PS Derbyshire & Cheshire League: Week 9

Hayfield CC v Whaley, Mark Thomson batting for Whaley
Hayfield CC v Whaley, Mark Thomson batting for Whaley
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Hayfield maintained top spot in Division One, after a seven-wicket win at home to Whaley Bridge.

Whaley were bowled out for just 105 with Luke Schofield scoring 33 as Gaz Davies took 4-33 and B Higginbottom 4-50.

Hayfield CC v Whaley, Mark Thomson batting for Whaley

Hayfield CC v Whaley, Mark Thomson batting for Whaley

Shane Furness then struck 39 not out and K Sharpe 32, as Hayfield reached their target with relative ease.

Compstall batted first at home to Mottram and posted 161-8, D Bailey making 48 while Aryton Fielding took 5-31.

Mottram then saw L Tongue hit 43, but 4-20 from C Wood meant they finished short on 134 all out.

Dove Holes made the trip to Woodley and slumped to 57 all out with D Jones hitting 32. Woodley then cruised to 60-2 to claim victory.

Hawk Green chose to bat first at home to Tintwistle and made 201-7, opener J Longhorn batting through for 72 assisted by J Henderson’s 56.

Martin Harris was then 30 not out for the visitors in a total of 103 all out, J Unsworth taking 3-7.

Dinting batted first at Broadbottom and posted 158 all out, Ped Seville hitting 57 while Jay Riley took 4-48 and Hayden Roters 6-53.

Broadbottom then saw R Welsh hit an unbeaten 76 as they reached their target for the loss of four wickets, finishing on 162-4.

Old Glossop had two centurions as they batted first at home to Birch Vale, A Nicolson with 103 and M McGail 105 not out in a total of 314-7.

Birch Vale then made a valiant chase but finished 220 all out, with J Bannister 69.

In Division Two, Hazel Grove asked hosts New Mills to bat first and they went on to post 161-8, Callum Firth hitting 37 and Tom Streets 39.

Hazel Grove then struggled in reply, as Malc Strong took 3-38 and Josh Stevens 5-27 to condemn the visitors to 99 all out.

Hadfield took first knock at Hollingworth and declared on 220-8, I Morten smashing 68. Hollingworth then slumped to 76 all out despite 45 from T Conway, as Rick Tranter took 7-40.

Chapel batted first at home to Charlesworth and finished with 166-9, J Hawtin impressing with 51 not out. Charlesworth were then bowled out for 100, Tom Partridge unbeaten on 34 as Hawtin took 5-19.

Newton travelled to Buxworth and amassed 220 all out, Mark Barnard hitting 51. A Grant then took 4-24 and Stephens 4-44 as Buxworth collapsed to just 78 all out.

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