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Butt blasts century in Jer Lane victory

Butt blasts century in Jer Lane victory

Premier Division
East Bierley v Jer Lane

Leaders Jer Lane produced another powerful batting display as they chased down a revised target of 257 from 36 overs in a rain affected game to win by seven wickets with 5.1 overs to spare. Haris Butt led the way with an unbeaten 110 which included eight sixes and six fours. Miraj Khan (65) continued his good form while Ijy Dar (61no) helped Butt add 112 in an unbroken fourth wicket partnership.

East Bierley must have thought they were in with a good chance of a much-needed win when they made 330-7 with Ross Monaghan making 138, a knock containing three sixes and 18 fours. Hamza Saeed (61) shared a second wicket stand of 132 with Monaghan after opener Sam Wilby had made 52. Harrison Kelly chipped in with 38 while Arslaan Mahmood (4-69) was the best of the bowlers,

Bankfoot v Morley
Gavin Goodlad and Michael Darby played the lead roles as bottom team Morley recorded their second win and moved to within five points of safety. Goodlad took 6-29 as Bankfoot, despite 46 from Muhammad Addas were dismissed for 156.
Michael Darby (71) led the successful run chase with Goodlad (32no) providing good support to close out a five-wicket win.

New Farnley v Hanging Heaton
New Farnley were left cursing the weather after rain led to defending champions Hanging Heaton being set a target of 171 from 38 overs which they achieved with five wickets down. Bobby McFarlane (70no) and James Byrne (39) led the way while spinner Sam Barraclough (3-57) was the best of the bowlers.
Defeat was hard on New Farnley’s 16-year-old opener Joe Pyrah who struck a six and 11 fours while making 117 out of a total of 274-5. Flynn Barker (41) shared an opening stand of 137 with Pyrah while Jack Rich (3-63) posed the main threat.

Pudsey St Lawrence v Pudsey Congs
Adam Carass (4-56) and Adam Frost (3-37) helped Pudsey St Lawrence bowl out their near neighbours for 139 to secure a 48-run win. Rain resulted in Congs being set a target of 188 in 42 overs but only Ayaan Khokhar (30) made an impression.
St Lawrence scored 251-6 from their full 50 overs thanks to David Heslop (50) and Brian Devine (43),

Woodlands v Bowling Old Lane
Jack Bleazard (5-30) and Jak Murphy (3-34) enabled Woodlands to bowl out Bowling Old Lane for 150 before cruising to an eight-wicket win. Shahid Alishan (54), Zahir Shah (35) and Muhammad Muaaz (30) provided the bulk of the runs.
Veteran Nicky Rushworth (69) and Bleazard (33not) guide second-place Woodlands to their victory target.

Batley v Gomersal
Gomersal slipped deeper into relegation trouble after being bowled out for 105 to lose by 63 runs. Zahoor Hussain (4-37) and Huzaifah Patel (3-21) did much of the damage as Liam Grant (43) offered the only resistance.
Haseeb Hashmi (42) and Hassan Abbas (38) top scored in Batley’s 168 as Ryan Kitson (3-49) and Liam Grant (3-30) posed the main threat.

Premier Division Stats of the day
Top team total: 330-7 East Bierley v Jer Lane
Top individual score: 138 Ross Monaghan (East Bierley v Jer Lane)
Best Bowling figures: 6-29 Gavin Goodlad (Morley v Bankfoot)
Season’s top stats
Top team total: 296-2 Jer Lane v Batley
Top individual score: 174no Miraj Khan (Jer Lane v Batley)
Best Bowling figures: 6-5 Adam Frost (Pudsey St Lawrence v Morley)

Division One
Hartshead Moor v Bradford & Bingley

Hartshead Moor climbed out of the relegation zone and put a dent in Bradford & Bingley’s promotion challenge as they made 305-3 on their way to a 26-run win.

Robert Swift hit a six and 15 fours while making 100 and was joined in an opening stand of 126 by Chris Swift (46). Laurence Brooke (59no) and William Walker (49no) continued the good work.
Rain interrupted the Bradford & Bingley innings and it resulted in them being set a target of 222 from 42 overs. They finished of 195-8 with Warren Allitt (85no) top scoring as Sam Middleton (3-60) and Louis Mitchell (3-36) emerged as the best of the bowlers.
Great Preston v Yeadon
Paul Machell (5-38) and Patrick Parker (4-54) bowled out Great Preston for 100 as Yeadon secured a 141-run win. Simeon Pickering (81) and Hamza Aftab (45) top scored in Yeadon’s 241 despite the efforts of Sam Wilkinson (4-43) and Clinton Griffiths (4-53).

