HALIFAX Direct were bowled out for 178 (Asad Rashid 59) by Leeds Caribbean, who replied with 182-5 (Ubaid Zia 67, Mubtada Akhtar 58), to maintain their 100% record and top place of Division A of the Dales Council League.

At Smithy Lane, second-placed Thornbury bowled out Cookridge for 125. Kamran Ali (38) and younger brother Farhan (40no) had a second wicket partnership of 54 in their score of 96-2 for victory.

Woodhouse moved back into third after holding Pudsey St Lawrence to 202-8. They replied with 207-4 in 31 overs with Tahir Iqbal scoring an unbeaten 105.

One Stop batted first at Sands Lane and were bowled out for 143 (Raza Ali 45) by Savile Stars who replied with 147-8 (Mahmadsadik Wadi 66) for the win.

Another close finish came at Station Road where opener Richard Whitehurst made a quickfire 64 from 36 balls in Drighlington’s score of 197 (Sultan Mehmood 5-70) in 37.3 overs against Bradford Moor whose reply of 198-8 (Abid Hussain 83) came with only 2 balls left in the match.

Division B leaders Thornbury seconds bowled out Baildon thirds for 94 and then replied with 96-2 (Yassir Abbas 55).

Meanwhile, Muff Field elected to bat first and were bowled out for 114 (Frank Powell 38) by second-placed Interlink who in reply made 118-3 (Irfan Jamadar 40) for victory.

In another high scoring game, Mayfield made 281-9 (Mohammed Faisal 48) with skipper Paul Cuthbertson (115) and Ansar Mahmood (70) putting on 116 for the fifth wicket. Field then bowled out Tong Park Esholt thirds for 176 (Jim Law 43, Darren Reynolds 4-10) to stay in third.

At Fulneck, Adel moved into fourth by scoring 158-5 after bowling out home side Pudsey Congs for 157 (Jay Turnbull 51, Matthew Walker 4-34).

While, Shipley Providence had their first win of the season. They scored 150-8 after holding Cookridge seconds to 140-9 (Sumit Jain 68) to win by 10 runs.

Division C table toppers Rodley thirds were asked to bat at Canal Bank and under-16 star Ben Whitaker scored a huge 200 off 104 balls in their total of 303-9. Cookridge thirds could only manage 63 in reply with Seamus Nazir taking 6-4 in 4.4 overs.

At Richmond House School, St Chads Broomfield fourths were beaten for the first time when they were bowled out for 93 (Kashif Iqbal 4-17) by Drighlington seconds who had scored 150 (Aidan Dunne 60, Bhaven Mistry 40, Oscar Havis 4-38) to join the home club in second place.

At Sandal School, Morley thirds scored 212 (Connah Casey 55) and then dismissed Baildon fourths for 58 for victory.

Mayfield seconds made 125-9 (Nishint Rajpal 4-28) but then held St Chads Broomfield fifths to 94-9 for the win.