Yorkshire Leagues: Narrow victory sees Castleford take a big step towards North title Yorkshire News

Stephen Brown, who took two wickets in Otley’s victory over Air Wharfe Division 1 rivals Rawdon. Image: Steve Riding.

Matches lost due to Covid 19 mean the champions will be crowned with an average of points per game rather than points won, with Castleford staying on top after a nervous competition at Clifton Park.

The visitors made 210-7, a total that was boosted by the inclusion of Alex Kaye, who was released to play for the second-place Yorkshire Academy, who is still in limbo due to the virus.

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The wicketkeeper made 54 and added 97 for the second wicket with Brayden Clark (46), Captain David Wainwright (31) and Edward Cole (30) adding momentum further down the order.

James Doidge hits a six for Rawdon, but they were going to lose to Otley at Air Wharfe Division 1

Starter Finlay Bean (72) anchored York’s response, but they collapsed from 170-4 to 177-9 before Clark Doughney (15th) and Tom Forsdike (13th) added 30 for the last field and nearly led the hosts to the victory. The key bowler for Castleford was Eddie Morrison (4-23), but Wainwright was reliable at 3-44, also in 13 overs.

As the match between the Academy and third-ranked Woodhouse Grange failed to take place, the other main action was at the bottom, where Harrogate won only his second game of the season.

Henry Thompson was his hero with 130, putting up 117 for the first wicket with Harry Allinson (46), another player released by the Academy.

That put them well on the road to 265-5, with Sam Drury (4-56) the only land grabber from Driffield Town.

Josh Priestley of Pudsey St Lawrence passes a point on his way to score 46 against Premier League rivals Bradford Wrenthorpe. Image: Steve Riding.

The latter then scored 41, adding 63 for starters with Noah Kelly, but there were no innings of substance and Town was fired for 198, with Ishan Abeysekara (4-56) and Dominic Bradburne (3-53) benefiting as teams swapped places. . in the relegation zone.

Scarborough is in fourth place after ending a five-game losing streak at Stamford Bridge, with Pat Roberts (60), Joe Davies (56th) and James Wainman (3-34) as the key trio in an 86-run win.

Barnsley were the surprise victims in the Yorkshire Southern Premier League, and the second-place club easily fell to Doncaster Town.

The home club’s decision to line up was justified because they passed over the visitors by just 130, Harpreet Singh Bhatia played a lone hand with 69, as all five players used ordered numbers returned.

Doncaster was 11-2 in response, but starter James Stuart (69th) held firm and found allies in James Ward (24) and Usama Mir (31st) as they won by seven wickets in 39th.

Treeton is second after firing visitors Wakefield Thornes by 105, with Will Street (4-20) and Stephen Foster (3-37) putting them on defense, and there were no alarms as Treeton won by eight wickets.

Paul Hilton (3-34) and Kieron Lindley (5-40) helped leaders Appleby Frodingham to a 29-run victory over lowly Hallam.

A total of 11 league matches, five of which were first-team matches, were canceled in the Gordon Rigg Bradford Premier League due to Covid 19.

Bradford & Bingley once again demonstrated their ability to scare off a big gun in the Premier Division.

Last week it was New Farnley and this weekend Townville, who were 11-4 and 49-6 before being rescued by captain Jack Hughes (57) and Conor Harvey (43).

Townville finished with 151, despite the efforts of Jack Hartley (3-52) and Yassir Abbas (3-41), but they were 21 too many for Bingley thanks to Hughes (4-39) and Harvey (3-38).

New Zealander Brad Schmulian can also be placed in that category, scoring 66 not out and taking 3-36, with teammate Chris Brice winning 5-27 as Woodlands beat Cleckheaton by seven wickets to go three points ahead of Townville in the top. .

Methley went 316-1 against Batley, with Eitan Litvin (135th) and Jordan Laban (115th) posting 216 straight for the second wicket in a 76-run victory.

In the Huddersfield League Premier League, former county bowler Muhammad Azharullah won 7-43 for Hoylandswaine in his 121-run win at Scholes, while in the Airedale and Wharfedale League, second-ranked Otley had six wins. consecutive by defeating Rawdon by six wickets. courtesy of James Davies (4-48), Alex Atkinson (101st) and Josh Atkinson (84).

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