Rump leads the way as Charlbury win opener

Marcus Rump led the way as Charlbury A beat Azad by three runs on the opening night of the division three season in the Banbury Indoor Cricket League.

Charlbury posted 80-1 with Rump 27no top scoring. In reply, Nick Merry took 2-29 as Azad were restricted to 77-6 in which Maz Iqbal 19 top scored. Veterans beat Bodicote by four wickets.

Bodicote could only reach 58-6 in 6.3 overs with Paul Symington 12 the only batsman to make double figures as Andrew Proctor picked up 2-22 and Mike Thomas took 2-21. In reply, Paul Hill 17no and Steve Beck 16 saw Veterans home in the sixth over.

Hinton-in-the-Hedges beat Marston St Lawrence by 46 runs.

Sean Gardener 21, Paul White 21 and Olly Lynham 21 helped Hinton to 126-6 in their ten overs while Matt Riddle took 1-32. In reply, Marston reached 80-6 with Lawrence Bywater 43 top scoring while Sean Gardner took 2-34.