Worksop came up marginally short in reply to Clipstone Welfare’s declaration in the Bassetlaw Championship on Saturday.
The contest ended in a draw after Clipstone declared on 232 for 7 only for Worksop to chase hard and finish on 227 for 9.
David Willcock’s 52 and Louis Sprigg’s 40 propelled the visiting team to a total of 232 for 7 leading to the Clipstone captain electing to declared.
Worksop’s best bowling came from Tim Smith Junior with 3 for 41.
An unbeaten 101 from Luke Ambrose along with Mark Ambrose’s 42 offered Worksop hope that the decision to declare was going to benefit them as they built a reply.
However, the total although close did not match the target. Louis Sprigg’s bowling of 3 for 28 was one aspect that brought Worksop’s total to 227 for 9.
Edwinstowe’s 234 for 5 was built up by three very solid innings from Adam Dutton 72, Yashan Samarasinghe 54 and Chris Tindle 45 as they batted first when visiting North Wheatley with Leverton.
Matthew Loates took 3-45 for the home side. North Wheatley with Leverton replied with a convincing 231 for 9, Luke Tong scoring 38 and Callum Harrison 31.
Tom Ward 3-75 and Chris Tindle 4-67 were the pick of Edwinstowe’s bowling which restricted the result to a draw.
At Goosedale Lane, Notts and Arnold Amateur were144 all out Dilhan Cooray top scoring with 43.
Tom Newcombe took 4-40 and Joseph Stone 3-27 for the visiting Glapwell Colliery team who were able to take maximum points as they offered145 for 2, Tharindu Perera was unbeaten in 71 as his side glided to an eight wicket victory.
Whitwell travelled to Retford and batted first making 167 for 9. Daniel Wheatley showed great resolve in his 56 supported by Alan Draycott’s 31.
Retford’s Aqib Afzaal took a very focused 5 fer for 38. The two standout innings of Mark Bull 64 not out and Aqib Afzaal also unbeaten on 80 took the home side to a nine wicket win.
Papplewick and Linby batted to a total of 297 for 8 with a century from James Taylor of 109. Joe Walker and Tom Bowers also scored 38 with Harry Ratcliffe making 52.
Ben Somerville took 3-60 and Joshua Littlewood 3-111 for Anston, the hosts. The reply fell short with 176 for 9, Luke Hall making 57. Jim Rhodes took 3 for 33 as Papplewick and Linby took the winning draw.
Full points were taken by the in form Farnsfield side who posted 306 for 6 at Fourth Avenue.
Curtis Mitchell’s knock of 110 along with Martin Mitchell’s 52 provided over half of these runs.
Azar Hussain took 3-46 for Thoresby Colliery who were all out for 146, Mitchell English scored 72. Dave Loveridge’s bowling for Farnsfield of 4-30 facilitated their win by 160 runs.