Easingwold slipped from the top of the Costcutter York and District Senior League premier division in controversial circumstances.

Their game with Thirsk was abandoned with five overs remaining when the umpires considered that the weather had deteriorated to an unacceptable level.

The players were brought off the field with Easingwold requiring 29 runs off five overs to overhaul Thirsk's 175-5.

Current champions Clifton Alliance seized the opportunity to move into pole position with a four wicket win in a low scoring game at Pickering and now have one point more than Easingwold.

Acomb pair Richard Sykes and Andy Tute shared an opening stand of 199 against Osbaldwick, Tute being dismissed for 87 while Sykes was unbeaten on 93, being denied his 23rd century due to the reduction of the match to 30 overs.

The game between Sheriff Hutton Bridge and Driffield ended in a tie when Nick Scaling scored two of the last ball as Bridge just failed to force a victory.

The star performane of the day was in division five, with Cawood II's Karl Scott becoming the first player in the league to take nine wickets and score half century in the same game.

He took 9-66 in 21.4 overs as Civil Service were dismissed for 159, then he hit an unbeaten 69 in 38 balls as Cawood won by six wickets.

The fifth division game at Stamford Bridge saw batsmen in record breaking form with, possibly, the first instance of three batsmen scoring centuries in the same game and what might well be the highest partnership recorded in the fifth division.

Graham Flint hit 128 not out and John Dodds 122 not out in an unbroken second wicket partnership as Stamford Bridge recorded the season's highest total, 284-1.

Mark Phillips responded with an unbeaten 102 as Bolton Percy earned a draw at 170-6.

In Stillington's division five match at home to Thorp Arch and Boston Spa, Dave Herbert hit a maiden league century of 110 not out as he and Daley Wharton (79) shared a third wicket partnership of 194 to help Stillington to declare after 35 overs at 232-6.

In division one Wilberfoss's overseas star Andy Gray took five wickets for just one run in 5.3 devastating overs to whip out Duncombe Park for 57 and earn his side a 96 run win.

West Indian Joe Grant recorded his best York Senior League figures when he took 8 57 to set up a four wicket win for Dunnington over Sessay.

York's John Cook destroyed Dringhouses with 8-28 in 12.1 overs and had Dringhouses out for just 49.

New Earswick's Andy Freeman 7-57 followed by 65 was instrumental in first division leaders New Earswick beating second-placed Dunnington by nine wickets.

Division one bottom team scored Civil Service their first win of the season, by six wickets over Crayke.

Beverley Town gained their first win, beating Stamford Bridge by nine wickets.

Woodhouse Grange II were also first time winners when they defeated promotion chasing Bubwith in division two.