Smiths perform well in Sandford’s success

Sandford St Martin bowler Simon Smith took three wickets against Wolverton Town
Sandford St Martin bowler Simon Smith took three wickets against Wolverton Town

Sandford St Martin beat Wolverton Town by six wickets in division two of the Cherwell Cricket League.

Daniel Jason Smith took 4-29 and Simon Smith picked up 3-39 as Wolverton Town were dismissed for 147 runs with Jamil Raja 46 and Ijaz Khan 30 top scoring. In reply, Henry Portman 55no saw Sandford home in the 40th over.

Great & Little Tew II beat Buckingham Town II by seven wickets.

Buckingham posted 183-7 with Ben Laycock 45 and James Gear 42 the only batsmen to get anything from an excellent bowling and fielding display. Openers Tom Price 73 and Robbie Catling 72 put on 127 for the first wicket before Jamie Coles 19no saw Tew home in the 34th over.

Cropredy lost by five wickets against Abingdon Vale.

Paul White 4-9 and Henry Pickford 3-42 skittled Cropredy out for 82 runs which Abingdon Vale comfortably passed in the 21st over.

Banbury II beat division one basement boys Leighton Buzzard Town by three wickets.

Leighton posted 193-6 with Tom Scott 67no and Lee Selfe 31 top scoring. In reply, Tom Bartlett 35 put Banbury on their way to victory in the 45th over despite Selfe taking 3-28.

Horley beat Blewbury & Wallingford by seven wickets in division three.

Ian Harris 40 and Russell Brown 32 top scored as Blewbury & Wallingford were dismissed for 121 runs as Jonathan Hart took 5-26 and Dave Eaton took 3-39. In reply, Adam Webb 67no and David Clark 38no saw Horley got home in the 29th over.

Banbury III lost by eight wickets at Shipton-under-Wychwood II.

Alex Glastonbury 67 top scored as Banbury were dismissed for 169 runs with Paul Hemming 4-28 and Jason Hunt 3-37 doing the damage. In reply, Tim Senior 100no saw the hosts home in the 31st over.

Westbury lost by five wickets against Bletchley Town in division four.

Tom Boardman 56 top scored as Westbury were dismissed for 152 runs as Jude Ramanadanpulle 5-36 and Ricardo Brown 4-31 did the damage.

In reply, George Markham took 3-29 but Kieran Turner 53no and Matt Shepherd 48 helped Bletchley home in the 43rd over.

Brackley drew with Witney Mills.

Adam Mayho 80 top scored as Witney Mills were dismissed for 210 runs.

In reply, Liam Hare 4-35 and Sam Haselgrove 3-46 put the brakes on as Brackley reached 195-9 with Adam Wirth 69 top scoring.

Great & Little Tew III lost by five wickets against Aston Rowant III.

Great & Little Tew were dismissed for 156 runs with Tom White 37 top scoring as Tim Foster took 6-36 and Alex Chapman 3-29. In reply, Leigh Lewis 69no saw Aston Rowant home in the 43rd over.

Great & Little Tew III lost by three wickets against Abingdon Vale III in division eight.

Great & Little Tew posted 203-8 with James Babbage 56no, Michael Rae 40 and Thomas Clayton 33 leading the way. In reply, Simon Rae took 3-69 but Vale got home in the 42nd over with Zach Lion-Cachet 40 and Tom Guntrip 35no top scoring.