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Match Report – 21st May 2023

At what point can a team field a 12th man?

12th man

A player arriving to the match 30 minutes after start time (eg after 1.30pm) will not be able to participate in the match, however the opposition captain can overrule the umpires to allow the player to play but teams MUST inform the umpires and opposition if any players will arrive after the start time (eg 1.00pm)

11a. If a player arrives after 30 minutes from the official start time of the game he will not be eligible to participate in the game as a player or a substitute. Both the umpires and the opposing captain must be informed if a player is expected to arrive late.

If a player experience an injury/illness during the match he can be substituted only if the umpires are satisfied that the injury/illness took place during the match and the team substituting the player lists the 12th man on the team cards. The umpires have the right to refuse fielding a 12th player if no 12th man is listed on the team card.

If any continuation cup games are re-arranged teams will be able field up to 5 substitute players (excluding the wicket keeper).

11b. If the umpires are satisfied that a player has been injured or become ill during the match, they shall allow that player to have a substitute acting for him in the field. However, for a rearranged rain affected continuation of a cup game, substitutions will be allowed.

No ball

The umpires will signal a free hit followed by all illegal (No balls) balls.

18a. For all matches any illegal ball (front foot, side line, fielding restriction breach and waist high) must be followed by signally a free hit.

Match Report

If any team have earned their respect it is Leeds Stallions who travel down the M1 to Holmfirth CC and then back up to Little Ribston off A1 to Rajput’s home ground due to some confusion. Both clubs were good sportsmen and it reflects the true nature of the league as well as its reputation for competitive cricket. For club information we update the ground details after the books have been printed on the league website – League Members – Season 2023. Please check and if necessary inform league of any update. It is home clubs responsibility to inform the away team if the ground details have been changed and must do so no later than 8.00pm the day before the match.

No change at the top 4 in the Premier Section, Bhalot Strikers only club to top 100 points, with close second place AK Eagles on their tail closely followed by Whiterose. All three won comfortable today against their respective clubs. Fourth place Great Horton Sports lost to Kashmir by 8 wickets. Darulshafa beat Bradford Moor by 2 wickets as they move to 5th place.

All the games in the Crescent Section were one sided but its still pretty tight as the difference between top place Kings XI Lahore and firth place Nafees extended to just 11 points. Both Subhan and Rajput claimed maximum points and Kings XI Lahore and Nafees dropped a point in their win today. Scouthill beat Tabs but dropped two points.

Bradford Riders and Wakefield Stars both won to maintain their position at the top of the Jinnah Section. Mirpur Royals scored the highest innings total in their inning to beat Central Leeds, whilst AQ Khan beat Chach by 76 runs.

Indus Bradford maintain their first place at the top of the Star Section as they beat Friends by just 2 wickets. Both CAX XI and Northcliffe scored 200+ to strengthen their position at the top of the table as they beat their respective clubs. CAX XI beat Ghourghusti XI by 101 runs and Northcliffe won by 46 runs.

Individual Player Performance

Waqas Asad, Scouthill CC 5 wickets for 44 runs
Waqas Asad, Scouthill CC – 5 wickets for 44 runs
Alam Shah, Kings XI Lahore 50 runs
Alam Shah, Kings XI Lahore – 50 runs
Akmal Rabbani, Kings XI Lahore 5 for 13 runs
Akmal Rabbani, Kings XI Lahore – 5 for 13 runs
Adil Kiyani, CAX's XI 63 runs
Adil Kiyani, CAX’s XI – 63 runs
Abhishek Pandya, AK Eagles CC 122 not out
Abhishek Pandya, AK Eagles CC – 122 not out
Amjad Tariq, CAX XI CC 5 for 33 runs
Amjad Tariq, CAX XI CC – 5 for 33 runs
Hasnain Mughul, AK Eagles CC 4 for 17 runs
Hasnain Mughul, AK Eagles CC – 4 for 17 runs
Umar Sharif, Mirpur Royals CC 4 for 26 runs
Umar Sharif, Mirpur Royals CC – 4 for 26 runs
Wasif Iqbal, Mirpur Royals CC 4 for 22 runs
Wasif Iqbal, Mirpur Royals CC – 4 for 22 runs
Nabeel Hussain, Mirpur Royals CC 57 runs
Nabeel Hussain, Mirpur Royals CC – 57 runs
Miraj Khan, Indus Bradford CC 51 runs
Miraj Khan, Indus Bradford CC – 51 runs
Tariq Javed, Bradford United CC 48 runs
Tariq Javed, Bradford United CC – 48 runs
Yasir Ali, Bhalot CC 57 runs
Yasir Ali, Bhalot CC – 57 runs
Quadarat Azize, Bhalot Strikers CC 5 for 30 runs
Quadarat Azize, Bhalot Strikers CC – 5 for 30 runs
Ehsan Maqbool, CAX XI CC 47 runs
Ehsan Maqbool, CAX XI CC – 47 runs
Abdul Ghafoor, Rajput CC 5 for 18 runs
Abdul Ghafoor, Rajput CC – 5 for 18 runs
Ehtisham Ud Din Subhan CC 63 runs
Ehtisham Ud Din Subhan CC – 63 runs
Syed Ahsan Ali Shah, Northcliffe CC 52 Runs
Syed Ahsan Ali Shah, Northcliffe CC – 52 Runs
Mohammed Shakeel, Subhan CC 55 runs
Mohammed Shakeel, Subhan CC – 55 runs
Ansar Mehmood, Friends CC 50 runs
Ansar Mehmood, Friends CC – 50 runs
Jack Rogers, Darulshafa CC 5 for 49 runs
Jack Rogers, Darulshafa CC – 5 for 49 runs

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