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Kohler-Cadmore lifts Hanging Heaton

Kohler-Cadmore lifts Hanging Heaton

Premier Division
Hanging Heaton v Ossett
Ben Kohler-Cadmore hit a sparkling 161 as Hanging Heaton eased their relegation worries with an emphatic 158-run win over Ossett. Kohler-Cadmore hit six sixes and 17 fours as he helped his side post a total of 337.
Callum Bethel (67) helped his captain add 153 for the fifth wicket before David Stiff weighed in with 38. Sajith Warnakulasuriya (4-36) proved to be the most successful Ossett bowler.
The visitors were set a Duckworth Lewis Stern target of 313 from 44 overs but fell well short as they were bowled out for 164. To lose by 158 runs. George Hadfield (50) and Paul Malone (43) proved to be the top scorers as Bethel (4-21) and Mustafa Rafique (3-9) helped hanging Heaton bag 20 points.

Ossett captain Nick Connolly congratulates Ben Kohler-Cadmore on his century

Callum Bethel hits out for Hanging Heaton  Pictures: Ray Spencer

Sajith Warnakulasuriya took four wickets for Ossett Picture: Ray Spencer
Townville v Cleckheaton
Openers Abdul Wahid and Jonny Booth both hit centuries as they shared a first wicket stand of 231 as third-place Townville romped to a 169-run win. Wahid struck six sixes and 15 fours while making 127 while Jonny Booth batted throughout the innings for 117 not out, hitting three sixes and 11 fours. Harry Warwick (48) added late runs to boost the score to 332-4.
Cleckheaton, who are deep in relegation trouble, never looked like threatening their DLS target of  295 from 42 overs as they were bowled out for 125 with spinner Harry Clewett taking 7-34.
New Farnley v Bankfoot
Mark Lawson hit a rapid 70 and Adam Waite (42no) as New Farnley chased down a DLS target of 156 from 34 overs to win by six wickets with 8.2 overs to spare.
Bankfoot, who were put in to bat in a match initially reduced to 44 overs per side by rain, were bowled out for 177 Jawad Waheed (38) was their top scorers as spinner Gurman Randhawa (4-35) proved to be the best of the bowlers for the league leaders as they picked up a maximum 20 points to extend their lead over Woodlands to 19 points with five games to play.
Woodlands v Batley
Woodlands picked up their 14th win of the season as they defeated  bottom team Woodlands by 40 runs. Tim Jackson (43), Brad Schmulian (41) and Elliot Richardson (35 enabled Woodlands to make 195 despite the efforts of Raza Hassan (3-41), Muhammad Hafeez (3-26).
Rain resulted in Batley being set a DLS target of 173 from 35 overs and they were bowled out for 132. Elliot Richardson, coming on as a second change bowler took 4-45.
Bradford & Bingley v Farsley
Opening bowler James Rogers produced his best figures of the season as Farsley recorded an emphatic 10 wicket win at Wagon Lane. Rogers took 6-32 as the home side were dismissed for 110 with opener Jacob Slator batting throughout the innings for 39 not out.
Farsley had no trouble achieving their DLS target of 87 from 33 overs. Ryan Cooper made 57 not out against his old club to see Farsley to victory.
Pudsey St Lawrence v Methley
Methley’s 17-year-old opener Alex Cree hit an unbeaten 81 to steer his side to a comfortable seven-wicket win at Tofts Road. The visitors passed their DLS target of 151 from 40 overs in just 25.4 overs.
St Lawrence lost early wickets and despite the efforts of Luke Patel (63no) and Harry Cullingford (31) could only muster a score of 157 as former Yorkshire bowler James Wainman picked up 3-49.
Premier Division Stats of the day
Top team total: 337 Hanging Heaton v Ossett
Top individual score: 161 Ben Kohler-Cadmore (Hanging Heaton v Ossett)
Best Bowling figures: 7-34 Harry Clewett (Townville v Cleckheaton)
Premier Division Stats of the season
Top team total: 343-6 Woodlands v Hanging Heaton
Top individual score:
 169no Alex Cree (Methley v Ossett)
Best Bowling figures: 9-54 Zia Ul Haq Parwani (Bankfoot v Townville)

