League games 
 
Cleethorpes maintained their 12-point lead at the top of the Premier Division after beating Shiregreen at Chichester Road. Asked to bat first, the visitors relied on the efforts of Mohammad Mohsin Khan, whose 85 off 89 balls accounted for over half their 156 all out. Mayank Mishra (5-48) and Harry Clewett (3-47) did most of the damage for the Seasiders. The hosts reply also centred around one batsman, opener Tom Keast, whose unbeaten 94 led his side to a six-wicket win in the 35th over. Wakefield Thornes are in second place after a 40-run win over Appleby Frodingham at Field Lane. Joe Billings hit an unbeaten 87 to help his side to 190 all out after they chose to bat first, Kieran Lindley taking 7-61 for the visitors. Skipper Alex Grimes (55) and Josh Del Simone put on 70 for the third wicket to raise hopes when the Steelmen replied, but Freddie Egleston then took 4-20 as they were all out for 150. Imran Khan took 4-43 to help bowl Treeton out for 122 after they chose to bat first against Tickhill at Washfield Lane. Jim Morgan (55*) and Minod Bhanuka (47) then added 88 for the second wicket to ease the visitors to an eight-wicket win in the 24th over. Whitley Hall slipped a couple of places to fourth after losing to Elsecar at the Al-Murad Stadium. The hosts chose to bat first but were restricted to 169-9, Biswick Kapala taking 4-38. But Oliver Blackburn then took 6-51 as the visitors were all out for 153 in reply, Neil Longhurst’s 42 not being enough to prevent Elsecar claiming a second consecutive win and moving out of the bottom two. Barnsley Woolley Miners chose to bat first against Doncaster Town at the Eco Power Oval. Sheryaar Ali top-scored with 52 as the visitors were restricted to 180-9, Duncan Heath taking 4-34. In the hosts’ reply, Harsha Rajapaksha hit an unbeaten 94, sharing in a fourth wicket stand of 73 with keeper Taylor Fell, to help his side recover from 22-3 and lead them to a four-wicket win with three balls to spare. Opener Abdul Faseeh made 67 in Sheffield Collegiates’ 237-9 after they chose to bat first against Cawthorne at Abbeydale. Six bowlers then shared the wickets as the visitors were all out for 142 in reply. 
 
Hallam asked Championship Division leaders Wickersley Old Village to bat first in their game at Northfield Lane, and may have regretted the decision when the hosts piled up 305-7. Opener Subhaan Hussain (103) and Vishvaraj Jadeja (55) put on 109 for the hosts’ second wicket and Gareth Purshouse made 46 in the middle order, whilst there were four wickets for the visitors’ Arjith Ravi. In reply, Hallam were 52-3 before Edward Burch (55) and Matthias Paltridge (100*) put on 85 for the fourth wicket, but the target was too steep, and the visitors closed on 254-9. Ackworth returned to second place, ten points behind the leaders, after choosing to bat first against Aston Hall at Green Lane. Mohammad Khan (86) and Shinghi Masakadza (62) led the way as the visitors reached 246-8; in Aston Hall’s reply, Luke Townsend took 7-39 to lead his side to a 72-run win; Nazakat Khan top-scoring for the hosts with 43, as they were all out for 174. Whiston Parish Church, second overnight, chose to bat first against Sprotbrough at Melton Road, and were grateful to Arman Jaffer (90) for helping them reach 194 all out, whilst Joe Toole took 5-68 for the hosts. Callum Marsh (64) and Lewis Hogg (46) then put on 85 for the third wicket to put their side on the way to a three-wicket win in 44 overs, whilst Mussa Chaudhry took 4-38 for the visitors. Barnsley Woolley Miners 2nds had the better of a low-scoring game at Shaw Lane, where the visitors were all out for 120 after choosing to bat first. The hosts struggled in reply, losing half their side for 54, but an unbeaten 27 off 27 balls from Callum Bailey saw them home in the 29th over. Rockingham Colliery moved out of the bottom two with their first win of the campaign, against Sheffield Collegiate 2nds at Hoyland Common. Ben Dalton (58) and Johnson Marumisa (46) helped the hosts to 176 all out, whilst Ben Fielding took 4-21 for the visitors. When Collegiate replied, Jawad Akhtar (4-50) and Lasith Lakshan (4-62) restricted them to 169-9 – just seven runs short. Hayden Byrne’s 71 helped Wath to 172 all out after they chose to bat first against Houghton Main at Middlecliffe Lane, Riaz Khan (4-30) and Ritik Yadav (4-59) doing the damage for the hosts. Khan (45) and Danish Hussain (45 not out off 12 balls, with three 4s and five 6s) took the hosts to a five-wicket win with nine overs to spare. 
 
