare at home to Hollingworth, New Mills remain top of Division Four. Phil Jackson (35) was the only batsman to trouble the scorers, as Saj Mohammed (4-35), M Osbourne (3-42) and J Miller (3-24) restricted the home team to 117 all out. Josh Stevens and Craig Mills took 4-19 and 5-39 respectively as the visitors capitulated to 77 all out.

Compstall remain bottom after defeat at home to Hadfield. Compstall recovered from 36-6 to score a creditable 210-5, with skipper Jarod Ince scoring an unbeaten 105 and Josh Webb chipping in with 59. J Barnett was the pick of the Hadfield bowlers with 3-28. The home side’s euphoria was shortlived as John Nicholson (101) steered the visitors to 211-7.

Habib Choudhury had a day to remember for High Lane, who visited Hazel Grove. He took 5-35 as Grove were bowled out for just 154, and then hit a magnificent 94 to steer High Lane to victory with two overs to spare. Jake Bennett continued to impress with the ball and took 7-49 for Grove.

Close Call: Chapel-en-le-Frith spinner Paul Eyre looks to the skies after an LBW appeal against batsman Gary Pheasey is turned down in their match against Old Glossop.

Close Call: Chapel-en-le-Frith spinner Paul Eyre looks to the skies after an LBW appeal against batsman Gary Pheasey is turned down in their match against Old Glossop.

Charlesworth put Buxworth in to bat and were rewarded when the home side were bowled out for 164. Tom Bates and James Cryne took three wickets apiece. In reply, Charlesworth finished on 165-7, the efforts of Sam Hall (4-41) were in vain.

In a low-scoring game, Whaley Bridge played host to Chapel and emerged victorious. The home side recovered from 41-5 to score 143 all out, Mark Thomson rescuing Whaley with 51. S Critchlow took 3-63 and W Gratton took 4-25 for Chapel.

Chapel collapsed to 46-7 after excellent bowling from Colin Wild (5-35) and D Stack (3-36), but a brave 45 not out from D Perry could not save Chapel, who finished on 110 all out.