Bassetlaw Championship round-up: Glapwell take lion’s share, Papplewick stay top, Anston beat Worksop


Glapwell added 16 points to their Bassetlaw Championship tally on Saturday, with another winning draw – this time at home to Retford..

The hosts posted 174 before being skittled by their visitors.

The Retford reply was 133-9, earning six points from the losing draw result and bowling points. 

Stephen Gooden made 35 and Chris Webber 30 for Glapwell. 

The pick of the Retford bowlers was Jonathan Redfearn (4-46).

Wayne Spooner was the game’s top scorer with 38 supported by an innings of 30 from Pascal Broadley.   

Chris Webber took five of Retford’s wickets for 41.

Papplewick remain in top spot as they took maximum points from their visit to Clipstone.

Papplewick offered 224 all out. Justin Braithwaite made 86 and Alex Lloyd 37. 

Clipstone’s bowling was highlighted by an efficient 5-38 from Najun Nizar Mohamed Faslan. 

The home team made 200 all out taking eight points from their 24 run defeat. 

Matt Millns scored 47 with Ian O’Brien top scoring with 57. 

Jim Rhodes took 4-36 for Papplewick, with Charlie Blatherwick taking 4-43.

North Wheatley with Leverton batted first at Thoresby making 184-9. 

Thoresby responded with 185-6 taking 19 points as they beat Wheatley. 

Edwinstowe visited Notts and Arnold and took 14 points as they removed nine wickets. 

Notts and Arnold were able to take 13 points as they responded to Edwinstowe’s 218-8, matching the score but losing one more wicket. 

Edwinstowe, batting first, had a top score of 52 from Adam Dutton extending last week’s innings by a further 20 points.

James Dobson just missed out on another half century falling for 49. 

Notts and Arnold’s batting highlights were Craig Harrison 40 and Dylan Cooray 36. 

James Dobson took 4-42 adding to his haul for the season.

Mansfield Hosiery Mills visited Kiveton Park and would appear to have been able to return home early.

The opening score from the visitors of 227-7 was met with Kiveton being bowled out for a meagre 35 runs. 

Kiveton were able to take three bowling points from the game for taking seven wickets.

Worksop batted first once again as they visited their neighbours at Anston.

Worksop posted 185 all out. 

Tim Smith Junior made 44, Chris Taylor 49 with the ever present Amila Perera taking 7-49 for Anston. 

Anston responded with 186-3. 

Sam Taylor made 77 with Perera, capping a fine day, madethe next highest total with 39 not out.