OTLEY Cricket Club claimed their first victory of the campaign after defeating Addingham away from home, to brush off the early season cobwebs.

The current champions won the toss and elected to bat first, earning an impressive total of 233-7.

Stephen Brown and Josh Atkinson performed well with the bat, hitting 63 and 54 runs, respectively.

In return, Addingham could only manage a total of 226-all out, meaning Otley edged victory by seven runs.

Stephen Brown, James Davies and Oliver Halliday all claimed two wickets for the away side.

Elsewhere, Ilkley were also able to brush aside early season form, by claiming their first victory of the campaign.

The away side thrashed local rivals Burley-in-Wharfedale by 111 runs, with a 203-score doing the job.

James E Raper hit an impressive 59 off 75, to push them towards their victory.

Burley could only a respond with a below-par batting session, hitting only 92 runs, before being bowled out.

Henry Wilson struck five wickets for Ilkley.

Elsewhere in the Aire-Wharfe Cricket Division 1, Horsforth and Olicanian were beaten by Collingham & Linton and Beckwithshaw respectively.

Horsforth were beaten comfortably by a total of 223 runs Collingham hitting a magnificent total of 303-8, with Horsforth responding with 80.

Olicanian were beaten by 136 runs, in their away trip to Beckwithshaw. Scott Irvine ended on 58

runs to help the victors to a 254 total.

Saltaire ensured their 100% start stayed intact, with a resounding victory over Rawdon. The total 0f 315 runs, saw Saltaire collect 20 points once more.

Sajad Ali hit 88 runs to have a say in the host’s total. In the other game in Division 1, Bilton beat North Leeds by 13 runs.

In Division 2, Green Lane beat Follifoot by eight wickets to claim all 20 points. Chasing Follifoot's total of 148, up stepped Waleed Akhtar who smashed an eye-catching 81 runs from 86.

New Rover and Pool both continued their 100% records too, overseeing Adel and Colton Institute respectively.

Horsforth Hall Park beat Bardsey and Tong Park Esholt CC overcame Guiseley.

In the final game in Division 2, Steeton were victorious against Kirkstall Educational, winning by eight wickets.

Josh Gill struck six wickets for Steeton.

In Division 3, Harden, Skipton and Thackley all maintained their lightning quick starts, all three sides making it three out of three in the League. Harden beat North Leeds 2XI by two wickets, Skipton beat Old Leodiensians by 17 runs and Thackley were victorious against Tong Park Esholt 2XI by two wickets.

Elsewhere in Division 3, Rawdon 2XI beat Leeds Modernians, Calverley St Wilfrids beat St Chads Broomfield and Bolton Villas beat Alwoodley.