Healthy entry for Twenty/20

Greg Soames for Thornton in last year's final
Greg Soames for Thornton in last year's final

Twenty three of the Halifax League’s 30 teams have entered this year’s Twenty/20 competition, including 2013’s final day four of Thornton, Sowerby St Peters, Mytholmroyd and Blackley.

Thornton, who beat Sowerby by eight runs to win the Heineken-backed competition at Stones last July, host Queensbury in the first round on Tuesday, May 13.

Sowerby enter the fray a round later at home to Warley on Tuesday, June 10.

The semi-finals and finals will be held at SBCI on Sunday, July 27.

Draw - round one (May 13): Booth v Stones, Greetland v Jer Lane, Oxenhope v Mytholmroyd, Thornton v Queensbury, Copley v Cullingworth, Denholme Clough v Southowram, Wibsey PC v Old Town.

Round two (June 10): Booth or Stones v SBCI (F), Triangle v Greetland or Jer Lane (G), Oxenhope or Mytholmroyd v Blackley (H), Sowerby Bridge v Thornton or Queensbury (I), Sowerby SP v Warley (J), Copley or Cullingworth v Old Crossleyans (K), Denholme Clough or Southowram v Bradshaw (L), Northowram HT v Wibsey PC or Old Town (M).

Third round: winners of F v winners of G (N), H v I (O), J v K (P), L v M (Q).

Semi-finals: winners of N v winners of O, P v Q.