DALES Council League B Division leaders Savile Stars have been beaten for the first time this season.

They met Drighlington in a top-two battle at Sands Lane and were dismissed for 96 after Drig had made 155-5 (Allen Mitchell 56).

Thornbury B enjoyed themselves at Fulneck, making 234-7 (Asim Yasin 52no, Muhammad Omar 50) before bowling out Pudsey St Lawrence for 180 (Ben Hartley 101).

At Gledhow, Pudsey Congs were on the wrong end of a one-wicket defeat after being dismissed for 131 (Ajay Kamboj 5-26) by Leeds Sikh B, who replied with 132-9.

Things were more straightforward at Sandal, where Adel scored 202, thanks to 88 from Kanhu Charan Pattnayak, before bowling out Baildon for 146 to record their second win of the season.

The Morley v Farsley match was abandoned without a ball being bowled.

In A Division, Halifax Direct kept up their good run when, after scoring 164 (Farhan Ali 69) at High Royds, they dismissed leaders Crompark for 144 (Usman Maqsood 5-28) to narrow the gap at the top to ten points.

Between them in second are Thornbury, who bowled out New Wortley for 108 at Daleside Road before replying with 109-3 to close the gap at the top to three points.

Home side Leeds Caribbean scored 181-8 (Wesley Bell 95) before bowling out Cookridge for only 90 to stay fourth.

At Tong, Bradford Moor made 231 before dismissing Farnley Hill for 185 to move up to fifth, but Leeds Sikh continue to struggle, being sent back for 143 after Woodhouse had scored 198-6 at Meanwood Road.

In C Division, leaders Leeds Caribbean scored 229 (Ubaid Zia 54) and then held Cookridge B to 227-6 (Zaheer Ahmed 101, Shazad Akbar 56no) for a two-run victory in a thriller at Smithy Lane.

In a 40-overs-per-side match at Karmand, Halifax Direct B scored a challenging 201-5 but an opening stand of 153 between Mohamed Shamir (90) and Paul Scantlebury (69) helped St Chads to a five-wicket victory in 34.1 overs.

Baildon B only managed 116 at Low Springs against Tong Park Esholt, who replied with 117-3 (Adeel Wajid 55no).

At Bedquilts, Shipley Providence made 138 (Laxa Saika 52) before dismissing Cookridge C for 106 (Khalid Mahmood 5-30).