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Salem Athletic back on top as Great Horton Church rained off
Bradford Mutual Sunday School League Group A leaders Great Horton Church made 125 all out at Omars, with Shmile Khan taking 5-11, but the hosts could only make 11-2 before rain stopped play.
It was a similar story at other grounds as the weather forced several abandonments.
Salem Athletic stole a march on Church as they defeated Hallfield by five wickets to return to the top of the table.
Moor made 191, Sohail Akram top-scoring with 62 and Zahid Mahmood taking 4-46, before Heaton replied with 100 all out (Masroor Ahmed 5-15).
Fourth-placed Bradford Gymkhana made 224-5 against Cambing, who were 18-0 when the rain came.
Girlington were top scorers of the day with 248-8 against Interlink. Chief run-makers were Mohammad Azad (76no), Musawar Shah (56no) and Qaisar Javed (41), while Mohammed Pandor was chief destroyer for Interlink with 4-32. Rain stopped play with Interlink on 40-3.
In Group B, Apperley Bridge’s lead is down to nine points after they lost to Greenfield. Mohammed Kamran took 4-21 as Apperley were all out for 92, Greenfield passing the score for the loss of two wickets.
Girlington are second after they defeated Bowling Baptists by 46 runs. Ijaz Ahmed had a great day, scoring 46 in Girlington’s 146 and then taking 5-33 to help put Bowling back in the hut for 100.
Salem Athletic had to settle for a draw at Mayfield, who amassed 140-7. Sajad Ahmed was top scorer with 52, Shahid Iqbal claiming 4-30, before the rain came with Salem 14-0.
Bradford Gymkhana made 225-9 against Yorkshire LPS, Faizi Khan making 51, before the LPS reply was curtailed on 62-2.
Allerton scored 205 all out (Akhil Mukundan 48, Rab Nawaz 42) and then had Daisy Hill in trouble at 81-4 when rain intervened.
Group C leaders VVS Laxman cruised to a seven-wicket win over Bradford Indians, Anwar Oaz taking 4-22.
Gareth Llewellin made 72 and Jack Llewellin 92 not out in a 103-run partnership for Great Horton Meths in their 173-8 at West Bowling. When the match was abandoned, West Bowling had made 48-1.
Cambing were struggling at 68-8 when the rain saved them after Hallfield had made 183 all out (Hasan Mughal 69, Sohail Butt 5-33).
In Group D, Muff Field A’s lead is down to just four points after second-placed Yorkshire LPS defeated them by four wickets, Sarang Patel taking 5-19 for LPS.
Muff Field B made 122 against Buttershaw, for whom John Taylor took 4-21. Buttershaw were 14-2 when the match was stopped for rain.
Paul Butterfield made 42 in Great Horton Meths’ 142 all out. Mayfield were 36-1 in reply at the close due to rain.
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