CAPTAIN Josh Garrett played a starring role with a brilliant unbeaten century as Great & Little Tew 2nd chased down a mammoth target to beat hosts Didcot by four wickets in Cherwell League Division 2.

Didcot set a formidable total of 300-7 in their 50 overs, Dan Swindells hitting 84 and Elliot Matthews 88.

But Garrett then slammed 115 not out in just 80 balls to lead his side to 303-6 with just five balls remaining, his knock containing 16 fours and five sixes.

Oxford & Bletchingdon Nondescripts posted a rare victory as they ran out 47-run winners at Leighton Buzzard Town.

Vasu Shah (55) and Chris Day (54) helped Nondies to 201 all out, before Abdul Saleem took 4-15 and Aadam Samiullah 4-38 to dismiss the hosts for 154.

Cropredy returned to winning ways with a crushing 147-run victory against visitors Oxford 2nd.

Saim Hussain (67) and Joe Fox (59) helped Cropredy to 280-5 in their 50 overs, a target which Oxford got nowhere near as they were shot out for just 133.

Ryan Gordon hit 73 not out to help hosts Challow & Childrey to a five-wicket win against Bledlow Village.

Earlier, Joe Harris had taken 3-30 to restrict the visitors to 181-8 in their 50 overs.

Gordon and Luke Jones (62) starred in Challow’s reply as they eased home at 183-5 with more than seven overs to spare.

Sandford St Martin lost by 59 runs in a high-scoring affair at Buckingham Town 2nd.

The hosts won the toss and racked up 331-9 in their 50 overs, with Anthony Romaine smashing a brilliant 144 and Tom Goffe claiming 5-60.

Mark Robey (66) and Ian Reynolds (64) gave Sandford hope of a remarkable run chase.

But they fell to 272 all out as Ben Laycock took 4-42.

 BICESTER & North Oxford shocked Division 3 leaders Wolverton Town with a comprehensive seven-wicket victory.

Wolverton were shot out for 131, with Dan Murphy doing most of the damage with figures of 4-28.

Nick Moorman then struck 51 not out to steer Bicester to a comfortable success at 132-3 in the 39th over.

 A five-wicket haul from Andrew Stanley helped Horley to a three-wicket victory at home to East Oxford.

Stanley claimed 5-39 and Dave Eaton took 3-30 as East Oxford were bowled out for 205.

Only Sarfraz Muhammad really got to grips with conditions for the visitors, hitting an impressive 90.

Craig Lynes (59), Stanley (44) and Eaton (32) then helped take the home side to 206-7 as East Oxford’s struggles continued.

 Great Brickhill 2nd picked up only their second win of the season, beating visitors Banbury 3rd by 94 runs.

Greg MacDonald (77) and James Clark (59no) saw Brickhill to a formidable total of 295-5.

Banbury got off to a solid start in reply, James Mitchelmore (43) and Neil Megson (37) putting on 94 for the opening wicket.

But after they went Banbury were never in the hunt, Edward Marshall taking 6-23 as the visitors fell to 201 all out.

Westbury went back to the top of the table with a 233-run hammering of hosts Cublington.

Westbury racked up 302 all out in their 50 overs, and then the home side were shot out for a paltry 69 in their reply.

 STUART Berry’s superb haul of 7-60 proved in vain as Horspath 3rd fell to a 119-run defeat at Division 4 leaders Minster Lovell.

Minster declared on 240-7 in the 51st over, makeshift opener Elliott Graham top-scoring with 75.

Berry’s heroics were not enough, however, as Horspath fell to 121 all out in their reply, Eddie Dunn taking 3-23.

Tiddington 2nd saw off hosts Shipton-under-Wychwood 2nd by six wickets.

Colin Bird took 4-31 as Shipton were dismissed for 157.

Jacob Davis then hit 63 and Jon Talbot 31 not out to steer Tiddington to 161-4 in the 26th over.

Thame Town 2nd ended the unbeaten run of Stokenchurch with a 58-run victory.

The visitors were all out for 241 in the 52nd over, before Stokenchurch were dismissed for 183 in their reply to suffer their first loss of the campaign.

There was another first for basement boys Dinton 2nd, who picked up their first win of the season when beating hosts Witney Mills by five wickets.

Mike Dove top-scored with 37 in Mills’s 178-8, Usman Manawar taking 4-24.

Saqeeb Ghanzhar then hit 81 not out to lead Dinton to 181-5.

Eric Carpenter’s unbeaten century helped Brackley to a 57-run victory at Bletchley Town.

Carpenter hit 105 not out in Brackley’s 203-9, before Rob Cartwright took 5-38 to dismiss Bletchley fort 146 in reply.