Several West Leeds cricket teams were in action over the weekend, with a number of wins and close defeats, writes Jim Corah.
In the Bradford Cricket League Premier League – Covid on Saturday 25th July 2020, Pudsey St Lawrence CC beat visitors Bradford & Bingley CC in 37.3 overs, reaching 254 for 4. New Farnley also enjoyed opening weekend success with a win over Cleakheaton CC, amassing 196 runs for 5 wickets in 38.2 overs.
On Saturday in BCL Division 1 – Covid, visitors Keighley CC were beaten by Pudsey Congs, who reached 128-9 in 37.1 overs. In BCL Division 3, Rodley CC had a successful visit to Crossbank Methodist CC, winning in 23.5 overs with 137 for 3.
Twenty20 returned on Sunday 26th July 2020 for Bradford Cricket League clubs. In the T20 Group A Pool 1, Pudsey Congs CC beat East Bierley while New Farnley lost to Pudsey St Lawrence CC.
Saturday saw the return of cricket in the Airedale & Wharfedale Seniors League, Calverley St Wilfrid’s visit to Bardsey CC saw them lose by 49 runs, 184 all out in 46.5 overs. Kirkstall Educational Cricket Club lost out by 3 wickets at Guiseley CC, all out for 129 in 30.3 runs.
Fixtures next weekend, all starting at 1pm. On Saturday 1st August 2020 in the Airedale & Wharfedale Seniors League, Kirkstall Educational Cricket Club welcome Tong Park Esholt CC to the Field of Dreams. Calverley St Wilfrids will be away to Beckwithshaw CC.
The Bradford Cricket League matches on Saturday 1st August 2020 will see Pudsey St Lawrence CC hosting Morley CC, Pudsey Congs CC will host Bankfoot CC at the Amber Cars Britannia Ground, with New Farnley visiting Wrenthorpe CC. Finally, Rodley CC will host Adwalton CC at the Canal Bank Sports Ground.