Cricket: PS Derbyshire and Cheshire League week 5

Chapel CC v New Mills, Ashley Burgess batting for the Millers
Chapel CC v New Mills, Ashley Burgess batting for the Millers
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Hawk Green travelled to Whaley Bridge and amassed 202 all out, Pete Richards top-scoring with a knock of 66.

Despite Whaley’s bowlers posting decent figures, D Marchington took 5-76 and Dale Jones 3-46, their batsmen crumbled as they were bowled for just 55; J Henderson (3-21) and J Unsworth (3-27) doing most of the damage.

Whaley Bridge CC v Hawk Green, James Longhorn survives an inside edge

Whaley Bridge CC v Hawk Green, James Longhorn survives an inside edge

Tintwistle’s AJ Harris was the star of the show as he took all ten Broadbottom wickets for loss of just 24 runs. The former county pro dismissed the visitors for just 79.

Upon resumption, Tintwistle reached their modest target for the loss of just three wickets, with D Weatherhead scoring 33.

Dinting could only post 121 all out at Woodley, as Connor Cramwell took 3-36. Cranwell then scored 31 but his was the only resistance as Jon Coleman took 5-16 as Woodley fell to 71 all out.

Mottram travelled to Hayfield and hit 227-8 with Liam Tongue smashing an excellent 100. It wasn’t to be enough however, as Julian Burgess finished 80 not out and Russ Evans hit 82 to ensure victory on 232-5.

Dove Holes batted first at Birch Vale and made 213-7, A Critchlow with 73 and Joe Gregory 64. J Marshall then struck 45, but an inspired spell of bowling from C Flint (8-96) saw Birch all out for 178.

Old Glossop took first knock at home to Compstall and finished on 199-9 with M McGrail hitting 77. Richard Chew then hit an unbeaten 31 but his was the only notable knock in a total of 141 all out.

In Division Two, Hadfield posted 169 all out at home to Newton, Jonny Tranter hitting 39. Newton’s reply saw K Handforth make 46 and D Weston 48 as they surpassed their target and reached 171-7.

Hazel Grove had a day to forget at Buxworth, as they were bowled out for just 95 following a superb spell of bowling from Joe Hall (5-60).

It was Hall who also starred with the bat, finishing 57 not out with Buxworth on 96-3.

Buxton made 193-7 at Hollingworth having won the toss, S McKenzie hitting 45. Tom Thorley then struck 42 and C Leech 67 as the home side just fell short on 192-4.

New Mills travelled to Chapel and finished 170-9 with P Jackson striking 62 and R Dolan 65, while K Hallam starred with ball in hand taking 4-52.

Gary Pheasy then made 31, but Malc Strong took 7-37 to ensure Chapel were bowled out for 148.