ON A lovely afternoon, there was a run feast at Rawdon Meadows in the Bradford Mutual Sunday School League, with over 500 being scored in a Group A clash.

Bradford Gymkhana were all out for 268 in 39 overs, with Shehzad Khalid (69), Barber Hafeez (68) and Rizwan Ishtiaq (61) making contributions as Zaka Ullah took 4-43 for Apperley Bridge.

The latter replied with scored 238-7 off 41 overs to hold out for a draw and earn vital points.

Muneer Hussain scored 44 off 52 balls, Hasan Zeb 43 not out off 32 balls and Rehan Mohammed 39 off 64 balls, with Shehzad Khalid taking 3-65, but Bridge have still slipped to fifth as a result.

Salem Athletic remain top after beating Hallfield by seven wickets.

Hallfield elected to bat but only made 122 (Sohail Qayyum 4-25, Mohammed Faizaan 4-38), and Salem replied with 123-3, with Mohamed Hamdan making an unbeaten 58.

Second-placed Interlink maintained the pressure on Salem by beating Great Horton Church by three wickets. Church scored 198-8, with openers Abrar Hussain (55) and Zafran Ghafoor (44) sharing a stand of 97 as Mohammed Memi took 3-31.

Interlink also got off to a flier in reply, with Irfan Jamadar (57) sharing an 87-run partnership with Memi (36).

But then things got more interesting, and Interlink finished on 201-9 off 35 overs, with Ishtiaq Raza (3-45), Mohammed Zahid (3-34) and Adnan Shafique (3-36) among the wickets in what turned out to be a thriller.

Bradford Moor YCA moved into third after defeating Omars by 20 runs.

Moor were all out for 143, with skipper Mohammed Amir Majid scoring 46, and Omars were then dismissed for 123.

Cambing recorded their first win of the season, beating Girlington by four wickets.

Girlington were all out for 115 (Shakeel Arshad 6-19), despite a partnership of 66 for the second wicket between Raja Gulzar (28) and Manzar Naqvi (37).

Cambing then scored 116-6 off 21 overs, with Mohammed Obaid scoring 54 and adding 79 for the third wicket with Uzair Salman (36).

Yorkshire LPS defeated Yorkshire Friends by six wickets.

Friends, who won the toss, made 191 in 38 overs, with Shazad Aktar (53) and Shahid Saleem (32) putting on 73 for the fourth wicket.

But LPS made light of their target, scoring 196-4 in 30 overs, with Ghazanfer Ali unbeaten on 54, supported by Mukesh Patel (49) and Dilesh Patek (34no), who put on 74 unbroken with Ali.

In Group B, Bradford Moor remain joint top with Greenfield after a comfortable win over Allerton.

Moor were put in and scored 238-9 in 40 overs (M Nadeem 73, Nadeem Khaliq 3-23, Ekbal Hussain 3-61) before Allerton were toppled for 61 in just 15.3 overs (Raja Mansoor Tahir 5-9, Syed Ahsan Ali Shah 3-10).

Greenfield beat ten-man Hallfield by 15 runs after making 198, with keeper Iftikar Ahmed top-scoring with 38 as Sohail Butt took 5-45 and Fraz Ali 3-42.

The latter then made 83 not out but ran out of support as Hallfield were dismissed for 183.

Girlington remain third after defeating Cambing by 70 runs, having made 195 in 31 overs (Ahsan Ali 49, Sana Ullah 46, Junaid Khan 5-55).

Cambing were then all out for 125, despite Majid Ali scoring 70.

TABS beat Bradford Gymkhana by three wickets, successfully chasing their target of 140, while Denholme Clough saw off Great Horton Church by five wickets.

Church made 191-9 (Nazakat Ali 69, Zahir Hussain 65) but Clough replied with 195-5 (Sayed Hassan 74).

Salem Athletic were indebted to Mohammad Awais' unbeaten 61 as they defeated Bowling Baptists by four wickets. Baptists were all out for 132 in 29 overs (Waqas Ali 50no, Shah Faisal 3-38), with Salem making 133-6 in 26.3 overs,

In Group C, the top three teams won again, although leaders Greenfield B only got home by two wickets against Yorkshire LPS.

The latter were all out for 111 in 32.4 overs (Shafqat Zaheer 5-36), and Greenfield B made 112-8 off 34.2 overs, butr were 61-7 before No 9 Murtaza Ali 45 starred after Vinod Patel (3-28) put them under pressure.

Bradford Indians also had to mount a recovery, this time from 78-8, to defeat Allerton B by 39 runs, eventually making 156 in 30 overs (Abhishek Mitra 40, Asif Muhammad 31) as Taha Zamir took three wickets.

Allerton were then all out for 117 in 32 overs, with Imran Kasujee taking 4-12 and Muhammad Nouman Ul-Haq 3-37.

Central YMCA were no match for West Bowling, who made 176-5 off their 40 overs after being put in.

Skipper Dominic Carter scored 68 and was supported by Joe A'Hearne (38) in a second-wicket stand of 74.

YMCA were then all out for 40 off 25.3 overs, with Aaqib Hussain taking 4-15, supported by youngster Haaroon Hussain (3-11).

Bowling Baptists B gained a winning draw against Great Horton Meths after making 121 (Mohammed Ibrar 45), Meths then holding out at 100-8.