Good weekend for Ambergate

sp90210 Ambegate v Shipley Rob Heath (Ambergate) loses his off bail to Daniel Hanson of Shipley.
sp90210 Ambegate v Shipley Rob Heath (Ambergate) loses his off bail to Daniel Hanson of Shipley.

AMBERGATE Cricket Club enjoyed a very good weekend with a winning draw for the first XI backed up by victories by both the seconds and thirds.

The first XI gained 18 points from a high-scoring home game against Shipley Hall.

The hosts posted a good total of 262-7 with Wesley Thomas top scoring with 80 and other good knocks of 47 coming from opener Jonathan Heath, 51 from David Whiteley and 45 from Muhammed Adnan, who finished not out.

In reply, Shipley were restricted to 223-8 from their 46 overs with Thomas really enjoying his day by also taking 3-48 from 11 overs.

Ambergate second XI recorded a four-wicket away victory in the local derby with Belper Amateurs and the 3rds beat Cutthorpe by four wickets.