Second successive defeat for Ordsall Bridon in the Premier

Daniel Wheatley, batting for Whitwell
Daniel Wheatley, batting for Whitwell

Ordsall Bridon are still yet to taste victory in the Notts Premier League, after a second successive defeat on Saturday.

Plumtree were the visitors, and they set the Bassetlaw side a daunting 354 for 6 to chase.

Despite Martyn Long’s knock of 30, Ordsall Bridon never looked like threatening the total and their efforts ended in the 48th over with just 118 runs on the board, and a 236-run defeat.

In the Bassetlaw Championship on Saturday, North Wheatley with Leverton took 18 points from their three-wicket win over Glapwell, Matt Loates starrting with an unbeaten 105.

Retford had a disappointing result in Division One, going down by 86 runs to Blidworth.

The home side made 165 for 8, Eddie Tofts taking 4 for 50 for Retford, who were then skittled for just 79 runs.

At the Metcalfe Ground, Everton drew with Whitwell, but took just eight points.

Ordsall Bridon II beat Notts and Arnold Amateur II by seven wickets in Division Two, John Tomlinson carrying his bat for 54, Eddie Ellis unbeaten on 36, Ashley Corrie adding 37 and Ben Wilson 35.

Division Three side Retford II had a comprehensive win opver Sherwood, who they bowled out for 105 runs, Dean Ellis taking 5 for 24 and Kevin Pattenden 3 for 15.

In reply, Retford reached 106 for the loss of just three wickets, Rob Stamps making 43 runs.

Everton II lost to Anston II, despite making 199 for 6, as Anston made 202 for 8.

One highlight however was the knock of 97 by an unbeaten John Waghorn.

North Wheatley with Leverton II lost by just two wickets to Cuckney III at home.