Sanderson's pace destroys Castleford

ECB Yorkshire

BEN Sanderson, Rotherham Town's pace bowler, was almost unplayable as he ripped through Castleford at Savile Park.

Five of Sanderson's eight victims were bowled and his 14.1 overs cost just 31 runs as Castleford were dismissed for 91 in 28.1 overs. Opener Andrew Bourke was the only batsman to gain the upper hand, his half-century containing eight fours.

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When Rotherham batted, Chris Young took 5-45 but the visitors won by four wickets in the 26th over, middle-order batsman Nathan Smith making 40 not out.

There was also an eight-wicket feat by Sheffield Collegiate's opening bowler Benjy Watson, whose side won the derby at Bawtry Road by nine wickets. Sheffield United fell for 57 in 23 overs, Watson taking 8-28 in 12 overs which included five maidens. All his victims were caught. United's top scorer was No 3 Kieran Dinnage, who made 19.

Collegiate took 13.4 overs to pass their rivals' total, opener Alex Patmore 28 not out.

Richard Wilkinson inspired Barnsley to a sixth successive victory as they overcame visitors Scarborough by four wickets. Off-spinner Wilkinson's 7-56 haul took his total of league wickets for the season to 58 and he made 28 in a fifth-wicket partnership of 51 with Jason Booth who hit an unbeaten 43. Opener Gary Ballance was Barnsley's top scorer with 59.

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Leaders York soon polished off Harrogate at St George's Road. The home batsmen were mesmerised by slow left-armer Daniel Woods, who took 5-9 in 10.4 overs, including six maidens. Tom Bartram also took four wickets as Harrogate were ousted for 91 in 39.4 overs. Opener Dan Wilson then struck 11 fours in an undefeated 60, York winning by eight wickets.

Doncaster Town suffered a five-wicket defeat against Yorkshire Academys. Town recovered from 8-4 to 126 all out in 50.1 overs, Amit Kundra (42) and teenager Felix Odell (38) putting on 82 for the fifth wicket. Moin Ashraf and Gurman Randhawa took three wickets each for the Academy, who needed 38.4 overs to reach their target.

Appleby Frodingham won a rain-interrupted thriller at Cleethorpes by one wicket after restricting the hosts to 230-7.

Driffield won by 103 runs at Hull, who were hustled out for 94 by Ollie Ezard (5-26) and Nick Hardgrave (4-26).