Leaders Harrogate maintained their unbeaten record with a five wicket win at Sheffield Collegiate in the ECB Yorkshire League.
Collegiate were bowled out for 114 with teenage pace bowler Sam Davies taking 4-16. Harrogate were struggling in reply at 61-5, but then opener Alexis Twigg and Adny Hawkswell settled any nerves with an unbroken stand of 54, Twigg top scoring with 53.
Adam Patel led Manningham Mills to a thrilling one wicket home win over Saltaire on the day that Woodlands strengthened their grip on the JCT 600 Bradford League First Division title. Mills were heading for defeat at 189-9 in reply to Saltaireâ€™s 262-5 when last man Zeeshan Qasim joined Patel.
The Rochdale, Saddleworth and District side secured their semi final place by beating Worcestershire based Kidderminster Victoria with Hegg contributing a well paced 40 runs in his sideâ€™s total of 212 for 6 . They will now travel to York Cricket Club who defeated Cuckney in an enthralling seven run victory.
Woodlands showed the resilience worthy of championship favourites to gain a dramatic four-run win at home to relegation threatened Farsley in the JCT 600 Bradford League First Division.
The leaders were in grave danger of losing their first match of the season after the visitors bowled them out for a mere 111 with off spinner Mark Harrison taking 4-10 and paceman Chris Henry 3-43 with only opener Sam Frankland (34) being able to cope with the Farsley attack.
Eric Austin thrashed 115 not out off 93 balls as he shared a 138-run partnership with Luke Patel (40), enabling Wrenthorpe to post 250-5 in a 34 over match at Mirfield Parish Cavaliers to set up a 93-run win. Cavaliers were all out for 157 with Bradley Drake top scoring with 57 while Michael Padgett made 40.
Himley CC are inviting cricket fans throughout the region to enjoy the thrills of floodlit t20 action throughout the week of 20th August.
The club are staging the Black Country Floodlit t20 tournament from Monday to Friday after the success of last two yearâ€™s event.
Will summer ever properly appear in 2012? Sadly the weather took more casualties in the Kingfisher Beer Cup on Sunday but some matches managed to take advantage of a dry day to play their fifth round fixture.
The first of those matches to beat the rain was York v Ockbrook & Borrowash, with the Yorkshire Premier League able to host a fixture after weeks of rain.
With the bad weather showing no sign of relenting, club cricketers were again frustrated this weekend as several matches around England were cancelled.
In the Middlesex County Cricket League, only one match - that between Acton and Brentham - got underway, the match ending in a draw.
Teenager Jake Libby has won the Gunn & Moore Cricket World batting performance award for June. The 19-year-old from Pensilva in Cornwall hit 452 runs at an average of 90.4 across six matches in June for his club Callington.
He began the month in fine fashion, hitting two centuries over the Diamond Jubilee Bank Holiday weekend (117 against St Austell and 145 against Grampound Road), and followed that up with an innings of 117 not out against St Just the following Saturday.
Cockermouth extended their lead at the top of the John Smith's North Lancashire and Cumbria League Premier Division by two points.
Their seven-wicket win over Lindal Moor, who were bowled out for just 83, was followed by challengers Furness claiming a winning draw over Carlisle, who closed on 92 for nine in reply to 167 for nine.
Winchmore Hill took their eighth victory of the season, beating second-placed Eastcote by 57 runs to pull out a 20-point lead at the top of the 2012 Middlesex ECB Premier League.
Ealing's three-wicket win over Finchley means they join Eastcote on 60 points, trailing Winchmore Hill, who have 80.
Leaders Chorleywood were the only team in the Saracens Hertfordshire Cricket League Division One to complete a game this weekend as the total matches ruined by weather swelled to 325 this season.
That is more than were called off due to weather in the entirety of the 2011 season and it was a similar story throughout the leagues, three games surviving in Division Two, one in Division Three as Divisions Four and Five saw no completed matches.