Bradford Gymkhana sprint into Sir James Roberts Cup last eight

Gymkhana sprint into last eight

Gymkhana sprint into last eight

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Bradford Gymkhana were the day's top scorers as they moved into the third round of the Bradford Mutual Sunday School League's Sir James Roberts Cup.

They were comprehensive winners after making 307-7, Mohammed Shiraz leading the way with 94 and Mohammed Shahid making 87, before Bowling Baptists were dismissed for 61.

Cambing gained a seven-wicket win over Parkside after chasing down 171, Wajid Mahmood top-scoring with 54 and Mubasher Ahmed scoring 53 not out.

Girlington made 201 all out, with Majid Zia hitting 56 and Sajid Parvez 55, before Hallfield were dismissed for 90 as Masawar Shah took 6-20.

The closest match of the day was at Interlink, where the home side made 109, Zafran Mahmood claiming 5-28. In reply, Bradford Moor passed the score with two wickets left but just two balls to spare.

Omars defeated Yorkshire LPS by nine wickets after Majid Hussain claimed 6-8, and Mandhata progressed after Nitesh Lad and Pritesh Lad both took four wickets to help dismiss Muff Field for 61 , Mandhata winning by seven wickets.

VVS Laxman and Yorkshire Friends contested a high-scoring match. Laxmans made 262-4, with Rama Patel scoring 92 not out and Mukesh Patel 55. Yorkshire Friends replied with 175, Awais Anwar taking 4-37.

Revised third-round draw: Heaton v Mandhata, Omars v Bradford Moor, Bradford Gymkhana v Cambing, VVS Laxman v Girlington. Matches to be played on Sunday, June 22.

 

 

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