Record-breaking pair both hit tons as Parkhead romp to win

Jamie Carrington and Adam Burkinshaw, Parkhead CC - 314 run partnership
Jamie Carrington and Adam Burkinshaw, Parkhead CC - 314 run partnership
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Saturday was a day to remember for Parkhead pair Jamie Carrington and Adam Burkinshaw, as the two rattled up a Yorkshire and Derbyshire League record partnership of 314 against Sheffield Centralians.

And to top it off, Carrington then starred with the ball, too - taking 5-14 as a shell-shocked Centralians were bowled out for 97.

Carrington was eventually stumped for 187, off 106 balls and including 22 fours and nine maximum sixes.

Burkinshaw played a superb supporting role with 115 runs, including 14 boundary fours and one six, as Parkhead placed one hand firmly on the Division One league trophy.

At the other end of the table, Apperknowle made 214 (J Thompson 46), Ashford in the Water made a valiant effort, but were dismissed for 191 (S Davies 95 A Scott 4-71).

Holmesfield reached 156-9 (S Wainwright 4-25) and then sent De La Salle back for 103. Stocksbridge were all out for 180 (W Hughes 50), and Sheffield Civil Service cruised to the win by five wickets (A Higgins 50 S Wilson 44 J Rochell 42no).

Second-placed Hollinsend Meths struggled and were sent back for 116 (M Sharma 5-23), Sheffield University Staff gaining an important win by six wickets.

In Division Two, top team Totley amassed 306-9 (N Abdul 41 G Mohammed 57 S Khan 71 U Riaz 58 S West 4-79), but bottom team Grindleford were undaunted and replied with 248-8, with young opener Ed Buchan stroking 130 not out (S Willis 42).

Calver scored 248-8 (P Boot 64 D Howie 53 A Hodgson 57), then dismissed struggling Sheffield University Staff II for 114 (R Needham 50 D Harlington 4-45), which moves Calver up to second.

They are a point ahead of Hallam III, who were bowled out for 134 by Hollinsend Meths II, who got home by just a single wicket (B Hill 56 A Myers 5-27).

Hundall reached 167 all out (M Kibble 51 A Sehjal 45 N Khan 5-7), which was surpassed by Hathersage with four wickets down (S Askew 88*). Sheffield Collegiate VP made 177-9 (C Stewart 59), and Baslow lost just three wickets in their successful run chase (O Kidd 42* G Poole 40*).

Sheffield Medics maintain the lead of Division Three by a solitary point despite a comprehensive defeat at the hands of ascending Bakewell.

Shantanu Rajebhosale (62) and Suresh Chari (44) were the mainstays of the Medics innings of 163 (Paul Hunter 5-48).

But Bakewell made light work of that total, with David Hadfield (85no) and Lee Tann (45) leading the Peak District side home to an eight-wicket win.

It was equally bad news for second placed Dronfield Woodhouse as lowly visitors Parkhead II piled up a huge 326-8 (W Forsdike 79 L Braddock 4-77), and Dronfield capitulated for just 86 in reply.

Totley II recorded another win in their climb up the table. They were dismissed for 165 but restricted visitors Walkley to 145 in reply.

Stocksbridge II made a challenging 179-8 (Ross Hunter 74no) but still went down to league newcomers Telecom Sports by two wickets (Jack Reeves 4-10 Mark Wingfield 4-61).

There were more woes for basement side Whittington Wanderers. De La Salle II piled up 172-5 (Andrew Smith 57 Tony Flatley 51) as the Wanderers battled gamely but fell short at 147ao (Dave Bell 53 Adam Bird 39).

In Division Four, there was another convincing win for table-toppers Hallam IV.

The wily Jim Ferguson (5-5) nagged away at Ridgeway until they were 63ao and then hit 30 not out as Hallam claimed a nine wicket win.

There was equal success for fellow chasers Coal Aston III. Woodford (83) and Jenkins (56no) were behind their 203-2, which proved too much for Sheffield Civil Service II, who succumbed for 132.

Just behind are TRS, who again showed their batting prowess to record 243-9.

Baslow II could only make 153-7 in reply (Kidd 58no).

Chesterfield Barbarians II came out in front in the lower division dogmatch as Dave Atkin (54) led the Barbs to 176-9 as visitors Shardlows were cut short at 115ao (Russell Joyce 60). Centralians II had a convincing win over Sheffield Transport by racking up 211-6 (Ditta 64no Marsh 42). Transport could only reply with 104-9.

Apperknowle II took the plaudits at the top of Division Five. Liam Hibbert hit eight fours and a six in his 66no as his side fell for 141.

Opposition Sheffield Collegiate YDL2 were sent back by Tom Chedgey (4-24) for just 103. Woodhouse moved into title contention after amassing 188-9 and bowling out Norton Woodseats II for 185.

In the lower reaches of the table, Hundall II were skittled for 78 (A Herath 4-18) as lowly Telecom Sports II romped to victory by a comfortable seven-wicket margin.