Marsland’s double stint makes it tough for Parklands

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PARKLANDS suffered a five-wicket Solly Sports South Yorkshire Alliance Premier Division defeat at home to Sheffield United.

Batting first, the Doncaster side struggled against David Marsden (5-40) and were all out for 124 - Patrick Strawbridge hitting a top-score 31. Thomas Leiper (39 not out), Bradley Ashman (30) and David Marsden (26) all contributed to United’s 127-5. Ryan Kisby (3-44) was the pick of the Parklands attack.

Kilnhurst, who opted to bat after winning the toss, piled up a match-winning 146-8 at home to Darfield.

David Plummer (37), Ian Cobb (21) and Lee Hudson (20), all contributed to their innings. Warren Bird (26) top-scored in Darfield’s 111 - Carl Wilkinson taking 4-23.

High Green picked up an eight-wicket Division One win at Wickersley.

Put into bat, the home side made 149-5 with John Lazenby (66 not out) and Jack Roberts (31) providing the bulk of the runs. An unbeaten third-wicket stand between Richard Taylor (76 not out) and Jack Myers 36 not out) steered the visitors to victory.

Eden Grove crashed to a 96-run defeat at Wentworth.

The Doncaster side won the toss and elected to bowl but with Dave Watson (57), Tim Whitley (24), Gareth Hobson (22) and Chris Laister (22) all making useful knocks, Wentworth made a match-winning 192 all out despite the efforts of Idris Khan (3-60) and Anthony Cator (3-53).

Eden Grove were all out for 96 in reply.

Shiregreen beat visiting Division Two rivals Brookhouse by eight runs.

Put into bat, Shiregreen made 121 all out with Pani Rodrigo (72) and Dylan Collins (21) being the only players to look comfortable against the Brookhouse attack led by Wesley Parker (4-23) and Thomas Green (3-18).

Brookhouse (Robin Jarvis 34) were all out for 113 - Zobair Karamat (3-31) and Billy Haigh (3-17) doing the damage.

Kilnhurst booked their place in the third round of the league’s Billy Oates Cup with a 116-run over visiting Telecom Sports.

Batting first, the home side made 232-8 with David Plummer (93) and Tim Whitehouse (35) leading the way. James Hague took 2-39.

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

A superb 180 by Joss Care, who received support from Warren Bird (31) steered Darfield to a match-winning 307-7 against Sheffield United (Bradley Ashman 39, David Marden 35), who were 184-8 in reply. Mitchell Phillips took 3-43.

Doncaster Town bowed out of the competition after going down at Shiregreen.

Replying to the home side’s 264-9 (Richard Newbold 46, Adeeb Hussain 59 not out) - Joe Horrocks (3-27), the Town Fields side Doncaster Town (Joe Horrocks 30) were bowled out for 137. Adeeb Hussain took 2-19.