South Yorkshire League: Conisbrough move out of Championship drop zone

Conisbrough moved out of the Championship relegation zone following a vital 54-run victory at bottom side Aston Hall B.

Monday, 12th August 2019, 4:31 pm
Updated Wednesday, 14th August 2019, 11:11 am
Gary Strephan

Will Scott starred with 89 in Conisbrough’s 229-6, which also included 31 from Gary Strephan and a quickfire 36 from Nipuna Kariyawasam.

In reply the home side could not meet the required run rate and the innings ended at 175-5. Wicketkeeper Dean Smith top scored with 54.

Relegation-threatened Sprotbrough were well beaten by leaders Appleby Frodingham at Melton Road.

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Appleby elected to bat first and stumper Alex Grimes opened with 62 and skipper Matthew Fowler supported with 42 as they posted a total of 227-7.

In reply Sprotbrough could only muster 93 all out. Wicketkeeper Tom Kaye top scored with 32, while Kieran Lindley did major damage with 5-9.

Wath beat Darfield by 52 runs in another important relegation tussle at Moor Road.

James Barnard struck 105 not out and Richard Whitehurst contributed 62 as Wath totalled 224-4.

Darfield could only muster 172 all out. Shawn Hopkins claimed 4-51.

Doncaster Town B lost by 58 runs at home to promotion-chasing Shiregreen.

Aslam Hayat struck an unbeaten 104 as Shiregreen posted total of 221-8. Ankit Patel led by example to claim 6-48 for Doncaster.

Jack Zuurbier (56) and Alex Pepper (40no) dug in for Town but they closed on 163 all out.