South Yorkshire Times July 26, 1969
Dearne Showed That Their Brand of Batting Pays
Doncaster Town 179 for 9 Dearne M.W. 180 for 3
Dearne MW.beats Doncaster Town by seven wickets at Doncaster on Saturday in the South Riding League. Scores were Doncaster Town 179 for 9 Dearne M.W. 180 for 3
Principal individual scorers for Doncaster Town were C. Smith 83 not out and P. Hodgkinson 39, and for Dearne M.W. were E. Winch 76 not out, 0. Smith 54, and W. Corby 28 not out.
Best bowling performances for Dearne M.W. were by S. Hobson 3 for 31 (nine overs), H. Dungworth 2 for 35 (seven overs) and for Doncaster Town were by J. Lockwood 2 for 20 (seven overs), K. Owen 1 for 38 (eight overs).
Dearne beat Doncaster Town quite convincingly by seven wickets. The Doncaster Town No. 1 batsmen, C. Smith, hit an undefeated 83 which included nine fours.
Dearne M.W. scored 180 for 3 in 145 minutes to secure another victory. Dearne showed that attacking batting pays off in the end and with four balls to spare won the match. Ellis Winch scored 76 (not out), which included seven fours and Otto Smith scored 54 (seven fours) in 74 minutes. W. Corby scored 28 valuable runs in 43 minutes.
This was a fine game between two fine sites, but the best team won.