Chippy hold on to pip Marston in tight finish

Ian Widows led Chipping Norton to victory in a tight game
Ian Widows led Chipping Norton to victory in a tight game

Chipping Norton pipped Marston St Lawrence in the Banbury Indoor Cricket League.

Ian Widdows 31no and Ben Millard 29no helped Chippy to 139-4 in the division two fixture while Tom Brooker took 2-19. In reply, Marston just fell short on 131-3 with Matt Riddle 34no and Brooker 27no top scoring while Richard Simpson took 3-50.

Middleton Cheney beat Radway by two wickets.

Radway posted 83-4 with Sam Douthwaite 27no leading the way while Dave Eaton took 2-13 and Sam Hanson picked up 1-15.

In reply, Middleton reached the target with Steve Twynham 26no top scoring while Sam Douthwaite took 4-29.

Ruscote beat Charlbury by 34 runs.

Imran Younis 17 top scored as Ruscote were dismissed for 109 runs with Rob Knight taking 2-29. In reply, opener Knight 28 and tail-ender Jake Godfrey 24 led the way but Marston could only reach 131-3.