THE A Division leadership of the Dales Council League appears to be a poisoned chalice.

A week after front-runners Thornbury were beaten, the same fate befell Crompark.

Halifax Direct made 165 at High Royds before bowling out Crompark for 110, with Usman Maqsood taking 5-40.

Thornbury moved joint top when, after bowling out New Wortley for 153, Kaleem Afzal scored a half-century to help them to a six-wicket win.

Leeds Sikh went third after a two-wicket victory over Woodhouse at Meanwood Road.

The hosts scored 158 before Sikh replied with 162-8.

It was a bad day for Bradford Moor, however, who dropped to fifth in the table after being dismissed for 143 by basement club Farnley Hill, who won by four wickets.

Meanwhile, home side Leeds Caribbean got back to winning ways when, after making 165, they castled Cookridge for 65 (Naveed Anwar 5-15).

Closest game of the day was in B Division at Leeds Road, where Sohail Mohammed's 74 helped basement boys Morley to 144-8 before Farsley were all out for 139 (Karl Morris 55).

Savile Stars are still unbeaten.

After making 170-7 (Abdullah Alikzoi 65), they shot out Drighlington for 61 at Sands Lane.

Thornbury B moved up to second after scoring 200-9 against Pudsey St Lawrence.

Saints replied with (Vinnie Schumacher 76no, Jack Gaunt 62).

It was not a good day for Pudsey as third-placed Congs were also beaten, making 126 (Himanshu Loomba 5-28) in reply to Leeds Sikh B's 184-8 at Gledhow.

batted first and made 184-8 and then to help bowl out third placed Pudsey Congs for 126.

Adel dropped to bottom after conceding their fixture at Baildon.

In C Division, leaders Leeds Caribbean B were dismissed for 137 (Mahsood Akhtar 6-41) at Smithy Lane, Cookridge B replying with 139-6.

Second-placed St Chads were also beaten after being dismissed for 120 at the Karmand Centre by Halifax Direct B, who had earlier scored 152.

Highest score of the day was at Low Springs, where bottom club Baildon B racked up 269-9, thanks to a third-wicket partnership of 121 by Dom Kelly (92) and young Sam Koledge-Wilkinson (54).

Tong Park Esholt were then sent packing for 149 (Richard Morton 56).

Zameer Khan was Cookridge's hero at Bedquilts, making 77 of their 112 before Shipley Providence were bowled out for 98.