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How the T20 was won

Dove had never previously made it to Finals Day but went all the way in 2021, here is how it was won.

Dove were placed in Group D alongside neighbours Chapel, Whaley Bridge, Birch Vale and Hayfield. There was the introduction of a quarter finals stage which meant the top two from each Group would progress to the next stage.

Dove had several impressive wins and managed to beat Hayfield in a tight final which was played at New Mills.

With the bat the following players hit over 100 runs: James Gemmell 224 including 2 50s, one in the final, Dan Gilbride 153 including a 99! Ben Bagshaw 142 including a 50 and Jack Gregory 114. Joe hall also hit a 50 and scored 98 runs.

With the ball Dan Waterhouse picked up 12 wickets, Dan Gilbride 10 wickets and James Gemmell picked up 9 wickets.

Twenty20 Group D

Game One

Dove Holes 168-2 v Birch Vale 141ao

Dan Gilbride 99, Jack Gregory 36 not out

Dan Gilbride 4-12, Ben Bagshaw 2-26, James Gemmell 3-27

Dove win by 27 runs

Game Two

Whaley Bridge 146-6 v Dove Holes 149-4

Joe Hall 55, Jack Gregory 20, Ben Bagshaw 20 not out

Dove win by 6 wickets

Game Three

Dove Holes 78-3 v Chapel 76ao

Dan Gilbride 2-17, D Cartledge 2-6, Ben Bagshaw 3 – 15, K Collins 2-20

Shaun Cartledge 27

Dove win by 7 wickets

Game Four

Hayfield 185-5 v Dove Hoes 183ao

Dan Gilbride 21, James Gemmell 61, Jack Gregory 30

Dan Waterhouse 2-32

Hayfield win by 5 wickets

Group Table

Hayfield 4 wins 12 points

Dove Holes 3 wins 9 points

Birch Vale 2 wins 6 points

Whaley Bridge 1 wins 3 points

Chapel 0 wins 0 points

Quarter Final

Dove Holes 187-5 v Dinting 120-8

James Gemmell 32, Ben Bagshaw 50, Tom Forder 36, Joe Hall 25 not out

Dan Waterhouse 2-24, Joe Hall 2-19, James Gemmell 2-20

Dove win by 67 runs

Finals Day

Semi Final

Dove Holes 137-7 v High Lane 72ao

James Gemmell 47, Joe Gregory 33

Sean Critchlow 2-8, Dan Waterhouse 4-11, James Gemmell 3-25

Dove win by 65 runs


Dove Holes 144-3 v Hayfield 143-8

James Gemmell 51, Jack Gregory 26, Ben Bagshaw 28 not out

Dan Gilbride 2-19, Dan Waterhouse 3-34, Ben Bagshaw 2-3

Dove win by 7 wickets

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