Cricket - Solly South Yorkshire Alliance: Finest match in the Alliance was in Division Two,when Tinsley travelled to Baxter Field to tackle Whitley Hall Colts,and gave the youngsters plenty to think about by collecting 231-7, Mohammed Nadem 61, Steve Dodd 52 and Mirza Ali 51
However, Whitley are a club where safety play comes second to taking the risks, and the Colts bounced back with a winning 232-2, thanks to a superb knock of 129 from young opener Tim Wadsworth, Josh Dobson adding 66.
Up in the Premier Division, two members of the Bishop family, Paul and Luke steered the hosts to 168, Paul hitting 42 and Luke 41, before guests Wentworth were seen off for 115, Adam Sturman claiming 5-29. Darfield answered Shiregreen’s 184-7 with 188-5, and Handsworth WMV had five wickets to spare after passing High Green’s 117. Kilnhurst polished off Wath for 118, Paul Hyner hitting 43 and teenager Mark Traqair taking 4-28, Kilnhurst easing to a seven-wicket win, Ryan Morton unbeaten on 57. Harley only made 139, Chris Ferris 56, but that proved enough against Caribbean, back in the pavilion for 122, Godfey Bowers only batsman to stay long, with 65, Aaron Larkin returning 3-48.
Division One saw Adwick on Dearne reach 171-8, Ian Couldwell 68 and Paul Jordan 44, visitors Whiston rushed out for 80, junior Matt Watson claiming 4-16. Caribbean’s all-rounder Mohammed Tariq cracked 75 of his side’s 185-9 and then grabbed 4-11 as Sheffield United were shot down for 95, John Birch chipping in with 4-22.
Eden/Parklands came in at 190, teenager Corey Deere scoring 61, guests Wickersley sent packing for 134, Lee Chipp-Smith bagging 4-56 and Nisar Ahmed 3-18. Best bowler for Wickersley was youngster James Hatton, 4-16.
Forgemasters’ 133, in which Steve Bows hit 69 and Zeeshan Karamat took 6-26, was three runs too many for Shiregreen, who had no answer to the attack of Lee Barraclough, 5-15. Telecom enjoyed their innings of 211, Sai Narri 88, against Hatfield Main, dismissed for 139. Bowlers of note were Main’s Andy Moores, 5-27, and Telecom’s Afzal Mohammed , 4-17.
In Divison Two, Hampole and Skelbrook skittled Treeton for just 42, bulk of the damage done by junior Alex Beresford, 5-6, and won by ten wickets. Wath had five wickets in hand after passing the Eden/Parklands total of 105, youngster Jordan Watson hitting 53 for the winners. Scholes got rid of Harworth for 131, wickets shared by Ben Reeves and Ryan Linney, and battled to victory at 132-8, opener Vinny Singh cracking 50, against the bolwing of Doug Hinton, 4-37.
Scholes team in Division Three made it a winning double for the club when replying with 198-2 to Brodsworth Main’s 196-8. Best batting for the losers was by Jon Callen, 52, while Ian Lewis, 73no and Dennis Linney, 65, shared a partnership worth 138 for Scholes. Brookhouse were six-wicket winners after sending back Handsworth WMC for 82, wickets shared by Tom Siddall and Adam Bryant. Doncaster Town whipped out Adwick on Dearne for lowest total of the day, 40, teenager Elliott Wilson snatching 5-8, to win by eight wickets. Whiston ripped out Forgemasters for 80, and eased to 85-2, and Telecom were also eight-wicket victors after seeing off Sheffield United for 72.
Sunday saw Adwick Le Street make 175, Paul Bishop 54, to beat Premier Division guests Caribbean, 140, Jack Rodgers bagging 6-46, while best for Caribbean was Saman Khursheed, with 44 and 3-27.
Premier Division line-up tomorrow is : Caribbean v Handsworth WMC, Kilnhurst v Harley, Eden/Parklands v Adwick Le Street, High Green v Shiregreen, Wentworth v Darfield.