Denaby & Cadeby – Collegiate 199 for 6 Denaby 104 for 8 – Narrow Escape at Abbeydale

July 1927

Mexborough and Swinton Times July 29, 1927

Sporting Denaby Effort
Narrow Escape at Abbeydale

Collegiate 199 for 6                         Denaby and Cadeby 104 for 8

The Collegiate batsmen at Abbeydale on Saturday took rather a long spell at the wicket, but though Denaby were left with only 100 minutes in which to attempt to knock up 199 runs, they did not play safe, and this resulted in the loss of eight wickets.

That Denaby had such a narrow escape from defeat was largely due to Beadmore, who in his first spell took seven wickets for 18 runs, and finished with excellent figures of seven for 27. Greenwood for once failed.

The measure of the Collegiate innings was the stand  by Watson Smith, a former Denaby player, who kept his wicket for nearly 2 hours, in which time, however, he scored only 65 runs