Navid Arif took four wickets as Batley tried to contain a strong Methley batting effort.

CRICKET IMAGES: Premier action as Batley take on Methley in Bradford League

Batley CC were looking for their first win of the new season when they took on Methley and photographer Bruce Fitzgerald was there to capture some of the action from the middle.

By Tony Harber
Monday, 25th April 2022, 8:30 am

Here's a look at Bruce's images from a Bradford League Premier Division game in which Methley ran out winners by 100 runs.

Yorkshire all-rounder Matthew Waite was the star of the show as he hit 94 to top score for visitors Methley who made it two wins from two to sit on top at this early stage of the season.

Naveed Arif (4-70) and Umar Farooq (3-51) posed early problems, but the away side were able to post a 268 total .

Batley were all out for 168 in reply with only Kasir Maroof (56) making much of an impression.

Waite followed up his batting exploits by taking two wickets, while Charlie McMurran, James Wainman and Tom Chippendale also claimed two victims.

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