CRICKET: Foster back as Horspath continue their title tilt

Pat Foster returns for Horspath away to Amersham tomorrow

Pat Foster returns for Horspath away to Amersham tomorrow

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Horspath welcome back star bowler Pat Foster as they continue their Serious Cricket Home Counties Premier League Division 2 title push at home to Amersham tomorrow.

Paceman Foster, who has taken 29 wickets at an average of 12.2 this season, returns alongside wicket-keeper Andy Wynd and batsman Shahbaz Ali.

Lloyd Belcher (away), Joey Todd and Mohson Rana miss out.

Captain Will Eason said: “It would be a great achievment if we can get the five points we need to be promoted.

“But we are looking to get the full 20 points to keep us top.

“We didn’t expect to be right up there before the season, but we’ll look to make the most of it.”

Joe Barrett and Shaun Cross return for Shipton-under-Wychwood’s trip to Chesham, with Tim Senior and Andy Hemming dropping out.

“That’s ten games unbeaten in the league,” said skipper Simon Hole, whose side beat Dinton by 86 runs last week. “We’ll take that.”

Ashley Hubbert and Robbie Shurmer replace unavailable pair Jordan Garrett and Matt Woods as Great & Little Tew visit Cove.

Captain Andy Harris said: “It would be nice to finish with a couple of wins and get up to sixth where we finished last year, but with a better points tally.”

Tew’s last league game at home to Dinton will go ahead as scheduled, despite suggestions it could be rearranged due to the next day’s Davidstow Village Cup final against Woodhouse Grange at Lord’s.

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