Division One
Undercliffe v Jer Lane
Spinner Jude Roberts took 5-28 as Undercliffe ended Jer Lane’s unbeaten start to the season. Fourth place Undercliffe won by 86 runs and halted the league leaders’ run of 15 straight win s this season.
Jer lane, set a DLS target of 202 from 44 overs, were bowled out for 115 to lose by 86 runs. Undercliffe had made 207-7 in their innings with Byron Boshoff (65) and Nick Smith (42) leading the way. Ibrar Younis (3-58) was the best of the Jer Lane bowlers.
Carlton v Gomersal
Half centuries from Dan White (70) and Kershaski John Lewis (55) enabled second place Carlton to record a four-wicket win. They were set a DLS target of 205 from 41 overs and got home with 13 balls to spare.
Defeat was hard on Gomersal batsman Andy Gorrod who made 111 in his side’s total of 223. Gorrod struck eight sixes plus six fours and shared a third wicket stand of 143 with Connor Reed (47). Lewis posed the main threat for Carlton as he picked up 4-27.
Pudsey Congs v Morley
Skipper Richard Jubb (48no) and Rishi Chopra (46mo) enabled third place Pudsey Congs to secure a six-wicket win over Morley.
They chased down the Morley score of 203 which featured a top score of 58 from overseas player Kavindu Kulasekara (58). The best of the Congs bowlers was Vinit Patel with 4-44.
East Ardsley v Wrenthorpe
Opener James Van Der Merwe hit an unbeaten century as East Ardsley kept alive their hopes of avoiding relegation with a 34-run win over bottom side Wrenthorpe. Van der Merwe made 123 not out, an innings containing two sixes and 15 fours, as East Ardsley scored 227-7 in 47 overs. Hassan Abbas (4-60) posed the main threat.
Wrenthorpe were handed a DLS target of 202 from 38 overs and were bowled out for 166. Spinner Daanyaal Ahmed (5-47) and Ashley Pearson (3-32) were the best of the bowlers while Sam Johnson (34) was Wrenthorpe’s top scorer.
Keighley v East Bierley
Ross Monaghan showed just why he was promoted to East Bierley’s first team by producing a fine all-round performance. First he took 5-35 as Keighley were dismissed for 156 and followed up by scoring 56 not out to guide his side to a three-wicket victory.
Overseas player Nisar Ahmad (3-80) and Monaghan helped their side to bowl out Keighley for 158, a total which featured 44 from Ben Hemsley and 38 from Adam Smith.
Thanks to Monaghan, East Bierley recovered from a poor start to win the game despite the efforts of James Massheder (3-37) and Noah McFadyen (3-53).
Baildon v Birstall
Dwayne Heke (53no) and James Ford (48) enabled Baildon to achieve their DLS target of 176 from 45 overs to defeat Birstall by seven wickets.
They ensured that their side capitalised on the earlier work of Umar Zahoor (3-42) and Abdullah Khan (3-44) as Birstall were dismissed for 184, Matthew Dyson scoring 48.
Division One Stats of the day
Top team total: 227-7 East Ardsley v Wrenthorpe
Top individual score: 123no James Van Der Merwe (East Ardsley v Wrenthorpe)
Best Bowling figures: 5-28 Jude Roberts (Undercliffe v Jer Lane)
Division One Stats of the season
Top team total: 398-7 Gomersal v Wrenthorpe
Top individual score: 162no James Ford (Baildon v Wrenthorpe)
Best Bowling figures: 7-39 Nisar Ahmad (East Bierley v Gomersal)
Division Two
Sandal v Yeadon
Sandal regained the leadership of Division Two by defeating Yeadon by five wickets and replacing them at the summit. A fifth wicket partnership between Brandon Hewlett (85) and Leighton Shuttleworth (48no) proved crucial as they overhauled Yeadon’s score of 202-9. Overseas player Keron Persaud (36) also played is part in the successful run chase against a bowling attack in which Paul Machell took 3-41.
Pasindu Thirimadura (55), Jonathan Bell (45) and Gulsheraz Ahmed (32 provided the bulk of Yeadon’s runs as Zaeem Zulfqar (4-44) and Sam Noden (3-48) posed the main threat.
Sandal now have 256 points and are 13 ahead of Yeadon who have Lightcliffe just three points further back breathing down their neck.
Hunslet Nelson v Lightcliffe
Lightcliffe had a comfortable 59-run win at Gipsy Lane as they restricted the home side to 128-7 when they pursued a DLS target of 188 from 42 overs.
Lightcliffe made 199 when they batted first with Finlay Hill (45no), Noah Chapman (33), Regan Broadbent (32) and Alex Stead (30) providing the bulk of their side’s runs
Buttershaw St Paul’s v Hopton Mills
Jonathan Burston (57) and Amer Ayoub (59) shared a third wicket partnership of 105 as Buttershaw St Paul’s cruised to a seven-wicket win after being set a DLS target of 162 in 31 overs.
Hopton Mills made 183 with Sana Khan (55) and Umar Abbas (36) top scoring as Zafar Jadoon (5-59) and Amer Ayoub (3-62) led the St Paul’s bowling effort.
Bowling Old Lane v Crossflatts
