RAQEEB Younis hit his third century of the season to propel leaders Jer Lane to a five-wicket win over Gildersome & Farnley Hill in the All Rounder Cricket Bradford Premier League Conference Division.

Younis struck seven sixes and 11 fours as his side eased past Gildersome & Farnley Hill’s 180 in which Gethin Clarke made 50 as Gurdev Singh picked up 5-35.

Oulton remain just one point behind after their seven-wicket win over Crossbank Methodists.

Will Harrison (71no) and Matt Boucher (72no) shared an unbroken fourth-wicket stand of 112 to see their side better the Crossbank score of 187.

Ben Child took 4-39 and Jack Andrews 3-36 in a Crossbank innings in which saw Louis Bentley (34no), Christian Duncan (35) and James Lord (30) all got starts.

Adwalton’s promotion challenge suffered another setback as they went down by 31 runs against East Leeds.

James Watling (5-31) and Allan Olbison (3-50) helped bowl out Adwalton for 164 when they replied to the East Leeds score of 195-7. Paul Bennett (37) top-scored for Adwalton.

Half-centuries from Tom Chapman (52) and Saqab Muhammed (51no) were the key components of the East Leeds innings.

Sandal continued their good run with an 87-run win over Azaad.

Kristian Shuttleworth (64), Danny Riley (48) and Matthew Westwood (41) propelled Sandal to 235-8,

Umar Mirza made a battling 51 for Azaad but his side were bowled out for 148, with Lee Geldard taking 4-32 and Ben Van Der Nieuwenhof 3-52.

Rodley recorded the division’s highest score of 265-8 as they defeated Heckmondwike & Carlinghow by 32 runs.

The highlight of their win was a rapid 92 from just 48 balls by Louie Stronach.

He smashed five sixes and seven fours and built on the earlier work of Lachlan Roache (48) and Dann Pritchett (35).

Ahmed Butt made a spirited 62 and Umar Qureshi 46 as Heckmondwike & Carlinghow replied with 233-9.

Gary Sagar (4-77) and Roache (3-36) were the pick of the Rodley bowlers.

Fourth-placed Great Preston had opener Michael Wade (48) to thank for guiding them to a four-wicket win over bottom team Windhill & Daisy Hill.

Chris Heald (3-27) ensured that Great Preston were made to work hard to pass Windhill & Daisy Hill’s modest total of 140 in which he top-scored with 40.

Jack Morrison was the best Great Preston bowler with 3-27.