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EDEN Grove stumped up a six-wicket win over Caribbean seconds in Solly Sports South Yorkshire Alliance League Division One.

Their decision to put the Sheffield side in after winning the toss paid dividends as they whipped them out for just 70. Lee Chipp-Smith took 3-12 in eight overs.

Grove lost their top-four batsmen cheaply but No 5 Ijaz Noor (20no) and skipper Anthony Cator (26no) came together in an unbroken fifth-wicket stand.

Adwick-on-Dearne registered a 75-run win over Handsworth. The highlight of Adwick’s 217-5 was an unbeaten 102 by opener Paul Jordan.

A 5-26 haul by David Burrows helped put the skids under Handsworth (142).

Parklands seconds were on the wrong end of a 90-run Division Three defeat at home to Treeton thirds.

Put into bat, Treeton made 183-9 with No 4 Adam Richards hitting a top-score 74. Junior William Bonsor took 3-29 and Christopher Kidd 3-10.

Opener Kidd (22) top-scored in Parklands reply of 93.Wath fourths beat visiting Hatfield Main by 15 runs. Opener Gareth Roebuck, who hit a magnificent 109, which included 11 fours and two sixes, was the star of the Wath innings of 198 all out.

Melvyn Bellamy (3-60) and junior Liam Green (3-35) shared six of the wickets.

Peter McConachie (30) and Green (26) were the pick of the recognised Main batsmen, but it was tailender Graham Worrall (56) who came closest to steering the visitors (183 all out) to victory.

Eden Grove seconds coasted to eight-wicket Division Four win over Brookhouse seconds.

Grove’s decision to put the home side in worked as they were bundled out for 96, skipper Melvyn Bond taking 4-4 in 3.1 overs.

Openers David Webster, who hit five fours in his 43, and junior Nazarqat Ali (38), laid the foundations for their winning reply of 101-2.

Denaby & Cadeby suffered a 19-run defeat at home to Whitley Hall.

The visitors, for whom opener Kevin Brown hit a top-score 90, made 170-6 after being put in. Lee Ogley took 3-39.

No 6 Andrew Nota, whose 55 included 10 fours, and junior Ryan Oakley (30) starred in Denaby’s reply of 151 all out.