BINGLEY Congs travelled to Cowling and smashed 321-6 in their overs in Mewies Solicitors Craven And District League Division One

Johandre Barnard led the way with 144 which included nine fours and 12 sixes. He now has 802 runs for the season. Neil Copping joined in with 63.

Cowling were dismissed for 90 with Laiq Ur Rehman (30) top scoring as Mohammad Adil claimed 5-12 and Ben Hemsley 4-30.

Crossflatts extended their lead at the top of the division by virtue of their 20-run victory over visitors Barrowford and Haworth Road’s defeat at Ingrow.

Batting first, Crossflatts posted 178 with Dom Bennett (51) and Nathan Bradbury (33) leading the way as Majid Iqbal (4-48) was the best bowler.

Barrowford replied with 158 with Iqbal (31) top scoring as Alex Bradbury (4-43) and Wasim Hussain (3-21) took the bowling honours.

Up at Hainworth, Will Rankin (47) and Jake Hoyle (38) propelled Ingrow to 182-6.

Haworth Road were knocked over for 164 despite 89 from Shahid Saleem as Dan Scott (3-20) and Rankin (3-44) were the best bowlers.

The battle of the hill toppers, Haworth and Oakworth, went the way of the former.

Visitors Oakworth went first and were restricted to 135-8 with skipper Joel Gallagher carrying his bat with 71no and Oliver Bishop took 4-48.

Haworth knocked these off for the loss of two wickets with Jamie Rowell (50no) and Dan Trowers (50) putting on an undefeated 93 runs for the second wicket.

Foulridge were in fine fettle on their visit to Denholme.

Foulridge posted 195-9 in their overs led by Zain Abbas with a super 101 and Abrar Sarwar (40) as Ben Burkill (3-48) and Sarum Qureshi (3-55) were the pick of the bowlers.

In the reply of 139, Burkill (42) and Qureshi (37) were also the pick of the batters as Sarwar picked up 3-33.

The basement battle between Sutton and Embsay went the way of the former by four wickets.

Embsay stuttered to 149 with Dave Wellock (31) and George Maloney (29) leading the way. Sam Solley (67) and Simon Cox (30) saw the Royd Hill side to the points. Sutton go above Embsay who drop to bottom slot.

In Division Two, Hepworth & Idle continue their march to the top division although they had a struggle to get past Eldwick & Gilstead’s 65 at Grange Road.

Jonathan Robinson (3-10) and Nathan Allatt (3-22) put the skids on the hosts on a damp wicket with Andy Stephenson top scoring with 14no.

In reply, Joe Allatt (26) scored the game’s highest score as Matt Sharp finished with 3-42.

Three points behind come Wilsden who lost unexpectedly to lowly Airedale.

The visitors batted first and made 148-9 with Matt Gill (55) and Warren Coppack (32) leading the way as Hasnat Bukhari took 3-22 and Khawar Bukhari 3-24.

Hasnat then top scored with 32 to go with Chris Longley’s 23 as three bowlers claimed three wickets apiece.

Bradford & Bingley III skipper Adam Swallow was in a fine swashbuckling mode as he hit seven sixes and two fours in a 55-ball knock of 71 to help his side to 149 as Willie Naylor took 4-34 and Anthony Haigh 3-13 (off 12 overs).

Cononley were never in the hunt as they were demolished for 40. Charles Calvert (11) was the only batter in double figures as Farhan Khalid (5-20) and Ayaz Butt (3-1) ran through them.

Gargrave’s trip to Golden View proved to be fruitful as they came away with the spoils by 46 runs.

John Beckwith and Chris Lambert both with 39 help the Skipton Road side to 180-9 as Moin Ashan claimed 6-60. In Long Lee’s reply, Shahbaz Ahmed made 39no as Joe Wood claimed 3-24.

Barrowford conceded to Crossflatts II, as did Sandy Lane to Haworth Road II.