Inwood and Keen show no mercy

James Keen hit a maiden century for Hanging Heaton.
James Keen hit a maiden century for Hanging Heaton.

Hanging Heaton Second Team showed no mercy for bottom team Keighley as they piled up a mammoth 362-3 on their way to a 209-run win in Bradford League Second Teams Division One.

Their total was built around a fourth-wicket stand of 237 between Mark Inwood and James Keen (112no).

Inwood hammered five sixes and 21 fours on his way to 159 not out — his highest score in senior cricket — while Keen’s maiden century for Hanging Heaton including two sixes and 19 fours,

Captain Steve Bourne made 46 as Heaton finished just 16 runs short of a ground record score.

Keighley never looked like challenging such a big score and were dismissed for 153 as spinner Jamie Baulk (4-20), Adeel Hafeez (3-22) and James Byrne (3-67) claimed the wickets.

Defending champions New Farnley have taken over at the top after earning 20 points for their 161-run win at Woodlands.

Mohammed Bilal, dropped from Farnley’s first team, made 77 off just 29 balls, including eight sixes and four fours

Former Woodlands batsman Scott Richardson made 82 and Craig Russell 47 as they reached 294-6 before Woodlands were bowled out for 133 with Rob Medcalf (40) and Jack Bleazard (36) their top scorers.

Pudsey St Lawrence are a point behind Farnley after a four-wicket win at Morley in a last-ball finish.