CROSSFLATTS are showing some mean form the more the season goes on in Mewies Solicitors Craven & District League Division One.

They travelled to Sutton-in-Craven and, going first, walloped 276-9.

Harris Harrison (72), Joe Greenwood (44) and Mohammad Shahnawaz (43) set a blistering pace which was topped off by a last-wicket partnership of 58 by Mayank Singh (39no) and Alex Bradbury (21no). Dave Snowden finished with 4-48.

Sutton could only muster 144-9 in reply with Dan Hanson making 31 as Wasim Hussain took 3-30. Sutton slip to the bottom of the table.

Just above them are Foulridge who travelled to Embsay in a basement battle.

Foulridge posted 152 with Muhammad Atique making 58 and Brad Cady 37 as Caspar Bean took 4-30.

Embsay huffed and puffed but could not get over the line – losing by 14 runs.

Dave Wellock was going well on 65 but perished just at the wrong time thanks to some fine bowling by Shahbaz Munir (4-44) and Zain Abbas (3-15). The red rose side stay next to bottom, now only one points behind Embsay.

Bingley Congs and Haworth Road were battling for second spot when they tussled at Baildon Bottom, and the points went the way of the latter side as they won by 38 runs.

Will Burgess (66) and Chris Griggs (48) helped Haworth Road to 219-9. Mohammad Adil finished with 3-43. Johandre Barnard (64) got the reply off to a good start, but only skipper Neil Copping (39) could keep the momentum up and the innings closed on 181 with Mansha Khan taking 4-9.

Denholme were the visitors to Oakworth and the former side, going first, made 177 with Ronnie Chokununga (40) and Ben Burkill (34) being the best batsmen as Harry Hollingworth and Joe Copperwaite both claimed 4-48.

Oakworth fell 16 runs short of their target despite the efforts of Jordan Powell (47) and Hollingsworth and Scott Dyson both making 40. Ryan Judson (3-46) and Toby Priestley (3-64) were the best bowlers.

Haworth made 162-9 against Cowling. Harry Reynoldson top scored with 54no as Mohammed Zulfiqar claimed 6-18.

Cowling stormed home by seven wickets with Liam Foulkes (48no), Martyn Dalby (45) and Raees Hussain (39no) being the main contributors.

Ingrow went first against Barrowford. They posted a respectful 183-9 with Tom Tetley (59) and Will Rankin (47) being the top scorers as Shuja Rashid took 3-38. Barrowford galloped home by seven wickets with Aziz Iqbal making 77 and Ulfat Ali (51).

In Division Two, leaders Hepworth & Idle suffered a setback when they went down by four wickets at home to Gargrave.

Hepworth were dismissed for 112 with Joe Allatt making 40 as Stu Weatherill took 4-38.

Gargrave slumped to 44-6 before Will Beckwith (37no) and Ben Snow (32no) put on an undefeated 72 for the seventh wicket which took them to the spoils. For Hepworth, Jonathan Thompson took 3-32.

That defeat allows Wilsden to jump to the top, on run rate, after a comfortable victory down the road at Bradford & Bingley III.

The Wagon Laners made a modest 74 with Lewis Brown top scoring with 29 as Sam Mitchell took 3-6. The latter followed this with 36 as Brown claimed two of the three wickets to fall.

Bottom-placed Airedale’s season seems to be going from bad to worse as they went down by 74 runs at Eldwick & Gilstead.

Eldwick plundered 186 with Matt Sharp (47) leading the way as Scott Ritchie (3-36) was the best bowler.

Airedale could only muster 112 in reply with Alec Pue making 51 as Sharp took 3-27.

Crossflatts II were going well at 126-4 then lost their last six wickets adding just six runs.

Bryan Friemanis (43) missed all the carnage that Shahid Mahmood (5-30) and Ali Asguar (4-31) brought to the party.

Paul Rodwell (53) and Ian Robson (43no) took visitors Haworth Road II to the winning post by eight wickets.

Sandy Lane made 147 at Cononley with Aftab Aftab making 53 as Lewies Fitton took 4-37 and Harry Parker 3-24.

The South Craven side encountered few problems as they got home by eight wickets with Scott Brook (66no) and Nathan Parker (42no) doing the business.

The Barrowford II game with Long Lee at Bull Holme was abandoned without a ball being bowled because the pitch was unfit.