Frankland and Weston hit centuries in Woodlands derby win

Sam Frankland struck 101 for Woodlands against Cleckheaton.
Sam Frankland struck 101 for Woodlands against Cleckheaton.

Woodlands put Cleckheaton to the sword last Saturday, recording an emphatic 199-run win over neighbours Cleckheaton in the All Rounder Bradford League Premier Division.

Sam Frankland and Logan Weston both hit centuries as Woodlands built an impressive score of 288-2.

The pair shared a second wicket stand of 138 with Frankland hitting a six and 17 fours in his 101 and Weston striking three sixes and nine fours in an unbeaten 115.

Cleckheaton crumbled to just 89 all out. Ian Nicholson (43no) was their top scorer as Elliot Richardson (3-18) and Kez Ahmed (3-33) wrapped up the 20 points for their side.

Victory saw Woodlands leapfrog their neighbours and move fifth in the table.

Third-placed Farsley maintained their interest in the championship race by collecting maximum points from a resounding 144-run win over Morley, who have now dropped into the bottom two.

The highlight of Farsley’s victory was a mature innings of 64 not out from 14-year-old Matthew Revis.

He hit two sixes and five fours as he shared a sixth-wicket stand of 123 with top scorer Dan Hodgson (83).

They came together after Nathan Bromby (3-51) had reduced their side to 84-5. Thanks to their efforts, Farsley posted a score of 240-8.

Morley’s batting crumbled when they replied. Luke Heinemann’s 31 was the only real defiance as they were dismissed for 96.

Chris Henry was the chief destroyer with 5-34 and he finished the match with a hat-trick as Farsley closed to within 20 points of top spot.