YOUTH CRICKET: Ackland's super knock is key to Oxfordshire glory

Alex Davies was on form for Oxfordshire Under 17s

Alex Davies was on form for Oxfordshire Under 17s

First published in Sport

A superb 92 from Harry Ackland helped Oxfordshire Under 17s kick off their ECB Cup campaign with an emphatic 184-run win away to Herefordshire at Brockhampton.

Oxon rattled up 321-4, before an outstanding bowling and fielding display saw the hosts shot out for 137.

Tom Condon and Ackland shared a 61-run partnership for the first wicket.

A 120-run stand between Ackland and Alex Davies then put Oxon in the driving seat.

Ackland fell for 92 from 115 balls, while Davies hit 48 from 70 deliveries.

Costley and Hendrick Robyns then blasted the Herefordshire attack in a 111-run partnership in only 73 balls.

Tom Costley smashed four sixes in his 40-ball 57, while Hendrick Robyns was unbeaten on 53 from 33 deliveries.

Skipper Sam Haselgrove took 4-27, while Max Mannering stifled Herefordshire’s with his ten overs yielded just 11 runs as Oxon cruised to victory.

Oxfordshire Under 15s stayed top of their ECB Cup group with an 19-run victory against Worcestershire at Stonesfield.

After choosing to bat first, captain Jordan Garrett led the way with a well-compiled half-century as the hosts posted 167 all out in their 50 overs.

Left-arm spinner Lloyd Belcher was the pick of Oxon’s bowlers with 3-19 from ten overs.

The result leaves Oxon three points clear at the top of the group on 16 points.

The county Under 12s slipped to a 31 defeat away to Shropshire in a friendly at Wrekin College.

The home side posted 146-8 as opener Peter Clark scored 83, Luke Higgins the pick of the Oxon bowlers with 2-28.

In reply, Oxon fell to 115 all out, captain Luke Maslen top-scoring with 23.

Oxfordshire Under 11’s match away to Devon was abandoned without a ball bowled.

An opening century partnership between Max Ferreira and Alfie Turner set up a record total of 239-3 as Oxfordshire Under 10s eased to a 160-run win against Shropshire in Condover.

After Oxfordshire’s mammoth total, Tom Stephenson Green struck early in Shropshire’s reply before Carrick Dunbar, with three wickets and Will Price left the hosts reeling at 27-6.

Huw Morris and Jack Home steadied the ship with a 49-run stand, before Shropshire closed on 79-7, 160 runs short as Oxfordshire recorded the biggest margin of victory in their history.

Latest Sport news

Oxford United keeper Ryan Clarke rallies the troops

Oxford Mail:

9:30am Saturday 1st November 2014

Oxford United’s biggest home crowd of the season is expected today for their clash with high-flying Wycombe Wanderers.

RUGBY UNION: May looks to lead London Welsh by example

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Saturday 1st November 2014

TOM May is determined to lead by example as London Welsh look to turn their season around.

RUGBY UNION: Burnell - Rotation is not a luxury for London Welsh

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Saturday 1st November 2014

LONDON Welsh head coach Justin Burnell says squad rotation has now become a necessity.

SWIMMING: City slickers claim British record

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Saturday 1st November 2014

BRITISH GAS ASA NATIONAL MASTERS AND SENIOR AGE GROUP CHAMPIONSHIPS

MOTORSPORT: George ends with a flourish

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Saturday 1st November 2014

HOOK Norton’s Calum George ended a year of mixed karting results with an encouraging display in the final race at Little Rissington.

BOXING: Russell claims national title

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Saturday 1st November 2014

TERRY Russell, of South Moreton BC, near Didcot, produced a terrific performance to claim the vacant Queensbury League’s national super-middleweight title at Epsom racecourse.

BOXING: Healey calls shots to capture victory

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Saturday 1st November 2014

BERINSFIELD’S Harriet Healey made a blistering start to beat Rebecca Connolly (Fitzpatrick’s BC) on a unanimous points decision at Devizes.

MOTORSPORT: FIA plan to probe the collapse of Oxon teams

Oxford Mail: Motor sport, racing car and driver generic image for sport

7:00am Saturday 1st November 2014

FIA president Jean Todt is to review the shock financial downfall of Oxfordshire teams Marussia and Caterham over the past week that has rocked the sport.

ANGLING: Three in a row for Drennan

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Saturday 1st November 2014

DRENNAN Oxford made it three straight wins when the third round of the Oxford Winter League was held on the Thames at Radley and Abingdon.

SNOOKER: Noake hits top break

Oxford Mail: cue and cue ball for images of snooker and billards for sport

7:00am Saturday 1st November 2014

DAVE Noake compiled the highest break of the Gentworks Oxford & District League Division 1 season, but could not save Abingdon Conservative Club B from defeat at Witney D.

Comments

Comments are closed on this article.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree