Tickhill are not faltering at the top of the South Yorkshire League Championship, with the prize of return to the Premier League in their sights – but then neither are the following pack of three clubs. No-one is flinching.
The quality has most definitely risen to the top over the past two years of Yorkshire South Premier League cricket and with the English weather all conditions can be faced and overcome to be considered champion.
Joe Root struck another century - and became England’s leading hundred-hitter in ODIs - as Eoin Morgan’s men cruised to an eight-wicket success to seal their first one-day international series victory over India since 2011.
It seems it’s not just the sunshine is coming home this summer, with the heat probably making many quite thankful many Yorkshire and Derbyshire League games were shortened, several with a prolonged tea break.