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Derek Kay 1st XI Cup sponsored by Tetley's

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Derek Kay Cup sponsored by Carlsberg at Bradshaw CC
Week 16 Final 1st Aug 2021

Denton West CC 210-9 v Prestwich CC 225-4

Congratulations to Prestwich CC, winners of the 2021 Derek Kay Cup.

The Premier League side were too strong on the day and bowled well to restrict West to 219 in their 45 overs. Only Akbar ur Rahman and Aaqib Uppal put on a good partnership and scored 113 for the 3rd wicket, but after that wickets fell regularly with all the Prestwich bowlers chipping in. The Prestwich top 4 all got runs, as they do most weeks with half centuries from James Wharmby, Marty Walters and Shivam Chauhan whose 72 not out led Prestwich home with 13 full overs to spare. 

Thanks to everyone at Bradshaw CC for putting the day on.


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Derek Kay Cup
Week 14 Semi-Finals

Denton West became the first to qualify for the final with a 9 wicket win against Glossop, Glossop struggeld to get the innings going and were at 49 for 5 before George Dyson and Alex Coates added 63 but only 32 was added in the last 8 overs before being bowled out for 144. England PD team mates Jordan Williams (3 for 16) and Callum Flynn (1 for 13) off their 18 bowled well to keep the score down.  It was Callum again with the bat as he posted 67 unbeaten and a partnership of 111 with Aaqib Uppal (45no) to see West home by 9 wickets and with 7 overs to spare. 

Prestwich won their semi-final by an impressive margin also, posting a spectacular 305 to win by 141 bowling Moorside out in under 30 overs.  All the Prestwich batters chipped in and from a good start of an opening partnership of 80, Ashar Zaidi posted 128 of 75 balls (6 x 6s and 15 x 4a) to put Prestwich in charge. Zaidi also took 3 for 28 as all the Prestwich bowlers were successful. Moorside pro Jurie Snyman had scored 94 with 6x6s and 8x4s but to no avail.

Prestwich will meet Denton West at Bradshaw CC on 1st August. Congratulations to both teams.



Derek Kay Cup
Week 13 Final Quarter Final

The semi-final line up was completed as Prestwich defeated Denton St Lawrence in the delayed tie at the Heys. 

Led by opener James Wharmby's 95 the hosts posted a useful 265 and although Neil Hornbuckle and dan Moriarty put on 67 for the first wicket, DSL never got going and only Matt Sonczak with 24 (added to his 4 for 35 in the 1st innings) was the only other batsmen to reach double figures and they ended up 120 short with Andy Bradley's 5 for 32 doing the damage.
 Prestwich will travel to Moorside in an all Premier League tie whilst Denton West will host Glossop in an all Premier League 2 tie.


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Week 11 Quarter-Finals

It was Quarter Finals week as 3 of the 4 ties are played and after the semi-final draw also took place it will be a Premier League v Premier League 2 final as Glossop and Denton West are representing Premier League 2 very well. 

Both West and Glossop came through after posting good targets and won by 6 runs and 5 runs respectively in the last over of each game.

West were the day's highest scorers with 277 with sub pro Akbar ur Rehman scoring 74 backed up by a strong middle order with Liam Kilburn adding another "cameo" to his Cup repertoire with 51 off 17 including 6 sixes. In reply it was A&T's Marcus Stables that pprovided a huge threat with 148 off 115 including 20 boundaries but he was run out in the 41st over to leave the match poised nicely at 248-6. Adam Lynch carried on where Marcus had left it and reached 52 before he was 9th man down, also run out in the last over with 3 balls remaining. It was all over next ball with 2 balls to spare.

Glossop and Edgworth's innings were very similar with 96 from George Dyson being the key to Glossop's good total supported by some good scores around him and for Edgworth it was Liam Watkinson with 63 with good scores around him, but the key was that Edgworth were losing wickets and only 3 boundaries in those cruccial last 5 overs saw them fall short by 5.

