TOM Lydford-Brace’s stunning spell set up Oxfordshire for a thumping five-wicket win away to Cornwall in the ECB Under 15 County Cup.

His four overs yielded a remarkable 5-2 as the hosts were skittled for 71 in Camborne.

It took the visitors less than ten overs to reach their target and make it two wins out of two, moving them joint top of Group 4B.

Their next fixture is at Hamworthy against Dorset on June 17.

Deven Edwards and Noah Mungrue shone with ball and bat respectively to steer Oxfordshire Under 10s to a four-wicket friendly success against Bedfordshire Under 10s at Moulsford.

Bicester & North Oxford’s Edwards (4-23) and Aston Rowant’s Oliver Clark (3-20) reduced the visitors to 23-6, before Mustafa Haroon counter-attacked with 67.

Chasing 135 to win, Mungrue (Aston Rowant) held his nerve to hit an unbeaten 40 which got the hosts over the line with eight balls to spare.

Sam Coggins hit the winning runs in an unbeaten 57 as Oxfordshire Mercia Under 12s saw off Hampshire District Under 12s by two wickets.

l AN opening partnership worth 144 between Andy Haynes (85) and Jim Head (75) set Oxfordshire Over 60s B up for a 153-run victory against Somerset at Horspath.

The hosts posted 291-6 from their 45 overs, which never looked like being threatened.

Robin Pykett and Robin Newman took two early wickets apiece to leave Somerset on 27-4 after 11 overs.

Brian Shipley finished with 3-18 as the visitors finished on 138-9, sealing a result which moved Oxon second in the Seevent National Over 60’s 2nd XI Championship South West Group with three wins out of four.



Bedfordshire U10 134 (D Edwards 4-23, O Clark 3-20), Oxfordshire U10 135-6 (N Mungrue 40).

Bucks U11 206-9, Oxfordshire U11 151 (J Laird 41).

Hants District U12 215, Oxfordshire Mercia U12 218-8 (S Coggins 57no).

Oxfordshire U13 78, Sussex U13 80-4.

Hampshire U14 245-4, Oxfordshire U14 205 (W Laird 59, L Turnbull 50).

Cornwall U15 71 (T Lydford-Brace 5-2), Oxfordshire U15 72-5.

Oxfordshire 60+ B 291-6 (A Haynes 85, J Head 75, A Beecroft 37), Somerset 138-9 (B Shipley 3-18, R Pykett 3-23).


Bucks U13 92, Oxfordshire U13 93-4 (C Westbury 30).

Northants U15 283-7, Oxfordshire U15 41.