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Old Lane bowl over league leaders

Old Lane bowl over league leaders


Bowling Old Lane ended Hanging Heaton’s unbeaten start to the season and cut their lead to 22 points in the Premier Division after beating them by five wickets.

Fahad Khan (4-34) and Saad Khan (3-17) helped Old Lane to bowl out their rivals for 117. Chris Goodair (33) top scored for Hanging Heaton.

Second-place Old Lane were guided to victory by Khalil Ur Rehman. He made 41 not out as they picked up 18 points.

Shanz Prangige impressed with 7-47 as Bankfoot dismissed Pudsey St Lawrence for 203 to secure a 20-run win at Tofts Road. Jonty Mighell (65) and David Heslop (52) hit half centuries for the Saints but could not prevent them from sliding to defeat.

Bankfoot’s total of 223-7 was built around solid contributions from Atta ur-Rehman (40no), Josh Marsden (40), Hamza Khan (39), Prangige (36) and Aanan Sayed (34). Ricky Priestley was the pick of the St Lawrence bowlers with 5-46.

Michael Darby made 88 as Morley overhauled East Bierley’s score of 165 to record a seven-wicket win. The win was set up by the efforts of Jack Hepworth (4-39) and Harish Krishnesh (4-35). The East Bierley innings saw Sam Wilby make 40 and Hamza Saedd (33).

Woodlands made 267-9 on their way to a 72-run win at Lightcliffe. Kieran Collins (55), Jak Murphy (47) and Jack Bleazard (46) led the way with the bat as Shoaib Hassan picked up 4-44.

Lightcliffe were restricted to 195-8 as Nicky Rushworth turned out to be the unlikely bowling success with 5-31. Rhys Jowett (55) and Daniel Clough (35) top scored for the home side.

Division One

Pudsey Congs are the new leader of Division One after their 69-run win over Methley. They are a point ahead of Jer Lane who defeated East Ardsley by five wickets.

Baildon are now third after hey defeated the previous leaders Bradford & Bingley by nine wickets, a result which drops the Wagon Lane side to fourth place.

Skipper Adam Patrick (58) and Babar Butt (39) helped Congs to make 206 despite the efforts of the experienced John Rickers (5-41).

That man Rickers also made 47 with the bat but his efforts were in vain as Methley were dismissed for 137. Mohammad Usman and Finlay Rooke both made 31.

An impressive opening stand of 192 between Gorge Barker, who hit two sixes and 14 fours in his unbeaten 109, and Chris Reynolds (50) was key to Baildon’s triumph.

They took their side to within two runs of the Bradford & Bingley score of 194 before being parted. Jack Sharp and Warren Allitt both made 31 for Bradford & Bingley, while Ben Grimmitt (3-48) and Sam Kelly (3-51) were the best of the bowlers for the Jenny Laners.

The bowling of Bobby Khan (5-43) and Haroon Mahmood (3-30) enabled Jer Lane to restrict lowly East Ardsley to 147-9, Ben Smith making 37. Amaan Ishaq made 38 not out in the successful reply.

East Ardsley share bottom spot with Keighley who went down to a six-wicket defeat at home to Farsley. Andrew Sims made an unbeaten 50 and former Keighley player James Rogers (35no) as Farsley eased past their opponents’ score of 123-8. Adam Qurban top scored with 55 while Mark Blackburn was the best of the Farsley bowlers with 4-39.

Tom Ward (5-30) and Will Hayton (5-56) helped Carlton bowl out Great Preston for 104 on their way to a seven-wicket win. Spencer Hunt (32) and Danny Sampson (31) helped them to their target.

Division Two

The top two teams both suffered defeat which has enabled Hopton Mills to strengthen their promotion challenge.

Lowly Sandal pulled off a 22-run win over leaders Hartshead Moor with opener Michael Trevethan carrying his bat for an unbeaten 52 in his side’s 145-8 before bowlers Phil Yeadon (4-47), Joshua Goose (3-38) and Jack Gibson (3-26) bowled Hartshead Moor out for 123. Jack Baldwin made 37 for the leaders but lacked support.

