Half century for Joseph in victory

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Joseph Halstead hit 53 not out as Lowerhouse Under 15 Sharks beat Todmorden.

The West Enders totalled 135-2, with Max Dawson also unbeaten on 26, before restricting Todmorden to 79-6, as Max Dawson took 3-16 and Ethan Laraway 2-21.

Josh Moodie made 46 not out as the Sharks reached 95-7 against Rishton, before rain stopped play. Laraway also hit 28.

James Bridge took 3-7 for the Under 15 Barracudas against Colne in another game halted by rain.

Mohammed Hussain tyook 2-7 on his Under 13 Panthers debut against Nelson. Yousaf Nadeem added 2-9 and hit 18 in a Lowerhouse win, while Jack Simm hit 30 not out.

Nadem also made 18 not out in the Under 13 Lions’ win over Accrington, with wickets for James Bridge (2-11), Ibrahim Rehman (2-14) and Nadeem (2-20).

• Lowerhouse draw winners for April were: £100 – Mrs B. Hudson; £60 – Dave Greenwood; £50 – Frank Entwistle; £30 – Clifford Atherton; £25 – Pete Atherton; £20 – Jonny Russell; £15 – Helen Green.

• Burnley Cricket Club are launching Tots cricket on Tuesday for children aged three to six, between 5-30-6-15 p.m., with drink and snack provided.

First session is free, and £2 a week afterwards.

Kate Cross and Jennifer Laycock are scheduled to be guests on Tuesday.