Barnoldswick pulled of the shock of the opening round of the Ramsbottom Cup after beating league leaders and previously unbeaten Feniscowles by three wickets.

Feniscowles batted first and were restricted to 128-6 off their 40 overs. In reply, Barnoldswick made 130-7, to win the match with three overs to spare.

Read are also through to the second round after beating Baxenden who were bowled out for 152 - Aneeq Hussain top scoring with 68 while Shrikant Mundhe took 4-12.

Read got off to a steady start with Joseph Halstead making 29, an unbeaten third wicket partnership between Shrikant Mundhe (42 no) and Will Wrathall (43no) secured an eight wicket win.

Settle racked up a mighty 254-5 with Tom Davidson (67) and Dante Niles (63) the big contributors to a total that proved too daunting for Oswaldtwistle.

Siraj Akhtar, with 36, was the only significant contribution in a total of 105 all out with Alex Gould (3-23) the pick of the bowlers.

Salesbury secured a 64-run win over Earby. Batting first, Salesbury made 227-3 with the innings dominated by an unbeaten third wicket partnership between Liam Bedford - who scored a brilliant unbeaten 113 - while Andrew Mercer made a quick-fire 62 off only 43 deliveries including six fours and two sixes.

Mercer then added to his batting display by taking 4-7 as Earby closed on 163-8 - Aaron Brindle top scoring with 55while there was a run a ball 36 from Prasansana Jayamanne and Luke Hipgrave made 37.

Padiham won the toss and opted to bat against Cherry and made a very defendable 201-5.

Openers Jack Edgar (65) and Owen Deakin-Pickard (54) put together an opening partnership of 143 but Cherry Tree managed to keep themselves in the match, with Charlie Elwood bowling the last 7 overs from one end taking 3-36. Cherry Tree’s openers Mark Hadfield (21) and Jack Woolridge (23) gave them a steady start but they then lost wickets on a fairly regular basis and at 109-6 in the 28th over there looked to be only one winner.

However, a magnificent unbeaten knock of 92 from Owen Elwood who, with Michael Timmins put on a 72-run seventh wicket stand to turn the match around. Elwood hit a six off the first ball of the last over as Cherry Tree managed to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat.

n Second round draw: Cherry Tree v Brinscall, Read v Barnoldswick, Settle v Whalley, Salesbury v Ribblesdale Wanderers. Ties to be played Sunday, June 20.