Nailbiting finish to Division One contest

Ambergate CC and Stainsby Hall contested a thrilling game in Division of the DCCL on Saturday as Ambergate came within a whisker of victory.

Stainsby lost the toss and batted first as skipper Tom Wood led from the front. The opener top scored with 63 in a total of 210-5 from 50 overs.

Tom Morris also made an unbeaten 51.

Jonathan Heath (46) and Chris Whiteley (83) were the mainstays for Ambergate as they fell just short in their reply, ending on 209-8.

Matthew Smyth and Richard Gregson took three wickets apiece for Stainsby Hall.