NIGEL Hume and Ian Oglesby dominated the Oxenford bowlers to steer leaders Faringdon to a 48-run victory in Division 1.

The duo scored 171 out of their side’s 212 all out, with the victory keeping the south Oxfordshire side clear at the top of the table, with Minster Lovell and Shrivenham hot on their heels.

Hume smashed an excellent 101 and Oglesby an unbeaten 70, but none of the other Faringdon batsmen made it into double figures as Aaron Hirtenstein returned 4-51.

Oxenford never looked like getting close, despite 53 not out from Rafiullah Kakar. Ben Marks was the pick of the attack with 5-40.

Adam Tucker smashed 141 and Conor Taylor 54 to help Shrivenham to a 71-run win at Charlbury.

Shrivenham racked up 238-8, before Taylor (3-36) and Tari Dogra (3-51) helped to bowl out the hosts for 167, Josh Hornsby hitting 57.

Minster Lovell kept up their title bid with a nine-wicket home win against Chipping Norton.

Leigh Smith (4-27) and Eddie Dunn (3-16) combined to dismiss Chippy for only 67, and then Dave Prosper hit 35 not out to steer Minster to 70-1.

Stuart Parker’s 90 not out led Great Horwood to a 56-run win at Stonesfield.

Horwood were all out for 207, Sean Holley taking 4-50.

Andy Crawford then hit 73, but the hosts were all out for 151.

Title-chasing Wolvercote were shocked by Marsh Gibbon in Division 2, who moved out of the relegation zone with a five-wicket win.

Grant Cross’s 3-33 helped to restrict the home side to 131 all out, and then Joe Leonard hit 81 not out as Marsh Gibbon reached 133-5.

There were two centuries at Clifton Hampden, who ran out 37-run winners against Wantage.

Richard Beard hit 103 and Morley Benson 86 in Clifton’s 277-5.

Colin Mercer replied with 100 for Wantage, but despite this, they were restricted to 240-7.

Witney Swifts recorded a six-wicket win at Broughton & North Newington in their battle against the drop.

After restricting the home side to 181-8, Kieran Foggett hit 64 and Jason Seacole 54 not out to lead Swifts home at 182-4.

Wootton & Boars Hill proved far too strong for visitors Chadlington as they won by 160 runs.

Ben Tew (94) led Wootton to 272-6, before Billy Webb claimed 5-24 as Chadlington were shot out for 112.

In Division 3, Eynsham ran out 44-run victors against visitors Kidlington to leapfrog them to the top of the table.

Sam Jones top-scored with 51 in Eynsham’s 187 all out.

Sam Rodway (64no) led Kidlington’s reply, but 4-24 from Mark Weller and 4-45 from Sam Hollingshead helped to dismiss them for 143.

Kashif Hafeez claimed 7-35 in Kilkenny’s 64-run win at Marcham in Division 3.

The visitors posted 209 all out with contributions throughout the order, Stuart Armstrong taking 5-23.

Tristan Barrett scored 53 in Marcham’s reply, but they fell to 145 all out as Hafeez picked up his seven wickets.

Hanborough thrashed visitors Stanton Harcourt by 134 runs.

Marc Buckingham (87), Will Potter (45no) and Joseph Burgess (44) helped Hanborough to 260-7.

Martyn Oliver then returned 4-25 and Matthew Neilsen 3-39 as Stanton slumped to 126 all out.

Tetsworth won an exciting match at home to Fringford by 16 runs.

Nikunj Patel top-scored with 77 in the hosts’ 227-9.

John Bacon (78no) and Jonny Reid (77) shone for Fringford, but they finished short of the target on 211-7.

Division 4 leaders Risinghurst fell to only their second defeat of the season as Sunningwell won by 11 runs.

James Stacey (30) helped the visitors to 161-9 in their 45 overs, Romeo Fernandes (4-47) keeping them in check.

Martin Waugh (4-5) and Stacey (3-28) bowled with similar control for Sunningwell as the home side were all out for 150, Martin Kalyan hitting 58.

Second-placed Swinbrook were pushed all the way by Minster Lovell 2nd, edging to a two-wicket victory.

Andrew Wingfield Digby claimed 5-18 as Minster were bowled out for 144.

Chris Morgan (4-30) and Tim Jarvis (3-25) kept the game tight, but the home side edged home at 145-8.

Dorchester posted a narrow one-wicket win at home too Deddington.

Gerard Duncan’s 80 not out helped the visitors to post 176-5.

Robert Preston starred with the ball, taking 5-37, but James Neal (48), Ali Line (37) and Jack Stimpson (30) saw Dorchester to 177-9.

Wayne Lyford’s century helped West Ilsley to a 33-run victory at Hailey.

Lyford hammered 103 and Adam Barnes 53 in West Ilsley’s 255 all out, before Hailey were bowled out for 222.

Watlington saw off visitors Uffington by 58 runs thanks to an all-round display from Dave Hansford.

