Yorkshire South Premier League: Doncaster Town slip into drop zone

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Doncaster Town dropped into the ECB Yorkshire South Premier League relegation zone following a three wicket defeat at Whitley Hall.

Luke Townsend’s side are without a league win since the opening day of the season when they beat bottom of the table Rotherham.

James Ward produced a measured innings of 65 and Alex Gosney compiled 32 as Town posted 187-9 from their allotted overs.

Whitley were coasting to victory at 130-1, thanks to openers James Moorhouse (58) and Matthew Milburn (42), before they slumped to 149-6.

Neil Longhurst was 39 not out and Whitley had three wickets to spare when the winning runs were scored. Townsend claimed 3-52 for Doncaster.