Depleted Nutbrook firsts fall to defeat despite skipper Chambers’ fine century

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Nutbrook first XI made the short trip to Belper Meadows missing several key players.

Belper batted first and made 219 in their 46 overs, Kevin Flewitt, with figures of 3-49, the pick of the Nutbrook bowlers.

In their reply, Nutbrook, despite captain Michael Chambers hitting a superb 108, finished on 199 all out, Wozincka-Wells and Challinor the Belper bowlers doing the damage with five wickets each to condemn Nutbrook to defeat.

Second XI

Nutbrook seconds hosted Elvaston thirds looking to continue their recent rich vein of form.

Batting first, Nutbrook piled on the runs finishing on 247-8, Rob Brewer 77, captain John Wilson 35 and Adam Brooks 32 contributing to a good score.

In reply, Elvaston were rocked by a clutch of early wickets, Chris Goring’s 3-43 and a couple of wickets from Ben Dawes and Adam Brooks meaning Elvaston soon gave up hope of reaching the target, but Nutbrook could not capitalise on their early wickets as Elvaston held on and the match ended in a winning draw for Nutbrook.

Third XI

Nutbrook thirds hosted Clowne who, batting first, posted 225, Gary Whitehead’s 4-42 and Smit’sh 4-43 helping restrict the visitors’ total.

In reply, Nutbrook opener Jack Brewer finished on 76 not out, guiding his side from the front, with knocks from Rob Gilbert 66 and skipper Gary Woods 43 not out cementing victory.


Nutbrook U15s met Shipley Hall.

Shipley slumped to 81 all out, mainly thanks to superb bowling figures from Ryan McGrath with 5-1.

In reply Mcgrath (29) and captain Harry Cooke (32) saw Nutbrook home.

Nutbrook U17s played out an entertaing match with Ockbrook, Nutbrook batting first with Dan Lever’s 50 helping them to a total of 123.

But Ockbrook managed to reach their target with just three balls to spare.

Nutbrook U11s lost their first match of season to Sandiacre.

Sandiacre made 95, Joseph Henshaw chipping in with two wickets. In their reply Nutbrook lost too many wickets, finishing on 45 with Lewis Hatton top scoring on 24.

Nutbrook U11 B beat Long Eaton on Friday night.

Long Eaton made 77, Harry Woods picking up a wicket courtesy of a catch from wicketkeeper Luke Cox.

In reply, Nutbrook, led by Reece Widdowson top scoring with 19, reached their target to ensure a good win.