The lead changed hands again in Division 1, where slip-ups by Conisbrough and Darfield allowed Oughtibridge War Memorial to take over at the top. Ali Ahmed (72) top-scored for visitors Aston Hall 2nds against Oughtibridge at Waterside Gardens, and they were all out 181 after choosing to bat first. Michael Brown (70*) and Hasaru Chaamikara (87*) then enjoyed an unbroken second-wicket stand of 179 to take the hosts to a nine-wicket win in the 40th over. James Waller (48) got Tickhill 2nds off to a positive start against Conisbrough at Alderson Drive, and they posted 199-7. Ibrahim Safi then took 3-34 as Conisbrough were all out for 155 in reply. Brad Green returned a remarkable 8.1-4-7-6 for Wakefield Thornes 2nds after Darfield had chosen to bat first and were all out for 101 at School Lane. Adam Naz (48*) steered Thornes to a six-wicket victory in the 19th over, sharing in a fourth wicket stand of 69 with skipper Fred McVerry. Rotherham Town won a low-scoring affair against Upper Haugh at Clifton Lane to retain fourth place. Habil Arshad took 5-30 after the hosts had been put in to bat and were all out for 97 – which would have been much worse but for Hussnain Hussain’s 36 at number 9, after they had been 43-8. Anees Hussain (4-10) and Arslan Tariq (3-9) then bowled Town to a 32-run win as the visitors were all out for 65 in reply. Nathan Swift (59) set Warmsworth on their way to 202-8 after choosing to bat first at home to Wickersley Old Village 2nds. The visitors were 99-7 in reply, but Liam Heathcote (50*) helped them reach a more respectable 183-9 – 19 runs short of their target. Elsecar 2nds put Whitley Hall 2nds in to bat at Baxter Field, and James Smith (97) and skipper William Turner (71) put on 182 for the fourth wicket to rescue them from 32-3 and reach 272-7. There were then four wickets for Rehan Khan as the visitors were all out for 180 in reply. 
 
Coal Aston’s 100% record at the top of Division 2 is still intact, and they lead their nearest challengers, Penistone, by 40 points. Shaun Trower took 4-21 as they bowled Wath 2nds out for 121 after they had chosen to bat first at Moor Road. Opener Jack Hall (54) then laid the foundations for a straightforward eight-wicket win in the 26th over. Penistone’s win over Sheffield United at Bawtry Road was equally emphatic. William Tyas took 5-38 as they bowled the hosts out for 157, a partial recovery from 78-7 thanks to thirties from Ilyas Mohammed and Ishaq Shenwari. Charlie Armitage then hit an unbeaten 67 as the visitors coasted to an eight-wicket win in the 35th over. Monk Bretton moved up three places to third after overwhelming Thorpe Hesley & High Green by 128 runs at Smithywood Road. Opener Ryan Howarth (49) and keeper Luke Bullingham (44) put on 87 for the second wicket and Scott Latimer hit an unbeaten 62 off 32 balls to help the visitors to 232-7, then Jordan Clayton took 4-17 as the hosts were bowled out for 104 in reply. Treeton 2nds were bowled out for 71 after they chose to bat first against Parkhead at Ecclesall Road, Chris Turner taking 5-30 for the hosts. But after reaching 33-0 in reply, Parkhead lost ten wickets for 36, Jon Boden (6-27) dismissing the last man with just three wanted to win and 27 overs left. 
 
