Greenmount rewrote the Lancashire League history books after openers Chesney Hughes and Andy Kerr put together a staggering 320 partnership – the highest stand for any wicket.

Professional Hughes scored an unbeaten 159 and Kerr hit 127 as they beat East Lancs by 200 runs in Division Two.

Hughes’ knock came from 163 deliveries and included 20 fours and two sixes while Kerr also hit 20 fours as Greenmount posted a mighty 341-2.

In reply, East Lancs were bowled out for 141 as Callum Hunter took 7-27.

In Division One, Ramsbottom’s poor start to the season continued as they suffered an eight-wicket home defeat to Burnley.

Batting first, Ramsbottom were bowled out for 109 as Chris Holt took 5-35. Holt then scored an unbeaten 28 to help Burnley to victory after Matt Roberts (40) and Joey Marshall (29) had laid the foundations.

The result was followed by Rammy announcing a change in captaincy.

Professional Daryn Smit has stepped down and having taken over for the Lancashire Knockout Cup defeat against Prestwich on Sunday, Kieren Grimshaw will continue in the role for the remainder of the season.

Victory over Rammy completed a good weekend for Prestwich who top the GMCL Premier Division table after a 71-run home victory over Greenfield on Saturday, Sam Holden top scoring with 94.

The game between Woodbank and Glodwick was cancelled due to Covid issues.

In Premier 2, Ben Gorton was the star as Bury picked-up a bonus-point win at Royton.

He made an unbeaten 131 for the visitors in their 277-4 before the bowlers wrapped up a 124-run victory.

Stand went down to a seven-wicket defeat at home to Heywood.

Brooksbottom are up to third in the Championship after beating Elton by six wickets while Edenfield were well beaten by 10 wickets at Stayley.

Prestwich 2s picked up an impressive 23-run win at Dukinfield in Division One while in Division 2A Radcliffe comfortably defeated Stand 2s by 140 runs to close the gap to leaders Roe Green 2s.

East Lancs Paper Mill were six-wicket winners against Hindley St Peters.

Unsworth won by eight wickets at Deane and Derby 2s in Division 3W.