STOKESLEY’S Shrikant Wagh made his mark, taking all ten wickets to see off Middlesbrough.

The Indian left-arm paceman represented Pune Warriors in the 2011 IPL and is back at the club for the second time.

His returned figures of 10 for 39 runs, from 11.4 overs, in an unplayable spell of bowling for his side. Boro only managed 97 in total, with Mark Gleeson top scoring with 28.

Earlier, skipper Andrew Weighell made 80 from 127 balls, which included nine fours and two sixes and then James Weighell cashed in with 57 and Wagh made 35 with the bat in 226-9.

Leaders Great Ayton won again, by eight wickets at Hartlepool.

Pools made 194-8, from their 50 overs, with Tom Gavin scoring 39, George Relton 47 and Tyler Temple 59, as they recovered from the loss of early wickets. Pitigala Jeewantha was the pick of the bowling, as he took 4- 47.

In reply, the champions made 195-2, for a comfortable 20-point win, thanks to 92 not out from opener Chris Batchelor, 43 from Dave Grainge and 38 not out from Mitchell Davis.

Barnard Castle in second, closed the gap to 14 points, as they had a comfortable 106 win at Marton and collected 25 points. The visitors racked up 258-7, thanks to skipper James Quinn scoring an excellent 117, which included 16 fours and two sixes and Hashan Dumindu scored 59.

The home side started brightly with Johnny Spillane scoring 48 and Chris Allinson 31, but once they were out, they collapsed to 152 all out, thanks to Giles Creedon taking 3-41 and Richard Watson 4-20.

Richmondshire are third, after they won the big game at the top, beating Thornaby by 52 runs and claiming 25 points. The visitors bowled well and kept it tight in restricting the Dalesmen to 175-7, with Robert Carr scoring 39, Thomas Cowling 50 and Mike Layfield 37, while Tharindu Rathnayake was the pick of the bowling taking 3-49.

Thornaby lost early wickets and never recovered, bowled out for just 123, with Craig Marshall taking 4-21 and there were two wickets each for Sam Wood and James Kelly.

Bishop Auckland took on Seaton Carew at the bottom of the league and batted first making 159-9. Openers Danny Hardaker (37) and skipper Scott Oldfield (47), led the way, but then Paul Braithwaite with 3-37 and Neil Whitworth bowled well, returning 4-34 to keep Bishops down to a reasonable score.

Seaton Carew then had David Seymour to thank for 20 crucial points, as he made 37 not out from 66 balls when his side were in a pickle at 103-5, as Chris Sawyer and Craig George, with two wickets each, threatened.

Struggling Marske travelled to Darlington and scored 148 all out, with Sam Berry making an excellent 80, from 110 balls, which included 11 fours, as wickets tumbled. Liam Coates, Oliver King, Peter Greenwell and Rajeewa Weerasinghe, all took two wickets each.

The Seasiders struck early and the home side were on 30-5, thanks to Lee Hodgson (4-38) and Benjamin Van Rensburg (4-27) opening bowling spells, but Rajeewa Weerasinghe saved the day, as he hammered 67 from 93 balls, which included 13 fours, putting on 61 for the ninth wicket with Adam Baldwin (13no), for an unlikely win.