Match Report – 5th May 2024

The day for most if not all started with prayers for Mohammed (Bill) Saddique who sadly past away last month. What an amazing person and what a remarkable life. We feel so lucky that Bill was part of our cricketing family. May Allah give his family and friend the strength at this difficult time. Ameen.

Photographs of a number of clubs who had shared the images whilst performing prayers.

A little patience goes a long way. We’ll done in getting your games on with at least three fixtures having to find alternative grounds due to grounds not fit to be played on.

Great work from Dewsbury and District Cricket League clubs who have all moved onto Play-Cricket and benefiting from live scoring.

We will all see the benefits of both leagues using live scorer for the follower of the league to keep up to date with individual and club performances.

Match Report 5th May 2024

After missing first two weeks of cricket finally clubs managed to play the game every one loves.

Premier Section

Ak Eagles started their season with a victory over Northern Warriors by 74 runs. Batting first AK Eagles managed to put a total of 149 for the loss of 10 wickets. Khizer Qadeer scores 51 runs for AK Eagles. Adil Mehmood for Northern Warriors took 5 wickets for 16 runs only but his team mates could not match his brilliant bowling with a strong batting show as Northern Warriors were restricted to 75 by AK Eagles bowlers. Istikhar Hussain took 5 wickets for only 15 runs and played a key role in victory for his club.

Great Horton Sports who lost their mentor/owner Bill Siddique suffered a heavy defeat by Kashmir Dewsbury. Kashmir Dewsbury scored 284 for the loss of 6 wickets only in 45 overs. Captain Ibrar Latif scored 70 runs off 75 balls and he was helped by kaleel Ahmed who scored 69 off 86 balls. Both were well supported by Wajid Hussain and Ovais Hussain who scored 37 and 48 runs respectively. Great Horton Sports batmen had no answer to brilliant bowling by Moin Hussain who took 5 wickets for 14 runs and Rizwan Ullah who took 4 wickets for 20 runs. Great Horton Sports final score 94/10 and were beaten by 190 runs.

White Rose started their their season with a massive victory over Karmand. White Rose scored 319 for the loss of 5 wickets in 45 overs. Karmand could only score 103 all out and lost by 216 runs. For White Rose star of the show was Mosun Hussain who scored 104 runs off 105 balls which included 9 fours and 2 sixes. Captain Cosmond Walters also scored 79 and he was well supported by Zahid Nissar who scored a 50. For White Rose Nachiket Verlekar took 6 wickets for 24 runs.

Both newly promoted teams to Premier Section Nafees and Kings XI Lahore did not disappoint. Nafees scored 216 Runs in 38.5 overs and Kings XI chased the target for the loss of 7 wickets in 37 overs, final score 219/7. For Nafees Zahid Mahmood scored 50 runs well supported by Ismail Patel who scored 43 runs. For Kings XI Lahore Ihsan Amir 113 off 105 balls which included 10 fours and 6 sixes and he took the game away from Nafees. For Nafees Ranveer Singh took 4 wickets for 44 runs.

Bhalot Strikers beat Rising Stars by 87 runs continuing their winning streak from last season. Bhalot scored 218/7 in 45 overs and restricted Rising Stars to 131 runs. For Bhalot Daanish Hussain scored 75 runs.

Crescent Section

Two newly promoted clubs in crescent section Indus Bradford and Bradford Riders faced each other for first time in this season. Indus Bradford were restricted to 132 runs. For Bradford Riders Wasim Liaqat took 5 wickets for 19 runs. Bradford Riders chased the target for the loss of 3 wickets in 27 overs. Anwar Shah scored 50 runs Not Out in his first game for the club well supported by Wasiq Ur Rehman who scored 43 Not Out.

In a low scoring game Bradford Moor YCA were restricted by 100 runs by Brighouse Warriors. Harshkumar Maheshbhai 47 runs for his team. Mujahid Hussain took 4 wickets for 27 runs for Brighouse Warriors. In reply Brighouse Warriors could only score 81 and lost the game by 19 runs.

Diamond lost to Batley by 104 runs. Batley scored 188 for the loss of 9 wickets. For Diamond Mohammad Naeem took 4 wickets. Diamond were restricted to only 84 runs. For Batley Jawad Akhtar took 4 wicket for 21 runs.

TABS and Nathia United had a very close game. TABS scored 111/10 Zahid Khan helped his team in achieving this total by scoring 46 runs. For Nathia United Aftaab Hussain took 4 wickets for 21 runs. In reply Nathia United got very close to the target but loss by 6 runs. Nathia United final score 105/10. Palwinder Kumar took the game away from Nathia United by taking 5 wickets for only 16 runs.

Finally in a low scoring game in Crescent section Heaton Park scored 100/10 and restricted Rajput to only 33/10 and won the game by 69 Runs. Mobeen Qureshi took 7 wickets for 17 runs in only 6.5 overs which included 2 maiden overs, great spell.

Jinnah Section

New Club Hanover scored 139/8 vs Mirpur Royals and restricted them to 87/10. Basil Khan scored 46 Runs for Hanover. Hanover won by 52 runs. their youngsters have plenty of potential and will be a threat for most of the teams in Jinnah Section. Watch this space.

