INTERLINK proved themselves as worthy champions of the Dales Council B Division, as they hammered second-placed Mayfield by 181 runs.

The pair met at Park Avenue, where Interlink scored a challenging 246-6 (Naeem Patel 83, Javed Memi 45 not out), before castling Mayfield for 65, with Memi taking 5-13 to add to his runs and ensure top spot for his team.

Tong Park Esholt were dismissed for 104 (Bilal Hussain 3-18, Hamza Rana 3-21) by Thornbury B, who also struggled and seemed to be heading for defeat at 14-5.

But an unbeaten 61 from skipper Bilal Hussain saw them finish on 108-9 (Adam Hodgson 4-32, Adam Cullen 3-17), ensuring a narrow victory and runners up spot in the league.

Baildon made 199-6 at Sandal and then bowled out Adel for 77 to wrap up a comfortable victory.

Muff Field only scored 147 (Hasan Malik 33, Rajakrishnan Rajadurai 3-43) and opponents Shipley Providence seemed to be on their way to a comfortable win at 108-2, before they slumped to 133-9.

Thankfully for them, opener Prasanna Ravichandran remained calm to hit the winning run and finish unbeaten on 58 out of 148-9 (Laxa Saike 52, Alex Pearson 4-31) to secure victory.

Cookridge B were held to 91-9 (Zak Stolarski 4-17, Anthony Edwards 3-30) at the Britannia by Pudsey Congs, who replied with 92-5 (Evan Kettlewell 34no) for their first win of the season.

Back up in Division A, Cookridge batted first, scoring 128 (Duncan Butler 4-13), and they bowled out Pudsey St Lawrence for 118 (Phil Wilson 34, Mark Wilson 5-22) to secure the runners up spot.

Leeds Caribbean have already wrapped up the title.

In the only other fixture to be played in the division, One Stop elected to bat at Low Springs and were thankful for 53 from last week’s centurion Raza Ali as they were all out for 103 (Asim Yasin 3-28, Waqas Abbas 3-28).

In reply, Thornbury slumped to 53-9 before finishing on 88 (Fez Hussain 35, Taimoor Qureshi 3-25), with Rafaqat Mehmood taking 5-25.

The Drighlington and Woodhouse clash was awarded to the former, while Halifax Direct conceded to Savile Stars.

The league season in Division C is already over, so they are now in Covid Cup action.

At Mayfield Terrace, the home side made 133 (Tom Pratt 3-29) before bowling out league champions Rodley for 60 (John Farr 4-7, Ghulam Mustafa 4-19) for victory.

Mayfield B now meet Morley in the final, with the latter getting through after Cookridge C conceded.