Ryan Hall hits rapid century in Newcastle & Hartshill's NSSCL Division Six win

Peter Slinn was in the runs for Endon, but his side were beaten by Wood Lane in North Staffs and South Cheshire League Division Six.
Peter Slinn was in the runs for Endon, but his side were beaten by Wood Lane in North Staffs and South Cheshire League Division Six. -Credit:STOKE SENTINEL

Newcastle & Hartshill thirds hit top form with the bat in their comfortable NSSCL Division Six win against Onneley seconds.

Castle piled up 308-6 from their 40 overs, in which Ryan Hall hit a quickfire century.

Hall faced just 69 balls for his 108, an innings including 12 fours and six sixes.

Andrew Keates was no slouch either, making 77 not out off just 48 deliveries. His knock contained eight boundaries and four maximums.

Sam Bridgewater (35no) and Thenuka Angoda (31) were also in fine fettle, while Mohammed Razaq captured 3-36.

Onneley were dismissed for 84 in their post-tea reply.

Sohail Hussain (25) and Toqeer Ashraf Mohammad (12) made the most progress with the bat.

Tommy Pinnell and Theo Abel claimed 3-14 and 3-15 respectively, with Keates adding a couple of scalps.

Oliver Radzins was on the ton trail in Meakins thirds’ win at their Oakamoor counterparts.

Radzins compiled 111, featuring 14 fours, as Meakins amassed 245-4 in the first half of the contest.

John Mugava lent support with 58, hitting four fours and three sixes, while Jake Coxon chipped in with 39. Malvern Nhachi took two of the wickets to fall.

In reply, Jack Day (45), Sydney Brindley (17) and Jonathan Wood (16) all made starts.

But Oakamoor were bowled out for 157 as Saif Shakir (4-19) and William Hollins (4-35) took four wickets apiece. Oscar Sockett scooped the other two.

Rode Park & Lawton seconds had a routine afternoon as they won at home against Blythe 2nd XI.

Alistair Currie’s 41 was backed up by 29 apiece from Gary Jennison and Andrew Marshall as Rode Park & Lawton made handy progress to 169-9 at the halfway stage.

Kabir Jhangir (3-30) was the pick of the Blythe attack and there were two wickets each for Waqar Ali and Tahir Raza.

Craig Lancaster dug deep to make an unbeaten 38 for Blythe after tea.

However, Rhys Chambers’ 4-8 meant Blythe were rolled for 97 in their chase.

Nantwich thirds banked the points at home against Woore seconds.

Arthur Bate (43) and 19 each from Alex Darlington and Ben Mogg, led Nantwich to 145 all out. Bertie Hardy and Isaac Vacara picked up 4-24 and 4-27 respectively.

Andrew Burton (28), John Tellwright (21) and Michael Trigger (17no) did their best to keep Woore up with the rate after tea.

However, they fell short and drew stumps on 103-9.

Jack Jarvis pocketed 3-9 and there were double strikes from Darlington, Mogg and Sam Williams.

Whitmore thirds were in top form at home to beat Moddershall & Oulton sixths.

Sampath Dassanayake (32no), 26 apiece from Sameera Dissanayake and Upul Shantha Perera helped Whitmore to 213-6.

Jason Don, Dinesh Weerasinghe Mudalige and Malinda Adikari all made 24, while Nilantha Aluthge chipped in with 23.

Oliver Holdcroft picked up a couple of scalps for the visitors.

Samuel Wright replied with 58, which contained four fours, but the Modd men were limited to 118-7.

Wood Lane seconds had a comfortable day against Endon.

Wood Lane reached 192-7 thanks to Michael Leigh’s 56 and 36 from Lewis Gibson. Chris Reed and Alex Lawton shared four wickets.

Peter Slinn (32), Chris Baldo (27) and Lawton (25) impressed on the resumption.

But Endon were bowled out for 136 as Codie Knight took 3-38 and there were two wickets for Gibson.

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