A fine all-round display by Pierre Lefort was to no avail as Witney Mills suffered a two-wicket home defeat to strugglers Oxford 3rd.

Lefort top-scored with 62 in Mills' 140, Mohammed Latif taking 4-19, and then captured 4-42 to kept Mills in the hunt. But the visitors edged home on 143-8.

Witney Mills 10pts, Oxford 3rd 25.

Kingston Bagpuize dominated at Bledlow Ridge, but dropped into the relegation zone for the first time.

Martin Shepherd hit a classy 103, Arthur Verdin 53 and Marco Cecchini 48 in Kingston’s 267-6.

Dave Pearce then took 5-49, but a defiant 103 by Dave Roberts helped Ridge claim a draw on 207-9.

Bledlow Ridge 9, K Bagpuize 17.

Rameez Dar took 6-35 to help Leighton Buzzard Town stay top with a six -wicket win over Bledlow Village.

Bledlow were bowled out for 119 and Chris Thompson then hit 50 in Town’s 120-4.

L Buzzard 25, Bledlow Village 5.

Buckingham Town 2nd won by the narrowest of margins at home to Dinton 2nd.

Lawrence d'Silva (5-35) and Matt Thatcher (4-23) dismissed Dinton for 136.

Mike Taylor made 61 in Town's reply, but Kelvin Ripley’s 4-38 meant the game went down to the wire Buckingham won by one wicket.

Buckingham 2nd 25, Dinton 2nd 11.

Wolverton Town made 228-9 but were then frustrated by Twyford's tactics as they blocked out the final 26 overs, closing on 120-6.

Wolverton 13, Twyford 8.