Saturday League games 
 
Mayank Mishra took 5-17 in 12.2 overs to help bowl Treeton out for 102 after they had been put in to bat by Cleethorpes at Chichester Road. 66 from keeper Tom Keast at the top of the order then saw the hosts to a six-wicket win in 22 overs, keeping them at the top of the Premier Division. James Rhodes’ 93, supported by 45 from Jawad Akhtar, helped second-placed Wakefield Thornes to 226-9 after they elected to bat first against Tickhill at Alderson Drive, Connor Fisher being the hosts’ most successful bowler with 5-27. In reply, Minod Bhanuka scored 84 of 81 balls to keep Tickhill in contention, but when he was fifth out at 146 the innings subsided to 191 all out. Sijomon Joseph finished with 4-44, whilst Akhtar completed a good all-round performance with 3-48. Champions Sheffield Collegiate comfortably defeated in-form Whitley Hall by 111 runs at Baxter Field. Abdul Faseeh made 112 off 111 balls for the visitors as they reached 216 all out after being put in to bat, Dan Waldron taking 4-32 for the hosts. Henry Eldred then took 4-24 and Jamie Carrington 3-12 as Whitley were all out for 103 in reply. Cawthorne moved up into fourth place with an eight-wicket win over Barnsley Woolley Miners at Shaw Lane. Danish Aziz returned figures of 14-7-14-5 as the hosts were bowled out for 74 after electing to bat first, and the visitors overhauled their target in the 21st over. There were three wickets each for Curtis Free and Harsha Rajapaksha after Doncaster Town asked Shiregreen to bat first at Hatfield House Lane, and bowled them out for 107. But when they replied, the visitors had little answer to Mohammad Mohsin Khan (5-20 in 10.4 overs) and were all out for 84. Skipper Alex Grimes (83) and Kieran Lindley (63) were amongst the runs as Appleby Frodingham clocked up 240-7 after choosing to bat first against Elsecar at the Al-Murad Stadium. The two put on 121 for the fourth wicket, whilst Joe Denby took 4-60 for the hosts. Tanzeel Ali (50) and Peter Hadfield (44) put on 96 for the hosts’ fourth wicket when they replied, but the task was too tall and they finished 44 short on 196-9, with Joe Baker and Paul Hilton claiming three wickets each. 
 
Ackworth got back to winning ways in the Championship Division, with a seven-wicket win at home to Houghton Main. Dale Longfield took 4-25 as the visitors were bowled out for 142, then Mohammad Khan hit an unbeaten 65 as the hosts eased home in the 38th over of their reply. Overnight leaders Wickersley Old Village chose to bat first against Sheffield Collegiate 2nds at Abbeydale, but only Hamzah Younis (56*) really got going and they were restricted to 144-8 against a tight home attack, in which George Bartlett took 4-40. When Collegiate replied, Dylan Smythe took 5-40, but the hosts sneaked home by one wicket with two balls to spare, opener Adam Burkinshaw top-scoring with 39. Whiston Parish Church move up to third place after a three-wicket win over Rockingham Colliery at Hoyland Common. Harry Paver took 4-33 after the hosts were put in to bat and were bowled out for 127, then Arman Jaffer (48*) saw the visitors home, despite Lasith Lakshan’s 5-49. Tom and Josh Coulson took three wickets each when Aston Hall bowled Barnsley Woolley Miners 2nds out for 154 after they chose to bat first at Green Lane; then an opening stand of 101 between Mark Barnard (59) and skipper Johannes Bothma (51*) put the hosts on the way to a comfortable eight-wicket win in 39 overs. Joe Toole (4-13) helped Sprotbrough to bowl Doncaster Town 2nds out for 98 after they elected to bat first at the Eco Power Oval, but there were then three wickets apiece for Tiger Payne and Bradley Heaps when the visitors were bowled out for 74 in reply. Hallam remain in fifth place after a six-wicket win over Wath at Moor Road. James Smedley took 3-15 when the hosts were bowled out for 98 after choosing to bat first, and then Hallam reached their modest target in the 25th over. 
 
