CROPREDY maintained their 100 per cent record in Division 1 of the Banbury Indoor League with a 22-run win over Middleton Cheney.

Richard Lynch’s 25 not out helped Cropredy to 111-2 from their ten overs, Middleton replying with 89-4 as David Eaton top-scored with 41 not out.

Charlbury A were the night’s biggest scorers, smashing 154-2 against Sandford St Martin A and registering a 75-run victory.

RESULTS Sandford St Martin 121-4 (M Anson 27no, O Murrey 2-36), Banbury 122-3 (9 ovs, J Phillips 27no, A Blanchard 22, C Thompson 2-36).

Charlbury A 154-2 (A Rump 27no, I Widdows 27no), Sandford St Martin A 79 (8 ovs, N Cox 26, B Liyanarachchi 3-8).

Cropredy 111-2 (R Lynch 25no), Middleton Cheney 89-4 (D Eaton 41no, L Cherry 2-20).

Preston Capes 89-3 (R Williams 42no, J Cox 26), Great & Little Tew 90-3 (8.4 ovs, L Brock 23, R Taylor 22no).

  • OXFORDSHIRE champions Kingston Bagpuize fell at the first hurdle in the ECB National Indoor competition when they were beaten by Bucks winners Milton Keynes Sahara in the county play-off round at the Oxford Academy.