Khan hits sparkling century as Hartshead Moor maintain impressive start

Liversedge and Hunslet Nelson players hold a minutes silence in memory of those killed in the Manchester bombing.
Liversedge and Hunslet Nelson players hold a minutes silence in memory of those killed in the Manchester bombing.
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Hartshead Moor extended their lead at the top of All Rounder Bradford League Championship Two to 28 points following last Saturday’s 32-run win over Idle.

Mohammad Khan made a sparkling 112, which included a six and 15 fours as he helped Hartshead to an impressive total of 242-7.

Iain Wardlaw hit 36 and then picked up 3-44 as Idle were dismissed for 210.

Daniel Squire gave Wardlaw good support with 3-28 as Quadratullah Azizi top scored with 70 for Idle.

Northowram Fields are second after a seven-wicket win over Buttershaw St Paul’s.

An unbeaten 71 from Ben Grech saw them comfortably pass St Paul’s score of 140.

Liversedge slipped to a 49-run defeat at hime to Hunslet Nelson.

Defeat saw Liversedge slip a place to eighth as Nelson leapfrogged them in the league standings.

Andrew McIntosh made 74 and Jack Scanlon (42) as Nelson made 210-5.

Graham Winn’s 46 was the highlight of Liversedge’s 161 all out as Joe Schofield (4-17) and Derrick Hammill (3-43) led the visitors to victory.

Altofts are fourth after bowling out Spen Victoria for 78 and cruising to a seven-wicket win.

Arkam Asif (4-15) and Callam Nuttall (3-20) impressed with the ball before Luke Whitmore (37no) sped his side to victory.

Carlton opener Chris Wynd carried his bat in their total of 205-5 to finish agonisingly on 99 not out against Hopton Mills.

Adam Hayton chipped in with 41 before Nick Busby took 4-63 as Hopton Mills were bowled out for 4-63 in reply.

Brad Drake top scored with 34 after earlier taking 3-66 but Mills lie second-bottom in the table.

Captain Andy Wear struck 17 boundaries in a fine knock of 103 as Keighley defeated Brighouse by seven wickets.

Wear was joined in an opening stand of 166 by Luke Chapman (52) as Brighouse’s score of 197-8 was chased down.

The Brighouse innings contained half centuries for Sohail Hussain (65) and Khurram Maqsood (51). James Rogers (3-37) and Nathan Storton (3-53) were the pick of the bowlers.