Darfield strengthened their lead at the top of Division 1 when they beat their nearest challengers at start of play, Rotherham Town, by two wickets at School Lane. Alex Keaton and skipper Joe Stickland took three wickets each as the hosts bowled Rotherham out for 194, an innings that Syed Shah dominated with 71. Opener Matt Lambert (79) and Jordan Watson added 82 for the fifth wicket in Darfield’s reply, to take them to within four runs of victory, and despite losing three more wickets to Naeem Jehangir (4-31) the hosts passed their target in in the 39th over. Conisbrough moved up into second place after amassing 272-7 when they were put in to bat by Elsecar 2nds at Park Road. Suthaharan Nadesapillai (65) top-scored for the hosts, and he was supported by forties from Tom Humphries and keeper Ben Scott. Nathan Chadburn then took 4-32 at the visitors were bowled out for 140 in reply. Opener Jack Newton (61) top-scored in Oughtibridge War Memorial’s 176-9 against Upper Haugh at Wentworth Road, then Sam Patel took 4-13 in 12 overs when Upper Haugh replied, and they were all out for 92. Keeper Nathan Taylor (111) and Brady Saunders (65) put on 115 for Wickersley Old Village 2nds’ fifth wicket in their 258-5 at home to Whitley Hall 2nds. Charlie Harrison (5-47) and Alfie Berry (4-58) then bowled the visitors out for 181 in reply. Aston Hall 2nds were restricted to 150-9 by Warmsworth at Common Lane, Siddarth Ahhuja taking 3-45, then opener Thomas Whitaker and Ahhuja (48*) took the hosts to a seven-wicket win in the 46th over. Ibrahim Safi made 57 out of Tickhill 2nds’ 223-9 after they were put in to bat by Wakefield Thornes 2nds at Field Lane. Muhammad Khan (3-5 in 10.5 overs) and Neil Conchie (3-16) were the main men as the hosts were then bowled out for 81 in reply. 
 
Coal Aston maintained their 100% record at the top of Division 2 after a comprehensive defeat of Sheffield United at Stonelow. In a family affair, Jon Trower made 76 in their 274-9, with Zac Trower and Harry Simpson contributing 40s. Shaun Trower then took 4-40 as the visitors were bowled out for 182, whilst Faiz Hussain (46) top-scored for United. Monk Bretton moved into second place after coming out on top in a high-scoring encounter against Treeton 2nds at Washfield Lane. Stephen Honeyman (60) and Jaspreet Singh (58) were amongst the runs in the visitors’ 234-8 after they were put in to bat, whilst there were four wickets for Rhys Mallard. Jack Roys (79) and Thomas Reynolds (50) then took the hosts to 118-1 with a second-wicket stand of 96, before Scott Latimer took 4-47 to help restrict Treeton to 226-8 in reply. Penistone are in third place after a five-wicket win over Hallam 2nds at Crimicar. The hosts were 68-7 before Nick Cooper (47) lifted them to 129 all out, Chris Matthewman and Matt Scholey taking three wickets apiece for the visitors. Matthewman then hit an unbeaten 44 to help see his side home with 17 balls to spare. Wath 2nds skipper Mark Barlow took 5-31 after he had put Hatfield Town 2nds in to bat at Carr Side Lane, and they were all out for 147. But Aiden Coulbeck took 4-22 and James Winstanley 3-34 when the visitors replied, and they were dismissed 20 runs short of their target. Joe Milner hit 70 of Parkhead’s 152 all out against Oughtibridge War Memorial 2nds at Waterside Gardens, Lahiru Lihinikadu taking 4-51 for the hosts. Adil Nasam (60) and Waheed Bhatti (53*) then put on 125 for the second wicket in reply, and Oughtibridge cruised to a seven-wicket win in 42 overs. 
 
