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Edwinstowe  V  Farnsfield, Cricket played at Edwinstowe.'Edwistowe are pictured Batting. 6. Tricky moment for James Dobson
Edwinstowe V Farnsfield, Cricket played at Edwinstowe.'Edwistowe are pictured Batting. 6. Tricky moment for James Dobson

Edwinstowe edged past visiting strugglers Farnsfield by 17 runs in their Mansfield and District Sunday League clash, thanks largely to a decisive 5-28 by J. Dobson.

Edwinstowe had made 187 and, despite a spirited 51 by J. Smith, just managed to dismiss Farnsfield before they homed in on their target.

Second-placed Welbeck lost a couple of points when they failed to finish off Hucknall.

J. Spitza (66) and L. Cameron (60) led the way in their 186-4 total. But Hucknall held on at 152-9 for a losing draw.

Leaders Anston won at Eckington by six wickets when star man A. Perera scored 54 not out after taking 5-10 in bowling out Eckington for 125.

Mansfield Hosiery Mills scored 120 but won the day by 31 runs as they bowled out Mansfield for just 89 runs.

Glapwell’s 143-9 was not enough as visiting Sheffield Collegiate won by three wickets to stay third, now just a single point adrift of Welbeck.