MP Sports Cherwell League - Division 3

Dinton 2nd emphasised their title credentials after beating closest rivals Aston Rowant 2nd by two wickets.

Shaun Smith (4-28) and Mark Ludlow (4-47) reduced Rowant from 100-2 to 113-9, although Tim Foster’s 40 lifted them to 172 all out.

Smith then hit 45 to put Dinton in charge. Ryan Dutton (6-63) led a fightback, but the visitors scrambled to 173-8.

A Rowant 2nd 11pts, Dinton 2nd 25

Kingston Bagpuize stay bottom after a ten-wicket defeat by Bledlow Village.

Matthew Warner (53) and Oliver Young (39) were the only batsmen to get going as Bagpuize were all out for 137.

Chris Spooner took 5-4 in a remarkable 11-over spell that featured eight maidens.

Charlie Downes (86no) and Tom Moore (45no) fired Bledlow home in the 18th over.

K Bagpuize 2, Bledlow Village 25

Steve Roberts took 5-58 to bowl Oxford Downs 2nd to victory over Oxford 3rd.

Downs had posted 233-9 thanks to the brisk start they received from Ian Caunce (39) and a late flourish from Mark Wingfield Digby (41no).

Only Mohammed Latif (39) scored freely as the visitors were dismissed for 162.

Oxford Downs 2nd 25, Oxford 3rd 7

Duncan Sellman (60) starred in Witney Mills’ 190-5 after they were put into bat at home to Hanborough.

The hosts had a chance of victory when Matthew Neilson (58) and Martyn Oliver (51) were batting, but they ended up well short on 157-8.

Witney Mills 14, Hanborough 7

Great Brickhill beat Bledlow Ridge by nine wickets.

Henry Hale and Russ Turner hit 40 apiece in the hosts’ 146 all out. Doug Aris took 4-42 and Nick Tweed 4-26, then Liam Rice (75no) led Brickhill to 149-1.

Bledlow Ridge 3, Great Brickhill 25