Rawat wicket crucial as Mount move second

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Mount moved up to second place in the Huddersfield Central League Premier Section last Saturday thanks to victory over Penistone A.

Mount moved up to second place in the Huddersfield Central League Premier Section last Saturday thanks to victory over Penistone A.

Although Mount won by 50 runs, it was only a wicket off the final ball of the match by Anees Rawat (3-26) that saw them dramatically claim maximum points.

Sky Sports were filming Mount as part of a feature which is due to be screened during the coverage of the England v New Zealand Test series on Sunday May 19 and the side rose to the occasion.

Mohammed Makda top scored with 45 as Mount closed on 226-7 before dismissing Penistone for 176 with Rawat bowling a crucial spell.

Mount entertain Horbury Bridge in the first round of the Allsop Cup on Saturday.

Heckmondwike & Carlinghow suffered a 47-run defeat to Cartworth Moor.

Although Ilyas Hashmi (3-19), Adnaan Rawat (2-18) and Jonathan Elstub (2-36) shone, Cartworth reached 143-8, as A Bissett (39) top scored.

Paul Cooper (38) led the Heckmondwike reply but they were bowled out for 96 as J Clayton claimed 4-35.

Heckmondwike travel to Denby Grange in the Allsop Cup on Saturday.

Mount B suffered a five-wicket defeat to Denby Grange A in Section B and will look to bounce back at Silkstone B in the Tinker Cup first round.

Heckmondwike & Carlinghow B suffered a 132-run defeat to Upperthong B in Section B.

R Hirons made 63 not out as Upperthong reached 208-5, despite Andy Pickett’s 2-42.

Muhammad Hashmi (25) top scored in reply but Heckmondwike were bowled out for 76 and will aim to bounce back at home to Birchencliffe B in Section C on Saturday.

n Around 80 children attended Mount’s first junior training session of the summer last Sunday. Training for five to 11 year olds will run each Sunday between 9.30am and noon. For further details call Suleman Motala on 07967 129656.

n Rizwan Dar smashed a magnificent 111 as Fox’s Biscuits posted 251-5 against Ajmal in Dewsbury District League Section A last Sunday.

Abdul Ghafar (60) and Kamal Ahmed Dar (57) supported Rizwan’s super knock.

Ajmal Hussain fell agonisingly one run short of a century in Ajmal’s reply as they were bowled out for 184 with Banares Saddique claiming 3-32.

Farhan Ali hit 87 not out and Hasan Ali Hab 51 not out as PKWA racked up 212-7 before dimissing Dewsbury Young Star for 150, while Ismail Patel made 66 as Kismat A reached 178-9 and then bowled Ideal Star out for 126.