A fabulous eighth-wicket century partnership helped Yorkshire’s D40 Tykes team continue their march towards promotion with a come-from-behind win over Shropshire.

A memorable three-wicket victory was secured when, in pursuit of 186 in 40 overs, Luke Riley and Alex Jervis shared an unbroken 111 to recover from 75-7 away at Calverhall.

The success, bringing 30 points, secures the county their fourth straight win to start their D40 Pursuit North campaign, and they have leapfrogged Northamptonshire to go top of the table by 23 points with a game still in hand.

Brilliant Riley finished unbeaten on 68, while Jervis expertly played the support role with 35 not out.

Riley enjoyed a super day, also taking the new ball and returning 1-25 from eight overs, while Liam Savage struck twice in a six-over burst which cost him 38.

Shropshire opener Kevin Baker top-scored with an unbeaten 75, retired out, as his side made 185-7 having elected to bat.

But the rate was slowed once he left the crease and Jervis, captain James O’Conner and Gordon Laidlaw all affected run outs in a sharp fielding display.

In reply, Callum and Shaun Rigby claimed two wickets apiece to plunge the Tykes into trouble. But the eighth-wicket heroes Riley and Jervis had other ideas.

The Tykes host Cheshire at Higham CC on July 31 in their next fixture.

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