First Team Review July 29

First Team Review July 29

29 Jul 2018

Twenty-four hours after losing to bottom team Windhill & Daisy Hill, Oulton bounced back by taking over the leadership of the Conference.

With the match between third-placed Adwalton and previous leaders Jer Lane abandoned without any play possible, Oulton seized their chance with a 90-run win over Great Preston.

Openers Will Harrison (68) and Jonathan Henshaw (67) set the tone for Oulton with a stand of 111 as they compiled a total of 203-7.

Ollie Baron (3-41) and Jacob Wright (3-44) were the main wicket takers for Great Preston who were restricted to 113-9 in their reply. David Flint took the bowling honours for Oulton with 4-28.

Oulton now have 228 points and have a 13-point lead over Jer Lane. Adwalton are a further six points back.

Windhill & Daisy Hill were unable to repeat their heroics of Saturday as they suffered a nine-wicket defeat against fast-improving Sandal.

Only Byron Greenwood (42) made an impression as Windhill were dismissed for 42 with Ben Van Den Nieuwenhof (3-22) and Kieran Dransfield (3-48) proving. to be the key bowlers. Sandal romped to victory with Matt Westwood hitting an unbeaten 79

An unbroken third-wicket stand of 89 between Richard Bedford (76no) and Joshua Farrell (40no) helped Gildersome & Farnley Hill to a17-run win over Heckmondwike & Carlinghow.

Heckmondwike & Carlinghow finished on 150-8 when they replied to Gildersome & Daisy Hill’s 167-2. Fahad Iman made 47 and Riffat Kiani (39) as Jonny Walker took 3-44.

Umar Mirza took 4-39 as Azaad bowled out Rodley for 108 to complete a 35-run win. The pick of the Rodley bowlers was Lachlan Roche (4-42) as Azaad made 143-6 batting first.

The match between East Leeds and Crossbank Methodists was abandoned without a ball being bowled.