PS DCCL Week 7: Report and pictures

New Mills CC v Mottram (batting), Dan Holmes
New Mills CC v Mottram (batting), Dan Holmes
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New Mills suffered a third consecutive home reverse, after a 128-run defeat to Mottram.

Mottram batted first and closed on 207-7 as J Smith hit 42 and Ryan Fittin smashed 65.

New Mills CC v Mottram (batting), Andy Metcalfe

New Mills CC v Mottram (batting), Andy Metcalfe

New Mills then had a disaster with the bat as they were bowled for just 79, A Burke taking 4-27.

Leaders Dinting travelled to second-placed Broadbottom and invited their hosts to bat first having won the toss.

Broadbottom went on to make 229-9, A Walsh hitting 86. However Dinting maintained their unbeaten start to the season as they reached 235-9 Peter Hills top-scoring on 57.

Compstall posted 164-9 against Whaley Bridge, D Heginbotham making 56 with Dale Jones taking 4-54. D Heginbotham then took 4-58 and S Bass 4-31 to reduce Whaley to 144.

Dove Holes v Hollingworth (bowling), Dan Jones

Dove Holes v Hollingworth (bowling), Dan Jones

Hadfield took first knock against visiting Old Glossop but were soon all out for 81 as P Littlewood took an astonishing hat-trick to finish with 3-0.

D Eyre then struck 32 as Old Glossop reached their target for the loss of just three wickets.

Hawk Green entertained Hayfield and scored 213-9 batting first, Pete Richards scoring 47. Hayfield were never in the chase as they struggled to 132 all out, J Unsworth taking 4-46 and J Henderson finishing with superb figures of 6-24.

Woodley collapsed to 89 all out against Tintwistle, who saw R Harris knock 42 to seal a seven-wicket win.

Dove Holes v Hollingworth (bowling), M Asim

Dove Holes v Hollingworth (bowling), M Asim

In Division Two, Buxton travelled to Chapel and posted 146-9 with A Slater making 58.

J Jackson then hit 34 and J Hawtin an unbeaten 70 as Chapel reached 147-6.

Offerton were asked to bat by hosts Charlesworth and went on to make 152-8, Ian Bates with 58 and P Smith finishing 40 not out as Phil Elliott took 4-32.

However an unbeaten 65 from N Bennett helped the home side to 156-7, A Davies taking 3-46.

Dove Holes batted first at home to Hollingworth and set an imposing 210-6, D Jones agonisingly close to a century on 98 not out when the 45 overs were complete.

C Flint then took 3-29 for the hosts as Hollingworth could only reach 143-8 in their chase.

High Lane were at home to league leaders Buxworth and posted 151-6, Jonny Marshall making 43.

An inspired spell of bowling from Tyler Eiselt then saw him claim terrific figures of 7-15 and George Noon added 3-13 to see Buxworth bowled for just 70.

Newton were bowled out for 214 by visiting Hazel Grove, Sam Stephens hitting 51 as Mark Clayton took 6-93.

It proved to be more than enough as M Stringer (3-20) and J Koria (3-19) ensured Hazel Grove were bowled for 121.