Cricket round-up: Doncaster Town ladies stay on course for title

Sophie Diggles scored a brilliant century as Doncaster Town's ladies beat Anston and stayed on course to win the Yorkshire Women's League Division Two title.

Tuesday, 11th September 2018, 11:44 am
Updated Tuesday, 11th September 2018, 11:47 am
Doncaster Town CC Ladies

Diggles smashed 144 off 88 balls, including 24 fours and two sixes, to help Town post a huge 316-9 from their allotted 40 overs - their highest ever total.

Lesley Tew also opened with 43, Shell Styring made 35 and Alex Moon added 24.

In reply Anston simply could not live with the Doncaster attack and they collapsed to 52 all out in 25.2 overs.

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Hannah Cusack claimed 3-10, while Arisha Waqar took 2-12 and Diggles chipped in with 2-4.

Doncaster travel to Lightcliffe on Sunday knowing that victory will secure them the league title in only their fifth season since forming.

*Wath B have been relegated from Division One of the South Yorkshire League after their home game with fellow strugglers Upper Haugh was abandoned.

The hosts were 128-9 when the rain brought play to a halt.

Warmsworth, who were 208-7 when their clash with Thorncliffe was called off, are mathematically safe with one game left to play.

Tickhill B beat the weather to secure an 85-run victory at Shiregreen B in Division Three.

Scott Lowe (68) and Jack Proudly (64no) helped Tickhill post 202-5

Roy Nelson then claimed 3-19 as the hosts stuttered to 117-6.

Doncaster Town B will be promoted to Division Two if they beat Barnsley Woolley Miners C on Saturday.

*Doncaster Town finished fifth in the ECB Yorkshire South Premier League after their final fixture at home to Cleethorpes fell victim to the weather.