The player registration deadline finished midnight yesterday, 31st July 2021 for season 2021 and the only players that can now be registered with any club is via the YCB registration form (accept those moving between Dewsbury and District League and Quaid e Azan Premier Cricket League where on online system can still be used) but the Sunday cricket league have to be affiliated with the regional cricket boards (eg YCB, LCB etc). At the end of July the league had registered 577 players which is an increase of 50% since the registration open in Jan 2021.
Members of the Quaid e Azam Premier Cricket league represented the Yorkshire Asian XI for the third year and also secured their third friendly game win against the MCC at Park Avenue, Bradford. We are proud of each individual player for representing the Asian community in the Yorkshire region.
The LSD Cup Final between Kashmir CC vs Whiterose CC will take place on Sunday, 8th August 2021 at Bradford Park Avenue, Canterbury Avenue, Bradford, BD5 0NL – stumps at 12.30pm. The car park will be closed to spectators but we will open the gates from the Horton Park End (Powell Avenue) so ample parking spaces will be available.
Kashmir seem to be unstoppable as they secured maximum points against Karmand who are renowned as the dark horse as they have surprised some clubs on home soil but 224 was way out of their reach to chase. Bhalot beat the cup finalist Whiterose by 34 runs at Park Avenue to move into 2nd place at the top of the table. The bottom three, Bradford Moor, Subhan and Khan all lost to their respective opposition and maintain the table positions at the foot of the table.
The Crescent Section had 4 out of 5 high scoring games with a number of centurions, Northcliffe comfortably beat last weeks 2nd place Kings XI Lahore who now drop to 3rd place. Moosa Azad and Sohail Ahmed added an unbeaten partnership of 225 Runs for 5th wicket after a difficult start when Northcliffe were 15 for 4 before both went into bat. Scouthil now more to second place after securing maximum point with a 103 run win over Yorkshire Lions. Rising Star extend their lead to 7 points and remain favourites in claiming a place in the play offs.
Punjab continue with their recent unbeaten record and extend their lead at the top to 26 points as Rajpoot drop 4 points but secured a 31 run win against AQ Khan. Heaton Park close the gap with Rajpoot as they had a easy win over Mylahore Tabs A, Heaton Park are now just 4 points behind Rajpoot. Wakefield Star fixture with Punjab was their last chance at securing a possible place in the play off’s but losing the game has made it difficult for them.
Highest Innings score – Indus Ghari CC – 279 for 7
Highest Individual Batting Scores – Premier Section : Farhan Hussain, AK Eagles CC – 66 runs
Highest Individual Bowling – Premier Section : Sajid Khan, Khan CC – 7 for 54 runs
Highest Individual Batting Scores – Crescent Section : Sohail Ahmed, Northcliffe CC – 114* runs
Best Individual Bowling – Crescent Section : Kuldeep Rana, Northcliffe CC – 4 for 62 runs
Highest Individual Batting Scores – Star Section : Nabeel Anjum, Heaton Park CC – 103* runs
Best Individual Bowling – Star Section : Mansoor Hussain, Heaton Park – 6 for 28 runs