MAYFIELD are the new leaders of B Division in the DALES COUNCIL LEAGUE.

They were at home to Cookridge in a top-of-the-table battle, with Cookridge struggling at 127-8 (James Shepstone 72no, Mohammed Faisal 5-20) before Mayfield replied with 128-5.

Cookridge have dropped to third, while Thornbury B closed to within a point of Mayfield after making 260-3 (Mohammad Sudase 71no, Omar Hassan 56 retired, Jhangier Hussain Shah 56no) and then dismissing St Chads Broomfield for 100 at Richmond House School.

Keith Marsden (5-36) was in the wickets again for Pudsey St Lawrence, who bowled out Leeds Sikh B for 138 at Fulneck before replying with 139-4 (John Beck 61).

Pudsey Congs won by two wickets at the Karmand Centre after dismissing Halifax Direct B for 122.

Meanwhile, Adel returned to winning ways at Station Road when, after bowling out Drighlington B for 126, they replied with 128-3, thanks to 65 not out from Kanhu Charan Pattnayak.

The bottom two met at Sandal, and Baildon B notched their first win of the season, by five wickets, after dismissing Muff Field for 158 (S Bullock 5-32).

In A Division, Thornbury are five points clear after Hassan Khan made 75 and Muhammad Omar 51 to help them to 257-9 and then Waqas Abbas took 7-34 to skittle Drighlington for 81 at Daleside Road.

Leeds Sikh were also in the runs at Gledhow with 267-7 but, despite 5-29 from Harcharan Seehra, Bradford Moor finished on 176-7 to deny Sikh full bowling points.

Woodhouse maintained third, winning by six wickets at Meanwood Road after bowling out Halifax Direct for 121 as Mohammed Sohail (4-11 and 37no) was an all-round star.

New Wortley moved up to fourth after totalling 244 (Malik T Khan 6-57) at High Royds before bowling out Crompark for 210 in a high-scoring game.

Meanwhile, Cookridge got off the mark at Smithy Lane, with Waqas Ali (103no, including 12 fours and six sixes) and Jhangir Gulzar (36no) putting on an unbeaten 105 for the seventh wicket after Zaheer Ahmed had made 51 to help the home side to the top score of the day of 288-7.

Then Ray Wells took 5-21 as Farsley were restricted to 115.