PS DCCL: Week 5 report & pics

Chapel CC v Hollingworth (bowling), Joe Jackson
Chapel CC v Hollingworth (bowling), Joe Jackson

There was a local derby at Broadbottom where Division One’s top side entertained local rivals Mottram.

The hosts batted first and made 203-9 as Ryan Welch hit 53 and Rick Barron 48 while Mike Scott bowled 23 overs taking 5-82 with Ryan Nixon taking 4-54.

Chapel CC v Hollingworth (bowling), Joe Jackson

Chapel CC v Hollingworth (bowling), Joe Jackson

Mottram then saw R Fitton hit 66 and Liam Tongue racked up 81 not out to see them to victory at 205-3.

Compstall were restricted to 159-7 by visiting New Mills, Stuart Bass hitting 42. Ashley Burgess then struck 78 as New Mills romped to 161-4.

Hadfield had a day to forget as they were bowled out for just 67 by the visiting Dinting, Jon Coleman taking 4-9. Greg Harwick was then unbeaten on 34 as Dinting cruised to 71-2.

Hawk Green batted first at home to Whaley Bridge and finished on 198-9 with Ben Aspinall top-scoring on 48 as C Holden took 5-63. Whaley came up just short as they closed on 169-9, H Holden with 79.

Chapel CC v Hollingworth (bowling), Mark Wagstaff

Chapel CC v Hollingworth (bowling), Mark Wagstaff

Woodley travelled to Old Glossop and closed on 172-7, J Trowsdale unbeaten on 55 as Matt Woodcock took 5-23. J Wright then hit 43 for Old Glossop but 4-38 from Connor Cramwell saw the home side bowled out for 141.

Hayfield batted first at Tintwistle and were bowled out for 125 as J Pool took 4-49 and Martin Harris 4-43. D Weatherhead then anchored the home side’s innings with 75 as Tintwistle made 129-7.

In Division Two there was a thrilling finish at Buxworth where the home side were bowled out for 188 by Hazel Grove, James Gemmell hitting 54 as Dom Nunn took 5-75 and Ian Halford 4-45.

Geoff Noden hit 81 not out as Hazel Grove closed on their target but an exquisite piece of ground fielding by Sam Hall set the tone for the last few overs where boundaries were hard to come by and it was a bye the last ball to which tied the game, Dan Gilbride taking 4-55.

Whaley Bridge 2nd XI v Chapel (bowling), Ben Williams

Whaley Bridge 2nd XI v Chapel (bowling), Ben Williams

Chapel were bowled out for 130 at home to Hollingworth, before M Asim struck an unbeaten 74 to see the visitors to 131-8.

Charlesworth had a day to forget as they elected to bat at home to Birch Vale and were bowled out for just 61, J Kennedy taking 4-19.

Birch Vale then lost seven wickets as they also struggled eventually reaching 62-7.

High Lane posted 150 all out at home to Offerton, Fred Barlow top-scoring with 36 as W Akram finished with figures of 6-61.

Josh Noel then took 5-30 as Offerton were 87 all out.

There was a low-scoring game at Newton where Buxton were bowled out for 57, J Cragg endign with 5-22. Newton then reached their target for the loss of just three wickets.