OULTON lost their place at the top of the All Rounder Cricket Bradford Premier League Conference Division after suffering a stunning 242-run defeat against third-placed Adwalton.

Their bowlers had an afternoon they will want to forget as Adwalton compiled a massive 388-6.

Gareth Lee set the tone by making exactly 100 after hitting seven sixes and ten fours.

He was joined in a second-wicket stand of 103 by Gary Lewsley (35) before Chris Priestley picked up the tempo with four sixes and 15 fours as he made 98 not out from 48 balls.

Vinit Patel piled on further agony for Oulton as he raced to 74 off just 32 balls during a sixth-wicket partnership of 125 from just 65 balls with Priestley.

Oulton were then bowled out for 147 as Max Merton picked up 5-54, with Alex Houghton (42) and Paul Gough (36) the top scorers.

Jer Lane took advantage of Oulton's defeat to go five points ahead of them with an eight-wicket win over East Leeds.

Opening bowler Amjid Khan took 5-44 as East Leeds were all out for 185, Tom Chapman top-scoring with 56.

Jer Lane were given a fine start by opener Raqeeb Younis (74) and Nasir Chowdrey (54), who shared a stand of 119.

Windhill & Daisy Hill lifted themselves off the bottom of the table when they beat Crossbank Methodists by nine wickets to record their third win of the season.

Craig Marshall set up the success by taking 6-29 as Crossbank Methodists were bowled out for 102, of which Paul Sauer made 38.

Skipper Byron Greenwood (46) and Adam Swaine (44no) ensured that their side had no alarms, knocking off the runs.

Swaine had earlier taken 3-25.

Heckmondwike & Carlinghow, who lost by nine wickets to Sandal, are now bottom.

They have the same points as Windhill & Daisy Hill but have played one game less.

Jamie Pease (6-23) sent Heckmondwike crashing to 101, with Sam Noden (3-24) giving support.

Kristian Shuttleworth made 49 as Sandal cruised home.

Chris Harris, of Gildersome & Farnley Hill, was another bowler in good form, taking 5-46 as Rodley were bowled out for 146 on their way to a six-wicket win.

Joshua Farrell made 58 to see them to their target.

Umar Mirza (4-27) and Kashif Najam (3-41) helped Azaad bowl out Great Preston for 109 as they recorded a seven-wicket win.

Ian Newton (39) was the only Great Preston batsman to make an impression, while Tanveer Hussain scored 37 as Azaad wrapped up victory.