Wymeswold CC Match Reports – Saturday 17th August

Shelton spins it for Wymeswold

 Young spinner Jack Shelton took a career-best 6 for 6 to steer Wymeswold to an emphatic nine-wicket win at Farndon in Division D of the South Notts Cricket League.

Skipper Rob Pitman won the toss and chose to bowl first on a drying wicket, which proved to be the correct call as Shelton’s 6 wickets in 5.4 overs was supported by Toby Smith with 3 for 14 as the home side were skittled out for just 67.

In reply, Luke Scoble was unbeaten on 42 as Wymeswold cruised to victory in just 16 overs for the loss of one wicket. The result moves the Wold to fourth in the SNCL Division D table, still with an outside chance of promotion if they were to win both of their final two games.

Meanwhile in Division L of the league Wymeswold’s second team lost by 75 runs at home to Midlands CC.

The visitors batted first and reached 140 for 8 in 36 overs, with Sam Whowell being the pick of the bowlers claiming 3 for 41.

In reply Wymeswold’s batsmen crashed to 65 all-out, with only veteran Pete Shaw making a significant contribution with 43.

Nick Shaw, Secretary

Wymeswold CC Match Reports – Saturday 10th August

Wymeswold’s run halted

Wymeswold’s winning run came to an end with a 27-run defeat at near-neighbours Hickling in Division D of the South Notts Cricket League.

The home side batted first and raced to 197 for 5 in 40 overs with spinner Jack Shelton taking 2 for 30.

In reply, skipper Rob Pitman top-scored with 37 but Wymeswold’s other batsmen were unable to push on. Toby Smith hit 27, Paul Brain made 22 and Charlie Raynes was 22 not out as the Wolds side were bowled out for 170 in the 39th over.

Meanwhile in Division L of the league Wymeswold’s second team coincidentally also lost out by 27 runs, this time at home to Thrumpton seconds.

The visitors batted first and reached 163 for 5 in 36 overs, with Dwight Bent being the pick of the bowlers claiming 3 for 29.

However, the 29 extras conceded proved the difference as Wymeswold’s batsmen were 136 all out in reply, with Pete Shaw (28), Alfie Dunton (29) and James Walker (25) all making contributions.

Nick Shaw, Secretary

Wymeswold CC Match Reports – Saturday 3rd August

Four in a row for Wymeswold

 Vice Captain Paul Brain hit a half century to help his Wymeswold side to a fourth consecutive win in Division D of the South Notts Cricket League, this time at home to Newark R & M.

Brain won the toss and chose to bat first, with opener Dan Barry’s 35 the pick of the top-order batsmen as the Wold reached 65 for 4. Paul Brain (51) and Charlie Raynes (45) then shared a stand of 72 before a late flurry from Pete Shaw (25) and Jack Shelton (16no) pushed the total to 218 for 9 from 45 overs.

In reply the visitors were well placed at 165 for 2, but then three wickets from Luke Scoble, backed up by two apiece for Dan Barry and Toby Smith, swung the game back to the home side. In the end Newark ended on 204 for 7 from 45 overs, sealing a 14-run win for Wymeswold.

Meanwhile in Division L of the league Wymeswold’s second team lost out by 47 runs at West Bridgfordians 4ths.

The home side batted first and made 152 for 5, with 14-year-old Joe Wells taking a wicket on his senior debut.

In reply, Wymeswold turned a useful 31 for 1 into 39 for 7. Only Callum Purcell (13), Andy Matthews (27) and Sam Tyler (19) were able to add respectability to the score as the seconds were bowled out for 105 in the 30th over.

Nick Shaw, Secretary.

Wymeswold CC Match Reports – Saturday 20th July

Scoble wins it for Wymeswold

Luke Scoble hit an unbeaten 94 to steer his Wymeswold side to a third consecutive win in Division D of the South Notts Cricket League, this time at home to Farndon.

After winning the toss Wold skipper Rob Pitman asked the visitors to bat first in tricky conditions due to rain, and would have been pleased as Harry Scoble (3 for 37) and Jack Shelton (3 for 44) restricted Farndon to 166 for 9 in 36 overs.

In reply Pitman himself made 12, but fellow opener Luke Scoble dominated, hitting 11 fours and 2 sixes in an unbeaten 104-run partnership with Dan Barry, who ended on 37 not out. The pair saw Wymeswold home for the loss of just three wickets in the 30th over.

Meanwhile in Division L of the league Wymeswold’s second team game at Midlands CC was abandoned after 11 overs due to heavy rain.

Nick Shaw, Secretary. 

Wymeswold CC Match Reports – Saturday 13th July

Wymeswold back to winning ways 

Skipper Rob Pitman starred with the bat as he steered his Wymeswold side to an emphatic seven-wicket victory at home to Beeston and Toton in Division D of the South Notts Cricket League.

Pitman won the toss and asked the visitors to bat first in tricky conditions, with Dan Barry taking 2 for 48 as Beeston ended on 178 for 5 from 40 overs.

In reply, Rob Pitman opened the batting and hit an unbeaten 93, supported by Dom Warne with 40, as his side reached the victory target in the 36th over for the loss of three wickets.