Methley v Cleckheaton
Vinnie Banks (34) and David Winter (33) helped Methley edge to a two-wicket win despite the efforts of Sam Bailey (5-39) and Elliot Hallas (3-34). Hallas had earlier top scored with 45 as Cleckheaton made 115 batting first. Spinner Robert Clegg took 3-4 for Methley.

Lightcliffe v Farsley
Farsley returned to the top of Division One with a 32-run win after opponents Lightcliffe finished on 114-9 chasing a target of 147 in 36 overs after rain caused 14 overs to be lost.

James Hoyland (98) led the way as Farsley scored 180 all out as Henry Saul (5-46) posed the main threat. The experienced Michael Brooke (48) top scored for Lightcliffe but lacked support against Ben Maddison (4-37) and Mukdas Mohammad (3-16).
Baildon v Carlton
Carlton squeezed home by one wicket after rain left them with a revised target of  98 from 36 overs. Stefan Mather (3-15) and Haris Hussain (3-25) were the best of the Baildon bowlers while skipper Darren Wilson (45) and Haris Hussain (35no) were top scorers when the Jenny Laners scored 173-7 batting first.

East Ardsley v Townville
Townville skipper Kieran Samuels took his tally of runs in league and Priestley Shield to 996 for the season as he made 45 to steer his side to victory by five wickets. Ritchie Bresnan (4-13) impressed when East Ardsley were dismissed for 142. The defeat leaves them in the relegation positions,

Division One Stats of the day
Top team total: 305-3 Hartshead Moor v Bradford & Bingley
Top individual score: 100 Robert Swift (Hartshead Moor v Bradford & Bingley)
Best Bowling figures: 5-39 Paul Machell (Yeadon v Great Preston)
Season’s top stats
Top team total: 444 Bradford & Bingley v Great Preston
Top individual score: 221 Matthew Swallow (Bradford & Bingley v Great Preston)
Best Bowling figures: 8-23 Elliot Hallas (Cleckheaton v Baildon)

Division Two
Wakefield St Michael’s v Brighouse

Leaders Brighouse bowled out bottom side Wakefield St Michael’s for 63 as they romped to an eight-wicket win. Mohammed Imran (3-15), Kabeer Hussain (3-16), and Waqar Ilyas (3-7) did the damage with the ball. Brighouse had no alarms knocking off the runs.

Keighley v Buttershaw St Paul’s
Second place Keighley also had a comfortable win. Mohammed Abbas (6-16) and Louis Wilkinson (4-29) bowled out St Paul’s for 95 with only opener John Anderson (58) showing resistance. Lucas Keslinka was unbeaten on 33 when victory was achieved.

Altofts v Ossett
Third place Altofts recorded their seventh win as they defeated Ossett by 23 runs. Altofts made 236-6 with Jaymes Hollingworth (62) and Dominic Richardson (52) providing a sound foundation with an opening stand of 117. David Robson (44) and Dan Perry (38) continued the good work. Ossett made 213-8 in reply with Dan Busfield (67), Steve Coulthard (49no) and Leigh Learie (36) making runs as Robson crowned a good all-round performance with (4-37).

Liversedge v Sandal
Will Atkin continued his good form with 83 as Liversedge compiled a score of 295-8 on their way to a 154-run win over Sandal. Matthew Pickard (61), Fakir Laher (33), and Reuben Shuttleworth (32no) kept the pressure on the bowlers. Sandal were bowled out for 141 with Mark Smith (39) top scoring against a bowling attack in which Riyaz Motala (4-42) and Reuben Shuttleworth (3-29) enjoyed most success.

Birstall v Hopton Mills
Gary Senior (65), Zaaid Sajwal (63) and Arshad Ali (42) helped Hopton Mills to 218-8 as they defeated Birstall by 71 runs. Connor Teale (4-44) and Daniel Marlow (3-64) were the pick of the Birstall bowlers while Daniel Pauley (43) top scored as they were bowled out for 147 with Oliver Ramsay taking 3-46.

Northowram Fields v Undercliffe
Northowram Fields are second in the table after chasing down a revised target of 137 from 35 overs with 7.5 overs to spare. James Norcliffe (37no) and skipper Steve Elliott (32) saw them home despite Amaan Ali taking 3-38.

Undercliffe made 200-9 when they batted first with Absar Hussain (49), Muhammad Ulfat (46) and Huzaifah Azam (35), leading the way.
Birstall v Undercliffe
Undercliffe suffered their second defeat of the weekend when they went down by four wickets at Birstall. Henry Pearson (4-19) and Aamir Malik (3-19) helped bowl them out for 117. Malik followed up with an unbeaten 31 to steer his side to victory.

Division Two Stats of the day
Top team total: 295-8 Liversedge v Sandal
Top individual score: 83 Will Atkin (Liversedge v Sandal)
Best Bowling figures: 6-16 Mohammed Abbas (Keighley v Buttershaw St Paul’s
Season’s top stats
Top team total: 396-6 Liversedge v Buttershaw St Paul’s
Top individual score: 182 Will Atkin (Liversedge v Buttershaw St Paul’s)
Best Bowling figures: 9-33 Zafar Mahmood (Brighouse v Keighley)

Division Three
Hunslet Nelson v East Leeds

Leaders East Leeds suffered their first defeat of the season as they went down by seven wickets to Hunslet Nelson. Joshua Morris made an unbeaten 74 as the East Leeds score of 149 was passed with ease. Shamas Hussain (41) top scored for East Leeds, but they struggled against the bowling of Patrick Hinchcliffe (4-53) and Joshua Morris (3-33).
Windhill & Daisy Hill v Crossflatts
Jim O’Hara smashed an unbeaten century from just 55 balls as Crossflatts boosted their promotion hopes with an 89-run win over Windhill & Daisy Hill. O’Hara cracked 11 sixes and six fours and with Ben Chrispin scoring 71, Crossflatts were able to post a score of 259-9. Mohammad Hameed (4-54) was the best of the Windhill & Daisy Hill bowlers.
Charlotte Boulton (4-51) was among the wickets again as Crossflatts restricted their opponents to 170-8, Graeme Crabtree (44) and Phil Drake (35) leading the way.

Wrenthorpe v Scholes
Patrick Green (74no) and Nadeem Sayeed (42) helped Wrenthorpe chase down a Scholes total of 155 to record a seven-wicket win. Muhammad Awais (64) top scored for Scholes as Kalim Lajporia (6-59) found conditions to his liking.

Gildersome & Farnley Hill v Heckmondwike & Carlinghow
Kavan Patel (69no) and Jonny Walker (33no) guided Gildersome & Farnley Hill to a seven-wicket win after David Farrell (4-32) and Chris Dawson (3-42) had helped bowl out Heckmondwike & Carlinghow for 125, Asad Ejaz making 33.

Spen Victoria v Adwalton
Spen Victoria skipper Peter Jackson took his tally of runs for the season to 767 after making 76 in his side’s 27-run win. Razab Raja (46) and Yusuf Kayat (33), gave good support as Spen made 228 as Subhan Butt picked up 3-35. Adwalton were set a revised target of 197 from 30 overs and finished on 169-4. Ajami Sherwani (50no) and captain Mark Palfreeman (45no) against his old club were the top scorers.

Crossbank Methodists v Rodley
Simon Copland (5-38) and Joseph Hampshaw (3-33) bowled Crossbank Methodists to a 23-run win. Rodley, despite 63 from Subhan Habib, were bowled out for 149. Crucial to the outcome of the game was an unbroken last wicket stand of 41 between Theo Hanson (23no) and David Oates (15no) for Crossbank Methodists. 
Perry Lewty (3-36) was the best of the Rodley bowlers.
Division Three Stats of the day
Top team total: 259-9 Crossflatts v Windhill & Daisy Hill
Top individual score: 100no Jim O’Hara (Crossflatts v Windhill & Daisy Hill)
Best Bowling figures: 6-59
Kalim Lajporia (Wrenthorpe v Scholes)
Season’s top stats
Top team total: 313-5 East Leeds v Crossbank Methodists
Top individual score: 181no Peter Jackson (Spen Victoria v Wrenthorpe)
Best Bowling figures: 7-16 David Charles (Rodley v East Leeds)

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