Norton Woodseats have pulled six points clear of Higham at the top of Division 3, courtesy of a comfortable win over Barnsley Woolley Miners 3rds and Higham’s defeat at Abbeydale. Ikramullah Naseri (67) and Hamzah Shah (42*) helped Woodseats to 185 all out after choosing to bat first at Matthews Lane, whilst Benjamin Bentley took 5-45 for the visitors. Opener Ethan Shillito made 43 in Barnsley’s reply, but the rest of the batting had little reply to Aamir Ashfaque (5-31) and they were all out for 118. Alex Morris top-scored with 52 in Higham’s 178-5 after they had chosen to bat first against Sheffield Collegiate 3rds; they then had the hosts in trouble at 51-6 in reply; but experienced skipper Adrian Meadows (76) led his side to a two-wicket win with an over to spare. Afzaal Ahmed (3-17) led the way for third-placed Cawthorne 2nds as they bowled Millhouses Works out for 95 after they had chosen to bat first at Dark Lane. Joseph Hayes (42) and skipper Lewis Skelly (37*) then put on 65 for the third wicket to steer the hosts to a seven-wicket win in 21 overs. The closest finish of the day was at the D&I Home Improvements ground, where visitors Caribbean Sports chose to bat first and were restricted to 172-9, with thirties from Andrew Jackson and Zabe Javed and three wickets each for Liam Levitt and Mark Wilkinson. Worsbrough’s reply was dominated by Alan Littlewood, who was last out, bowled by Shakil Ahmed (3-21) for 79 when the scores were level. Openers Andrew Wood (37) and Ulaganathan Sayanthan (39) put on 82 for Kexborough’s first wicket after they decided to bat first against Bradfield Village Fellowship at the Sands, but they were all out for 178, with three wickets each for Hennie Swart and Harry Crossley. The hosts were all out for 130 in reply, with Thava Nig and Wood taking three wickets apiece. Iwan Hutchings (58) and James Thompson (71) helped Norton Oakes to 211-9 after they chose to bat first against Thorncliffe & Wentworth at Lound Side, Jason Clark taking 5-43 for the hosts. Callum East (6-57) and Joshua Cross (4-22) then bowled Thorncliffe out for 86 in reply. 
 
Rockingham Colliery 2nds maintained their 14-point lead at the top of Division 4 after a narrow win over Doncaster Town 3rds at Hill House. James Armitage (44) and Andy Shore (41) helped the visitors to 178-7 after electing to bat first; Town were then 125-4 in their reply when Benjamin Shore (4-57) dismissed Finley Truman for 68, then Lewis Upton took 5-29 and the hosts were all out for 169 – just nine runs short of their target. Frecheville Community are joint-second after a big win over Shiregreen 2nds at Hatfield House Lane. Jake Kempton (50) and Daniel King (52) put on 92 for the first wicket after the visitors chose to bat first, then Adam Buckle hit an unbeaten 62 off 25 balls (six 4s and four 6s) to lift them to 270-7. Buckle and Adil Hussain then took three wickets each as Shiregreen were all out for 111 in reply. Hakim Muzaffar took 4-21 to help Conisbrough 2nds bowl Silkstone United out for 87 after they chose to bat first at Park Road. Skipper James Doran (56*) and Liam Stainthorpe (32*) then added an unbroken 83 for the third wicket to see the hosts home by eight wickets in the 14th over. Stocksbridge are in fourth place after keeper Andrew Hirst (41) and Jack Murfin (59) helped them recover from 46-5 to reach 213-8 after choosing to bat first against Hallam 3rds at Sandygate. James Tevendale took 3-35 when the hosts were all out for 122 in reply. Tommy Harrison (92) and keeper Matthew Butler (41) helped Sheffield Collegiate 4ths to 236-6 after being put in to bat by Upper Haugh 2nds at Wentworth Road; Muhammad Khan taking 4-32 for the hosts. In reply, Upper Haugh were all out for 93, Mark Longley taking 5-25. Chris Ferris made 40 and Daniel Harper 46 not out in Wombwell Main’s 196-6 at home to Sprotbrough 2nds. Skipper Thomas Langley made 47 in the visitors’ reply, but he lacked support, and Ben Reeves took four wickets as Sprotbrough were all out for 158. 
 