Moorside also produced a great result with an 8 wicket win at home to former Premier League leaders Roe Green. Moorside bowled tightly  and the first 5 bowlers restricted the visitors to 4 an over or less with only Luke Williams (70) and Danny Jones (56) scoring decent runs, Imran Khan was the pick of the attack with 3 for 23 off 9.  In response Jack Gartside batted through for 79 and finished the game off with a 100 partnership with Imran Khan who capped off a fine game with 59 not out with 5 overs to spare. Moorside will have to play anothe team that has led the Premier League this season because they play the winners of DSL and Prestwich who have yet to play due to National KO and Covid delays. 

Prestwich came through the Round of 16 with a victory over Glodwick after bowling out Glodwick for 98 despite 52 from Farukh Shaghir but it was the Dan Pawson / Sam Holden show as Sam Holden took 6 for 19 off 7.4 and all 6 were caught by keeper Pawson. Dan Pawson had a 7th victim with a catch off Ryan Stanbury too. Nathan Bailey reuired no help with 3 for 16 which was two bowled and one LBW. Dan Pawson added 20 with the bat to help Prestwich home in 25 overs despite losing 6 wickets along the way (Sufyaan Ali 4 for 27).

The Semi Finals take place on 18th July.

Week 10

Just the one tie this week in Round 2 and the result went with what the league tables would suggest.

Scott Kirwin took 5 wickets and there was an unbeaten ton for Liam Parkinson as Prem leaders DSL chased Monton’s 182 in less than 20 overs. In the Quarter Finals they will play either Glodwick or Prestwich who play Sunday 27th due to a COVID delay.

28 teams
9 May - Round of 32 (12 games and 4 byes for LKO teams)
6 June - Round of 16 (8 games)
27 June - Round of 8 (4 games)
18 July - Semi-Final (2 games)
1 August - Final at Bradshaw CC


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Moorside v Roe Green, Jack Gartside 79 not out 270621


A&T v Denton West, Liam Kilburn 51 off 17, Sixes 270621

A&T v Denton West, Marcus Stables 149 selected boundaries 270621

1st XI Championship Cup sponsored by Tetley's


1st XI Championship Cup Final sponsored by Tetley's

Shaw were winners of this year's Championship Cup in a last over victory at Mottram CC. 

On another wet and windy day Dukinfield had 35 overs and posted a healthy 185 for 8 despite losing their first 3 wickets in the 9th over with the score on 35. It soon became 63 for 5 with Ben Pilling (2 for 22) and Dilanka Sandakan (2 for 17) bowling well for Shaw. The Duki lower middle order came back fighting though and Qasim Ghafoor, Neil Mistry and Jonathan Gascoigne scored 100 between them with Neil Mistry's 51 not out being key. Zawandi White finished with 3 for 35 for Shaw.

Shaw's response, requiring 180 after a DLS adjustment was steady and slow and Dukinfield were picking up wickets regularly but from 15 overs in to the innings, Shaw were up with the run rate and began pushing ahead and it was Dilanka Sandakan's 66 off 53 balls that made the difference and despite being 8 wickets down this allowed Ben Pilling and Callum Jones a few overs to score the final few runs and they did so with 4 balls to spare. Denuwan Dadallage finished with the best bowling for Dukinfield, taking 3 for 23 off his 7 overs.

1st XI Championship Cup Final Dilanka Sandakan (Shaw CC) 66 off 53



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Week 14 Semi-Finals 

Dukinfield will meet Shaw in the final on 8th August at Mottram CC.

Dukinfield won by 64 after posting 186 for 9 with Will Allen making a useful 60 as opener. Mohammed Kashif's 3 for 19 helped calm the home sides middle order and only 50 was scored off the last 15 overs but this was still a challenging chase. 
Thornham just didnt get going and only Jam Razas 40 in the middle order put up any resistance. Oliver Days 3 for 27 was the pick of the home sides figures. 

What a game at Golborne as Shaw got the best of a total 463 runs in the final over of the game. Golborne had posted 231 for 8 from their 45 overs, Hasnain Abbas 61 and Declan Mulvey 58 led the way and the hosts added 80 off the last 15. Shaw batted superbly as everyone added to the score, Brian Lord's 51 and and unbeaten 46 from Daniel Poole saw them home. .

