Danny’s the star of the show with a stunning innings as seconds romp to win

FOR a report on Nutbrook first XI’s clash against Shipley Hall on Saturday, turn to page 33.

Second XI

Nutbrook seconds travelled to Uttoxeter, and batting first posted 228-6, mainly due to opening batsman Danny Brooks who hit a career best 154 not out an innings which included 22 fours and six sixes.

Uttoxeter in reply had no answer to the Nutbrook attack, slumping to 112 all out with Russ Henshaw 4-9 and Adam Brooks 4-53 starring with the ball to leave the visitors with the win to make them real promotion contenders.

Third XI

Nutbrook thirds travelled to Codnor MW.

Codnor, batting first, were restricted to 120 with Daniel Kerry 4-33, a couple of wickets for Gary Whitehead and three catches from wicket-keeper Callum Rowland contributing to an excellent fielding display.

Nutbrook cruised to the target with Whitehead’s 47 and Rob Gilbert’s 38 seeing the visitors home.

Youth

Local pride was at stake when Nutbrook and West Hallam U15s met.

Nutbrook amassed 154 in their 20 overs. Jonathan Taylor (29), Jack Brewer (31), Harry Cooke (32) and Ryan McGrath (30) starring for Nutbrook.

In reply West Hallam produced a determined batting display in batting out their overs, Joseph Taylor picking up a couple of wickets, as West Hallam finished on 32-7 ensuring an emphatic win for Nutbrook.

Nutbrook U17s played Awsworth.

Nutbrook made 156-7 with Dan Lever (53) and Ryan McGrath (30) starring.

In reply Awsworth were 100 all out, Harry Duckles and Ben Dawes chipping in with a couple of wickets each, as Nutbrook ran out easy winners.

Nutbrook U13s met Spondon and made 94, with skipper James Woods top scoring with 25.

In reply, Spondon were bowled out 20 runs short, with a couple of wickets from Matthew Gadsby and Duckles helping Nutbrook to the win.

Nutbrook U11s A met Shipley Hall.

Nutbrook piled on 110 in their innings, Lewis Hatton top scoring with 28.

Shipley struggled in their reply with Joseph Henshaw 3-3 and Victor Hartshorn 5-14 as Nutbrook ran out winners.