Aston Rowant’s relegation fears increased when they lost by nine wickets at home to fellow Serious Cricket Home Counties Premier League Division 1 strugglers Harefield on Saturday.
The Middlesex side are now just two points behind their hosts after a one-sided contest.
Put in to bat, Rowant were shot out for 84 by Zimbabwean one-day international Chamunorwa Chibhabha.
The seamer dismissed Tim Morgan and Joshua Smith in successive balls, and with Chris Watling falling at the other end, the hosts were 4-3.
Wickets fell steadily to Chibhabha, who finished with devastating figures of 7-29 in 13.1 overs.
Adam Muttitt was last out with a top score of 21 as the innings lasted just 33.1 overs.
Wes Morrick dismissed Harefield opener Robert Tidey for one, but an unbeaten 55 off 64 balls by Simon Macey saw Harefield home in the 19th over.
12:39pm Thursday 11th February 2016
OXFORD United have sold 7,500 tickets for the Johnstone's Paint Trophy final at Wembley.
9:30am Thursday 11th February 2016
MICHAEL Appleton has warned Oxford United fans to strap themselves in for a rollercoaster final third of the season.
8:30am Thursday 11th February 2016
OXFORD United will look to bolster only their strikeforce during the emergency loan window – barring injuries.
8:40am Thursday 11th February 2016
Didcot super-middleweight Gavin Lissenden believes the best is yet to come after claiming his first major title.
7:50am Thursday 11th February 2016
The ‘Town Team’ beat Oxford and Oxford Brookes universities in the first Triangular Contest sporting challenge.
7:30am Thursday 11th February 2016
JONATHAN Cornish continued his fine form to win the fourth round of the Oxford Mail Cross Country League with a dominant display at Cirencester Park.
7:10am Thursday 11th February 2016
Berinsfield's lead at the top of Buildbase Oxford & District League Section 1 was cut to four points as they were held to a 3-3 draw at Headington Conservative Club.
7:00am Thursday 11th February 2016
Dave Larham is looking forward to his new job as Oxfordshire rugby’s development officer.
9:30am Wednesday 10th February 2016
MICHAEL Appleton has called on goalkeeper Sam Slocombe to bounce back after his two errors cost Oxford United victory over Mansfield Town.
9:00am Wednesday 10th February 2016
LOUIS Bloomfield struck within eight seconds of kick-off as North Berks League Division 1 leaders Saxton Rovers stretched their lead at the top to nine points with a 5-0 win at Long Wittenham Athletic, writes PHIL ANNETS.