Chris Watling hit a superb 128 as Aston Rowant made sure of their Serious Cricket Home Counties Premier League Division 2 West status by getting the better of a draw at Slough.

Going into the game, Rowant could still have gone down.

But the 15 points they picked up ensured their safety.

Watling defied the Slough attack almost single-handedly as Rowant were bowled out for 225 off 59.1 overs.

And then left-arm spinner Nat Watkins picked up 6-54 to restrict Slough to 189-9, Nabil Shah top-scoring with 53.

Scores: Aston Rowant 225 (C Watling 128), Slough 189-9 (N Shah 53, N Watkins 6-54).