There was something of a shock in Division 5, where bottom side Handsworth Junior SC beat leaders Barnby Dun at Glass Park. Omer Arshad (52) and Saiful Nury (44) helped the visitors to 168 after they chose to bat first, Ben Salter taking 4-46 for the hosts; then Hamza Hussain took 4-33 as Barnby Dun were bowled out for 142 in reply, despite the valiant efforts of skipper Alex Pepper (65). Siddharth Patwardhan took 5-16 when Sheffield University Staff bowled Whiston Forge out for 119 after they chose to bat first at Guilthwaite Hill. Nipuna Jayanath (52) and keeper Chiraag Pandya (56*) then helped the visitors to a six-wicket win that moved them into second place in the table. 546 runs were scored at Stonelow, where the Coal Aston 2nds came out on top against Rotherham Town 2nds. The hosts made 313-5 after being put in to bat, Zac Trower (111 off 94 balls) and Eliot Tye (56) putting on 176 for the first wicket. Basharat Ali (67) and Issar Rather (46) then put on 76 for Town’s second wicket to take them to 112-1, but wickets fell regularly after that, and the visitors finished 90 runs short of their target on 223-9. Coal Aston are now level in third with Ackworth 2nds, who missed the opportunity to close the gap on the leaders when they were well beaten at home to Darfield 2nds. The visitors had slipped to 123-8 after electing to bat first, Dinitha Lokuliyanage and James Clarke taking three wickets each, but Jack Waldron (43*) and Evan Todd (52*) then added an unbroken 104 for the ninth wicket to take them to 227-8. Idris Khan took 5-47 as the hosts were bowled out for 107 in reply. Fishlake made 185-7 after being put in to bat by Wickersley Old Village 3rds at Pinfold Lane. Matt Windass then took 3-18 when the visitors were restricted to 162-7 in reply. Opener Dale Stanley top-scored in Whiston Parish Church 2nds’ 179 all out after deciding to bat first at Church Fields against Maltby Miners Welfare, for whom Peter Brewster took 6-41. In reply, Tom Groom hit 40, but the visitors were 126-7 before Paul Pendle took command with an unbeaten 56 off 53 balls that saw this side to a win by one wicket with seven balls left. On Sunday, in a battle of the bottom two clubs, Darfield 2nds put some distance between themselves and Handsworth at the bottom with a 32-run win at School Lane. The hosts made 181-9 after winning the toss and batting, and bowled Handsworth out for 149 in reply. 
 
Division 6 leaders Hatfield Town 2nds were beaten by Whitley Hall 3rds at Green Moor. Skipper Kevin Brown (40) and Ben Gillott put on 79 for Whitley’s second wicket after they chose to bat first, but wickets fell regularly after that, with three each for Adil Sikander and Carl Walton, and they were all out for 158. In their reply, Joshua Yemm made an unbeaten 44 in the middle order but Hatfield were all out for 139, Matty Lee taking 5-22. Penistone 2nds missed the opportunity to take over at the top when they were soundly beaten by Sheffield United 2nds at Queen Street. Rafaqat Hussain (42) and Mohammad Shabaz (46) put on 103 for the visitors’ second wicket after they chose to bat first, then Baharullah Momand hit an unbeaten 66 off 38 balls to take them to 213-4. In reply, the hosts were bowled out for 97, Tawqeer Hussain taking 5-30. Third-placed club Warmsworth 2nds were also beaten, by two wickets away to Millhouses Works 2nds. Muhammad Taimur Khan (58) top-scored for the visitors after they elected to bat first, but with Jon Wynn taking 4-42, they were all out for 162. James Evans (45*), supported by thirties from skipper Nick Attrill at the top of the order and Will Eisenberg at number eight, then helped ensure that the hosts got over the line with ten balls to spare. Bradfield Village Fellowship 2nds put Mexborough Athletic 2nds in to bat at the Beecroft Estates ground and bowled them out for 91, five bowlers sharing the wickets. The visitors were 46-4 in reply, but keeper Tom Stokes steered his side to a two-wicket win in the 26th over. Caribbean Sports 2nds elected to bat first against Thorpe Hesley & High Green 2nds at the Common, and were restricted to 148-9; Mustafah Azam was unbeaten on 57, whilst Callum Gray took 5-40 for the visitors. Conn Crawford (78) and Chris Fisher (41*) put on 108 for the third wicket in Thorpe Hesley’s reply, and they cruised to a seven-wicket win in the 30th over. Steven Bamforth took 5-21 when Handsworth Junior SC 2nds chose to bat first at Rose Lane, and were all out for 112, of which last man Asad Ali hit 31 off 16 balls to lift them from 73-9. James Lawson (33*) and keeper Anthony White (67*) then took Higham to a ten-wicket win in the 24th over. On Sunday, Handsworth Junior SC 2nds had a seven-wicket win over Sheffield United 2nds at Bawtry Road. Baharullah Momand (38) top-scored for the hosts, but Hussain Miah took 5-34 as they were all out for 96, and the visitors passed their target in 17 overs. 
 
