BARNOLDSWICK secured their place in the quarter-finals of the Ramsbottom Cup after defeating Earby by six-wickets in their final Group Two game.

They will play Whalley at home and will be hoping to make further progress in the competition.

Earby batted first and were bowled out in 33 overs for 155. Sam Parry (40) and Luke Hipgrave (32) were the top scorers for the Applegarth outfit.

Patrick Turner continued his good form with the ball by taking 3-35 for Barnoldswick.

Barlick raced to victory in 28.5 overs with Amir Saddique leading the way with 59.

He was joined in a second-wicket stand of 112 by Nabeel Ahmed who made 49.

Quarter-final draw: Brinscall v Feniscowles, Barnoldswick v Whalley, Oswaldtwistle v Settle, Padiham v Read.