Whiteley takes six wickets


Sheaf Sports Yorkshire & Derbyshire League leaders Parkhead bowled first at Hundall, who made 148-8 before the weather intervened..

At Calver, the home team made 113-5 (Boot 40) against third placed University Staff before the match was abandoned.

De La Salle were 73ao (D Pearson 6-30), Holmesfield 13-2 before the weather finally intervened.

In Division Two, the big match of the day was a damp squib, Apperknowle reached 56 without loss when the weather ended the match with Sheffield Civil Service.

Bakewell were all out for 101 (L Tann 50). Grindleford didn’t get chance to bat.

Struggling Baslow were dismissed for 104 (K Rowney 4-15). For Ashford, Paul Carrington hit 53 in a five wicket win.

Ridgeway were 55-4 against Parkhead II when the rain came.

Dronfield Woodhouse reached 44-4 at Weston Park before the heavens opened.

In Division Three, Whittington Wanderers climbed into second as they sent Stocksbridge II back for 83 thanks to 4-46 from Dave Turner and 6-30 from Dave Whiteley.

Heavy showers saw the players leave the field twice but Whittington came back to claim a four wicket win.

In Division Four, 38 from Booker steered Youlgreave Lodge to 109ao away at Coal Aston, who replied with 20-1 before the inevitable impasse.

Chesterfield Barbarians II compiled a very useful 223-5 but were left to rue the opportunity to bowl at Sheffield Centralians II.

In Division Five, fourth placed Baslow II racked up a healthy 208-5 (N Gorman 53) before restricting Chesterfield Barbarians III to just 84-7.

Woodhouse could only muster 90 (Roger Barfoot 3-10) despite a combative 40 from Lee Smith at home to Whittington Wanderers II.

The Chesterfield-based visitors could only muster 51 in reply, Roy Burgin (5-19) and Chris Smith (4-13) sending them on their way.

High-flying Hundall II recorded 137ao (Richard Simpson 46 Connor Woodworth 4-41) before their game with Ashford in the Water II was curtailed.