Two wicket loss for North Wheatley men

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North Wheatley with Leverton suffered a disappointing two-wicket defeat, in the Bassetlaw Cricket Championsip on Saturday.

At home to Clipstone, they set off well with half centuries from Richard Robinson and Wayne Harrison in a respectable 246 all out.

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

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

But the Clipstone batsmen stuck to their task and reached their target for the loss of eight wickets.

The news was no better in Division One for our local teams.

Everton went down to a five-wicket defeat at home to Blidworth, scoring 179 for 8 in their allotted overs, and thenfailing to stop the visitors reaching their winning target despite Jon Mimms returning figures of 3 for 22.

And Wiseton also went down to a home defeat, as visitors Clumber Park scored 179 and then bowled the hosts out for just 111 with Mike White scoring a defiant 44.

Bassetlaw Cricket League Div 3. Lea Park v Retford II. Lea fielding G130608-4i

Bassetlaw Cricket League Div 3. Lea Park v Retford II. Lea fielding G130608-4i

However, there was better news in Division Three when Lea Park travelled to Retford and came away with an eight-wicket victory.

Retford struggled to 141 for 9 and Lea Park easily passed that total for the loss of just two wickets, Chris Needham scoring a fine 83 not out and Lee Mardle 40.

In Division Four Rose Leisure flew the winning flag for the Gainsborough area teams when they beat fellow locals Everton by 86 runs at North Warren Road, scoring 236 for 6 and then bowling the visitors out for 150.

Marshalls claimed a winning draw in their match at Clumber Park.

Batting first, Mark Whitlam (88) and Hayden Green (48) took them to 221 for 6, and in reply the hosts weren’t too far away at the end of their innings as they posted 194 for 6.

North Wheatley with Leverton II completed a bad day for the club when they lost by just 17 runs at Anston

The hosts scored 185 for eight, Ian Tingle taking 5 for 24, but Wheatley were bowled out for 168 (Nick Cleaver 46).

Misterton’s winning run in Division Five came to an end on Saturday when they lost by five wickets away to Cuckney III.

Batting first, the visitors were bowled out for just 66 and could not stop Cuckney easing past that modest total.

In Division Six Wiseton II suffered another defeat.

They were bowled out for 42 at Thurcroft, and the hosts lost just two wickets in passing that figure.