Sri Lankan overseas player Janith de Silva took five wickets for Lindal Moor, as they bagged a thumping 91-run victory against Egremont in the Premier Division of the Cumbria Cricket League last Saturday.

The Moor were put in to bat and after losing captain Jack Cumberbatch early, Dean Williams (54) and Ryan Gilmour (46) put on 87 between them for the second wicket.

With 38 coming from Chris Scrogham and 37 from Paul Wilcock in the middle order, the home side were 215-9 in a match reduced to 44 overs per side, due to rain delaying the start.

Egremont pro Shikhar Mehta took 4-106 in his 15 overs, but In reply the visitors were reduced to 56-6 and only a ninth-wicket stand of 50 from Jack Hodgson (32) and Owen Thompson (22 not out) got the visitors to 124 all out in the 35th over.

De Silva, with 5-49, did most of the damage for Lindal, while John Atkinson played an excellent supporting role in taking 3-23.

Leaders Furness maintained their 100 per record as they defeated Millom in a low-scoring game by five wickets.

Millom chose to bat, but collapsed to 23-5. Graham Dawson with 25 and Michael Holmes (23) improved matters slightly, but the visitors were still all out for just 96, as Furness captain Peter Lawson (3-9), Sachith Pathirana (3-29) and Mark Daly (3-37), put the hosts on top.

In reply, Furness were made to work for their runs but got over the line in the 26th over, as Pathirana (25 not out) and opener Nathan Waterston (24) top-scored.

Despite a half-century from wicketkeeper Liam Curwen, Dalton were comfortably defeated by seven wickets at Workington.

Curwen propped up Dalton’s innings with 53 but, but the visitors were still bowled out for 108, with Adam Chambers taking 5-33 for Workington and Simon Beare chipping in with 3-32.

Beare then starred with the bat, as he finished unbeaten on 46 to help the hosts to their target by the 28th over.

Second-placed Carlisle remained six points behind Furness as Mike Slack produced a superb all-round performance in their 91-run victory at Whitehaven.

In a match reduced to 30 overs, Carlisle posted 170-5, as Slack top-scored with an excellent 79, while captain Marc Brown made 57 to give Cleator an imposing target.

It was one they didn’t come near, as Slack ripped through the home side by taking 5-12, with Henry Walker also claiming 3-27, to bowl them out for a paltry 79.

Cockermouth thumped Cleator by eight wickets in a match that saw Sam Sharp took a brilliant 6-26 in the home side's 98 all out. Captain Alex Grainger was unbeaten on 47 off 34 balls as Cockermouth breezed to victory in just 15 overs.

Keswick recorded a six-wicket victory at Wigton, thanks to 53 not out from Geeth Kumara, after Glen Weightman had claimed 5-33 as the hosts were bowled out for 115, having been put in.