WOODHOUSE secured a tight 18 run victory to remain top in a Dales Council Cricket League top-of-the-table clash.

The leaders visited second-placed Drighlington in Division A and batted first.

Despite a strong bowling effort from Murtaza Abbas (4-17), Woodhouse still managed to score 202 with Qamar Shahzad top-scoring with 77.

Drigh were then bowled out for 184 and in-form Matty Waller came close to meeting his counterpart's tally but fell just six short.

It was another tale of being unable to capitalise on impressive bowling for Halifax Direct against Leeds Caribbean.

Mohammed Iqbal got 6-35 for Halifax as Leeds Caribbean made 131 when batting first.

But, Leeds then bowled out their opponents for just 86 with Everton Wattley (5-28) and Shan Khan (4-57) doing the damage.

Harcharan Seehra was the star for Leeds Sikh as they scored 202-6 to beat bottom-placed Savile Stars who were bowled out for 153.

He got 70 runs as his side batted first and followed that up with 4-27 when bowling.

Thornbury batted first at home to Cookridge and scored a challenging 256 - both Imran Ali and Abdul Halim hitting scores above 70.

But, the visitors managed to reach the total for the loss of eight wickets.

Finally, Bradford Moor were bowled out for 119 by Crompark who replied with 120-5 to secure the win.

It was deja vu in Division B where top came up against second.

Leaders One Stop batted first against Pudsey St Lawrence and scored a massive 246-8.

Syed Abbas got himself a century (114) and with Adil Mehmood (59) formed a formidable 165-run partnership for the first wicket.

They then bowled out Pudsey for 143 to hold a 21 point lead at the halfway stage.

The highest score of the division came in the match between Thornbury Seconds and Cookridge Seconds.

Thornbury racked up 309-6 with Janghier Hussain Shah hitting a huge 155 runs.

The visitors then bowled Cookridge out for 139, despite the efforts of Shazad Akbar who scored 77.

Elsewhere, Tong Park Esholt scored 189-9 before bowling out struggling Pudsey Congs for only 67 in an easy win.

There was a four wicket victory for Baildon, who bowled out Halifax Direct Seconds for 133.

Leeds Sikh Seconds's dip in form continued when they were all-out for 140 at Adel.

The hosts responded by making 142-5 to maintain their recent strong string of results.

In Division C, Interlink meant business when they bowled Morley out for 133.

Their openers Mohammed Memi (67) and Irfan Jamadar (44) then put on 103 for the first wicket to help Interlink to a 135-1 victory.

They overtake Shipley Providence at the top, who didn't play at the weekend.

Baildon Seconds slipped up at home to St Chads Broomfield though.

The visitors ran to a five wicket victory after they'd bowled Baildon Seconds for 92.

Finally, bottom-placed Muff Field Seconds were able to get their first win of the season against Cookridge Thirds.

Field scored 246-9, before bowling out their opponents for 62.