Zamurad stars with bat and ball to take TOA top

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Another change at the top of the Midweek League Premier Division, as Darnall racked up 185-2 (M Waheed 85* H Yousuf 62) away at Abbeydale Park.

Leaders Sheffield Collegiate could only muster 107-7 in reply.

This allowed TOA to take the top spot by 2 points, after they amassed 190-4 (N Zamurad 60 F Alum 33 Haseeb 3-42).

Khan were restricted to 121-7 (N Zamurad 4-14) in their innings.

Attock smashed 208-6 (A Hayat 65* M Raja 63), Abbeydale reached 135-5 (A Khan 60 W Dar 41) at the end of the game.

Bottom team Sharrow made 134-7 (M Rajeeb 68* A Ahmed 3-25), which Nether Edge passed with 6 wickets (B Khan 65) down.

In Division A, the tussle between the top two, Sheffield Waterworks could only accumulate 115-6 from their allotted overs (A Edekar 38 L Petit 43), Outokumpu Stainless going to the win by 6 wickets (A Haupt 57).

Outokumpu Stainless lead by two points from Waterworks, whilst just one point further back are The Wednesday, after their game with Frecheville Community was conceded by Frecheville.

Kashmir hit 144-5 (P Ali 55 N Naheem 30) and restricted Hollinsend Methodists to 102-4 (R Wadsworth 42* R Sharp 31). Hollinsend stay bottom, with just a single win so far this summer.

In Division B, Telecom Sports conceded their match with leaders De La Salle, which virtually guarantees the boys from Beauchief promotion already.

Behind De La Salle, there was a major upset, as nine-man Aviva stunned second placed Millhouses Works.

Aviva were chasing an intimidating 180-3 (T Roper 74* R Barker 94). The runs were knocked off with a single ball to spare and 6 wickets down, thanks to a great opening partnership from C Turner (65 off 38) and M Rogers (70 off 42), despite 3-13 from Brad Sampson.

Lodgers were dismissed for 81 (M Ali 5-21), which Sharrow II reached with 3 wickets down.

In Division C, Sheffield Transport were 92 all out (T Broomhead 31 W Mahroof 5-11) against runaway leaders Caribbean Sports, whose five-wicket win (D Latif 39) sees them to the brink of promotion.

Brincliffe made a handy 152-6 (B Wyton 50 S Khan 3-33), but Handsworth Juniors made light of the target, passing it with 3 wickets still intact (M Nadeem 79).

Hollinsend Methodists II scored 146-3 (J Commander 54* Z Vessey 41 T Spurr 37), bottom team Woodhouse ended on 117-9.