Doncaster Town stumped in Cup clash


DONCASTER Town lost interest in the Solly Sports South Yorkshire Cricket Alliance League’s Billy Oates KO Cup after going down to a big defeat in their second round tie at Shiregreen on Sunday.

Batting first, Shiregreen made 264-9 with Richard Newbold (46) and Adeeb Hussain (59 not out) leading the way. Joe Horrocks (3-27) was the pick of the Town attack.

Horrocks, who hit 30, was the mainstay of the Town reply of 137 all out.

Telecom Sports (Graham Bonner 31, Dave Budd 24) were bowled out for 116 - Liam Beevers taking 3-34.

Kilnhurst made an impressive 232-8 with David Plummer 93 top-scoring and Tim Whitehouse (35) lending good support. James Hague took 2-39.

Sheffield United were 184-8 at the close, Bradley Ashman (39) and David Marsden (35) sharing the batting honours.

Darfield had earlier set them a challenging target after making 307-7. Josh Care led the way with a superb 180. Mitchell Phillips took 3-43.

Eden Grove (Anthony Cator 37, Ashley Grace 25, Ray Dunning 24) had made 125-7 when their Division One match at Wentworth was called off.

Wath (Tom Desborough 25, Ricky Crompton 25 not out) were all out for 111 in their Premier League clash at home to Handsworth, who were denied a reply by the rain.

Parklands had made 28-2 when stumps were pulled for the day at Darfield, who had earlier made 183-6 after choosing to bat. Josh Care (53), Kieran Pickerill (46) and Daniel Jones (26) all impressing with the bat.

Shiregreen (Marshall Zeeshan 74, Adeeb Hussain 52) made 210-7 at home against Sheffield United in another abandonded match.

Whiston Meths were bowled out for 76 (Carl Wilkinson 3-4, Liam Beevers 4-11, Jonathan Green 3-13), after being put in by Kilnhurst, who were 38-1 (Jonathan Green (27not out) in reply when play was called off.