PS Derbyshire & Cheshire League: Week 10

Buxworth CC v Chapel, Joe Hall misses a straight one
Buxworth CC v Chapel, Joe Hall misses a straight one
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Dove Holes secured only their second win of the season, and their first at Halsteads, as they recorded a six-wicket victory at home to Mottram.

Mottram elected to bat first but slumped to 128 all out thanks to Sean Critchlow (5-32).

Dove Holes CC v Mottram, Dave Critchlow bowling for Dove

Dove Holes CC v Mottram, Dave Critchlow bowling for Dove

In reply, Dove Holes’ Jack Gregory (46) and Dan Jones (48 not out) impressed as the hosts reached 134-4, despite 3-28 from Mike Scott.

Old Glossop batted first at Whaley Bridge, and they piled on 220-7 from their 45 overs, with A Nicholson (74) top-scoring.

In reply Sam Slack hit 48 and Luke Schofield 34 for Whaley, but D Hall’s 4-40 limited the home side to 215-9, as Old Glossop sneaked a five-run win.

Woodley decided to bat first at home to Hayfield and posted 190-9, Jamie Kay top-scoring with 38 as D Aldridge took 7-41.

Shane Furness then hit 45, D Aldridge 43 and C South 37 but 4-49 from J Trowsdale and 3-23 from J Kay meant Hayfield were bowled out seven runs short on 183 all out.

Birch Vale amassed 295-5 at home to Tintwistle with Jack Marshall notching a superb unbeaten 153. In reply R Johnson took 3-14 as Tintwistle were blown away for just 50.

Broadbottom elected to bat at Hawk Green and made 157-8 with J Dodd hitting 90 not out. Danny France then took 4-37, but Paul Needham (37) and Andy Bickley (32) saw Hawk Green march to 160-8.

Compstall batted first at Dinting and finished 172-6 as David Bailey hit 52. Dinting’s A Wollesson top-scored with 35 not out as they reached 175-8.

In Division Two, Buxworth chose to bat against visitors Chapel only to slump to 59 all out with only Joe Hall showing any resistance as he hit 30 as J Jackson took 8-16.

In reply J Hawtin hit an unbeaten 47 as Chapel cruised to 61-1.

Buxton travelled to Hadfield and elected to bat making 184-4 with Joel Frowhein striking 49. Griffin then took 5-19 with the ball but unbeaten knocks from J Squires (71) and C Wyche (38) saw Hadfield reach 186-8.

Charlesworth made 178-9 at Hollingworth, T Partridge smashing 43. A Halliday then struck 70 for Hollingworth but they were to come up four runs short as Jonny Wardle (5-52) limited them to 174-8.

Hazel Grove stuttered to 142 all out at Newton, whose opener Nick Tansella hit 51 to see his side reach 146-5, despite I Halford’s (4-37) efforts.