Bristol into last eight of Stuart Canvas Gloucestershire Cup

NIC Halstead Cleak powered his way to an unbeaten 141 off 140 balls for Bristol who overcame holders Golden Hill by 62 runs to reach the quarter-finals of the Stuart Canvas Gloucestershire Cup.

The opener hit 12 boundaries in an innings that dominated Bristol’s challenge of 244-5, Mitch Renwick adding 34, as spinner Dan Broome claimed 2-65.

In reply, Golden Hill lost wicket at regular intervals, Simon Hygate top scoring on 37 as Louie Shaw continued his run of form with a haul of 3-32.

Bristol’s reward is a local derby away to Bedminster on Sunday when Charlton Kings will host Bishopston and Gloucester entertain Hatherley & Reddings.

The remaining quarter-final, between Tewkesbury and Stroud, is scheduled for June 26.

Stuart Canvas Gloucestershire Trophy draw: Bedminster II v Golden Hill II, Bohemians v Kingsholm, Bream v Cam, Chipping Sodbury v Lydney, Frenchay v Bristol West Indian Phoenix, Hawkesbury Upton v Bristol Pakistanis, Langford v Gloucester AIW, Westbury-on-Severn v Stapleton. Matches to be played June 26.

DUMBLETON cruised into the last 32 of the Voneus Village Cup with a ten-wicket home hammering of Hagley.

Ross Martin led the charge with a return of 4-29 from seven as the visitors were rushed out for 143, Jamie Diamond also taking 2-15.

Dan Holland (68 from 51) and Martin (70 from 44) then needed less than 16 overs to book a trip to Weekly & Warkton of Northamptonshire on Sunday when Corse & Staunton face a long trip to Grampound Road, of Truro.

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