Second-place Townville came unstuck in their home game with Birstall as they went down to a 74-run defeat

The visitors made 215-7 thanks to James Mistry (58), Bobby McFarlane (52) and Sam Isles (43), while Benn Raynor (3-51) and Luke Jacques (3-50) were the best home bowlers. Townville, despite 58 from Tim Walton, were bowled out for 141 with Connor Teale taking3-48.

Hopton Mills are now just two points behind Townville following their five-wicket win over Altofts. Nohman Hussain hit an unbeaten 59 and Faraz Ahmed (30) as they eased past the Altofts score of 171-6. Adam Perry made 51, Joe Plater (37) and Steven Rigby (35) for Altofts.

A century from opener Paul Bennett was not enough to save Adwalton from a seven-wicket defeat against Liversedge. He hit two sixes and 14 fours and was supported by Richard Patrick (53) as a total of 220-8 was posted. Riyaz Motala (4-45) and Fakir Laher (3-31) were the pick of the Liversedge bowlers.

Joe Shuttleworth (83no) and Motala (53) were supported by Ashraf Karolia (40) as Liversedge eased to victory.

Conor Andrew took 6-54 as Ossett bowled out Undercliffe for 165 to complete an 85-run win. Abu Hurairah made 53 for Undercliffe when they replied to Ossett’s 250-8.

Michael Edwards (90) and Dale Straw (88) set the tone for Ossett as Amaan Ali (4-70), and Abdul Hamid (3-47) toiled away for Ossett.

Spinner Steve Watts (4-41) and Oliver Whyte (3-8) helped Wrenthorpe restrict Wakefield St Michael’s to 187-8 as they completed a 13-run win. Nick McMahon (57) and Krishen Patel (33) top scored for St Michael’s.

Nathan Ellis was again in good form for Wrenthorpe with 91 while Watts scored 33 against a bowling attack in which John Holland took 5-32.

Division Three
Leaders Buttershaw St Paul’s piled on the agony for lowly Scholes as they romped to a 230-run win after recording the division’s highest score of the day.

They made 302-9 thanks to Dilan Patel (83), Martin Rhodes (58) and Oliver Hague (48). It was tough going for the bowlers, but Shabir Ellahi (5-16) and Muhammad Zafar (3-35) persevered.

Scholes crumbled to 72 all out in their reply. Jack Wilson (3-8) and Dan Bolland (3-28) did much of the damage.

Second-place Hunslet Nelson are eight points adrift after their five-wicket win over Heckmondwike & Carlinghow.

Saad Hashmi (61no) and Mark Symons (50) dominated the Heckmondwike & Carlinghow score of 160-3 which Nelson passed thanks to Chris Allan (48) and Archie Haddon (36). Adnan Rawat posed the only threat with4-24.

Joe Taylor hit the day’s highest individual score of 145 not out as Crossflatts recorded a 159-run win at Crossbank Methodists.

Taylor peppered the boundary with nine sixes and 17 fours and was joined in an unbroken third-wicket partnership of 133 by Ben Hinchcliffe (56no) as Crossflatts made 262-2. Steve Broughton (3-20) and Haseeb Basit (3-21) followed up by bowling out the home side for 103. Ian Goodin (33) was top scorer.

Rajab Ali was another batsman to score a century. He made 123 not out as east Leeds defeated Windhill & Daisy Hill by 73 runs. He struck nine sixes and 11 fours while rescuing his side from 39-4 in a fifth wicket stand of 125 with Shaan Ahmed (60).

Rizwan Bhatti (61) top scored in the Windhill & Daisy Hill reply of 183. Shamraiz Hussain (3-33) and Ibrahim Safi (3-43) were the main wicket takers.

Spen Victoria’s good run came to an end as they went down by three wickets against Brighouse. Their score of 151-7, which featured 40 from Thomas Burrow, was insufficient as Sohail Akram (43) helped Brighouse to victory.

Matthew Lindsay (3-17) helped Gildersome & Farnley Hill bowl out Rodley for 99 as they secured a five-wicket win.

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