Brookhouse moved back to the top of Division 7 with a seven-wicket win over Adwick-le-Street at Adwick Park. James Wadsworth (67) and Mark Limb (54*) helped Adwick to 177-5, but Joe Yellott (57) and Jasneet Gulati (106 not out off 78 balls) put on 143 for the third wicket to help their side to a seven wicket win in the 31st over. Overnight leaders Green Moor lost to Barnsley Woolley Miners 4ths in a tight game at Woolley. Home skipper Adrianna Darlow hit an unbeaten 43 as her side were bowled out for 102, Harry Airstone taking 4-11. Steven Dixon (4-11) and Isaac Wilkes (5-18) then combined to bowl the visitors out for 90 in reply. Seth Warrington (4-31) and Josh Wright (4-17) helped Norton Oakes 2nds bowl Eden Grove Parklands out for 96 after they chose to bat first at Oakes Park. When Oakes replied, Callum Freeman took 3-17, but the hosts gained a four-wicket win in the 30th over. Scholes & Harley put Houghton Main 2nds in to bat at Scholes and bowled them out for 82, Lewis Varley taking 4-1 in four overs and Betty Bell 3-18. The hosts then reached their target for the loss of three wickets in the 23rd over. Sprotbrough 3rds put Doncaster Town 4ths in to bat at Bullcroft, and bowled them out for 119, Dan Clarke taking 5-19 and skipper Stuart McPhee top-scoring with an unbeaten 41 for Town. Ethan Patel then took 4-25 as the hosts were bowled out in reply for 100. Mubeen Kazmi (41) and Nebu Koshy (47) helped Upper Haugh 3rds to 171 all out after they chose to bat first against Stocksbridge 2nds at Bracken Moor; Finlay Siddall (4-39) and Darren Goodson (5-57) doing most of the damage for the hosts. Tom Burns took 4-32 when Stocksbridge replied, and they were all out for 128. 
 
Parkhead 2nds retained their 12-point lead at the top of Division 8 after a 45-run win over Kexborough 2nds at Bence Lane. Keeper Parwan Aliu made 78 out of the visitors’ 178-8, whilst Matty Woods took 3-16. Mubasher Ali led the way with 3-19 in the hosts reply, and they were all out for 133. Second-placed Rockingham Colliery 3rds were restricted to 126-7 by Wombwell Main 2nds at Stainborough, Joe May taking 5-35. But the visitors were all out for 55 in reply, Simon Grindle taking 4-17. Hallam 4ths moved up to third after a comprehensive win over Elsecar 3rds. Keith Ring (77) and Ryan Hartley (51) were in the runs as Hallam chalked up 265-9; then Joseph Brennan (4-23) and Tahseen Ahmad (4-3) did most of the damage as Elsecar were dismissed for 65 in reply. Opener Zully Shah, with an unbeaten 101 off 95 balls, and keeper Ryan Fell (79*) had an unbroken stand of 170 as Barnby Dun 2nds posted 245-5 against Mexborough Athletic 2nds at Glass Park. Opener Brandon Cooke (51*) and Jamil Hussain (43) then saw the visitors to respectability after they lost their first two wickets to James Copley with only five runs on the board, and they closed on 146-7 (Copley 4-30). Jhangir Ahmed took 3-13 as Norton Woodseats 2nds restricted Frecheville Community 2nds to 132-9 at the Hobson Bowl, then Lois Adamson took 6-26 to help the hosts to an eight-run win as Woodseats were all out for 124. Alfie Robinson took three wickets for one run when Monk Bretton 2nds bowled Worsbrough Bridge 2nds out for 97 at the Castle Ground. Keeper Jenson Hayes then hit an unbeaten 77 off 50 balls as the hosts powered to a nine-wicket win in the 16th over. On Sunday, Wombwell Main 2nds made 157 all out at home to Norton Woodseats, Adam Wallace making 62 for the hosts whilst David Armitage (4-38) and Taza Gul Mughal (5-29) did the damage for the visitors. Woodseats were 98-3 in reply when the game was abandoned. 
 
