Search

Monar lifts North London into top half of Division Three table

15:00 18 August 2014

North London players celebrate. Pic: Max Flego

North London players celebrate. Pic: Max Flego

Max Flego Sports Photography

Spinner Pete Monar lifted North London into the top half of the Division Three table as they beat Harrow Town by 19 runs in a low-scoring encounter.

Hussain Shabbir held the NL innings together after they were put in at Montenotte Road, carrying his bat for an undefeated 54 as his side were bowled out for just 134.

Monar (20) was the home side’s second top scorer, with Jack Godfrey-Wood (16) and Tom Wakeford (11) the only other batsmen to reach double figures as Kamlesh Desai (4-43) and Mehul Gokhani (3-27) wreaked havoc.

Wakeford (3-35) and James Baker (3-37) made early inroads when Town replied, but it looked as if Gokhani (42) would do enough to steer the visitors to victory.

However, Monar had other ideas and he prised out Gokhani, caught by Godfrey-Wood, as well as wrapping up the tail to finish with figures of 4-15 from eight overs as Town were dismissed for 115.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Islington Gazette visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Islington Gazette staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Islington Gazette account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Latest Sport Stories

Yesterday, 17:00
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger gestures on the touchline against Liverpool. Picture: Nigel French/PA

In our weekly Arsenal fan’s column, Alex Bellotti says that Arsenal’s lack of spending means Arsene Wenger must greatly develop the players at his disposal.

Yesterday, 16:31
Islington boxer John Ryder. Pic: Rob Newell/TGSPHOTO

Islington middleweight John ‘Rough’ Ryder will return to the ring next month for the first time since his failed British title bid against Nick Blackwell.

Yesterday, 16:12
Highagte players celebrate a wicket

Seamer Prashanth Srinivas stepped up to Highgate’s senior side in sensational fashion with a seven-wicket haul against MTSSC to keep them on course for a record points tally.

Mon, 15:41
Will Vanderspar enjoyed a fine all-round display for North Middlesex. Pic: Max Flego

North Middlesex ended their four-game losing streak in style, beating second-placed Richmond by eight wickets and deciding the title battle in the process.

Most read sport

Competitions

Get ready to take in the beautiful sights of London from above!

Are you always seeking unique ways to see your favourite city? This one is for you.

Shop till you drop!

Home to top name brands at great prices, TK Maxx is more like a treasure hunt than a shop. Perfect for grabbing a bargain or some hidden gems, you arm yourself with a trolley and go wild.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Islington Gazette e-edition today E-edition
Family Notices 24


Our trusted business finder