Promotion secured for Baslow and Bakewell

THE Yorkshire and Derbyshire Cricket League reached its conclusion on Saturday with key matches being contested in all five divisions.

In Division One, Hathersage were bowled out for 112 by Sheffield Centralians, who struggled in reply, eventually reaching their target at 114-8.

Calver secured the runners-up spot in Division Two and therefore gained promotion, despite losing at Grindleford.

The home side posted 178-7. Calver fell 16 runs short, being all out for 162.

Sheffield Civil Service lost their chance of promotion, going down to a nine-wicket defeat at Ashford.

They were dismissed for 115, the home side replying with 116-1.

Baslow are the Third Division champions.

Chris Cowley hit a magnificent 160, his second century of the summer, in a total of 289-8.

The visitors were relegated Shardlows, who were then sent back for 84.

The second promotion spot goes to Bakewell after a comfortable win over TRS.

They bowled their visitors out for 99 with Mick Clark taking a magnificent 7-47 and they replied with 100-4.

In Division Four, Totley Sports 2nd secured the Championship with an easy home win over bottom of the table Hathersage 2nds.

They bowled out the visitors for 102 (Askar 4-27) and relied with 106-1.

Sheffield Centralians 2nds bowled out visitors Youlgreave Lodge for 86 and then made a winning reply of 90-5.

Finally, in Division Five, there was a close match at Sheffield Collegiate 5ths where visitors Baslow 2nds set a total of 220 all out.

For the home side, Woodhead claimed 5-34. Collegiate fell 14 runs short being finally bowled out for 196.

Woodhouse bowled out visitors Ashford for 116 (Burgin 6-32).

They were made to fight for their win at 117-8.