29 teams
9 May - Round of 32 (13 games and 3 byes)
6 June - Round of 16 (8 games)
27 June - Round of 8 (4 games)
18 July - Semi-Final (2 games)
8 August - Final at Mottram CC


Week 13 Quarter-Finals

Heaton & Shaw battled out the last Quarter Final and it was Shaw who went through to take the last place in the Semi-Finals of this year's Championship Cup.

Ben Pilling's 4 for 32 helped restrict the hosts to 175 and Shaw made light work of it with 10 overs to spare, Ben Lord scored 49 and Zawandi White 69 not out to see them home by 6 wickets.

The semi-final line up

Dukinfield v Thornham 
Golborne v Shaw


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Week 11 Quarter-Finals

Dukinfield, Thornham and Golborne are through to the Semi-Finals of this years Championship Cup..

Dukinfield posted a huge 321 for 7  with centuries from Denuwan Dadallage (137) and Syd De Silva (102) in a 244 run partnership in 33 overs. Edenfield fell 63 short after 40 overs with half centuries from Harry Fallon and Ryan Barnes so credit to the Duki bowlers for getting the wickets to save those five overs, Trevor Hyde was the pick with 4 for 60.

Meanwhile Uppermill and Golborne played out a low scoring game as the Uppermill innings never got going. Att 11 for 6 off 10 they were in the soft stuff and only a cameo from Michael Salmon with 36 gave them any hope. Brett Houghton had 5 for 12 off 8 for the best fisgures on the day. It was a straightforward 9 wicket win for Golborne with Thomas Pantak 44 not out leading the way.

There were 485 runs scored at Thornham with the hosts chasing down Deane & Derbys creditible 242 with 8 full overs to spare. Opener Annis Patel set D&D on their way with 97 backed up by 74 from Umar Patel but with Chris Heywood taking 5 for 30 off 9 no one else could add a big score.  Scott Howarth with 78 and Jam Raza undefeated on 106 and a 138 run partnership between the two Thornham were able to power home.

Heaton v Shaw fell victim to a covid outbreak so will now be played on 11th July, the last date available before the semi-finals on 18th July where the winners will travel to Golborne and Dukinfield host Thornham.

Week 8

Shaw passed 300 for the second time in the weekend on their way to a 220 run win over Hadfield St Andrews.

Heaton bounced back from their defeat to Shaw on Saturday to score 300 themselves against South West Manchester, as did Deane & Derby and Uppermill, whose 306/9 included 176 from Kyle Hogg. Division 1 Golborne knocked out Championship Friarmere by 7 wickets and Edenfield saw off Micklehurst by 79 runs.

29 teams
9 May - Round of 32 (13 games and 3 byes)
6 June - Round of 16 (8 games)
27 June - Round of 8 (4 games)
18 July - Semi-Final (2 games)
8 August - Final at Mottram CC



John Barrow 1st XI Trophy sponsored by Tetley's


1st XI John Barrow Cup Final sponsored by Tetley's

Congratulations to Daisy Hill CC who were the first winners of the inaugural John Barrow trophy in memory of one of our umpires and workers who supported clubs at this level for many years.

The game was held at Milnrow CC and a full 45 overs per side were available. 

Saddleworth are having a great season in Division 2B and are league leaders so were looking to make this the chance for a double but Daisy Hill were strong opponents and made it home by 6 wickets with two overs to spare. 

Daisy Hill started well with Neil Tong (9 overs 3 for 23) taking the first three Saddleworth leave them at 44-3 after 15 overs. Ben Corbett and Mohammed Shakir put on 80 for the 4th wicket and Shakir's 51 was the highest of the innings and his was the last wicket to fall at 135 for 6. Steven Howard 24* and Haroon Cheema 27* added 62 in the last 10 overs to post 197 for 6. 

