Aston’s batsmen take control but Nutbrook earn share of points

Nutbrook first XI welcomed Aston-on-Trent, who, batting first, made 332-7 off 46 overs, with several Nutbrook bowlers taking a pounding.

Aston’s Tariq finished on 168 not out, Kevin Flewitt best of the Nutbrook attack finishing with 3-48.

In reply Nutbrook soon realised they were going to have to settle for a battling draw, and this they did, with Steven Sanderson (67) leading the way and Adam Hutchinson’s 30 not out helping Nutbrook secure their share of the points.

Second XI

Nutbrook’s 2nd XI visited Barton and batting first made 209-6, Simon Taylor with 87, Adam Brooks 32 and Jack Brewer 28 .

In reply, Barton soon settled for the draw.

With a couple of wickets each from Dan Lever, Chris Goring and Danny Brooks, Barton finished on 166-6, thus ensuring a winning draw for Nutbrook.

Third XI

Nutbrook 3rds trekked to Cutthorpe with a depleted side.

Cutthorpe batting first could only make 141, Rob Gilbert 4-21 helping restrict the hosts.

In reply nine-man Nutbrook finished only 16 runs short of victory on 126 all out, Gilbert starring with the bat as well as he ended the innings on 49 not out