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Clee hits century and takes six wickets

Clee hits century and takes six wickets


Tom Clee, pictured, marked his return to second team action with a stunning all-round performance for Woodlands in their crushing 291-run Premier Division win over Gomersal.

Clee, who had deputised for Muhammad Bilal in his club's first team in the opening six games of the season, scored 113 not out and took 6-42.

Clee and Nicky Rushworth (125) led a Woodlands run spree which saw them make 367-3. Kieran Collins chipped in with an unbeaten 46. Gomersal crumbled in reply as Clee impressed with the ball.

Former Yorkshire player Mark Lawson was another century maker. He scored 103 as New Farnley scored 215-9 in their 104-run win  at Pudsey St Lawrence.

Adam Frost continued his fine form for the Saints with 4-58, but his figures were eclipsed by left-arm spinner Sam Barraclough's 5-25 for New Farnley. He was backed up by Jack Dyson (3-27).

Bowling Old Lane moved in to second place ahead of St Lawrence with an 88-run win over a Lightcliffe side who are now propping up the table. Shahid Alishan (81) and Faizan Haider (60) helped Old Lane to 236-7 while Matt Sumpner was the most successful bowler with 3-65. 

Opener Michael Brooke made a battling 49 but couldn't save his side from defeat as they were bowled out for 148. Naeem Khan helped seal Old Lane's win with 4-38.

Veterans John Carruthers (4-16) and Mick Horner (3-3) were among the wickets as leaders Hanging Heaton bowled out Yeadon for 70 to complete a 105-run win.

Craig Russell (30) top scored in Hanging Heaton's 175 while Kamran Khan (4-35) and Paul Machell (3-32) were the pick of the Yeadon bowlers.

Morley and Batley featured in the division's first tie of the season at Scatcherd Lane. After being bowled out for 105 with Umar Mirza taking 4-49, Morley looked poised to win when they reduced Batley to 89-9. But last-wicket pair of Saqib Talib and Mohammad Yusuf had other ideas.

Batley needed 10 runs from Michael Blakeney's final over to win and that was whittled down to two from the final ball. Last man Yusuf could only manage a single and the game was tied. Harish Krishnesh (4-9) and Gavin Goodlad (3-21) were the pick of the Morley bowlers.

Bankfoot bagged a valuable win as they defeated East Bierley by 108 runs. Atta Ur Rehman (6-32) proved to be their match winner as East Bierley were bowled out for 83 in reply to Bankfoot's 191-6.

Muhammad Addas (64) and Shanz Prangige (33) were the top scorers for Bankfoot who moved out of the bottom two with the victory. John Glover took 3-47 for East Bierley.

Division One

Baildon have taken over as leaders after they secured a three-wicket win over Carlton which enabled them to leap frog Great Preston. 

Stefan Mather hit an unbeaten 63 as they chased down Carlton's 148-8, which featured 39 from Matt Rowett. The pick of the Baildon bowlers was Ben Grimmitt (3-28).

Great Preston were bowled out for 60 as they suffered a 154-run defeat against Jer Lane. Nasir Chowdrey (5-32) and Arslaan Mahmood (4-23).

Mahmood had earlier made an unbeaten 39 as he and Haris Butt (67) helped Jer Lane to 214-7. Sam Holmes took 3-39 for Great Preston.

East Ardsley had an afternoon to forget at Jeffrey Field. They were skittled out for just 61 as Methley romped to a seven-wicket win. Finley Rooke (3-5) and Robert Clegg (3-2) did much of the damage.

Another team to be bowled out for under 100 were Northowram Fields. Their score of 98 was overhauled by Keighley with seven wickets down.

Mohammad Abbas set up Keighley's triumph with 6-23 while Jamie Wilmshurst (32) was their top scorer. Jason Smith took 3-15 for Northowram Fields.

Farsley pulled level with third place Bradford & Bingley on 82 points after defeating them by four wickets. Mohammad Atif (4-34), Mark Blackburn (3-13) and Andrew Sims (3-23) took the wickets as Bradford & Bingley were dismissed for 113 with only Will Johnston (31), making an impression.