Meanwhile in Division L of the league Wymeswold’s second team game at Basford Mill 2nd was cancelled due to rain on the Saturday morning.

Nick Shaw, Secretary.

Wymeswold CC Match Reports – Saturday 6th July

Wymeswold back to winning ways

Skipper Rob Pitman starred with the bat as he steered his Wymeswold side to an emphatic seven-wicket victory at home to Beeston and Toton in Division D of the South Notts Cricket League.

Pitman won the toss and asked the visitors to bat first in tricky conditions, with Dan Barry taking 2 for 48 as Beeston ended on 178 for 5 from 40 overs.

In reply, Rob Pitman opened the batting and hit an unbeaten 93, supported by Dom Warne with 40, as his side reached the victory target in the 36th over for the loss of three wickets.

Meanwhile in Division L of the league Wymeswold’s second team game at Basford Mill 2nd was cancelled due to rain on the Saturday morning.

Nick Shaw, Secretary.

Wymeswold CC Match Reports – Saturday 29th June

Wymeswold well beaten

 A half-century from Dan Barry wasn’t enough to prevent Wymeswold from slipping to a seven-wicket defeat at home to promotion chasing West Bridgfordians 2nds in Division D of the South Notts Cricket League.

Rob Pitman’s side batted first and, apart from Dan Barry’s 60, Luke Scoble made 43 as the Wold ended on 178 all out from 42.1 overs.

In reply, the visitors made light work of the victory target reaching 180 for 3 in just 32.2 overs, consigning Wymeswold to a fifth defeat of the season.

Meanwhile in Division L of the league Wymeswold 2nds also came unstuck at Collingham 3rds. The home side rattled up 259 for 3 in just 36 overs, while only Richard Bowley with 48 was able to offer any resistance as the Wold were dismissed for just 146.

Nick Shaw, Secretary. Tel 01509 880543  / 07976 725056

Wymeswold CC Match Reports – Saturday 22nd June

Wymeswold falter after break

Having been rained off for two weeks, Wymeswold were itching to get back into action but missed out at East Bridgford in Division D of the South Notts Cricket League.

The home side batted first and reached 216 for 6 from 45 overs with Luke Scoble taking 3 for 68 and his brother Harry Scoble claiming 2 for 49.

Wymeswold’s batsmen couldn’t challenge that score in reply, with only Dom Warne offering hope with 35 as the Wolds side were dismissed for just 123.

Meanwhile in Division L of the league Leo Coggan starred with the bat as Wymeswold 2nds beat Caythope 4ths by 51 runs. Coggan hit 75, including 8 fours and 3 sixes at the Wold reached 176 for 6 from 40 overs.

In reply the visitors ended on 127 for 8 from 40 overs with 3 for 23 for Dennis Wright, but also a first wicket for 14-year-old Callum Purcell on his senior debut.

Nick Shaw, Secretary. 

Wymeswold CC Match Reports – Saturday 25th May

Wymeswold miss out

A knock of 68 from skipper Rob Pitman wasn’t enough to stop his Wymeswold side slipping to a five-wicket defeat at home to East Bridgford in Division D of the South Notts Cricket League.

Pitman won the toss and chose to bat first, but after he was out LBW only Dan Barry (20) and an unbeaten 41 from Paul Brain helped to push the final total to 188 for 9 from 45 overs.

In reply the visitors put on 67 for the first wicket and Wymeswold’s bowlers couldn’t make the breakthroughs needed. Dan Barry ended with 2 for 38 as Bridgford reached the victory target with two overs to spare for the loss of five wickets.

Meanwhile in Division L of the league Wymeswold 2nds enjoyed a five wicket win at Collingham 3rds. The home side batted first and made 167 for 7 from 40 overs with Andy Shelton, Nick Hando and Courtney Nangle all taking two wickets each.

In reply Dennis Wright hit 43 and then Ethan Mugglestone (44no) and Leo Coggan (19no) saw the Wold home in the 36th over for the loss of five wickets.

Nick Shaw, Secretary. 

Wymeswold CC Match Reports – Saturday 18th May

Second win for Wymeswold

Skipper Rob Pitman and newcomer Dom Warne both hit 74 to help Wymeswold to an emphatic 120-run win at West Bridgfordians 2nds in Division D of the South Notts Cricket League.

Pitman’s side batted first, with scores of 45 from Sam Whowell and 28 from Harry Shaw helping them to reach an impressive total of 248 for 6 from 45 overs.

After the break Jack Shelton returned figures of 3 for 18 as the home side slumped to 128 all out, recording a second victory for Wymeswold.

Meanwhile in Division L of the league Andy Shelton hit 56 to help Wymeswold 2nds seal a six-wicket home victory over Collingham 3rds.

The visitors batted first and reached 162 for 4 for 36 overs, with Martin Betts taking 2 for 42.

Shelton’s knock included 4 sixes and 6 fours to keep ahead of the rate. Then Ethan Mugglestone (28no) and an unbeaten 30 from veteran Pete Shaw saw the Wold home in the 26th over, for the loss of just four wickets.

Nick Shaw, Secretary.