Daisy Hill's response began well with 39 off the first ten when the first wicket fell but this was quickly followed by two more wickets in the next 5 overs to leave them at a nervy 56 for 3 but they needent have worried because Asif and Hasan Fazal put on a splendid 121 off 26 overs to steady the ship and put the team on the road to a great win. Hassan was out on 177 scoring 52 before Asif (67*) and John Sampson (16*) saw the team home with more than an over to spare.

Commiserations to Saddleworth and thanks to Milnrow CC for hosting.


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John Barrow Trophy
Week 14 Semi-Finals

Daisy Hill were first to make the final with an 8 wicket win at Radcliffe. After Neil Tong removed the opening pair it was John Sampson 6 for 23 that did the damage and restricted the hosts to just 88. Daisy Hill reached their target in the 19th over

They will face a very strong Saddleworth team who lead Div 2B after they beast Friends Sporting by 185 runs at Alexandra Park. Peter Skuse (94) and Mohammed Shakir (62) led the way for Saddleworth as they posted 276 for 6 with credit to Sojan Mathew who took 5 for 38 in the innings. Opeber Sajo Joseph scored 43 but that was as good as it got for Sporting Club with Steven Howard's 6 for 13 off 7 the highlight for Saddleworth.


16 teams
23 May - Round of 16 (8 games)
27 June - Round of 8 (4 games)
18 July - Semi-Final (2 games)
15 August - Final at Milnrow CC

John Barrow Trophy
Week 11 Quarter-Finals

This year's semi-finals will be Friends Sporting v Saddleworth and Radciffe v Daisy Hill. 

There were strong wins for all 4 teams as Radcliffe beat Blackley by 155 runs, Saddleworth beaat United Stars by 92 runs, Firnds Sporting and Daisy Hill both won by 8 wickets. 

Liam Franklin scored 66 and Martyn Coates 43 in Radcliffe's 239 for 8 Felix Chettiar was the pick of the Blackley bowlers with 3 for 34. In reply Blacckley wer 6 down for just 9 runs in the 7th over only Adeel Khan scoring 30 to make it look anywhere near respectable. It was Radcliffe pro Saeed who did the damage with 5 for 16 off 6 overs.

Saddleworth continued their impressive league form by posting 297 at Well-i-hole, Mohammed Shakir (80) and Peter Skuse (72) were the highest scorers. Raja Bilal had taken 4 for 56. Bilal also top scored with 43 alongside Muninder Adavelly but it was never enough as Steven Howards 4 for 47 cut through the Stars innings. 

In the battle of Alexandra Park Usman Ali 5 for 8 and Sojan Mathew 3 for 8 rolled Friends United for 44 and Friends Sporting hit the required total in 15 overs for the loss of just 2 wickets.

Hindley St Peters posted 167 for 8 with Phil Moorfield coming in at 3 and batting through for 69 to hold the innings together with support from John WIlkinson (37) in the latter stages. Asif Fazal had taken 4 for 15 off his 9 overs to put a dent in the Hindley score. In response Daisy Hill made light work of the challenge in fact Michael Chilton (106) and Sam Pendlebury (47) made light work of the challenge as they had an opening partnership of 161 of the 168 required, Michael Chilton only out when the scores were level.

30 May 2021: John Barrow Trophy R1

Hindley St Peters were victors by 3 wickets chasing down 145 at Werneth.

23 May 2021: John Barrow Trophy R1

Saddleworth, Blackley and United Stars all progress after chasing the totals set.

Division 2 sides Springhead and Worsley both exit the competition on bowl outs, with Friends United and Radcliffe making the draw for round 2.

Friends Sporting Club knock out Ashton Ladysmith to book their second round place.

16 teams
23 May - Round of 16 (8 games)
27 June - Round of 8 (4 games)
18 July - Semi-Final (2 games)
15 August - Final at Milnrow CC


Saddleworth v United Stars Mohammed Shakir and Peter Skuse, boundaries 270621

2nd XI Premier Cup sponsored by Tetley's


2nd XI Premier Cup Final

Roe Green became 2021 Cup Winners after a big win in a rain affected game. The game was played at Roe Green, a great venue for the final and very welcoming for the travelling supportters despite the rain. 

