IT was a debutant who bowled Baptist to a victory which saw them remain top in their Bradford Mutual Sunday School Cricket League group.

The Group B leaders had fresh bowler Arfan Zeb to thank as he took six wickets for Bowling Baptist as visitors Hallfield were brushed aside.

Bowling then replied with 48-3 to grab the win.

Elsewhere, Greenfield were restricted to 148 all-out by Girlington Seconds despite openers Kamran Khaliq and Faizan hitting an impressive 88 together.

Girlington then went 152-3 to take victory and move into second.

Northcliffe jumped into third with a 181-9 win at Bradford Indians.

Istiraj Khan bagged a half-century, before Saqib Mehmood fired home seven wickets on the way to getting Bradford all out.

Finally, home-side Cambing scored 163-9 with Shakeel Arshad scoring 60 against Allerton who were all-out for 116.

Asad Khan took seven wickets for the hosts to get Cambing their first victory of the season.

In Group A, Apperley Bridge remain at the top despite losing at Yorkshire Friends.

The hosts were all-out for 205 with an impressive 89 for Ajmal Rauf, but Bridge couldn't reach the marker, bowled out for 135.

Bradford Gymkhana have put the heat on the leaders by moving into second after beating Great Horton Church with a score of 97-7 off just under eight overs less than Church.

Salem are joint-second after beating Omars with 105-5.

Mohammed Waqas put in an all-round performance for the victors, taking six wickets from Omars and scoring 45 runs unbeaten.

It was a draw between Bradford Moor and Hallfield, with the game abandoned after Moor had reached 77-5.

Finally in the group, Girlington beat Yorkshire LPS in a thrilling game

Girlington were all-out for 114, before they took all of Yorkshire's wickets just short of the target at 113.

In Group C, TABS have moved to the top of table after beating Central YMCA with a low score of 51-5.

Greenfield Seconds keep the pressure on by moving into second after Bowling Baptist Seconds could only manage 67 runs in response to Greenfield's 143 all-out.

Hiren Patel scored an impressive 72 runs for Yorkshire LPS Seconds to send his side into third with a 178-5 victory against Mandhata.

Finally Muhammad Sarwar scored a just under half of Bradford Gymkhana Seconds's runs for a 188 all-out win at home to Bradford Phoenix who mustered 144 in reply.