Holders Hanging Heaton suffer Heavy Woollen Cup defeat at Wickersley

Hanging Heaton relinquished their grip on the Solly Sports Heavy Woollen Cup as they suffered a 31-run defeat in their second round tie at Wickersley Old Village last Sunday.

Friday, 17th May 2019, 8:53 am
Ossetts Joe Finnigan sends down a delivery in his sides Bradford League Championship One game at East Bierley.
Ossetts Joe Finnigan sends down a delivery in his sides Bradford League Championship One game at East Bierley.

The cup holders had comfortably disposed to Shelley in the first round and appeared on course to book a quarter-final spot as they had hosts Wickersley in trouble at 45-5 early on.

Holders Hanging Heaton have been knocked out of the Solly Sports Heavy Woollen Cup by Wickersley Old Village.

Paceman Tom Chippendale posed early problems and finished with 3-33 from his 10 overs but the Yorkshire Premier League South recovered to post a score of 189-9.

Lee Shutt (44no) and Shahid Hussain (39) led the revival.

Heaton appeared well set in their run chase when on 107-3 with Callum Geldart and Ismail Dawood well set.

The former was run out for 37 and when Dawood was dismissed for 34 it sparked a collapse as Heaton were dismissed for 158, with Garry Park Wickersley’s key bowler with 5-45, with support coming from Chris Durham took 3-36.

Hoylandswaine suffered a two-run defeat at home to Barkisland in a low-scoring encounter

Barkisland were quickly reduced to 20-5 as Waqas Maqsood (5-35) posed problems before being bowled out for 128.

Hoylandswaine slumped to 12-5 in reply and although Gurman Ranhawa (31no) tried to revive his side but in a tense finish they were bowled out for 126 as Luke Bridge picked up 3-29.

Wrenthorpe continued their bright start to the season with an emphatic 176-run win over Elland.

Khalil Khan (116no) and Luke Patel (101) shared a third-wicket stand of 215 as Wrenthorpe posted 257-4 before Elland were skittled out for 81 with Matthew Race(4-25) and Jordan Sleightholme (3-9) doing the damage.

Townville captain Jack Hughes took 5-29 to help dismiss Whitley Hall for 99 in reply to their 207-9, Treeton (251-8) are through to the quarter-finals after defeating South Kirkby (172-7), Shepley overcame fellow Huddersfield League side Scholes, while Spen Victoria forfeited their tie with Buttershaw St Paul’s.