Tim Martin's first 5 wicket haul for the 1st XI helped John Grimes's men to a comprehensive victory away at Hyson Green. There were also wins for the 2s and 4s, but the 3s went down at Gedling and Sherwood.

 

Tim Martin produced superb figures of 11-2-23-5 as he helped blow away Hyson Green on Saturday. Ably assisted by Alex Sheriston (3-13) and George Orange (1-24) the home side were dismissed for a mere 60 runs inside 23 overs.

In reply Alastair Pettit (34*) and John Spragg (19*) made light work of the total knocking the runs off in 10.4 overs to hand the 1s their first league win of the summer.

1st XI at Hyson Green Scorecard

At Stamford Road the 2nd XI entertained Sutton Bonington. Winning the toss captain Terrill asked the opposition to bat first. The visitors making 158-7 off their 40 overs with Kulvern Kandola the pick of the bowlers with 3-28.

In reply Joe McLaughlin (3) and Dave Terrill (39) put on 50 for the first wicket before new boy Ahmed Yousafzai hit an entertaining 62* to help see the 2s through to victory with assistance from Pete O'Donaghue (20*)

2nd XI v Sutton Bonington Scorecard

The 3rd XI travelled the short distance to Regatta Way to take on Gedling and Sherwood II and after being put into bat they found the going hard from the start. Only Naser Hussain managed to show any resistance with a hard earned 57 as the 3s were dismissed for 96

The home side didn't look in much trouble as they knocked the total off for the loss of 2 wickets despite some good bowling from youngsters Joe Blaney and Ben Weaver.

3rd XI at Gedling and Sherwood II Scorecard

At Adbolton Lane the 4th XI played in another local derby with Ellerslie 4th XI the visitors. Asked to bat first the 4s made 125-5 off their 40 overs on a pitch that very slow and some bowling that was very tight. U13s Will Cherry was the pick of the batsmen making a patient 34 before being run out just 5 balls away from carrying hit bat.

The visitors got off to a steady start but started to fall behind the rate thanks to some excellent bowling from juniors Joe Keown, James Flint, Will Aklam and Will Cherry ably backed up by old man Dudley. Ellerslie eventually completed their 40 overs at 100-9 to hand the 4s their second consecutive win.

4th XI v Ellerslie IV Scorecard