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Fellows and Connolly train their sights on ailing Congs

HANGING HEATON’S top batting guns Gary Fellows and Nick Connolly turned on the style at the expense of lowly Pudsey Congs as the Tewits stayed ahead of the pack in the ECB Bradford Premier League.

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Striking out: 
Woodlandsd opener Tim Walton scored 35 but his side lost to New Farnley to hit hopes of winning the Bradford League.
Picture: Steve Riding

Around the Yorkshire leagues: Beckwithshaw on course for the title

Beckwithshaw put one hand on the Aire-Wharfe championship trophy with a 109-run victory at Guiseley while their two closest rivals, Burley and Otley, crashed to defeat.

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Joe Root

England v West Indies talking points: How will pink ball affect first Test

England will face West Indies in their first day-night Test in this country at Edgbaston on Thursday.

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Match winner: Alex Lilley, left, after taking his fifth wicket and Bilton's final wicket to win the game fore league leaders Beckwithshaw.
Picture: Steve Riding

Saturday league cricket review: Milestones for Isanka and Morgan

Wakefield Thornes took a giant step towards retaining the Yorkshire South title with a crushing defeat of nearest rivals Sheffield Collegiate.

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In the runs: Hanging Heaton's Callum Geldart.
Picture: Steve Riding

Dynamic duo take Hanging Heaton to the top

Callum Geldart and Muhammed Rameez starred as Hanging Heaton crushed Bradford Premiership leaders Farsley by 163 runs and took over top spot.

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David Stiff: Claimed cheap wickets for Hanging Heaton.

Weekend Review: Pudsey Congs lifted in Bradford Premier survival bid | Stamford Bridge remain top of Yorkshire North | Wakefield Thornes dominant

stunning spells of bowling from Jonathan Donnelly and Josh Holling raised Pudsey Congs’ hopes they can escape the Bradford Premiership relegation zone.

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Carol and Howard Thompson survey the damage caused by thieves at Hunslet Nelson Cricket Club in Beeston. Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe

Leeds cricket club ‘heartbreak’ as thieves cut and steal wicket

A LEEDS cricket club faces paying out thousands of pounds to repair damage after thieves cut up and stole part of an artificial wicket.

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Farsley captain Ryan Cooper.

Bradford League: Leaders Farsley are happy to go under radar

FOR THE second season running, Farsley have been bang on the money in the ECB Bradford League – and have short-changed no-one.

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Sessay captain Mark Wilkie, who scored 66 and took a hat-trick in the quarter-finals win on Sunday (Photo: Caught Light Photography)

National Village Cup holders Sessay advance to semi-finals courtesy of captain heroics

Sessay are one step away from a return to the Home of Cricket – 12 months after winning the National Village Cup at Lord’s.

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Kallen Bond and George Ross embrace after the overseas ace took a wicket on Saturday (Photo: Caught Light Photography)

007-for! Harrogate CC skipper hails Shane Warne-like spell by overseas ace Bond in Yorkshire League North

Harrogate captain George Ross likened a mesmeric spell of bowling from overseas star Kallen Bond to Australian great Shane Warne following Saturday’s thrilling win over Easingwold.

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Leeds cricket club to attempt second Guinness World Record

Leeds cricket club to attempt second Guinness World Record

After claiming the Guinness World Record for the most overs bowled in eight hours last year, Rodley Cricket Club (RCC) is setting itself an even bigger challenge.

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Jack Brooks: Took six wickets for Kirkburton.
Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Yorkshire Leagues: Yorkshire star Jack Brooks grabs six-wicket haul

YORKSHIRE paceman Jack Brooks boosted Kirkburton’s fight against relegation from the Huddersfield Premiership and put a dent in Honley’s hopes of catching leaders Hoylandswaine.

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James Wainman of Farsley.

Bradfor League: Boot on the other foot as Farsley turn the tables

REWIND the clock a few seasons and the sight of Pudsey Congs healthily positioned near the Bradford League summit and Farsley toiling at the opposite end was a pretty common one.

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Leading the way: 
Ryan Cooper, who top scored with 73 for Farsley in the Bradford League win against Batley.
Picture: Steve Riding

All-rounder Rafiq the star in taking Collegiate to the top

Azeem Rafiq and Josh Varley steered Sheffield Collegiate to victory at Whitley Hall and to the top of Yorkshire South in place of their opponents.

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Wrenthope's Jordan Sleightholme on his way to a century against Yeadon (Picture: Steve Riding).

Yorkshire Leagues: Champions Pudsey St Lawrence topple leaders Hanging Heaton

Defending Bradford Premier champions Pudsey St Lawrence grabbed victory over current leaders Hanging Heaton with two wickets and one ball to spare, narrowing the gap between them to just five points.

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Hanging Heaton's 
David Stiff

Nawaz and Holliday combine to help end Delph’s unbeaten run

Delph & Dobcross’s proud unbeaten record in the Huddersfield League ended in a 67-run defeat at Hoylandswaine, who were also the last side to beat them in September, 2015.

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Yorkshireman helping to put Sweden on the cricketing map

Yorkshireman helping to put Sweden on the cricketing map

INCONGRUOUS is the word which first comes to mind when the words cricket and Sweden are uttered in the same sentence.

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David Paynter on his way to 74 for Pool in their 245-4dec before Otley won with a ball to spare at 246-7 (Picture: Steve Riding).

Asif’s quick burst sends Barnsley toppling towards defeat

Any hopes Barnsley had of repeating the form that recently gave them victory over defending Yorkshire South Premier champions Wakefield Thornes disappeared in the opening over when Wickersley’s Umaid Asif claimed three wickets.

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Jake Wray batting for Yeadon. He scored 71 out of 93 as Yeadon won by 2 runs. Picture: Steve Riding.

Duckworth-Lewis harshly marks Grange down as losers

The first rain-affected day of the season created plenty of frustration, some big hitting in what had become T20 matches, some anti-climaxes and at least one result in Yorkshire Premier North that was only accessible by computer.

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Woodland's Mark Lawson.

It’s a Super Saturday in the Bradford League as the top four square off

SKY SPORTS may have been busy attempting to hype up a final-day Super Sunday showdown, but the Bradford League have stolen a march on the TV broadcasters by having their own extravaganza 24 hours earlier!

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