CRICKET: Perkin's early blast sets up Oxford victory

Jamie Perkin hit 93 off 96 balls as Oxford beat Valley End

Jamie Perkin hit 93 off 96 balls as Oxford beat Valley End

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Jamie Perkin hit 93 off 96 balls as Oxford reached round two of the Club Conference Cricket Cup with a 39-run success at Valley End.

The opener’s fine knock, which contained eight fours and five sixes saw the visitors post 224-8 off their 45 overs in Surrey.

Andrew Clough then took 4-28 as Oxford bowled out their hosts after 42 overs.

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