Division 3 leaders Higham had to work for their win at home to Norton Woodseats, who were unbeaten and second in the table at the start. David Armitage played a captain’s innings of 57 for the visitors, but Kyle Clayton took 4-36 and they were all out for 151. Thirties from Alex Morris and Kyle Clayton then took the hosts a three-wicket win in 27 overs. Cawthorne 2nds are still six points behind the leaders after a 189-run win over Barnsley Woolley Miners 3rds at Dark Lane. Nick Lowe (61) and Lewis Skelly (52*) were the chief run-getters in the hosts’ 270-9 after being put in to bat, then Charlie Parkin took 4-17 as the visitors were bowled out for 81 in reply. Caribbean Sports move up a place to fourth after a comprehensive win over bottom club Kexborough at Bence Lane. Opener Ulaganathan Sayanthan carried his bat for an unbeaten 49 in the hosts 72 all out, Saad Bashir taking 6-39 for the visitors. Andrew Jackson then hit an unbeaten 44 as Caribbean eased to a ten-wicket win in the 27th over. Worsbrough Bridge moved up to seventh after a narrow win away to Millhouses Works. Mark Wilkinson’s 52 was the visitors’ top score as they reached 164 all out after electing to bat first, Jon Wynn taking 5-41 for the hosts. George Henderson (61) rescued Millhouses from 93-6 in their reply, before being out off the last ball, when they were six runs short of victory, Wilkinson adding 3-42 to his earlier half-century. There was another close game at Oakes Park, where the hosts made 141 all out after choosing to bat first against Bradfield Village Fellowship, Stephen Abbs taking 5-30 for the visitors. Skipper James Shepherd (47) and Pete Roberts (44) then led their side to a two-wicket win in the 37th over, despite Callum East’s 5-54 for Oakes. At Lound Side, after Sheffield Collegiate 3rds had put Thorncliffe & Wentworth in to bat, Rubaiyat Abrar took 5-22 to bowl the hosts out for 91. Dan Old (44) and Nick Gaywood (45*) then put on 76 for the first wicket to set up Collegiate’s nine-wicket win in just 12.3 overs. 
 
Rockingham Colliery 2nds maintained their eight-point lead at the top of Division 4 after a two-wicket win over Sheffield Collegiate 4ths at Abbeydale. Chris Stewart hit 74 out of the hosts’ 136-9, whilst Kelham Bennett took 3-18 for the visitors. Then, determined middle-order batting after they had been 75-5 saw Rockingham home with nine balls to spare, despite Mark Longley’s 4-40 for Collegiate. Hallam 3rds lost ground at the top after falling to a narrow defeat to Frecheville Community in a thrilling finish at Sandygate. Three wickets apiece for Adam Buckle and Aadil Hussain helped the visitors bowl Hallam out for 131, then Frecheville, who had been 88-2 in reply, lost their way a bit against some tight bowling and won by just one wicket off the last ball. There was also a tight finish at Melton Road, where Sprotbrough 2nds were all out for 178 after being put in to bat, Will Rudkin scoring 43 for the hosts whilst Muraad Ghani took 3-38. In reply, the visitors slipped to 121-7 against Nick Graves (5-40), but the tail wagged to the extent that they fell just five runs short, the last three batsmen all being run out. John Musgrave top-scored for Stocksbridge with 61 after they elected to bat first and made 180-6 against Doncaster Town 3rds at Bracken Moor. Andrew Hibbert then took 3-33 when the visitors replied, and they were all out for 125. Conisbrough 2nds were all out for 93 after electing to bat first against Wombwell Main at the I-Source Stadium, Richard Wilkinson taking 4-16 for the hosts. But when Wombwell replied, Liam Stainthorpe (5-22) and Kripal Singh (4-19) bowled them out for just 73. The game between Silkstone United and Shiregreen 2nds was cancelled. 
 
Leaders Barnby Dun strengthened their position at the top of Division 5 with a 45-run defeat of third-placed Ackworth 2nds at Glass Park. Put in to bat, the hosts were 27-4 before skipper Alex Pepper (50) and Joseph Dixon (46) put on 90 for the fifth wicket, and they reached 186 all out, despite Finlay Martin’s 5-36 for the visitors. In reply, keeper Dave Harris’ 36 was the top score for Ackworth as James Brookes (5-32) and David Barrett (4-47) bowled Barnby Dun to victory. There were three wickets each for Waqar Arshad and Abdul Jamil at Clifton Lane, where Rotherham Town 2nds put the second-placed club, Sheffield University Staff, in to bat and bowled them out for 65. They were made to work hard for the win though, Chris Stride taking 3-19 as the Staff captured eight of the hosts’ wickets before they could claim the victory. Fishlake closed the gap to the top three after beating Darfield at Pinfold Lane. James Tong top-scored with 47 for the visitors after they were put in to bat and restricted to 150-6, then, when the hosts replied, skipper Charlie Metcalfe (70) led his side to a five-wicket win with eight balls to spare. Sam Hudson (5-22) and Richard Timms (4-29) bowled Maltby Miners Welfare out for 60 after they had been put in to bat by Coal Aston 2nds at Muglet Lane. But no-one reached double figures when the hosts replied, and they were bowled out for 26 by Peter Brewster (8-4-9-5) and Gary Porter (4-16). Owen Struggles took 5-41 when Handsworth Junior SC chose to bat first against Whiston Parish Church 2nds at Church Fields and were bowled out for 94. An unbeaten 51 from Scott Wilson then saw the hosts to a nine-wicket win in the 20th over. The game between Wickersley Old Village 3rds and Whiston Forge at Wentworth was cancelled. It was not a good weekend for Wickersley, and on Sunday, they were bowled out for 45 after choosing to bat first against Handsworth at Northfield Lane. The visitors then coasted to an eight-wicket win in 12 overs. 
 
