Ordsall Bridon lose further ground

Despite holding out to take a losing draw at Kimberley Institute on Saturday, Notts Premier League bottom side Ordsall Bridon lost further ground to Mansfield Hosiery Mills at the foot of the table.

The hosts made 241 for 7, despite Bridon bowler Gary Andrews taking 3 or 43.

Not for the first time this season, Bridon lost wickets in bunches, sliding to 38 for 4 before Sufian Munir tried to lead the revival.

He made it to 41 before becoming the first of Chris Glover’s three victims.

James Brice marshalled the tail with a patient innings as Ordsall held out to close on 175 for 8.

In the Bassetlaw League, Retford thrashed local rivals Firbeck by nine wickets.

Chandra Kumara was the star, taking 6 for 19 and remaining unbeaten on 58 runs as Retford made 80 for 1 after dismissing their foes for just 76.

Retford sit third in Division One, just 19 points behind second placed Firbeck.