Premier league season ends with fourth place finish for Papplewick & Linby while Hucknall end up sixth

Papplewick & Linby ensured a fourth place finish in the Nottinghamshire Premier League after a 30 run victory over visiting Attenborough on Saturday.
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Choosing to bat, Papplewick made 256-7 off their 50 overs.

Louis Bhabra (77) and skipper Ben Trevor-Jones (56) set them up perrectly with an opening stand of 134.

Sakhumuzi Ndlela added 58 and Freddie McCann a useful 26 while Attenborough's Daniel Freeman ended with figures of 3-43.

Papplewick and Linby v Mansfield Hosiery (bowling), Louis BhabraPapplewick and Linby v Mansfield Hosiery (bowling), Louis Bhabra
Papplewick and Linby v Mansfield Hosiery (bowling), Louis Bhabra

In reply Attenborough fell short as their overs ended with them on 226-7. Zak Tribe was their main man with 87 not out, Savin Perera and Freeman both scored 28 while Tauseef Kataria ended 26 not out, McCann with 3-37.

Neighbours Hucknall narrowly lost to Wollaton by one wicket to finish sixth, Papplewick's win narrowly kept Wollaton in fifth.

Hucknall made 148 in 44.3 overs. They were 18-3 before Sam Johnson (57) and Nicol Loftie-Eaton (37) put on 82 for the fourth wicket. James Cox took 3-29, Will Neal 3-37 and Huzaif Latif 3-5 off five overs.

Wollaton made 151-9 in 42 overs, Hamish Llewellyn with 27, Daniel Andrew 25 and Jibran Azam 52 not out.

Leaders Kimberley Institute can only watch and wait this weekend as Cuckney aim to pip them for the title in their last game.

Kimberley completed their programme with an eight wicket win at Clifton Village to sit top on run rate. But they will be pushed to second if Cuckney win their final game at home to reigning champions Cavaliers & Carrington this Saturday.