Hatfield Town 2nds maintained their narrow lead at the top of the Division 6 table after beating Caribbean Sports 2nds by 34 runs at the Common. Opener Andy Cutts top-scored with 34 after the visitors chose to bat first and were all out for 157, Mustafa Azam taking 4-35. The hosts looked on course for victory when Hasan Ali (58) and Shabaz Qadeer put on 61 for the third wicket, taking them to 83-2, but after they were both out, Carl Walton took three wickets to bowl Sports out for 127. Keeper John Beachill’s 34 was the highest score for Penistone 2nds after they chose to bat first at home to Mexborough Athletic and made 116-7. There were then three wickets each for William Tyas and Joe Spencer when the visitors were restricted to 105-9 in reply, and their hosts leapfrogged them into second place. Thorpe Hesley & High Green 2nds asked Millhouses Works 2nds to bat first and bowled them out for 44 at Smithywood Road, opening bowlers Thomas Arnold (7-5-2-3) and Callum Gray (7-3-8-4) doing most of the damage. But when they replied, the hosts struggled against Joseph Thake (6-2-7-4) and lost six wickets before claiming their win in the 20th over. Skipper Robert McInerney took 5-20 to help Higham 2nds bowl Sheffield United 2nds out for 68 at Bawtry Road, but when the visitors replied, Tawqeer Hussain (8-1-8-6) and Zain Ali (4.2-1-3-3) bowled them out for 23. Bradfield Village Fellowship 2nds elected to bat first at home to Whitley Hall 3rds and were restricted to 135-6, Ashley Timmings-Thompson top-scoring with an unbeaten 35, but opener Matthew Brown (46) gave the visitors the platform for a seven-wicket win in the 26th over. 
 
Leaders Brookhouse continued their good form in Division 7 with a comfortable win over Upper Haugh 3rds after putting them in to bat at Rose Lane and restricting them to 149-7, opener Shaun Cristinacce top-scoring with 45 for the visitors. Opener Joe Yellott (72*) and Jasneet Gulati (62*) then won the game for the hosts with an unbroken third-wicket stand of 123. Second-placed Green Moor made short work of Adwick-le-Street at Hill Top Lane, Harry Airstone taking 3-18 after the visitors elected to bat first and were all out for 85. Airstone completed a fine all-round game with an unbeaten 58 as the hosts coasted to a ten-wicket win in 15 overs. Steven Dixon top-scored with 39 in Barnsley Woolley Miners 4ths’ 109 all out against Scholes & Harley at Woolley, Callum Sverdloff and Craig Moffatt taking three wickets each for the visitors. Isaac Wilkes (4-12) and Adrianna Darlow (3-24) then bowled Scholes out for 70 in reply. Eden Grove Parklands’ Callum Freeman took 4-27 to help bowl out Sprotbrough 3rds for 128 after being put in to bat at Bullcroft. An unbroken fourth wickets stand of 103 between Reginald Strawbridge (54*) and Daniel Morton then took the hosts to a seven-wicket victory in the 38th over. Three wickets each for Hakim Muzaffar and Tom Biltcliffe helped Doncaster Town 4ths bowl out Stocksbridge 2nds for 81 at Hill House. Muhammad Shabir then hit an unbeaten 51 to help the hosts to a ten-wicket win in the 29th over. Gul Safi made 87 out of Houghton Main 2nds’ 202 all out against Norton Oakes 2nds at Middlecliffe Lane, Maddie Blackburn and Carl Fairhurst taking three wickets each for the visitors. Six of the hosts’ bowlers then took wickets as the visitors were bowled out for 84 in reply. 
 
