Bishop steers Adwick Streets ahead of United


A TOP-score 90 by Colin Bishop helped steer Adwick-le-Street (175-3) to a 43-run Solly Sports South Yorkshire Alliance League Premier Division win over Sheffield United.

Luke Bishop (28) and Paul Bishop (25) gave support. United (Anjam Aftab 33, Matthew Smales 31) were 132-7 in reply - Jim Smyllie (3-20).

An unbeaten 101 by Warren Bird was the highlight of Darfield ‘s match-winning 165 against Caribbean, for whom Saman Khursheed took 4-33 and Andrew Jackson 3-47. Caribbean (Saman Khursheed 41no, Andrew Jackson 29, Waheed Bhatti 27) were 145 all out in reply. Ian McDermott took 3-20.

Handsworth WMC (Liam Flynn 34, Mark Devine 32, Hyat Banaris 31) piled up a match-winning 201 all out. Whiston Meths, for whom Simon Roebuck took 3-15, were 135-9 in reply (Liam Alcock 41no). Patrick Angell bagged 3-28.

David Haywood, 131, was in sparkling form in Wath’s 257-9. Nigel Knowles (3-51) was the pick of the Parklands attack. The Doncaster side were shot out for just 65 in reply - Ricky Crompton taking 6-21 and Stephen Johnson 4-14).

Shiregreen (Richard Newbold 33) were bowled out for 98 by Harley - Lee Pollard 4-31 and Chris Ferris 3-21 doing the damage. Chris Ferris (35no) and Matthew Kingston (28no) saw Harley (99-2) home with eight wickets to spare. A 6-28 spell by Eden Grove’s Keith Laler put the skids under Telecom Sports (Matthew Oldfield 50, Matthew Walton 35no) in their 128 all out in Division One. Craig Bond (35no), Melvyn Bond (35) and Ray Dunning (27), all contributed to Eden Grove’s 129-4.

High Green 214-7 (Richard Taylor 48, Daniel Naylor 47, Chris Fisher 31), beat Kilnhurst, 104 (Tim Whitehouse 35, Matthew Bacon 31) - Jack Myers (3-16) and Stephen Hawant (4-7) by 110 runs.

Forgemasters 283-8 (Richard North 94, Stephen Bows 35, Paul Gregory 40, Christopher Orrtton 30no) handed Hampole & Skelbrooke 173 (Steven Vickerage 32, Kevin Beresford 23) a 110-run defeat. Lee Barraclough took 3-36.