CROSSFLATTS remain two points clear at the top of Mewies Solicitors Craven and District League Division One, after winning a dress rehearsal for the following day’s Wynn Cup semi-final.

They restricted Oakworth to 101 with Joe Copperwaite top scoring with 19 as Mohammad Shahnawaz claimed 4-14.

Crossflatts stumbled over the line by four wickets with Harris Hussain (32) leading the way as Tom Fothergill (3-37) was the best bowler.

Bingley Congs are second, on run rate, after a 103-run victory over Sutton.

Congs went first and amassed 255-7 with Johandre Barnard (86) and Charlie Raistrick (39) being the best batters, as Danny Ridehalgh claimed 3-45.

Despite a break for rain, Sutton could only muster 152 in reply with Sam Solley making 46 and Craig Thornton 40no as Mohammad Adil finished with 5-32.

Haworth Road are in third spot. They travel to Denholme and put their blip of the previous week behind them and won comfortably by seven wickets.

Denholme were restricted 134 with Michael Dennison (34) and Ryan Clark (35) top scoring as Zahir Abbas took 3-22, Naveed Hussain (3-36) and Muhammad Zahid (3-42). Shahid Saleem 59no and Deepal Dissanayake 51 saw Haworth Road to the points.

Overseas player, Brad Cady, made a stunning 102 to help Foulridge to 222 at Ingrow as Dan Scott bowled well to finish with 3-19.

Visitors Ingrow replied with 147, of which Jake Hoyle made 44 as Abrar Sarwar took 6-30.

Embsay travelled to Cowling and, going first, made 209. David Wellock (87) and Joe Holt (29) were the leading scorers as Josh Gill took 3-38.

Cowling romped home by six wickets in the 40th over. Wasim Hussain made 55no, Liam Foulkes (48no), Sikandar Khan (46) and Martyn Dalby (45) as Josh Robinson took 3-12.

Barrowford were in good form as they entertained Haworth. They rattled up 227 with Aziz Iqbal (55) and Shirish Vishnumoharn (51) leading the way as Jamie Rowell (4-50) and Stephen Bell (3-48) tried to stem the tide.

Barrowford used nine bowlers in the Bronte sides reply of 139 with Majid Iqbal taking 3-20 as Neil Rollin made 43.

Meanwhile, in Division Two, Hepworth & Idle have opened up a three-point gap at the top after they drew at Haworth Road and Wilsden lost at Crossflatts II.

Haworth Road II posted 214-8 in their innings thanks to Shahid Mahmood (55) and Waj Mahmood (46) with Chris Mitchell taking 3-48.

Hepworth & Idle had relied with 182-8 off 35 overs when play was abandoned. Luke Harland 57no and Thomas Gadd 49 where the top scorers as Andy Maude claimed 5-51.

Crossflatts II were in sparkling form as the rattled up 259-9 in their overs with Mark Pennington (85), Vijay Amirtharaj (59) and Nick Coward (46) batting well as Bemn Mitchell took 4-53 and Sam Mitchell 3-56.

Wilsden made a splendid effort to match that but fell 18 runs short of their target, Chris Longley (81) and Paul Longley (79) put on 161 for the third wicket to put their side in with a chance. But Amirtharaj (4-42) and Tahir Mehmood (3-26) just managed to keep things under control.

Jamie Fullwood (56) and Steve Butterfield (48) helped Long Lee to post 161 against Cononley.

Matt Phillips (5-33) and Herbie Starkey (3-38) were the best bowlers. Visitors Cononley were knocked over for 115 with Tom Feather making 32 as Ahsan Rizwan (3-26) Butterfield (3-28) and Shahbaz Ahmed (3-35) sharing the wickets.

Airedale were all at sea as they slipped to 58 all out at Bradford Road with Mathew Cox making 20 as Usman Ahmed (5-20) and Vic Sunil (5-33) shared the wickets.

Barrowford II lost five wickets, reaching their target with Josh Coppack taking 3-21.

Gargrave must have been fairly happy with 169 at home to Bradford & Bingley III with Lee Barrett (41) and John Beckwith (38) top scoring as James Dobson and Shahbaz Ahmed took three wickets apiece.

Bradford & Bingley romped home with Will Johnstone making 57 before Andy Dodson (40no) and Farhan Khalid (24no) putting on a match-winning stand of 59 for the sixth wicket.

Sandy Lane were unable to raise a team so forfeited three points to Eldwick & Gilstead.