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Alex McNulty among the runs for Belvoir Cricket Club

Alex McNulty blasted a rapid century to keep Belvoir at the top of the Division One table in the Grantham and Melton Association.

McNulty needed just 91 balls to score his 167 as Belvoir beat Barrow Town by 108 runs in Sunday's showdown.

The Belvoir opener smashed 18 fours and eight sixes in his innings as the visitors scored 311-3 from their 40 overs.

Alex McNulty
Alex McNulty

Demetri Lucas was unbeaten on 63 at the close for Belvoir who then restricted their hosts to 203-9 in reply with Tommy Bealby bagging 3-38 from his eight overs.

Grantham remain top of Division Two after a four-wicket home victory against Stamford 2nds while Buckminster claimed their first victory of the season.

They beat Melton Mowbray by one wicket having bowled out their hosts for 121.

Craig Harrison took 4-23 while Jake Wallace claimed 3-19 before Niall Williamson (28), David Scorror (23) and Manish Patel (22) top-scored in Buckminster's successful run chase.

Croxton Kerrial were beaten by eight wickets against Frisby, Hoby and Rotherby after being bowled out for 68.

Opener Danny Aylin top-scored with 28 while Leon Aylin took the only Frisby, Hoby and Rotherby wicket to fall as Luke Whitaker followed up his 4-25 with 38 not out.

Scott Nicholson
Scott Nicholson

Half-centuries from McNulty and Lucas had helped Belvoir maintain their push for honours in Division A of the South Nottinghamshire League on Saturday.

The duo both scored 51 and featured in a 90-run stand for the second wicket as Belvoir beat Wollaton 2nds by 53 runs.

The hosts had been bowled out for 187 after batting first but three wickets hauls from Tom Lindsay and Joe Bottomley helped dismiss Wollaton for 134 in reply.

The victory keeps Belvoir in second spot in the table, five points behind league leaders Hucknall 2nds.

A superb six-wicket haul from Nikaash Dinesh helped Belvoir's second team to a five-wicket win over Whatton and Aslockton in Division G.

Dinesh delivered 6-34 from his 11.2 overs as Whatton and Aslockton were bowled out for 105 after being put into bat.

An unbroken 52-run stand between Rowan Tyler (45no) and Phil Irvine (34) secured the win for Belvoir in the 31st over.

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