Hull carved open as Bridge win battle of early pace-setters

Karl Carver picked up four wickets in 11 balls to halt Hull's innings on 200 and put Sheriff Hutton Bridge on the way to victory in the battle of Yorkshire North Premier's top two.

Carver’s 14-over spell returned 6-25 with Chris Grey (54) and Jack Storey (40) the main contributors for Hull. Adam Fisher (84no) and Rob Pinder (45no) put on 165 to see the visitors win by seven wickets.

Stamford Bridge moved up to second after Dominic Rhodes (3-27), Luke Robinson (3-19) and Donovan Sinclair (4-37) skittled Castleford for 89. Sam Tennant (60no) led the successful reply.

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Richard Brown (41no) top-scored in York’s 167-9 and even though Daniel Woods (4-29) made life difficult for Harrogate, they passed the target with one wicket and three balls to spare, opener Dion Sanson making 68.

A third-wicket stand of 107 between Matthew Waite (74) and Mosun Hussain (61) helped Yorkshire Academy to 272-5 against Scarborough, who hung on at 175-6 with Mark Tennant unbeaten on 52.

Brothers Andrew (48) and Chris Bilton (46) led the way in Woodhouse Grange’s 203-6 with five of the victims falling to Jamie Hopper. Despite a half-century from Danny Broumpton, Driffield were dismissed for 128.

A century stand by openers Michael Dale (93) and Andy Tute (32) set Acomb on the way to pass Dunnington’s 195-7 with six wickets to spare.

Pudsey St Lawrence suffered their first Bradford Premier League defeat of the season after Johnny Whiteoak (4-67) and Rob Burton (3-44) restricted them to 182-9 in which James Smith made 93.

Suleman Khan (59) top-scored as Lightcliffe clinched a six-wicket win with two balls left.

Chris Holliday (151no) and Mohammad Khan (107no) hit 25 fours and 11 sixes between them in an unbeaten stand of 236 as Cleckheaton raced to 
309-2. Mohammad Bilawal (4-49) removed Woodlands’ top three batsmen for 24 and even though Greg Finn(83) and Kez Ahmed (54) battled back, their side lost by 79 runs.

Joe Fraser (93) and Ismail Dawood (57) put on 155 in Hanging Heaton’s 267-6. Nick Lindley (96) and Andrew Bairstow (52) put up a spirited response, but David Stiff (5-54) and Tom Chippendale (3-80) bowled out Pudsey Congs for 235.

David McCallum took 3-9 as Bradford & Bingley were skittled for 74 giving New Farnley an easy win, and Morley crashed out for 68 with Mustafa Rafique taking 4-5, to set up a seven-wicket win for Farsley.

In the meeting between the bottom two sides, David Shuffe’s unbeaten century was the highlight of East Bierley’s 228-9 in which James Harding took five wickets. Scholes were dismissed for 117, Awais Ejaz taking 4-29.

Yorkshire Premier South leaders Appleby Frodingham looked in danger of defeat at Doncaster after Graeme Attenborough’s 6-43 spell restricted them to 162. A half-century stand between James Ward (38) and Alex Gosney (48) raised home hopes but then they lost five wickets in 17 balls and crashed out for 141.

Neil Longhurst (5-19) brought down Sheffield & Phoenix for 121 but with Azeem Rafiq (4-35) and Matthew Taylor (3-10) plugging away Whitley Hall struggled to 90-8 before Jim Tasker and James Ahmed saw them home.

Tom Knight’s 109 not out was the highlight of Wickersley’s 218-5 but Ed Callis (84) and Will Root (58) made sure Sheffield Collegiate took the honours.

David Toft (103) starred as Wakefield Thornes crushed Barnsley by 126 runs.

Greg Norton twice picked up two wickets in an over on the way to 5-25 to put Treeton on the way to a seven-wicket win over Rotherham.

Tom Craddock marked his first Huddersfield League game after injury with a 4-39 spell in Hoylandswaine’s 197-9, which include 92 from Alex Morris. Mick Cranmer took 6-15 as Honley collapsed to 37-7 and even Craddock’s gutsy 43 could not fight off defeat.

Jaycob Curtling starred with 70 and 5-56 as Armitage Bridge won by 82 runs at Barkisland.

Eugene Burzler captured 6-38 as Beckwithshaw reinforced their place at the top of the Aire-Wharfe League with a six-wicket win over Bilton.

Horsforth are pressing after Ollie Hardaker’s 135 off 114 balls inspired them to a 159-run win at Kirkstall.