Omars take over at top

Bradford Mutual Sunday School League round-up

Bradford Mutual Sunday School League round-up

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Omars are the new leaders of GROUP B after blitzing overnight pace-setters Salem Athletic B by eight wickets in the Bradford Mutual Sunday School League.

Salem, who drop to third, were all out for 60 as Behram Khan and Ahsan Ali took 4-18 and 4-4 respectively.

VVS Laxman climbed to second with a 26-run victory over Great Horton Church after making 176 (Sajid Ali 51, Rama Patel 46, Vinay Chauhan 47, Qasim Azam 4-56).

Zaheer Ahmed struck an unbeaten 47 in reply but his side were all out for 150 as Chauhan completed a fine all-round performance by taking 5-48.

Shahid Saleem scored 107 as Girlington (296-8 – Mohammed Saleh 55, Shafqat Zaheer 4-63) beat Allerton by 27 runs. Nabeel Nawaz made 108 in reply but his side were all out for 269.

Hallfield (265 – Murtaza Noor 71, Babar Hussain 40) moved out of the relegation zone after beating Bowling Baptists (120) by 145 runs.

Greenfield (172) welcomed back skipper Ibrar Ahmed after a four-week suspension and they beat Gymkhana B (158) by 14 runs.

It's as you were at the GROUP A summit after the top three won in contrasting style.

Girlington still lead the way as they beat mid-table Cambing by nine wickets. Cambing were all out for 103, Majid Zia taking 4-28, before Girlington charged to victory in 16.3 overs as Abdur Rehman scored an unbeaten 77.

Bradford Moor remain second after a tense three-wicket win. Opponents Heaton were all out for 96 as Mohammed Qadeer took 5-26, with Moor also struggling for runs before edging home.

Salem Athletic stay third after crushing Yorkshire LPS by 93 runs. Salem racked up 259-6 (Narendra Patel 5-59) as Masood Ahmed, Shahid Iqbal and M Siraj struck 54, 51 and 45 respectively. Bottom side LPS were all out for 166 in response.

Apperley Bridge (203-9 – Tufail Ahmed 77, Mohammed Yasir 41, Asad Abbas 5-36) earned a winning draw against Great Horton Church, who came up short on 180-8 (Savais Bashir 61, Zabee Ullah 4-45).

Bradford Gymkhana lost to Interlink by eight wickets after posting just 126. Ismail Adam (58) and Fazal Amajee (40) led the successful reply.

Yorkshire Friends (191 – Gulfraz Ahmed 51, Shahzad Akhtar 45) remain top of GROUP C after a seven-wicket win over Muff Field (186 – Wade Smith 63, Alan Broadbent 60, Rizwan Hameed 4-42).

Hallfield (189 – Shabaz Ishaq 59) stay second after beating Great Horton Meths (164 – Chandan Sharma 5-25) by 25 runs.

Gary Smith's 5-14 for Mayfield in GROUP D included four wickets in as many balls as Bradford Indians were all out for just 89 – but this proved just enough as Mayfield were all out for 87 (Vikram Singh 5-22).

Leaders TABS piled up 305-6 (Adeeb Mushtaq 90, Nisar Hassan 70) before rolling over Great Horton for 77.

Buttershaw St Paul's (130) stay second after a 28-run win over Cambing (102 – Uzair Salman 55, Devon Beckford 4-11).

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