CUMNOR made it three wins out of four to stay joint top in Tier 1A as they eased to an 82-run victory at home to Didcot.

The hosts bowled after winning the toss, Adam Webb removing opener Adam Cook and No 3 Sam Cross cheaply.

But a 50-run stand between Michael Race (50) and Joe Dale steadied the Cumnor ship.

Useful contributions down the order from Tom Powell and George Setterfield saw Cumnor up to 211 all out with one ball of their 40 overs remaining, Adam Spears the pick of the Didcot attack with 4-31.

Young opener Dan Hall struck a fine half-century in Didcot’s reply, but had little support, despite a solid 60-run opening stand with Vishane Perera.

When he fell for 25 to the bowling of Harry Ackland (3-26), Didcot’s reply subsided to 129-9 – Rory King unable to bat after injuring a wrist when fielding.

Sandford St Martin stayed level on points with Cumnor as they saw off hosts Abingdon Vale by 27 runs.

Tight bowling from Vale restricted the visitors to 167-9 in their 40 overs, Russell Beckett top-scoring with 38 and Henry Pickford taking 3-29.

But three wickets apiece for Simon Plant (3-30) and Tom Goffe (3-35) helped dismiss Vale for 140 with four balls left.

Shipton-under-Wychwood’s strong start continued with a two-wicket win at Tiddington.

Archie Davis hit 80 in Tiddington’s 201-8, Dee Jarvis taking 3-38.

Shipton reached 204-8 to secure victory in the penultimate over as Darren Gordon hit 52 not out and Steve Bates 48.

Challow & Childrey’s trip to Bledlow Village ended in a high-scoring tie.

Freddie Robson (69) and Harry Kent (35) saw Challow set 248-8.

A superb 95 from Harry Bartlett sent Bledlow on their way, but they finished with scores equal on 248-9, Conor Jones finishing with 3-34.

Banbury 2nd top Tier 1B, despite a 45-run loss at Cropredy.

Tareq Jamil hit 94 not out in Cropredy’s 192 all out, before Brad Ward took 4-18 as the visitors crumbled to 147 all out.

Bicester & North Oxford eased to an eight-wicket win against Buckingham Town 2nd.

After dismissing their visitors for 133, Dan Savin taking 3-15, Bicester cruised in at 134-2 as Adam Stapleford-Jones (36) and Stafford Sansome (32no) shone.

Westbury hammered visitors Dinton by ten wickets, while Twyford defeated Aston Rowant 2nd by three wickets.

Thame Town 2nd opened up a gap at the top of Tier 2A after a 119-run win over hosts East Oxford.

Jack Aston scored a fine 72 to help Thame to 253-8 in their 40 overs, and it was a target way beyond East Oxford, who fell to 134 all out as Greg Jenkins claimed 4-10.

Oxford Downs 2nd returned to form with an 83-run win over Stokenchurch.

James Ellwood (86) and Ollie Dunn (54) helped Downs to 230-6.

Chris North struck 68 in the visitors’ reply, but they fell for 147 in just 24 overs.

Minster Lovell defeated visitors Oxford 2nd by 63 runs to move up to third.

They were all out for 182 as Arthur Muir took 4-39, but 4-18 from Harry Ebsworth and 3-24 from Olly Mersh helped dismiss Oxford for just 119.

Oxford & Bletchingdon Nondescripts beat Witney Mills by 78 runs after racking up 275-5.

Tim Rattigan made 48, before Ross Brown took 3-33 as Mills were restricted to 197-8, Sam Haselgrove top-scoring with 58.

In Tier 2B, Brackley proved far too strong for hosts Banbury 3rd, who went down by 169 runs.

Eric Carpenter struck an unbeaten 125 and Michael Cartwright 72 as Brackley amassed 284-4.

In reply, Banbury made no attempt at chasing the target, opting to bat out the overs to finish on 115-5.

Horspath 2nd thrashed Bletchley Town by 166 runs.

Asad Rafiq (82) and Robbie Eason (72) saw Horspath to 260-6, before Josh Richardson took 4-32 and Charlie Turner 3-12 as Bletchley slumped to 94 all out.

Horley fell to a six-wicket defeat at Long Marston 2nd after being dismissed for 145, while Great Brickhill 2nd beat visitors Leighton Buzzard Town by 28 runs.

Philip Barnett smashed a magnificent 190 as Aston Rowant 3rd racked up 317-7 to set up a 100-run win over Tiddington 2nd.

Barnett’s knock included 29 fours and one six, coming off 130 balls, Tom Kitchin taking 4-60 for the visitors in Tier 3B.

Kitchin hit 57 in Tiddington’s reply, but they were bowled out for 217 as Jude Frisby took 3-41.

Paul Butcher’s unbeaten 86 helped Abingdon Vale 2nd to a four-wicket win at Dinton 2nd.

Chasing Dinton’s 218-4, Vale reached 222-6 in 36 overs to wrap up the points.

In Tier 3A, half-centuries for Oscar Bean and Sam Couldrick helped Didcot 2nd to a crushing nine-wicket win at home to Eynsham.

Kieran Beesley had earlier taken 4-23 as Eynsham were shot out for 127, before Bean and Couldrick led Didcot to victory in just 17 overs.

Jack Belmont starred with 5-17 in Great & Little Tew’s seven-wicket win at Shipton-under-Wychwood 2nd.

Shipton were all out for 143, Lewis Marstin top-scoring with 68.

Aluptageen Maqbool then struck 53 as Tew reached 145-3.

Mark Robey shone with bat and ball in Sandford St Martin 2nd’s 140-run win over Oxford 3rd in Tier 4A.

Robey hit 56 and Colin Simpson 54 in Sandford’s 250-6, before taking4-12 as Oxford fell for 110.

In Tier 4B, a fine 61 from Andrew Lees and four wickets apiece for Tom Young and Tom Boardman helped Westbury 2nd to a two-wicket victory at Leighton Buzzard Town 2nd.

Deepak Malhotra’s unbeaten century helped Oxford & Bletchingdon Nondescripts 2nd to a 94-run win over Bledlow Ridge in Tier 5A.

Malhotra hit 115 not out to help Nondies to 236-6, before Rustum Rabani took 3-14 as Ridge were held to 142-7 in their reply.

In Tier 5B, Tobias Baker struck 105 as Thame Town 3rd beat Cropredy 3rd by 99 runs.

Baker took Thame to 259-7, and then Cropredy fell for 160.