Savile Town CC celebrate history making campaign

Savile Town celebrate winning a third successive Dewsbury District League Section A title at the presentation evening.
Savile Town celebrate winning a third successive Dewsbury District League Section A title at the presentation evening.
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Savile Town celebrated a magnificent history-making season at the Dewsbury District Cricket League’s presentation event held last Wednesday evening.

Savile Town became the first team in the league’s history to complete a hat-trick of Section A title victories in 2016 and were delighted to pick up their awards.

Savile Town’s Nazakat Hussain was the Section A’s best bowler, picking up 35 wickets at an average of 9.2 in his side’s glorious championship winning campaign.

Dewsbury’s Rizwan Dar finished on top of the list in the Section A batting averages, having scored 457 runs at an average of 45.7.

He also made the season’s highest individual score of 111 not out against New Sanam on June 12.

Azad’s Saqib Hussain topped the Section B bowling averages having taken 19 wickets at 8.05 in helping his side win the championship.

KK’s Imran Khan was the division’s leading batsman, having scored 168 runs at an average of 28.

Haroon Shazad (KK) hit Section B’s highest score of the season when he made 143 on the way to helping his side make the season’s highest innings of 379 all out against Birkby All Stars on July 3.

Dewsbury District League

Award Winners

Section A - Batting Averages: Rizwan Dar (Dewsbury) 12 innings, 2 not out, 457 runs @45.7

Bowling Averages: Nazakat Hussain (Savile Town) 118 overs, 29 maidens 322 runs, 35 wickets @ 9.2.

Highest Individual Score: Rizwan Dar (Dewsbury) 111no v New Sanam June 12.

Highest Team Score: Scout Hill 286-5 v Gujarkhan Star August 28

Best Bowling in a Match: Ismail Patel (Al Murad) 6-11 v Savile Town April 24.

Total Victims for a Wicketkeeper: Shokat Iqbal (Savile Town) 21 catches 1 stumping

Section B - Batting Averages: Imran Khan (KK) 6 innings, 0 not outs, 168 runs @ 28.00.

Bowling Averages: Saqib Hussain (Azad) 53 overs, 10 maidens, 153 runs, 19 wickets @8.05

Highest Individual Score: Haroon Shazad (KK) 143 v Birkby Allstars July 3.

Highest Team Score in a Match: KK 379 all out v Birkby Allstars July 3.

Best Bowling in a Match: Nikash Khan (Dewsbury Elite) 6-19 v Birkby Allstars June 5.

Total Victims for a Wicketkeeper: Mohammed Suleman (Dews Elite) 13 catches 0 stumpings.