Jun 30 – Bentley 138 Denaby 200 for 6 – Worthington’s 5 wickets

June 1923

Mexborough & Swinton Times, June 30

Yorkshire Council

Bentley Colliery v Denaby Main

At Bentley yesterday, Denaby batted first and with only five on the board Tibbles played on. There was a fine second wicket partnership, however, the score being carried to 138 before Narraway was out. Greenwood, his partner, during the innings, left with one run added, but afterwards Worthington played a useful innings, and Denaby declared at 200 for six.

The pitch was excellent, but against the bowling of Worthington, Bentley wickets fell pretty fast and half the side were out for 73. White and Wagstaff put up a stand for the ninth wicket. They brought about several changes, and off Tibbles White was caught. The last two Bentley wickets put on over 40. Denaby won by 62. Scores:-


Bentley E Tibbles b Winyard 4 S Chambers b Worthington 38 I Greenwood lbw b Bower 61 W Thompson c Kennedy b Greenwood 3 W Narraway c Thompson b Bower 70 G H Chambers c Ford b Greenwood 0 G L Robinson b Bower 10 G J Laverick b Worthington 8 G Worthington Not out 32 J Dronfield b Worthington 28 H Shoosmith c S Chambers b GH Chambers 7 J Winyard b Worthington 28 S Kennedy b Bower 4 J Chambers b Kennedy 1 J Ford Not out 3 W Wagstaffe b Tibbles 23 A Spencer b Worthington 0 J White c Kennedy b Tibbles 13 J Bower not out 6 Extras 3 Extras 14 Totals (6 wkts dec) 200 Total 138

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