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New boy is just Wright for Pudsey St Lawrence

New boy is just Wright for Pudsey St Lawrence


Michael Wright took 6-17 on his Pudsey St Lawrence  debut to help his side secure a 43-run win over Hanging Heaton in the Second Teams Premier Division.

Wright helped his side bowl out their opponents for 101 with only Harvey Anderson (38) making a n impression as St Lawrence successfully defended their score of 144. Jonty Mighall (38) and Liam Phillips (33) were the main contributors as spinner Anderson picked up 5-39.

Farsley defeated Lightcliffe by six wickets in the clash between the two promoted sides. Mukdas Mohammad (3-44) and Adam Slater (3-33) led the way as Lightcliffe ere dismissed for 132, Evan Edwards making 41.

Farsley eased to victory thanks to James Hoyland (43) and Andrew Sims (38no) as Marcus Kelly (3-56) proved to be the best of the Lightcliffe bowlers.

Division One
Baildon opened their campaign with a 51-run win over Yeadon. Josh Capper (4-33), Jamie Abbott (3-5) and Harry Brook Dobson (3-17) helped them bowl out their rivals for 92.

Brook Dobson made an unbeaten 39 as Baildon scored 143-9 batting first as Abu-Bakar Siddiq (4-21) posed the most challenge.

Spinner Robert Clegg took 6-37 to set up a six-wicket win for Methley, Thanks to Clegg, Carlton were bowled out for 154 despite the efforts of Kian Wade (44), Lee Hurst (41) and Simon Parker (35). Methley were eased towards their victory target by Charlie Winter (48) and Jake McCaffrey (33).

Division Two
Half-centuries from Adam Eustace (76) and Jonathan Victor (52) helped Birstall to make 182-7 in their 69-run win over Hopton Mills. Ben Haigh took 5-23 for Mills who were restricted to 113-8 in reply. Sam Isles (4-26) and Alex Drake (3-17) were the pick of the Birstall bowlers.

Luke Slater took 5-17 as Great Preston bowled out Ossett for 50 to complete a 117-run victory. Joe Schofield (47), James Willis (36) and Robert White (32) helped Great Preston make 167 when they batted first.

Division Three
Runs were in short supply as Wrenthorpe, Crossflatts and Spen Victoria all recorded victories in low-scoring games.

It was an afternoon to forget for Wakefield St Michael’s as they were skittled out for just 30 by Spen Victoria as Ahmed Ali Lunat picked up 6-19. Spen had no trouble cruising to an eight-wicket win.

Patrick Green (4-14) and Alfie Holden (4-16) enabled Wrenthorpe to bowl out Crossbank Methodists for 62 as they opened with a five-wicket win.

Freddie Maddocks (6-12) impressed as Crossflatts bowled out Windhill & Daisy Hill for 95 on their way to an eight-wicket win. Phil Drake (44) top scored for Windhill & Daisy Hill but lacked support.

Crossflatts cruised to victory with Ben Chrispin (46no) and Dan Trowers (34no) making sure there were no slip ups.

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