THE Dales Council Cricket League leading run scorer hit another impressive tally to take Drighlington to victory.

Drigh hosted Savile Stars in Division A, with the visitors scoring 201 to begin.

The home side were going well at 86-2, but after four wickets fell for 12 runs to leave them on 98-6, top-scorer Matty Waller (85) was joined by Peter Lloyd (46).

Their partnership of 105 took Drigh to the win.

In six fixtures at their ground this year, a total of 2,735 runs have been scored at an average of 455.8 runs per match - testament to the hard work of groundsman John Waller.

Leaders Woodhouse travelled to Mayfield and bowled them out for 151, with Muhammad Faisal getting 3-14.

The visitors replied with 155-4 in 28.2 overs for a comfortable victory.

Mohammed Iqbal was on fire for second-placed Halifax Direct who bowled 4-9 in getting Karmand out for 162.

Fax then replied with 166-5 thanks to an unbeaten partnership of 96 from Imran Malik (55) and Arfan Shah (41).

Leeds Sikh also secured victory when, after scoring 185, they dismissed Leeds Caribbean for 93.

Pritpal Saggu got 4-6, with Manish Parimoo taking a hat-trick.

Thornbury also seem to have found last year’s form when after scoring 189 they bowled out Bradford Moor for 175.

In Division B, leaders One Stop continued their unbeaten run by bowling out Halifax Direct Seconds for 131, then replying with 133-7.

Muff Field (78-5) beat hosts Pudsey Congs (72) by five wickets to maintain second-place.

Alex Pearson was on song for the visitors taking 6-12.

In a battle between fourth and third, the former came out on top when Pudsey St. Lawrence Thirds (174-4) beat hosts Thornbury Seconds (173) by six wickets.

An on-the-dot half century for Richard Allinson and 35 from Callum Jackson helped the visitors to leapfrog their opponents into third.

Tong Park Esholt got 194-8 when visiting Leeds Sikh Seconds, with opener Philip Hiley making up much of that tally (74).

Pavandeep Singh (76) worked similar wonders for the hosts but they were defeated having been held to 175-7.

Finally, Baildon scored a division high 211-9 and then bowled out bottom-side Adel for 127 to grab victory.

In Division C, Shipley Providence moved top with their win at Rodley, thanks to former leaders Interlink not being in action.

Shipley scored a low 96, but bowled their hosts for 71 for the vital victory.

They had all-rounder Elangovan Balakrishnan to thank after he took 7-22.

St Chads Broomfield Fourths (158) maintained third place after beating Drighlington Seconds (150) by two wickets.

The highest-scoring game of the whole league came in the match between hosts Baildon Seconds and Mayfield Seconds.

It was a tight affair, with Baildon making 243-9, before just edging the visitors out, holding them to 231-8.

Morley Thirds grabbed a win at Cookridge Thirds when they scored 217 and then castled their hosts for 80.

There were two half centuries for the visitors, with 65 for Connah Casey and 55 for skipper Richard Thompson.