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CRICKET: Kingston almost there
10:10am Saturday 24th November 2012 in Sport
Kingston Bagpuize all but sealed the Oxfordshire Cricket Board (OCB) Indoor League title after beating Tiddington by five wickets.
Bagpuize top the table by two points and have a much better net run rate than second-placed Abingdon Vale.
Martin Shepherd’s 27 not out led Kingston to 86-1 after Tiddington were all out for 85, despite William Goodman’s 31.
Bagpuize play second-from-bottom Oxenford in their final match, while Abingdon, , face Aston Rowant.
Robbie Catling hit 26 not out in Great Tew’s 98-3, but Mark Walker’s 28 not out led Rowant to 100-1.
OCB League results
Chipping Norton 45, Abingdon Vale 46-3 (8.5 ovs); Great & Little Tew 98-3, Aston Rowant 100-1 (8.2 ovs); Tiddington 85-6, Kingston Bagpuize 86-1 (7.5 ovs); Oxenford 91-3, Oxford & Bletchingdon 56.
l GREAT & Little Tew saw their slim promotion hopes in Division 3 of the Banbury Indoor League ended by a four-wicket defeat to Southam.
Tew were all out for 102, before John Wigley (25no) and Tom Wilkins (24no) steered Southam to 103-2 and the title.
Steve Welch (26no) and Marcus Fleming (25no) led Deddington to 117-1 with two balls left after Hinton were dismissed for 115.
Division 3 results
Preston Capes A 112-2 (M Daynes 28no, M Daynes 27no), Wardington 108-4 (L Barnes 31no, A Tucker 23).
Hinton 115 (9.5 ovs, S Gardner 36), Deddington 117-1 (9.4 ovs, S Welch 26no, M Fleming 25no).
Great Tew A 110 (10 ovs), DSoutham 103 -2 (9.4 ovs,J Wrigley 25no, T Wilkins 24no).
Castlethorpe w/o Marston St Lawrence.