Wakefield Stars scored 96/10 in a low scoring game vs Khan. Their bowlers restricted Khan to 84/10 and won the game by 12 runs. Amjad Ali scored 41 runs for Wakefield Stars. Muhammad Shoaib took 8 wickets for 13 runs in 6.5 overs. What a SPELL but unfortunately he could not win the game for his club. But this was a performance of life time by Muhammad Shoaib who was leading Khan today.

Leeds Stallions scored 186/10 against AQ Khan and bowled them out for only 57 runs winning the game by 129 runs. Waihed Akhtar took 5 wickets for 17 runs for AQ Khan another excellent spell by a bowler on the day. Suraj Singh took 4 wickets for only 13 runs to help his side to win the game.

Mayfield were bowled out for only 49 runs and United Friend who are new team to the league chased the target for lost of 2 wickets. United Friends have won a lot of local tournaments in most recent times. They will be hoping for a promotion to crescent section at the end of this season.

Yorkshire Lions restricted Nathia United A to 72 runs and chased the target in 20 overs for loss of 5 wickets. Naeem Jehangir took 6 wickets for 16 runs for Yorkshire Lions.

Star Section

A.M.Y North East restricted Ghourghushti XI to 104 Runs and chased the target in 28 overs for the loss of 3 wickets. For A.M.Y Shahid Farooq scored 58 not out off 71 balls which included 2 fours and 4 sixes.

Bradford United faced a young Northcliffe side and scored 149 all out in 34.5 overs. In reply Northcliffe were bowled out for 75 runs. Bradford United won the game by 74 runs.

New team Leeds Stars were restricted to 85 runs by Friends who chased the target for the loss of 6 wickets in 18.4 overs. For Friend Ijaz Ali Shah took 4 wickets for 23 runs. Raja Adnan also claimed 4 wickets for 15 runs and scored 41 runs for Friend, well done.

Gemini Falcons faced Brighouse Qalandars in a nail biting game. Gemini Falcons were restricted to 97 runs in 32.4 overs. Brighouse Qalandars chased the target for the loss of 9 wickets in 24.1 overs. For Brighouse Qalandars Harpartap Singh scored 47 Runs Not Out and Sheran Ali took 4 wickets for 6 runs only, great spell. For Gemini Falcons Haroon Tariq took 6 wickets for 30 runs and almost took the game away from Brighouse Qalandars, better luck next time, excellent bowling Harry.

Individual Performance

Mosun Hussain, White Rose, 104 Runs
Mosun Hussain, White Rose, 104 Runs
Nabeel Anjum, Heaton Park CC 46 runs
Nabeel Anjum, Heaton Park CC – 46 runs
Mobeen Qureshi, Heaton Park CC 7 for 17 runs
Mobeen Qureshi, Heaton Park CC 7 for 17 runs
PK, Tabs CC 5 wickets for 16 runs
PK, Tabs CC – 5 wickets for 16 runs
Kaizer Qadeer, Nothern Warriors CC 51 runs

Haroon Tariq,Gemini Falcons,6/30

Mujahid Hussain, Brighouse Warriors CC 4 wickets for 27 Runs
Mujahid Hussain, Brighouse Warriors CC – 4 wickets for 27 Runs
Shahid Farooq, AMYA North East CC 58 not out
Shahid Farooq, AMYA North East CC – 58 not out
Harpartap Singh, Brighouse Qalandars CC 47 not out
Harpartap Singh, Brighouse Qalandars CC – 47 not out
Sharen Ali, Brighouse Qalandar CC 4 wickets for 6 runs
Sheran Ali, Brighouse Qalandars CC – 4 wickets for 6 runs
Ihsaan Amir, Kings XI Lahore CC 130 not out
Ihsaan Amir, Kings XI Lahore CC – 130 not out
Suraj Singh, Leeds Stallions CC 4 wickets for 13 runs
Suraj Singh, Leeds Stallions CC – 4 wickets for 13 runs
Daanish Hussain, Bhalot Strikers CC 75 runs
Daanish Hussain, Bhalot Strikers CC – 75 runs
Raja Adnan, Friends CC 41 runs
Raja Adnan, Friends CC – 41 runs
Wasim Liaqat, Bradford Riders CC 5 wickets for 16 runs
Wasim Liaqat, Bradford Riders CC – 5 wickets for 16 runs
Anwar Shah, Bradford Riders CC 50 runs
Anwar Shah, Bradford Riders CC – 50 runs
Mohammad Naeem, Diamonds CC 4 for 32 runs
Mohammad Naeem, Diamonds CC – 4 for 32 runs
Muhammad Shoaib, Khan CC 8 wickets for
Muhammad Shoaib, Khan CC – 8 wickets for 13 runs
Istikhar Hussain, AK Eagles CC 5 wickets for 15 runs
Istikhar Hussain, AK Eagles CC – 5 wickets for 15 runs
Khizer Qadeer, AK Eagles CC 51 runs
Khizer Qadeer, AK Eagles CC – 51 runs
Adil Mehmood, Nothern Warriors CC 5 for 16 runs
Adil Mehmood, Nothern Warriors CC – 5 for 16 runs

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