GIRLINGTON are the new leaders of Group A following their 124-run victory over Salem Athletic in the Bradford Mutual Sunday School League.

Musawar Shah (56) and Majid Zia (52no) were the stars of Girlington's 211-9 (Mohammed Naeem 4-46), before Zahid Khaliq and Musawar Shah took 4-20 and 5-25 respectively as Salem were shot out for 87.

Heaton, seven-wicket victors against Interlink, are up to second after their opponents made 186-9 (Munif Navsarka 54).

Mansoor Hussain bagged a hat-trick for the winners, who triumphed after a stand of 127 for the second wicket between Sohail Butt (95) and Abdul Ishfaq (60).

Top scorers in the section were Great Horton Church, who made 228-6 in defeating Cambing by 140 runs.

Abrar Hussain (75no) and Hans Randhawa (56) added 117 for the third wicket and Ashok Kumar then took 4-23 as Cambing were dismissed for 88.

Mehul Patel took 7-13 in Yorkshire LPS' eight-wicket success against Apperley Bridge.

Bowlers were dominant in Group B as leaders Omars tied with second-placed VVS Laxman.

The latter side were dismissed for 97, Majid Hussain taking 5-33, but Sajid Ali's 6-15 helped to ensure parity as Laxman were also castled for 97.

Salem dropped to third place after losing to Girlington by 44 runs.

Girlington were bowled out for 173, Rizwan Mushtaq scoring 42 as Mohammed Akif took 4-32. Salem could only manage 129 in reply.

Eight-wicket winners Hallfield are the new front-runners in Group C as Rizwan Ali (5-10) made short work of Cross Roads & Daisy Hill, who were shot out for 46,

Paul Cuthbertson maintained his golden form for Mayfield B in Group D, with an unbeaten 116 taking his tally to 467 runs in four games as Muff Field B were defeated by 100 runs.