BOYS CRICKET: Oxon prove too strong for Wales

BOYS CRICKET: Oxon prove too strong for Wales

BOYS CRICKET: Oxon prove too strong for Wales

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Oxfordshire Under 15s raced to a nine-wicket victory over Wales in Cardiff.

The visitors dominated the ECB County Cup Group 2B clash with a strong all-round display.

Wales were 30-1 after ten overs, but the intoduction of spinners Lloyd Belcher, Ben Smith and George Reid turned the tide decisively.

Belcher led the way with 3-17, Smith added two wickets and debutant Reid claimed one.

Wales were all out for 128 in the 45th over, Max Smith also chipping in with two victims.

Oxon cruised to 130-1 inside 28 overs.

Reid (57) and skipper Jordan Garrett (60no) put on 120 for the first wicket in an outstanding partnership.

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