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YOUTH CRICKET: Woodley leads the way
1:00pm Saturday 4th August 2012 in Other Cricket
Will Woodley hit a fine 50 to help Oxfordshire Under 10s to a 16-run victory over Bucks at Moulsford School.
Oxon lost Daniel Rowley and Rueben Barksfield early on, but a 52-run stand for the third wicket between Woodley and Luke Maslen (16) set them on their way.
Caspar Mason finished unbeaten on 16, and, aided by 43 extras, Oxon closed on 140-7 from their 35 overs, Joel Abbott taking 4-14.
Phillip Barnett then claimed 3-19 for Oxfordshire as Bucks finished short on 124-9.
Oxfordshire also posted a five-wicket victory against Dorset at Dean Park, Bournemouth.
George Brand claimed 3-5 to help restrict the hosts to only 89-7 in 40 overs.
Oxfordshire needed just 20.2 overs to reach the target as Gus Miller top-scored with 24, including five boundaries.
OXFORDSHIRE’S Best of Districts Under 11 team posted an eight-wicket victory on the Duckworth-Lewis Method against Herefordshire Development XI at Chadlington.
On a day interrupted by heavy showers, Oxfordshire were set a revised target of 71 from 20 overs after the visitors had posted 81-6 from 26.5 overs.
Sam Collins shone for Oxon with 3-17.
Freddie Williams (24no) led Oxon’s reply as they reached the new target with more than four overs to spare.
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