He hit 63 in Watlington’s 181 all out, Tom Fillery taking 4-45.

Hansford then took 3-29 in Uffington’s reply, which subsided to 123 all out.

ANDY Wynd put in a superb all-round performance as Brill thrashed West Witney by nine wickets in Division 5.

Wynd took 5-48 as the visitors were all out for 156, before hitting an unbeaten 84 as the hosts raced to 157-1

James Bray led the way with 101 as Bampton beat Kennington by 111 runs.

His century took the visitors to 231-7 and the hosts were no match, slipping to 120 all out.

Britwell Salome hammered hosts Chipping Norton 2nd by 155 runs.

Hassan Khurshi slammed 146 not out and John Chittenden 87 not out as Britwell amassed 248-1.

Zaffir Hussain then claimed 4-27 as Chippy fell to 93 all out.

Jordan Glazier played a starring role for Hook Norton in their seven-wicket win against visitors Garsington.

He claimed 5-34 to restrict Hooky to 177-8 and then hit 50, alongside Dan White’s 79 not out, as the home side reached 178-3.

Great Horwood 2nd brushed aside Charlbury 2nd by six wickets.

Restricting the visitors to just 131-4 in their 45 overs, thanks largely to Simon Ridgway’s economical 3-11 in 12 overs, Horwood then eased home at 133-4 as Peter McHenry hit 73 not out.

Division 6 leaders Wolvercote 2nd all-but secured the title with a 188-run mauling of hosts Shrivenham 2nd.

Chris Babbs (82), Nicolas Pinhol (73) and Alistair Dent (50no) led Wolvercote to 279-7.

Naseer Khan then returned 6-14 as Shrivenham were skittled for 91.

Radley 2nd just about kept their title hopes alive with a 16-run win at home to Steventon.

Kester Matthews (48no) and Richard Cook (35) led Radley to 165-5, before Rezwan Rana took 5-33 as Steventon were bowled out for 149.

Faringdon 2nd eased past visitors Kidlington 2nd by eight wickets.

Sahil Kalyan hit 72 in Kidlington’s competitive total of 211-4, but Kevin Huxtable then hammered 92 not out and Simon Cornish 58 not out to lead Faringdon to 214-2.

East & West Hendred 2nd cruised past visitors Hanney by eight wickets.

Three wickets apiece for Pete Beckley (3-18) and Miles Martin (3-23) helped to dismiss Hanney for 108, and then Nigel Bateman struck 41 in Hendred’s 110-2.

Oxenford 2nd beat visitors Tetsworth 2nd by one wicket off the last ball.

They dismissed Tetsworth for 148, before Bharadwaj Ramanathan top-scored with 32 as Oxenford crept over the winning line.

Yarnton & Cowley 2nd edged past hosts Kilkenny 2nd by one wicket to move up to third place in Division 7.

Abdullah Saeed took 4-32 to help restrict Kilkenny to 168-7, before Mohammed Zia Hameed struck 39 as Yarnton reached 169-9.

A fine 65 from Sam Walker and 51 from Dave Burgess saw Hanborough 2nd to a 41-run win at Minster Lovell 3rd.

Hanborough set the home side 223-6, and Minster managed only 182-9 in their reply, Felix Wright top-scoring with 45.

Ollie Clark’s 6-24 inspired Uffington 2nd to a 25-run win at home to Wootton & Boars Hill 2nd in Division 7.

The hosts set 174, before Clark’s six-wicket haul restricted Wootton to 149-8 despite 56 not out from Aidan Steer and 44 from Simon Steer.

Stanton Harcourt 2nd stayed top of Division 8 following a 34-run victory at home to Chalgrove.

Ian Urquhart top-scored with 55 in Stanton’s 186 all out, Heath Cooper claiming 4-22.

Jake Souch was the pick of the Stanton attack, taking 4-26 in Chalgrove’s 152 all out.

Santha Thirupathi was the star of the show for Risinghurst 2nd as they ran out five-wicket winners at Chadlington 2nd.

The home side were restricted to 180-8 as Thirupathi took 3-32.

He then scored 66 not out to steer Risinghurst to 181-5.

Eynsham 2nd eased to an 87-run victory at Sunningwell 2nd.

Glenn Edwards top-scored with 46 in Eynsham’s 233-6, Pete Whinfrey claiming 5-53.

Sunningwell were then dismissed for 146, Stephen Cooper taking 3-36.

In Division 9, leaders Chesterton were struggling at 92-6 at one stage, only to go on to post 219 all out in a 65-run victory against Westcott 2nd.

David Gilday (57) and Simon Morse (32) dug Chesterton out of the hole, Pete Avery taking 4-37.

Westcott were then restricted to 154-8.

Brother’s Ryan and Callum Dadge starred for Swinbrook 2nd in their six-wicket win at Kidlington 3rd.

Ryan Dadge took 4-36 and Callum 3-30 in Kidlington’s 113 all out, Kevin Salway also claiming 3-6.

Swinbrook then eased home at 116-4 to seal victory.