THORNBURY have set a new record partnership for the Dales Council League.

They scored 378-3 in the A Division match against visitors Cookridge, with opener Arsalan Shaikh (187no) and Yassir Javed (146) putting on 302 for the second wicket.

It beat the 300 of Hepworth & Idle's Paul Medley and Phil Haigh for their fifth wicket in 2009. 

Thornbury moved into fourth place when Cookridge replied with a respectable 250-9 (Ray Kerfoot 60).

Halifax Direct have lost their unbeaten record and dropped to third as a result.

They were dismissed for only 101 at Laisterdyke, with hosts Bradford Moor going on to win by eight wickets.

Leeds Sikh made 150 at the Scott Hall Oval and then bowled out previously unbeaten Caribbean for 138 to join them at the top of the table on 66 points.

New Wortley continued their good form from last week, making 305-7 at Tong before dismissing Farnley Hill, who remain winless, for 119.

At Meanwood, Crompark, who needed the extra overs, were involved in another thriller when, after bowling out Woodhouse for 193 in 42.1 overs, they scored the winning runs with a ball to spare with the last pair at the wicket.

Top score in B Division came at Gledhow, where Leeds Sikh B made 278-8 (Pavandeep Singh 109no, Imran Mahmood 56) before dismissing winless Adel for 145.

Savile Stars scored 164 at Sands Lane before bowling out bottom side Pudsey St Lawrence for 139 (Aqeel Ahmed 5-32) to stay second.

At Fulneck, there was another thriller, with Pudsey Congs making 226-8 (Ross Kettlewell 51, Asim Yasin 5-68) before dismissing Thornbury B for 223 (Nasar Mohammad 69, James Galvin 5-41) with two balls to spare to hold on to top spot.

Once again at Sandal, Baildon struggled to score runs, making only 127, Farsley replying with 129-3 for an easy victory.

Drighlington scored 202-8 before bowling out home side Morley for 188 at Leeds Road.

Thornbury didn't make the highest score of the day, however.

That honour belonged to C Division newcomers St Chad's, who made 400 at Station Road before dismissing Drighlington B for 175.

At Karmand, Halifax Direct B made 239-6, of which Shahzad Aslam Malik made 134 and skipper Abdul Sattar 56, Caribbean B then being bowled out for 185 as Halifax went third in the table.

Cookridge B totalled 253-7 at Smithy Lane (Sumit Jain 126no, Laxa Saika 5-69) before bowling out Shipley Providence for 145 (Kyle Fenton 5-32) to get off the mark for the season.