There was a big win for Division 8 leaders Hallam 4ths when they played Mexborough Athletic 2nds at the Beecroft Estates ground. Jaz Singh was unbeaten on 109 off 108 balls as the visitors racked up 275-3, and he received good support from Jon Maiden (49) and Alfred Sheridan (73 not out off 41 balls). Dan Stanton hit an unbeaten 65 for the hosts, but they were restricted to 169-9 in reply, Narender Manohar taking 4-38. Nathaniel Stone (46) and Kai Ellison (49) helped joint-second Parkhead 2nds to 208-7 at home to Rockingham Colliery 3rds. Ellison then took 3-6 as the visitors were held to 164-9, despite 70 from opener James Armitage. Level with Parkhead are Wombwell Main 2nds, who had a narrow win over Monk Bretton 2nds at the Castle Ground. Opener Adam Wallace (58) and skipper Martin Jowitt-Pickering (40) helped the visitors to 165 all out, despite 4-41 from Andy Taylor. Ben Davis hit an unbeaten 93 in the hosts’ reply, but they fell nine short on 156-5. Alfie Holmes (67) was largely responsible for Kexborough 2nds posting a competitive 146-9 against Frecheville Community 2nds at the Hobson Bowl, where Jack Dransfield took 4-30 for the hosts. In reply, Abigail Thorley hit 44 for Frecheville, but when she was second out at 81, the last nine wickets fell for the addition of just 31, Thomas Woods taking 5-21 to give the visitors a 34-run win. The game at Matthews Lane was all about two fine individual performances. Skipper James Copley (44) made the only significant contribution after Barnby Dun 2nds were put in to bat by Norton Woodseats 2nds, Fahim Mirzayee taking 5-22 for the hosts. Woodseats then struggled in reply against Copley (6-13 in ten overs) and slipped to 83-8, but Mirzayee (31*) and David Thorpe then added an unbroken partnership of 48 to take the hosts to a two-wicket win. Worsbrough Bridge 2nds gained their first win of the season, by two wickets at home to Elsecar 3rds. Jithin Joseph took 5-43 for the hosts, whilst opener Matthew Shaw (59) helped Elsecar to 165-9 after they had chosen to bat first. In reply, the first eight Worsbrough batsmen reached double figures, Alan Littlewood top-scoring with 36, and there were three wickets for the visitors’ Freddie Rowbottom in a losing cause. 
 
Thorncliffe & Wentworth 2nds still lead Division 9 despite their game at Scholes being cancelled, as was Wath 3rds against Brookhouse 2nds. Second-placed Silkstone United 2nds were bowled out for 46 after they won the toss and chose to bat first against Whiston Forge 2nds at Guilthwaite Hill, David Foote taking 5-16 for the hosts. There were then three victims for Sean Pitt as Forge lost five wickets in reaching their meagre target. Dean Sommerville took 6-36 to help bottom side Eden Grove Parklands 2nds restrict Fishlake 2nds to 113-8 at Parklands. But then Sam Ferris took 5-30 as the hosts managed only 74-9 in reply. 
 
Sunday cup and T20 games 
 
Congratulations to Tickhill, who knocked former Yorkshire League giants York out of the National KO by 43 runs at Alderson Drive. Ross Diver (72) and Jim Morgan (42) put on 103 for the hosts after they chose to bat first at Alderson Drive, and they posted 211-6 in their 40 overs. Four bowlers then took two wickets each as the visitors were bowled out for 168, Imran Khan being the pick with 2-19 in his eight overs. In the YCSPL T20 Blast Group A at Shiregreen, each team won one game, with Wakefield Thornes going through on net run rate over Barnsley Woolley Miners and the hosts, and who had the outstanding player in James Rhodes, who scored 75 off 45 balls against Barnsley and 44 off 17 against Shiregreen. In Group B, Doncaster won both their games, with Caleb Jewell hitting 120 off 73 balls against Appleby Frodingham and Harsha Rajapaksha taking 4-27 against the hosts. In Group D at Abbeydale, Sheffield Collegiate won both games against Cawthorne. Group C will be played at Whitley Hall on 23 June. In the T20 Plate, in Group A, Coal Aston won both games, against Upper Haugh and Whiston Parish Church; in Group B at Ackworth, each team won one game, and the hosts advanced at the expense of Darfield and Oughtibridge War Memorial on net run rate; in Group C at Aston Hall, Wickersley Old Village won both games, over the hosts and Sprotbrough; and in Group D at Wath, Hallam won both games, against the hosts and Rotherham Town. 
 
 
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