Retford keep all 20 points

Bassetlaw Cricket League Div 3. Lea Park v Retford II. Lea bowler Andrew Slater takes a wicket G130608-4e
Bassetlaw Cricket League Div 3. Lea Park v Retford II. Lea bowler Andrew Slater takes a wicket G130608-4e

Retford Cricket Club’s first team kept all 20 points at Cricket Field Lane on Saturday, with an 87-run win over Thoresby Colliery.

In the home side’s innings, Pascal Broadley made 51 and John Musgrove supported with 44, helping them to a total of 220 for 7.

Thoresby’s reply fell well short, thanks in chief to bowlers Nathan Singleton (4 for 51) and Broadley (3 for 39).

The Colliery men were bowled out for 133, leaving Retford with just three points.

Elsewhere in Bassetlaw’s Cricket Championship, Ordsall Bridon were beaten by 66 runs at Glapwell.

The home side were dismissed for 211, Tim Miles picking up four wickets.

But Ordsall Bridon could only muster 145 runs before being skittled themselves.

North Wheatley with Leverton were hopeful of a win when they made 246 from their innings, Richard Robinson (62), Wayne Harrison (51), Dwight Thomas (42) and Will Shaw (43) all starring with the bat.

But Clipstone had other ideas, reaching 250 for 8 to win by two wickets.

Everton were beaten by five wickets in Division One by Blidworth, although Henry Eldred made 39 runs.

Division Two side Ordsall Bridon II won by 73 runs at home to Farnsfield II.

Roger Wells was the star with 67 runs in the home side’s 190 all out.

Retford II suffered an eight wicket defeat at the hands of Lea Park in Division Three.

Retford made 141 for 9 and their hosts knocked off the required runs for the loss of two wickets.