North Staffordshire and South Cheshire Cricket League results and highlights

DAVANTI TYRES NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE AND SOUTH CHESHIRE LEAGUE

ELWORTH closed the gap between themselves and Division One leaders Blythe to just six points by collecting 13 points from a winning draw at home to Caverswall.

Blythe had to be satisfied with just six points after being held to a draw by visitors Knypersley.

The destiny of the championship will now be decided on the final day of the season, when Blythe travel to Moddershall Oulton and Elworth are away to Knypersley.

Results and highlights (involving teams from across the Staffordshire Moorlands:-

Saturday, September 9

Premier Division

LEEK v LONGTON. Abandoned no play. Longton 2pts, Leek 2.

ASHCOMBE PARK v CHECKLEY. Abandoned no play. Ashcombe Park 2pts, Checkley 2.

Division One

BLYTHE 125-4 dec (Robert Ginders 49no, Matt Goodwin 35no; Liam Hopkins 3-45); KNYPERSLEY 69-7 (Robert James 22; Matt Goodwin 3-16). Blythe 6pts, Knypersley 2.

ELWORTH 152-8 (Chris Regan 58, Yasir Ali 45; Ashley Kent 3-52); CAVERSWALL 104-8 (Elliot Wright 46; Chridstopher Winter 3-31, James Burnett 3-31). Elworth 13pts, Caverswall 6.

ECCLESHALL 187-6 (Nathan Hinton 109, Joe Pelter 24, Matt Thomas 21no); CHEADLE 139-7 (Tom Cadman 22, Ali Khan 83; Cameron Sinclair 4-35, Myles Coughlan 3-24). Eccleshall 8pts, Cheadle 6.

Division Three

HANFORD 83-9 (Talha Tufail 30; Greg Willott 3-26, Asif Raza 6-45); BAGNALL NORTON 84-5 (Anthony Dutton 31, Sam Orme 2; Tariq Mughal 3-29). Hanford 3pts, Bagnall Norton 20.

MODDERSHALL OULTON 2nds 133 (Jono Whalley 29, Scott Oliver 56; Adam Keates 3-46); OAKAMOOR 134-4 (Tom Sherratt 23, James Smith 69). Moddershall Oulton 2nds 5pts, Oakamoor 20.

STONE SP 2nds 115 (Liam Hickey 25, Sam Bamford 39, Steve Aston 23; Jack Bourne 5-30); ENDON 117-1 (Adam Sibley 41, Alex Bailey 68no). Endon 20pts, Stone SP 2nds 2.

Division Four

KNYPERSLEY 2nds v ONNELEY & MAER. Abandoned no play. Knypersley 2pts, Onneley & Maer 2.

MEIR HEATH 2nds 115 (Muhmmed Waseem 30, Chris Mobley 32; Matthew Taylor 3-25); CHECKLEY 2nds 118-2 (Kevin Whitehurst 47, Matthew Arnold 23no, Nick Hubble 23no). Checkley 2nds 20pts, Meir Heath 2nds 3.

Division Five

CHEADLE 2nds 90 (Ryan Day 28; Cameron Sinclair 4-19, James Carruthers 3-32); ECCLESHALL 2nds 91-5 (Christopher Gask 25, Sam Linney 27, Jake Derry 27no). Cheadle 2nds 3pts, Eccleshall 2nds 20.

BURSLEM 2nds v BLYTHE 2nds. Abandoned no play. Burslem 2nds 2pts, Blythe 2nds 2.

BAGNALL NORTON 2nds v ELWORTH 2nds. Abandoned no play. Bagnall Norton 2nds 2pts, Elworth 2nds 2.

Division Six

LEEK 2nds v SANDYFORD 2nds. Abandoned no play. Leek 2nds 2pts, Sandyford 2nds 2pts.

ASHCOMBE PARK 2nds 93 (Joe Byrne 20, Chris Bradstreet 40; Thomas Caton 5-44; Christopher Baranowski 5-18); CAVERSWALL 2nds 94-8 (Dave Butler 3-20, Nick Goodwin 3-23). Caverswall 2nds 20pts, Ashcombe Park 2nds 5.

WEDGWOOD 2nds 100-8 (Graham Hall 42, Michael Cosens 24; Andy Hopwood 4-29); ENDON 2nds 76 (Phil Reynolds 23; Greg Timmis 4-24, Paul Mason 3-31). Wedgwood 2nds 25pts, Endon 2nds 5.

Division Seven

WOORE 2nds 17-8 (Edward Brookes 6-10) v OAKAMOOR 2nds. Abandoned. Oakamoor 2nds 6pts, Woore 2.

Division Eight

ONNELEY & MAER 2nds 194-8 (Kyle Knowles 50, Geoff Hall 52, Stuart Elkes 31); CHECKLEY 3rds 103 (Aaron Whitehurst 21, Alex Belcher 38; Mohammed Khalid 4-15). Checkley 3rds 6pts, Onneley & Maer 2nds 25.

CHURCH EATON 205-7 dec (Matthew Burslem 33, Andrew Greaves 65, Paul Brown 25, Adrian Melbourn 20no; Elliot Jackson 3-74); OAKAMOOR 3rds 87 (Jacob Fullick 23; Adnan Nadir 5-21). Church Eaton 25pts, Oakamoor 3rds 4.

LEIGH 167-3 (David Nash 81, Gabriel Sumnall 22, Andrew Wright 27); NEWCASTLE & HARTSHILL 3rds 98-8 (Chris Powell 38). Newcastle & Hartshill 3rds 2pts, Leigh 8.