It wasnt an easy batting day for either side as all West bowlers took wickets in the first innings and took wickets regularly but Roe Green were able to post 154 off their reduced allocation of 36 after a rain delay. Ashley Williams held the innings together with 36 off 68 balls allowing others to chip in and Elliot Millward scored 21 not out off 15 balls at the end of the innings to boost the total. 

In response West just didnt get going as Elliot Millward took 4 of the top 5 for just 15 runs to win him the MVP for the game. Tom Hughes added 3 for 14 off 5 as West only reached 77 off 26 overs, Leighton Darby was the only one to trouble the scorers with 35. 

Congratulations to Roe Green for the win and thanks for hosting. Commiserations to Denton West.


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2nd XI Premier Cup

Week 14: Semi-Finals

Roe Green won at Walshaw to qualify for the final.  Walshaws innings was led from the top as the first three scored 130 off 30 overs (callum Davis 69) but they could only score 50 off the last 15 losing the remaining 7 wickets with all the Roe Green bowlers taking wickets, Gareth Williams the pick of the bowlers with 3 for 33. All The Roe Green batsmen chipped in as well to see them home by 5 wickets, with 3 overs to spare, Phil West top scoring with 47.

In the Denton Derby it was Denton West the victors after posting a steady 170 with Ryan Halpin's 45 from the top holding it all together. Kyle O'Reilly's  5 for 29 wrapping the innings up. The West opening pace attack were quickly in their stride as Ben Lowndes 4 for 14 off 9 and Harry Welsby 3 for 30 off 9 were key. DSL fell to 39 for 7 after just 17 overs. Danny Hall then did a great job with a battling 46 to still leave the hosts in with a shout but it was just too many in the end as DSL fell 44 short.  .

29 teams
23 May - Round of 32 (13 games and 3 byes)
13 June - Round of 16 (8 games)
4 July - Round of 8 (4 games)
18 July - Semi-Final (2 games)
15 August - Final at Roe Green CC


2nd XI Premier Cup

Week 13: 2nd XI Premier Cup R3 (QF)

Roe Green, Walshaw, Denton St Lawrence and Denton West make up the Semi-finalists for this coming Sunday.

DSL's Matt Hawley hit the highest score of the round with 118* with his team in trouble at 12 for 2 and a reflection of the importance of the innings is that the next highest score was 23 as they chased down Heywood's 213 with just an over to spare. Across town Denton West posted a big score with Leighton Derby 114 and Ben Lowndes 71 contributing to 293 for 9 and Heaton lost wickets regularly and at 80-8 looked in real trouble but Wasiq Rahseed 69 and Adital Halal 82 adding 113 for the 9th wicket put pressure on the hosts but it just wasn't enough. 

Friarmere lost heavily to Walshaw despite Iftikhar Ahmed's 5 for 19 restricting Walshaw to 161. All 4 Walshaw bowlers used took wickets and Friarmere never recovered from 31 for 5 and ended up 74 all out. Roe Green also won well restricting Bradshaw to 170 after posting 230, Tom Hughes scored 95 and took 3 for 26 as clear MVP for the day.

So it is an all Denton affair in one semi and Roe Green v Walshaw in the other, these will be 2 good games.


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Matt Hawley 118* & winning run, DSL v Heywood 110721

Week 9: 2nd XI Premier Cup R2 (R16)

Heaton, Friarmere, Denton St Lawrence, Bradshaw and Denton West are through to the next round with the biggest winners being Heaton by 151 runs and DSL by 8 wickets. 

Three games still to play with two games rearranged due to COVID. Update - Heywood, Walshaw and Roe Green went through



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Heaton 2s v Glossop 2s 2nd XI Cup Jake Cameron 5 for 24 (4 wkts shown)


2nd XI Championship Cup sponsored by Tetley's

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2nd XI Championship Cup

UPDATE - Change to Finalists

Following the review of players taking part in the cup semi-finals it has come to light that unfortunately Westleigh used several ineligible players in their 2nd XI semi-final team and therefore the game has been awarded to Shaw CC who will now take part in this year's final.

