Siddall slams unbeaten 84

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Convincing victories for Whitley Hall and Wickersley maintained the status quo in the Premier Division.

Leaders Whitley answered Norton Oakes’184-8 with 186-4.

Chris Siddall slammed an unbeaten 84 and Neil Longhurst 56 for the Baxter Field top dogs.

Wickersley impressed when collecting 247-9 at Coal Aston, Jordan Lowe’s 89 including 14 boundaries.

Reece Shutt claimed four wickets for the hosts, dismissed for 137, Naveed bagging 4-46 for title-chasing Wickersley.

Treeton got back to winning ways when following Upper Haugh’s 206-9 (Adam Clarke 49) with 209-3, Steve Foster,68no and Danny Kemp, 59no,sharing a partnership of 138.

Elsecar were runaway winners against Wath, Luke Townsend top bat with 51no in their 228-8.

Wath were then sent packing for 147, Glenn Yates bagging 5-24 and Shahzad Rana 3-39.

Whiston also had things all their own way at home to Houghton Main.

The visitors were rushed out for 158 ( Jon Barrett 64) Scott Jones doing the damage with his 6-44 effort.

Whiston strolled to 160-1, Andy Tomlinson walloping 16 fours in his knock of 95.

Lower down the league, Collegiate B were rushed out for lowest team score of the day, 54, by Doncaster Town B, wickets shared by Jon Redfern and teenager James Dobson. Contenders for all-rounder of the day included Tickhill’s Mitch Phelps, with 51 and 4-26 in the six-wicket defeat of Bradfield in Division One, and Oughtibridge’s Joe Preece, with 66 and 3-30 in the win over Elsecar B.

Honour of being only century-maker of the day went to Kexborough’s opener Mark Bray, whose lightning 158, with 31 boundaries, took his side to 255-4, top team tally of the day, at home to Phoenix B (209) in Division Four. Most economical bowler of the day was Conisbrough’s Stuart Bellwood, with 5-9 in the Division One win over Darfield.