OXFORDSHIRE Academy belatedly began their season with a 46-run victory over their Berkshire counterparts at Aston Rowant.
Home player Richard Cook (77) top-scored in Oxon’s 270-6 from 50 overs, with Oxford’s Jasper Davies adding 48 not out.
Horspath spinner Lloyd Belcher, 14, took 4-23 on his debut for the academy side as Berkshire were pegged back to 224 all out in 43.5 overs.
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