Teams take a break from league action

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This weekend will see the return of Twenty20 cricket, with the second round of the Winston Cup getting underway.

MPH Joinery Yorkshire and Derbyshire Division One leaders Holmesfield will be looking to avoid an upset in Group C, after putting one hand on the Division One title with a seven-wicket league victory over title challengers Hollinsend Methodists.

Hathersage and Third Division side Totley Sports & Social, who currently lie second behind Hallam, stand in their way of a semi-final place.

Sheffield University Staff face a tricky group in their route to the semi-finals, with Division Two leaders Ashford in the Water and third placed Calver making up Group D.

Grindleford will be looking for some joy in the cup, after defeat to Parkhead last week finally confirmed their relegation back to Division Two.

Parkhead raced to 242-2 before declaring ,with Ian Davis and Adam Burkinshaw hitting 91 and 67 respectively. Grindleford could only reply with 89.

The two teams will face each other again for a place in the last four and they will be joined by Sheffield Civil Service, themselves also still in danger of relegation in Division One, in Group B.

The final three teams that make up Group A are Hollinsend Methodist and Stocksbridge, joined by Division Three strugglers Whittington Wanderers after their shock progression into the second round.

n Check next week’s Telegraph for results.