In Division 9, leaders Thorncliffe & Wentworth 2nds were not in action, but neither of the two sides immediately below them were able to take advantage. Scholes & Harley 2nds conceded their game against Brookhouse 2nds, and Wath 3rds were beaten by Dearne at Furlong Road. Isaac Wainwright made an unbeaten 96 for the visitors after they had been put in to bat, and they reached 166-5 in their 40 overs. Robert Houghton (41) and Scott Hardman (35) got Dearne off to a decent start with an opening stand of 66, but wickets then started to fall, Tilly Thomas taking 4-57, and the hosts edged past their target with one wicket left. Silkstone United 2nds move up to fourth after beating Fishlake by nine wickets at Barnsley Road. The visitors were all out for 95, with three wickets for Andrew Kaye, before Louis Quilter took the hosts to victory with an unbeaten 62. Whiston Forge 2nds were 40-8 after being put in to bat by Eden Grove Parklands 2nds, when skipper Richard North came in at number ten to play a match-winning innings of 53, taking his side to 126 all out. Scott Canning took 5-26 for hosts Parklands, who were then all out for 88 in reply, Richard Ellis returning 6.5-1-9-6. 
 
T20 Blast 
 
In Group C at Whitley Hall, each team won one game, and Tickhill progress to the semi-finals on net run rate. In the first gamer, Whitley Hall (228-6) beat Elsecar (161) – Neil Longhurst (82 off 40) balls and Callum Bethell (68 off 35) adding 85 for the fourth wicket for the hosts, then Biswick Kapala took 4-32 when Elsecar replied, Samarpit Joshi top-scoring with 75 off 28 balls. Then, Elsecar (226-0) beat Tickhill (222-4) by ten wickets; Minod Bhanuka hitting 63 off 26 balls for Tickhill before Joshi (116 not out off 54 balls) and Pete Hadfield (106 not out off 53) powered Elsecar to victory. In the final game, Tim Smith (60 off 37) and Harrison Wood (52 off 30) helped Whitley Hall to 191-6, but a brilliant unbeaten 130 off 52 balls (eleven 4s and twelve 6s) from Minod Bhanuka took Tickhill to a nine-wicket win in 14.3 overs, and most importantly, ensured they had the best net run rate.  
 
In the semi-finals, Wakefield Thornes host Doncaster Town and Tickhill play Sheffield Collegiate at Abbeydale - dates to be confirmed. 
 
T20 plate 
 
At the semi-final stage, Luke Townsend (4-15) and Dale Longfield (3-15) restricted Hallam to 137-9, but in their reply Ackworth were 61-5 before Townsend (39*) and Amitpaul Kundra put on an unbroken sixth-wicket stand of 77 to take their side through to the final. In the other semi, Dave Rodgers (51) and skipper Ben Hall (58 off 37 balls) helped Coal Aston to 149-5, then Hall (2-21 in four overs) and Lawrence Browes (1-12 in four) led an excellent bowling effort that restricted Wickersley Old Village to 133-5 in reply.  
 
Ackworth now play Coal Aston in the final at Cawthorne on 21 July. 
 
Billy Oates Memorial Cup 
 
Keith Ring (51) top-scored in Hallam 4ths’ 220-9 against Caribbean Sports 2nds, and then Tahseen Ahmed took 4-24 as Sports were bowled out for 151 in reply. Robert Armitage took 3-10 when Thorpe Hesley & High Green 2nds were bowled out for 83 by Penistone 2nds, but when Penistone replied, Chris Fisher took 4-18, and they were all out for 64. Upper Haugh 3rds bowled Stocksbridge 2nds out for 111 at Bracken Moor, Lucas Hawke taking 4-27, Then Shaun Cristinacce hit an unbeaten 52 as the visitors recorded a six-wicket win. 
 
The semi-finals - to be played on Sunday 28 July - are: 
 
Thorpe Hesley & High Green 2nds v Barnby Dun 2nds or Wombwell Main 2nds 
Upper Haugh 3rds v Hallam 4ths 
 
 
 
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