Bradford/Aire-Wharfe: Surprise win for Cleckheaton at Pudsey St Lawrence

Cleckheaton’s overseas player Charity Kumarasignhe made a timely debut, scoring 38 as they notched a notable five-wicket victory at Pudsey St Lawrence in the Bradford Premier League.

Tuesday, 15th June 2021, 6:12 am
George Myers on his toes on the way to 187, a knock that included 21 fours and 13 sixes for Rawdon at Aire-Wharfe Division 1 rivals Horsforth. Picture: Steve Riding.

Opener Nick Lindley (51) and Ethan Lee (27no) also did well as the visitors upset the apple cart in the Premier Division.

Woodlands have an 11-point lead after opening batsmen Sam Frankland (128) and Tim Jackson (67) added 163 in their 169-run win over Morley, the Richardson brothers (Elliot 5-36 and Scott 3-15) taking over after tea.

New Farnley went second after Aidan Langley (73), Adam Waite (67), Andrew Brewster (3-63) and Jack Dyson (3-68) starred in the 42-run victory over previous joint leaders Townville.

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Woodlands opener Sam Frankland who scored 128 in the Bradford Premier League win at Morley. Picture: Steve Riding.

Rawdon’s George Myers made 187 and propelled his team to 435-6 at Horsforth in Aire-Wharfe Division One.

His knock only lasted 90 balls and contained 21 fours and 13 sixes. Ben Morley (81) and James Dobson (107) were no slouches either, with shell-shocked Horsforth then being dismissed for 148.

Saltaire (198) enjoyed a 43-run victory at Bilton (155-9), Beckwithshaw (212-3) had a seven-wicket win at Burley-in-Wharfedale (210), Collingham & Linton (183-5) overcame visitors Addingham (182) by five wickets, and Otley (137-6) won by four wickets at Ilkley (134).

In Yorkshire Premier League North, Castleford, inspired by former county players Chesney Hughes (74) and David Wainwright (32 and 6-32), went back to the top after a 69-run win over Stamford Bridge.

Woodlands opener Tim Jackson who scored 67 in the Bradford Premier League win at Morley. Picture: Steve Riding.

n The Waddilove Cup tie between Burley and Otley will be played to a conclusion on Sunday, June 20 at 1.30pm and will not be rearranged.

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Morley bowler Kawindu Kulasekara - and the umpire - keep a close eye on the flight of the ball during his side's Bradford Premier League meeting with Woodlands. Picture: Steve Riding.