JER Lane took another big step towards securing promotion in their debut season in the All Rounder Cricket Bradford Premier League with a commanding 148-run win over Windhill & Daisy Hill in the Conference Division.

Tom Watson took centre stage with a sparkling 132 not out – an innings containing four sixes and 16 fours.

His innings, plus 63 from opener Nisar Chowdry, enabled Jer Lane to make 291-3 before bowling out their opponents for 153.

Matthew Marshall (46) top scored for Windhill & Daisy Hill, while Gurdev Singh (4-25) again impressed with the ball.

The battle for the second promotion spot is hotting up, with Oulton just a point ahead of Adwalton and Azaad after their second successive defeat.

Syed Shah Bukhari proved to be the Azaad's match winner against Oulton with 6-32 as his side bowled out their promotion rivals for 100 to seal a 115-run win.

Hanif Mahboob (79), Imran Mahboob (38) and Rizwan Subhani (33) were the main contributors to Azaad's 215. David Flint (5-37) and Matthew Boucher (4-59) bowled well for Oulton, but their batsmen couldn't match their efforts.

Adwalton had Matt Donohoe (68) and Gareth Lee (53) to thank for helping them to a five-wicket win in their derby clash at Gildersome & Farnley Hill.

Their half-centuries enabled Adwalton to chase down Gildersome & Farnley Hill's 204-9 in which Josh Farrell made 49, Gethin Clarke 46 and John Crowther 30.

Great Preston batsman Jack Morrison was in top form in their 59-run win over Sandal in a match that produced 597 runs.

Morrison led the way with a splendid 152 – an innings that contained five sixes and 18 fours and was backed up by Stuart Ruddick (46), Phil Schofield (38) and James Conlon (34) as a total of 328-8 was posted.

Sandal made a bold reply of 269-9, with Danny Riley (77) and Matt Westwood (48) sharing a seventh-wicket stand of 127. Karl Hewitt (40) was their other main contributor.

Heckmondwike & Carlinghow lifted themselves off the bottom of the table with a hard-earned seven-wicket win over East Leeds.

They chased down a challenging East Leeds total of 245-6 thanks to the efforts of Matt Crowther (95) and Paul Cooper (79), who shared an opening stand of 101.

Bradley Cunningham (85) and Tom Chapman (85) were the top scorers for East Leeds, while Javed Iqbal took 3-51 for Heckmondwike & Carlinghow.

James Abbott made 37 not out and took 5-44 to help Crossbank Methodists to a comfortable 98-run win over Rodley.

Adam Holroyd (47) top scored in Crossbank's 255, a score Rodley were unable to challenge as they were bowled out for 157. Lachlan Roche top scored with 31.