PS Derbyshire & Cheshire: Week 15

Buxworth CC v New Mills, a quick single for New Mills
Buxworth CC v New Mills, a quick single for New Mills

Dinting’s Danny Brightmore shrugged off the scorching temperatures to take six wickets in his side’s heavy win at Whaley Bridge.

Brightmore also impressed with the bat, knocking 36 to add to Martyn Knight’s 74 as Dinting reached 272-7.

Buxworth CC v New Mills, Dan Gilbride of Buxworth

Buxworth CC v New Mills, Dan Gilbride of Buxworth

In response Whaley were all out for just 108, partly due to Brightmore (6-53) and Bryan Thompson (3-23).

League leaders Hawk Green travelled to Birch Vale and posted an impressive 278-7, J Longhorn smashing 103, Sam Messih 58 and Paul Needham 62.

In reply Mark Richards took 5-23 to reduce the hosts to 155 all out.

Over 600 runs were scored at Hayfield as the home side batted first and made 319-5, Julian Burgess smashing 129 as Russ Evans finished 77 not out and.

Compstall made a good fist of their chase but came up just short on 304-6, David Bailey having struck 132.

Old Glossop batted first at home to Broadbottom and finished 278 all out, M Woodcock 62 while H Roters took 6-84.

J Dodd then hit 68, R Welsh 56 and Jay Riley 86 but 4-70 from Matt Woodcock helped see Broadbottom go for 252.

Tintwistle hosted Dove Holes in a bottom-of-the-table clash and chose to bat going on to make 185-8, AJ Harris hitting 65 as D Cartledge took 3-57 and Sharpe 3-48.

Dove were then bowled out just six runs short of their target on 179, with M Harris taking 7-49.

Woodley were 171 all out at home to Mottram, N Bradford hitting 40 and D Hotson 46 as A Burke took 4-71.

Mottram then saw Jordan Irons (54) contribute to them reaching 173-7.

In Division Two, Buxworth were bowled out for just 134 having chosen to bat at home to league leaders New Mills.

Aaron Benstead hit 34 as Malc Strong took 4-28 and M Birchenall 3-32.

T Streets then hit an unbeaten 67 as New Mills reached 139-5.

Chapel batted first at home to Buxton and made 205-7, J Cooke hitting 30 and J Hawtin 54 not out as T Griffin took 4-63. Hawtin then took 6-56 to reduce the visitors to 137.

Hazel Grove struggled to 137-9 at home to Charlewsorth, with bowlers Jonny Wardle (5-41) and Gaz Evans (3-52) impressing.

D Whitney steadied a wobbling batting line-up as he hit 50 in a total of 139-7, with Mark Clayton taking 7-58.