SLIDESHOW: Liversedge keep title race alive with victory over leaders Hopton Mills

Liversedge upped the ante in the Central Yorkshire League Division 1 promotion race thanks to a convincing victory over leaders Hopton Mills on Saturday.

Third-placed Liversedge stormed to a 114-run success to move them to within a point of near-neighbours Mills and the automatic promotion places.

CENTURY MAKER: Liversedge's Alan Sumner on his way to a superb knock of 127.

CENTURY MAKER: Liversedge's Alan Sumner on his way to a superb knock of 127.

Opener Alan Sumner anchored the home knock with a superb unbeaten 127 and he was well supported by Sean Wilson (47) and Mathew Gibson (33) as Liversedge batted first and made 252-5.

Andrew Grey took three wickets for the visitors, who struggled with the bat in reply. Tahmidul Ismal top-scored with 36 as the league leaders crumbled to just 138 all out thanks to some superb bowling from Nicholas Summerscales, Simon Kay and Nigel Doyle.

Click on the video to see a slideshow of pictures from Liversedge’s victory over Hopton Mills and see this week’s Reporter for a full cricket round-up.