CRICKET: Ayaz's nine-wicket blitz crushes Minster

Cowley International's Ayaz Khan took 9-42 in their 65 -run win against Minster Lovell

Cowley International's Ayaz Khan took 9-42 in their 65 -run win against Minster Lovell

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Cowley Internationals’ bowler Ayaz Khan nearly took all ten for a second time when he bagged a nine-wicket haul in their 65 win at Minster Lovell in OCA League Division 1.

In 2012, Ayez took 10-35 for Oxford & Bletchingdon Nondescripts agai-nst Oxford Downs in Cherwell League.

On Saturday he finished with 9-42 as the hosts were all out for 147.

Earlier, Brian Barrett top-scored with 109 as the visitors posted 212-9 before Khan took over.

Minster Lovell 7pts, Cowley Internationals 30

Charlbury pulled off a shock 64-run win against Great Horwood.

The hosts’ opener Rob Knight hit 114 as his side racked up 232-7.

The visitors were kept to 168-9.

Charlbury 29, Great Horwood 5

Tom Boardman made 97 and Thomas Wilson 76 as leaders Westbury posted 293-7 at Garsington.

The hosts were then dismissed for 167, Andy Clarke taking 4-40.

Garsington 6, Westbury 30

Hosts Oxenford eased to win against Hook Norton.

Ayyaz Malik (51) got them up to 204, before spin twins Muhammed Usman (3-47) and Dipayan Das (4-6) left Hooky 53 runs adrift.

Oxenford 30, Hook Norton 8

Shrivenham’s Conor Taylor took 7-33 as Chadlington were skittled for 68 in an eight-wicket home win.

Shrivenham then stro-lled home at 70-2.

Shrivenham 30, Chadlington 1

Division 2 leaders Radley brushed aside Watlington by eight wickets.

After skittling Watlington for 127, Radley took victory at 128-2.

Radley 30, Watlington 3

Mark Jarvis’s 5-22 restricted Tetsworth to 120 after being put in by Chipping Norton.

Mark Usher (45) and James McGeown (36no) saw the visitors reach 122-6. Tetsworth 5, Chipping Norton 29

Stonesfield stay in third after chasing down a decent score of 202-7 by East & West Hendred.

A partnership from Andrew Crawford (87) and George Redknap (63no) steered the visitors in at 205-3 after they lost two early wickets.

East & West Hendred 6, Stonesfield 28

Combe’s Julian Chaundy (3-42) and Ethan Chapman (3-50) had Clifton Hampden struggling to 157.

Teammate Matthew Purssell then hit an unbeaten 74 to see his side over the line in an eight-wicket success.

Combe 30, Chadlington 4

Chesterton blew hosts Eynsham away for 59 in Division 3, Lee Price taking 4-9, before the visitors got home in the 11th over at 60-3.

Eynsham 1, Chesterton 28

Witney Swifts clung on to top spot after sneaking past Fringford.

Having set 143, Max Godwin (4-9) and Andy Purdie (3-34) gave Swifts the win by 15 runs.

Witney Swifts 27, Fringford 7

A fine 94 from Matt Mead and 60 from Stuart Leonard saw Marsh Gibbon to 228-6 at Westcott.

Westcott were limited to 131 in reply.

Westcott 5, Marsh Gibbon 30

Wootton & Boars Hill’s Tom Crowe took 6-16 in a ten-wicket home win against Charlbury 2nd in Division 4.

The visitors were all out for 138, before the hosts got home without loss.

West Ilsley inflicted a first defeat on leaders Hanborough.

Hanborough were all out for 136, with Robbie Dibble 3-11, before the hosts eased in.

The Kings shone for Kidlington in a three-wicket win against Hailey.

Christopher (3-23) and Sean (3-67) restricted the hosts to 170-9.

Sean then stroked 51 as he lead his team to victory at 171-7.

An unbeaten 126 from Omer Tariq was in vain as West Witney lost by eight wickets against Kilkenny in Division 5.

Tariq helped them rack up 225-5.

However, but Duncan MacDonald (86no), Chris May (45) and Jason Penn (55) steered Kilkenny in at 226-2.

Three catches by Martin Kalyan and 4-24 from John Thompson saw Risinghurst dismiss Uffington for 101.

Earlier, the hosts reached 158.

Oliver Tice smashed a magnificent 148 when helping Westbury 2nd thrash Hanney by 283 runs in Division 6.

Tice’s ton, plus a fine 81 from George Markham and 56 from William Gurney saw the home side amass a formidable 359-6.

The visitors were then shot out for 76 in reply.

Bampton kept the pressure on Division 7 leaders Kidlington 2nd with a seven-wicket win away to Swinbrook 2nd.

Simon Launder’s 5-12 helped shoot out the latter for 77, before they passed the victory target in just 14 overs.

Cowley Internationals 2nd tasted defeat for the first time this season, away to Hanborough 2nd, in Division 8.

Idris Muhammed took 5-59, as Hanborough posted 199-9.

A shell-shocked Cowley were then dismisssed for 146, Adrian Buckingham taking 4-50.

Radley 2nd’s Richard Cook grabbed 7-20 as Witney Swifts were shot out for 78.

This after home side Radley had posted 131-8.

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