Week 14 Semi - Finals

It Is Heyside v Westleigh in the final on 15th August. 

Heyside's Oliver Higgins scored 50 from 39 balls as opener to set the stall for their 164 but they only used 31 overs as Woodhouses' Kris Spender came up with a brilliant 7 for 29. Scott Webb rolled back the years with 67 from 101 to hold the innings together but there were 6 duck on the day as no one else got going. Heyside's Bradley Flint took 5 for 13 off 8.1 to finish the home side off for 113, 51 short of target.

It was Westleigh that came through the 2nd game with just an over to spare as they chased down the visitors 293 for 4 off 45. Shaw had a stunning 5th wicket partnership of 232 unbeaten (29 overs) as Ethan Chiappe posted 96 (15 x 4s) and Gareth Harrop 141 (8 x6s and 14 x 4s). It seems amazing that this partnership did not win the game with Westleigh winning by 5 wickets as their middle order came to the party with 82 from Connor Andrews, 59 from Adam Barclay and an unbeaten 79 from Craig Ralph. 

31 teams
23 May - Round of 32 (15 games and 1 bye)
13 June - Round of 16 (8 games)
4 July - Round of 8 (4 games)
18 July - Semi-Final (2 games)
15 August - Final at Stretford CC


2nd XI Championship Cup

Week 13 2nd XI Championship Cup Quarter Finals

Two of the three remaining Quarter Finals were played and Shaw and Heyside moved into the semi finals with big wins. 

Shaw won by 181 posting 279 for 6 with 100 not out for Josh Matley as Bolton Indians used 9 bowlers trying to stem the runs. Richard Doherty 4 for 34 and Richard Keaveny did the damage for Shaw.

Heyside posted 255 with Joseph Burgoyne leading the way with 105 from74 balls, including 4 6s and 15 4s and then taking 3 for 13 from 4 overs to round off his day ably supported by Thomas Robinson's 4 for 58.

Springhead v Woodhouses is to be arranged as soon as possible.

The draw for the next round has taken place and is as follows

Springhead CCC or Woodhouses CC v Heyside CC

Westleigh CC v Shaw CC 

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2nd XI Championship Cup

4 July 2021: 2nd XI Championship Cup Quarter Finals

Due to really bad rain there was only one game played and Westleigh beat Swinton Moorside in a reduced overs game where after a rain delay in the second innings reduced the target to 126 and  ahead of the run rate all the way, Westleigh ran out winners..

The draw for the next round has taken place and is as follows

Springhead CCC or Woodhouses CC v Austerlands CC or Heyside CC

Westleigh CC v Shaw CC or Bolton Indians CC

13 Jun 2021: 2nd XI Championship Cup R2

Shaw, Woodhouses, Springhead, Westleigh, Bolton Indians, Austerlands and Swinton Moorside are all through to the next round, with Heyside v South West still to play. 

There were over 500 runs scored in three of the games, a great advert for 2nd XI cricket with Luke Grimes at Springhead taking the spoils with 119 to be top scorer in the round.



Sunday Premier Cup sponsored by Tetley's

Sunday Premier Cup
Week 14 - Quarter Finals

In the Sunday Premier competition it was Heaton, Prestwich, Monton and Roe Green who go through to the semi-finals on 1 August. The Semi-final draw will be made on Monday 19 July. 

Heaton were winners at home as DSL batted first and scored 197 all out off 35 and they will be regretting those unused overs. Aziz Snr was the main man for DSL with 54 off 46. Brad Wright led the way for the Heaton attack with 4 for 52. Heaton won by 7 wickets with 12 overs remaining, Brad Wright smashing the MVP award with 64 runs as opener, ably supported by Charlie Unsworth who finished it off with 62 unbeaten. 

Edgworth also regret unused overs as they were out for 193 in 38 overs, James Dearnaley top scoring with 40, the Prestwich attack all chipped in, Pete Lorenzini running out with 3 for 8.   Prestwich required just 31 overs to wrap it up by 5 wickets. Anees Arif posting a top score of 67. 

Monton made the most of their great bowling performace to bowl out Walshaw for 138, Amit Anand and Archie Brown taking 3 wickets each. The Monton openers put on 121 for the first wicket, Humza Zulfiqar 46 and Henry Miller-Stenton 54 allowing Greg Samuel to finish it off in 22 overs.

Roe Green won by 7 wickets in double quick time, only Greenfields opener William Jackson put up real resistance with 53. Clark Bowers and Louis Hallows took 3 wickets apiece. Roe Green's top 5 all added to the score with Alastair Roberts scoring 41.


29 teams
30 May - Round of 32 (13 games and 3 byes)
27 June - Round of 16 (8 games)
18 July - Round of 8 (4 games)
1 August - Semi-Final (2 games)
30 August - Final at Hadfield St Andrew's CC


Sunday Premier Cup
Week 11

Roe Green, South West Manchester, Denton St Lawrence, Edgworth, Heaton, Clifton and Prestwich all won on Sunday and the next round of the cup, the quarter finals, takes place on 18th July, we still await a result from Monton v Stand.  Updadte Walshaw awarded win due to accidental ineligible players.

Top scorer of the round was Clifton's Zach Flaxman with 107. the best figures with the ball were Dipyaman Banerjee at Roe Green who helped bowl out Darcy Lever with his 4 for 15 and South West Manchester's Simon Gibson took 4 for 30 to help restrict Walshaw to 92 all out

The draw for the semi-finals is as follows:

Heaton CC v Denton St lawrence CC
Prestwich CC v Edgworth CC
Walshaw CC v Monton CC
Greenfield CC v Roe Green CC.
29 teams

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Roe Green v Darcy Lever Dipyaman Banerjee 4 for 15, 270621

DSL v Edenfield, DSL boundaries 270621


Greenfield v Clifton Zach Flaxman 107 boundaries & ton celebration 270621

Sunday Plate sponsored by Tetley's

Sunday Plate
Week 14 - Quarter-Finals

So far we have declared wins for Denton West, Astley Bridge and Newton.

In the Sunday Plate Denton West's third team gave cup wins for their three teams in the cup today. Jack Beeby opened and scored 79 with 15 boundaries, and Ethan Bradshaw added 56 to help West post 201. Joe Schofield took 5 for 38 and Daniel Smith 4 for 19. West used 9 bowlers and 6 of them took wickets to restrict Droylsden from the off, Khurram Butt top scored with 25 as Droylsden were all out for 131.

Ashton toiled in the sun and Shabaz Bhatti posted 76 including 8 6s in their 106 all out. Astley Bridge's Taimur Khan took 4 for 7 to help restrict the visitors. The home side took less than 20 overs and won by 6 wickets with 53 from Ismael Patel.

Greenfield 4s were unable to field an eligible team and conceded the game but the parties agreed to play a friendly. Newton go through.

29 teams
30 May - Round of 32 (13 games and 3 byes)
27 June - Round of 16 (8 games)
18 July - Round of 8 (4 games)
1 August - Semi-Final (2 games)
30 August - Final at Daisy Hill CC


Sunday Plate
Week 11

In the Sunday Plate we had wins for Droylsden, Denton West, Royton 4s, Newton, Astley Bridge and Woodbank. Greenfield 4s and Ashton also go through.

Droylsden's Bahroz Ahmed batted through for 117 not out to be top scorer of the round in an 8 wicket win over Heywood byt Dave Rogers at Royton had 92 not out out of 120 to see Royton home. Kevin Bradford's 4 for 6 deserves a mention as West bowled out Brooksbotton for 75 but best bowling figures of the round go to Royton's Vicki Dean with an excellent return of 5 for 16.

its the quarter finals next on 18 July and the draw is as follows

Royton CC 4s v Woodbank CC
Droylsden CC v Denton West CC
Astley Bridge CC v Ashton CC

Newton CC v Greenfield CC 4s.


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Royton v Heyside Vicki Dean 5 for 16 270621

Royton v Heyside Dave Rogers 92* and the winning run 270621