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CRICKET: Dann stars with bat and ball for triumphant Belvoir




Josh Sharpe batting for Belvoir against Hoveringham. Photo: Toby Roberts
Josh Sharpe batting for Belvoir against Hoveringham. Photo: Toby Roberts

South Notts League

Division A

Belvoir 1st XI 180

Hoveringham 1st XI 98

Hoveringham’s Murray De Banke got the game off to an exciting start with partial figures of 7-3-7-3.

However, Belvoir’s Greg Oldfield (31) and captain Lewis Dann (71) brought the home side back into contention.

Dann’s innings combined deft placement with his usual impish running. Single after single came between the slips and gully or was stolen in the covers somewhere – it was a tutorial in nurdling of which Derek Randall would have been proud.

At the other end, Hamish Moore took six wickets with a commendable spell of attacking slow bowling. He was aided by fine fielding that saw nine catches held – a particularly fine one on the boundary by Stuart Walton.

Fraser Fentem added some lusty blows at the death and Belvoir finished on 180.

Grizzly Joe Bottomley seemed to be on a mission. He ran in with irresistible purpose and extracted significant bounce from the wicket. At one stage he took four wickets for two runs in 13 balls, reducing Hoveringham to 33-4.

Greg Oldfield chipped in with a couple of wickets as the batting side tried manfully to resist. Indeed, Paul Lewis’ 26no was a masterclass in concentration.

It was left to Dann to wrap things up with 3-13. Fine Belvoir fielding was another feature of the day, with keeper Ryan Lewis (three catches and a stumping) leading the way.



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