Dunning shines as Grove see off Kilnhurst

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EDEN Grove recorded an impressive eight-wicket victory over Kilnhurst in their Solly Sports South Yorkshire Cricket Alliance Division One clash.

Ray Dunning (80) and Craig Bond (30) scored the bulk of Grove’s winning reply of 130-2 after the visitors had earlier been bowled out for 127.

Adwick-on-Dearne (139) recorded a hard fought 12 run win over Caribbean thanks to a 6-18 haul by Darren Snow.

Hampole & Skelbrooke were never in the hunt in their Division Two clash at High Green.

The Doncaster side had no answer to Stephen Hawant (3-21) and Rob Steer (3-24) and were skittled out for 70.

The home side had earlier defied a 4-70 spell by James Beresford to make 230-8, the highlight of which included an outstanding 140 by Richard Taylor.

Harworth suffered a six-wicket defeat against Telecom. Jeff Dickinson (30), Dylan Sisman (25) and Richard Bartle (25) all made reasonable contributions in Harworth’s 121 all out, but most of their batsmen struggled against Lee Broomhead, who finished up with figures of 7-34.

Cade Darwin (52) was the pick of the Forgemasters’ batsmen in their knock of 189 at home to Handsworth, for whom Darren Spowage grabbed 3-34.

Scott Naseby (50) and Peter Maynard (33 not out) provided the majority of the runs in Handsworth’s reply but the visitors fell short by 49 runs.

An unbeaten 104 by Richard Finney, and a supporting knock of 58 by Chris Gibson, laid the foundations for Scholes’ match-winning 227-5 at hime to Division Three rivals Telecom.

Matthew Hague (38) was the visitors’ top scorer in their reply of 203.

Dave Smith bagged 4-25 and Jamie Jenkinson 3-46.

Adwick-on-Dearne seconds (Josh Care 25) were on the wrong end of a three-wicket Division Four defeat against Shiregreen.

Replying to Adwick’s 82 all out, the Sheffield side defied a 4-19 haul by Care and a 3-19 return by Robert Gamble to reach 83-7.

Brodsworth Main thirds (122 all out) were indebted to a 6-29 spell by Dean Sommerville for their 12-run win over Forgemasters.

Eden Grove seconds, bundled out for just 51, were well beaten by Whitley Hall, who had earlier made 195-7. David Webster took 3-45.