WINSTONE Masakadza led the way for Dalton as they closed out the North Lancashire & Cumbria League Premier Division season with a victory away to Whitehaven.

Having opted to bat first on winning the toss, the visitors were in trouble at 23 for 4, but Masakadza clubbed 58 from 47 balls, with two fours and five sixes, to help them post 114 all out.

Five wickets apiece for Safyaan Sharif (5 for 44) and Habib Baloch (5 for 69) did the damage for Whitehaven.

But Zimbabwean professional Masakadza starred with the ball as well, taking 4 for 25 in the reply as the hosts were all out for 96 chasing a target of 110 which had been revised due to rain reducing the number of overs.

Pinnala Don also took 3 for 17.

Wyll Stanway hit a half-century for Furness to help them end the North Lancashire & Cumbria League Premier Division season with a 34-run win at home to Lindal Moor.

Stanway’s score helped the hosts reach 159 for 9 from their 50 overs.

Moor’s overseas professional Keshan Wijrathne made 50 during their reply as well, but the away side were all out for 125 in the 41st over.

Haverigg ended the year in a positive manner as they beat Keswick by 44 runs, helped by deputy professional Amar Ullah.

Opener Dale Graham (49) and Glenn Chesher (47) top-scored for the home side as they were all out for 169, with Keswick’s Geeth Kumara claiming figures of 5 for 40.

However, Amar took 4 for 30 to help bowl the visitors out for 125, with Tomas Hawdon and Jordan Postlethwaite taking 3 for 23 and 3 for 35 respectively as well.

Graham Dawson’s efforts with the bat and ball were not enough to help Millom avoid a heavy defeat away to Premier Division champions Cockermouth.

Dawson took 3 for 24, supported by 3 for 39 from Dominic Connor, as the home side racked up 216 for 8 batting first.

Rain reduced Millom’s target to 187, but they were dismissed for 100 with a battling 20 from Dawson their top score. Jonathan Norman, Mark Middleton and Chris Hodgson all claimed three wickets each.

Elsewhere, Workington recovered from being 49 for 6 away to Carlisle to post 133 all out, the home side’s James Bell taking four wickets.

Carlisle lost both openers with just seven runs on the board at the start of their reply, but passed the target with two overs to spare to seal a two-wicket win.

Cleator had first knock against Wigton and made 236 for 6. Professional Tharaka Waduge made an unbeaten 67 and Dave Watson added 53

In reply Wigton were all out for 110.