Lloyd Brock was quick to praise his fellow bowlers after spearheading Great & Little Tew towards Lord’s.
The seamer claimed competition best figures of 5-16 as Tew restricted hosts Dinton to just 120 in the Davidstow Village Cup semi-final to set up a nine-wicket win.
But while Brock’s salvo ensured a sorry day for the hosts, he said the strength of their attack made the difference in the semi-final as it had done throughout the competition.
“We thought on this pitch that 150-160 would be a good score,” he said.
“If we could keep them below that we would be pleased.
“The ball started to swing early on and it was good to get some early wickets.
“They were behind the eight-ball and then our spinners came on.
“They bowled really well and Dinton were up against it.
“All our bowlers played their part.”
Brock added: “We left out some good players today who have bowled well for us, including my brother, Lawrence.
“But the guys that missed out have been really supportive. That has been the key to our success.”
7:40pm Friday 30th January 2015
OXFORD University’s highly-rated welterweight Harley Mace tops the bill for this year’s Town v Gown show at the Oxford Union on Wednesday.
6:59pm Friday 30th January 2015
FIONA Bunn recorded a fourth successive win at the Vale of White Horse Schools’ Cross Country Championships by retaining her under 17 girls’ title at Radley College.
2:00pm Friday 30th January 2015
DANNY Hylton is reluctant to make predictions about his scoring tally but acknowledged he would be disappointed if this season was not the best of his career in front of goal.
12:40pm Friday 30th January 2015
Oxford United travel to Stevenage tomorrow and here are all our stories previewing the match in an interactive graphic.
9:30am Friday 30th January 2015
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9:10am Friday 30th January 2015
AS hard as Oxford United have worked to avoid doing business on transfer deadline day, head coach Michael Appleton is preparing to be involved in Monday night’s rush.
9:00am Friday 30th January 2015
JAMES Roberts is aiming to reach double figures for goals before the end of his first season as a professional.
8:40am Friday 30th January 2015
JOHN Campbell’s career at Oxford United rests on whether Jarrow Roofing are willing to agree a delay over receiving a fee for the striker.
8:20am Friday 30th January 2015
STEVENAGE boss Graham Westley says Oxford United’s movements in the January transfer window show they “mean business”.
8:10am Friday 30th January 2015
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