David Kenyon (50) led Farsley towards their victory target and countered the bowling of in-form George Heartfield (3-29).

Young opener Bilal Butt made 88 while Joe Stolarski (56no) and Adam Patrick (32no) helped Pudsey Congs to make 217-7 in their 62-run win over Cleckheaton. Sam Bailey was the most successful bowler with 3-40.

Babar Malik made an unbeaten 63 and Russell Noble (33) as bottom team Cleckheaton replied with 155-6

Division Two

Joe Bowman was in fine all-round form as Hartshead Moor defeated Townville by 117 runs to replace them at the top of the table.

Bowman top scored with 76 as Hartshead Moor made 175-9 and took 6-28 as Townville crumbled to 58 all out. Adil Ladak (4-14) was the other Hartshead Moor wicket taker.

For Townville, Luke Jacques (4-32) and Benn Raynor (3-25) bowled well but their side's batsmen could not take advantage of their hard work.

The division's best bowling performance of the day came from Phil Scott of Hopton Mills. He took 7-23 as his side dismissed Adwalton for 71 on their way to an eight-wicket win. Arshad Ali (37) and Nohman Hussain (31no) ensured that Mills reached their target with the minimum of fuss.

Another bowler in form was Jaymes Hollingworth of Altofts. He took 7-41 against Undercliffe but could not save his side from a 14-run defeat.

Mohammed Sudase's knock of 82 was the cornerstone of Undercliffe's 150. while Danny Eden's 62 was the  main contribution to the Altofts reply of 136 as Mohammed Aslam took 5-22

Matthew Pickard hit 90 as fourth-place Liversedge scored 187 in their 56-run win over Wakefield St Michael's. Riyaz Motala (52) gave him good support as Robert Taylor picked up 4-23. Lawrence Morton made 89 out of St Michael's score of 131.Jaideep Dhangar took 3-47.

Wrenthorpe hauled themselves off the bottom of the table with a seven-wicket win over Birstall. Joe Wigglesworth (53no) and Nathan Ellis (37) helped them to overhaul Birstall's 155 all out.

Skipper Lee Peters (44) and Brandon Silverwood (31) were the main contributors for Birstall while Mustafa Bhatti took 3-40 for Wrenthorpe.

The match between Sandal and Ossett was abandoned without a ball being bowled.

Division Three

Leaders Crossflatts suffered their first defeat of the season at the hands of second place East Leeds who have reduced their lead to a single point.

Hassan Mushtaq made 51 as East Leeds were dismissed for 125 with Mark Pennington taking 5-32. Crossflatts were bowled out for 112 despite Tom Greenwood scoring 37. The key bowler for East Leeds was Rajab Ali with 5-34.

The game between Crossbank Methodists and Hunslet Nelson proved to be the lowest scoring match of the season.with 16 wickets falling for just 45 runs.

Crossbank were shot out for just 22 with Archie Haddon taking 3-1 and Joshua Morris (3-7). Nelson lost six wickets knocking off the runs as Theo Hanson took 4-9. The whole game lasted just 25.3 overs.

Razeb Raja (88no), Ahmed Butt (66) and  Martin Waldron (34) helped Heckmondwike & Carlinghow to make 210-3 as they defeated Scholes by 104 runs. Ilyas Hashmi took 3-21 as Scholes were dismissed for 106.

Skipper Peter Jackson hit an unbeaten 65 as Spen Victoria romped to a 10-wicket win over Gildersome & Farnley Hill who they bowled out for 88. Jonny Elstub (3-21), Louis Jackson (3-20) and Alex Leadbeater (3-26) were the wicket takers.

Opener Gary Sagar continued his good form with 62 as Rodley scored 204-8 in their 37-run win over Windhill & Daisy Hill. Ben Whitaker (41no) and Tom Pratt (31) gave support as Tom High took 3-60. Parvinder Singh top scored with 61 in Windhill & Daisy Hill's 167-8.

Third-place Buttershaw St Paul's bowled out Brighouse for 11 to secure an 11-run win. (There are no individual details for this game as a scoresheet has not been submitted).




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