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Struggling Collingham suffered a 49-run loss against Pakistan in Division One, despite an unbeaten half-century by David Coote.

Collingham’s bowlers had a frustrating afternoon as five of them failed to take a wicket as Pakistan made 272 for two.

Collingham made a poor start with Ross Taylor bowled for two. Fahad Ul Haq fared better, posting 42, and Coote’s unbeaten 56 helped increase the total.

However, they fell 49 runs short of a victory on 223 for six.

Caythorpe suffered a middle-order batting collapse as they lost to Wollaton by eight wickets.

Captain Matthew Daffin hit 40 and Fynn Purnell 23. However, no player in the middle or lower order reached double figures as they collapsed to 114-8.

It did not take long for Wollaton to reach the target, despite Toby Robinson bowling Himlal Kami for a duck.

Division Three

A strong performance by the Fiskerton and Thurgarton lower order was in vain as they lost by 77 runs to Wilsons.

Fiskerton’s Josh Perry took three wickets for 42 runs as Wilsons set a target of 213 for the loss of nine wickets.

In reply, Fiskerton’s top and middle order let them down as Ben Smith and Perry, batting eighth and tenth, top-scored, both with an unbeaten 25.

Fiskerton eventually reached 138 for eight, well short of the target.

Oxton recorded a win over Long Eaton after a good all-round performance.

Captain Michael Berry hit a half-century (54) and Matthew Jennings hit an unbeaten 42 to reach 215 for five.

Craig Short took four for 38 runs to restrict Long Eaton to 116 runs.

Division Five

Six Balderton 2nds players failed to hit double figures as they lost to Chilwell 2nds by 40 runs.

Adam Welsher and Connor Tansley took two wickets apiece to help restrict Chilwell’s total to 208 for seven.

Balderton’s reply had a terrible start when opener Stuart Lees was out for one.

George Parr top-scored with 39 runs and Tansley hit an unbeaten 32 as they reached 168 for nine.

Ciaran Logue tore through the Sutton Bonington batting order, taking six for 24, to give Farndon a two-wicket win.

Farndon’s opening batsman Martyn Hill hit 27 runs and Ashveer Gill top-scored with 29 to help their side make 131 for eight in reply to the visitors’ 129.

Adam Gell hit 43 for Southwell as they beat Shipley Hall by two wickets.

Richard Pierpoint took two for 30 as Shipley mustered a total of 166 for six.

As well as Gell’s 43, Southwell captain Kevin Brown hit 28 and Doug Wright was unbeaten on 27 to help their side reach 167 with two wickets left.

Division Six

Not a single Collingham 2nds player scored more than seven runs as they lost to Kimberley Institute by 258 runs.

Collingham’s Daniel Pike claimed three wickets in Kimberley’s 298 for five.

Collingham were dismissed for 40, Tony Williams top-scoring with seven.