Crossflatts climbed out for the relegation places after securing a much-needed 12-run win. Wasim Hussain (4-41) played a significant role in their success as Old Lane were bowled out for 140 chasing a DLS target of 153 from 36 overs. Farhan Hussain (38) top scored for Old Lane while Dominic Bennett (39) and Jim O’Hara (30) helped Crossflatts to make 167 when they batted first. Ahsan Alishan (4-47) and Gurdev Singh (3-28) were the pick of the bowlers.
Northowram Fields v Great Preston
Northowram Fields added to Great Preston’s relegation woes by inflicting a 141-run defeat on them. Openers Kyle Welsh (82) and Callum Phillipson (52) provided the foundation for Northowram Fields’ score of 330-4 with an opening stand of 137.
The real star of the show was Australian Harry Hauenstein who smashed nine sixes and eight fours while making an unbeaten 104. He was joined by Richard Gould (54) in a third wicket stand of 107.
Skipper Oli Baron (50), Richard White (43) and David Illingworth (32) were the main contributors as Great Preston were bowled out for 189, Hauenstein (3-32) and Joe Hough (3-27) enjoying most success.
Hartshead Moor v Wakefield St Michael’s,
Skipper Chris Wynd made 117 as Hartshead Moor continued their climb towards safety with a 138-run win. Wynd struck 18 fours and was joined in an opening stand of 133 by Chris Swift (56) as his side made 259-9 despite Ashley Hale taking 5-62 and Joe Finnigan (3-86).
Spinner Lewis Lomax (5-26) and opening bowler Josh Marsden (3-26) led the way as St Michael’s were bowled out for 121, Bradley Wood making 38.
Division Two Stats of the day
Top team total: 330-4 Northowram Field v Great Preston
Top individual score: 117 Chris Wynd (Hartshead Moor v Wakefield St Michael’s)
Best Bowling figures: 5-26
Lewis Lomax (Hartshead Moor v Wakefield St Michael’s)
Division Two Stats of the season
Top team total:
 375-8 Lightcliffe v Wakefield St Michael’s
Top individual score: 152 Isaac Dikgala (Lightcliffe v Hopton Mills)
Best Bowling figures: 8-24 Hazrat Abbas (Bowling Old Lane v Hartshead Moor)
Division Three
Liversedge v Gildersome & Farnley Hill
Leaders Liversedge made it 15 wins from 16 games as they recorded a 49-run victory over Gildersome & Farnley Hill. Their match winners were Bryson Nicholls (5-55) and Parvaise Khan (4-59) who bowled out the visitors for 154 when they were chasing a DLS target of 204 in 45 overs. Rian Hoey (37) was top scorer.
Liversedge made 216-9 in their innings thanks to Shoaib Rehman (76), Matthew Gibson (33) and Imran Dawood (31) as Martin Morley (3-63) posed the main threat.
East Leeds v Scholes
Mehleb Mahmood impressed with 6-26 as second place Scholes bowled out East Leeds for 121 to set up a seven-wicket win. Kamran Farooq made 34 but lacked support. Hamza Khan (39) and Robert Smith (34) steered Scholes to victory.
Adwalton v Heckmondwike & Carlinghow
Wajid Hussain (5-55) and Wasim Khaliq (4-49) impressed with the ball as Heckmondwike & Carlinghow bowled out Adwalton for 183 to set up a three-wicket win. Martin Donohoe (48) top scored for the home side while Owais Hussain (43) led Heckmondwike & Carlinghow’s successful pursuit of their DLS target of 172 in 39 overs. Anas Imtiaz (3-54) was Adwalton’s most successful bowler.
Crossbank Methodists v Altofts
There is just no stopping Altofts all-rounder Craig Wood. After hitting a century in his side’s Gordon Rigg T20 Group B Cup final win over Hunslet Nelson, Wood produced another match-winning performance.
He took 5-45 and was backed up by Saif Tahir (4-18) as Crossbank Methodists were bowled out for 87, before smashing an unbeaten 74 from 38 balls to seal a 10-wicket win.
Rodley v Brighouse
Waqar Ilyas (54) helped Brighouse achieve their DLS target of 130 to record a three-wicket win. Skipper Bailey Wilson (54) top scored as Rodley made 154 when they batted first. Sultan Mahmood (5-36) was the pick of the Brighouse bowlers.
Spen Victoria v Windhill & Daisy Hill
Junaid Jamshed (4-24) and Paolo Girardi (4-17) bowled out Windhill & Daisy Hill for 94 as Spen Victoria completed a 104-run win. The visitors were chasing a DLS target of 199 after rain curtailed their reply to Spen’s 219-9, a total built around the contributions of Bilal Ejaz (55), Muhammad Ullah (35) and Ayyaz Ali (30). Usman Maroof (5-61) and Shoaib Iqbal (4-44) shared the wickets_
WDH 94 199/40
Division Three Stats of the day
Top team total: 219-9 Spen Victoria v Windhill & Daisy Hill
Top individual score: 76 Shoaib Rehman (Liversedge v Gildersome & Farnley Hill)
Best Bowling figures: 6-26 Mehleb Mahmood (Scholes v East Leeds)
Division Three Stats of the season
Top team total: 431-9 Spen Victoria v Adwalton
Top individual score: 195 Matthew Donohoe (Adwalton v Spen Victoria)
Best Bowling figures: 8-30 Greg Keywood (Scholes v Gildersome & Farnley Hill)

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