Kingston Bagpuize appear to have turned the corner after making it two wins out of two at Hanborough.

Rob Lovick (80) and Michael Dove (56) helped Hanborough to a competitive 204-9 on a pitch that offered plenty of help to the bowlers.

Arthur Verdin took 4-65 for Kingston and then watched Martin Shepherd hit exactly 100 and Andrew Howard 54 as the visitors enjoyed a four-wicket win. Craig Wood took 4-73 for Hanborough.

Hanborough 10pts, Kingston Bagpuize 25.

James Shirley took 9-53 from 18 overs for Bledlow Village to secure victory for his side at Cropredy.

Earlier he had scored 37 not out in Bledlow's 239 all out, which also featured useful knocks from Matt Bolton (43) and Jeff Keens (42).

The home side collapsed to 47-7 in reply before a 163-run eighth-wicket partnership between Geoff Barrett (79) and 16-year-old Ed Somerton (80) swung the match back in their favour.

Shirley then returned to wrap up the tail as Cropredy were all out for 212.

Cropredy 9pts, Bledlow Village 25.

Leaders Sandford St Martin defeated second-placed Dinton 2nd by five wickets to stretch their lead.

Dave Saunders hit 44 while Simon Smith took 4-36 in Dinton's 165 all out.

David Lowery was unbeaten on 68 as Sandford completed their fifth win of the season.

Dinton 2nd 8, Sandford St Martin 25.

The matches between Morris Motors Exiles and Cumnor 2nd, and Witney Mills and Wolverton Town, were abandoned without a ball being bowled.

Each side receives six points.