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Guarav Dhar claimed 4-31 as Euxton eased to victory over Ribblesdale League newcomers Feniscowles on Sunday.

However, the previous day, the Balshaw Park side lost out to Baxenden by five wickets.

At the War Memorial Ground, Euxton were inserted by the hosts, and made steady progress.

Nick Dunn (14) and Sam Tolley (7) shared 28 for the first wicket, before Jacob Meredith (32) and Francois Haasbroek (36) added 57 for the sixth wicket.

James Bone (15) and Louis Sweeney (14) took the score out to 164.

Feniscowles were then dismissed for 93, as Haasbroek took 2-38, Dhar 4-31 and Ravi Dhar 2-8.

Against Baxenden, Euxton totalled 170-5, with contributions from Mark Winrow (31), Tolley (45), Chris Pearson (19 not out) and Meredith (32 not out), but Baxenden knocked off the runs for the loss of five wickets inside 41 overs.

Haasbroek took 2-59 and Ravi Dhar 2-26.

Brinscall took on champions and leaders Clitheroe on Saturday, and lost by eight wickets, after being bowled out for 101 in the 44th over. Skipper Sam MacLachlan top-scored with 34.

Clitheroe got home in the 24th over with 26 from Ali Ross and an unbeaten 54 from Jack Dewhurst.

The following day against Settle, Brinscall totalled 158-7, as Stuart Parker made 26 and MacLachlan 50 not out.

Settle got home in the 36th over with five wickets in hand, as Lee Burgess took 2-66 and MacLachlan 2-40.

On Saturday, Brinscall are at Earby and Euxton at Whalley.