Hanson paves the way for Middleton to claim victory

Middleton Cheney saw off Oxenford by five wickets in division one of the Oxon Cricket Association.

By The Newsroom
Tuesday, 14th May 2019, 3:12 pm
Middleton Cheney bowler Steve Wilkes sends down a delivery against Oxenford
Middleton Cheney bowler Steve Wilkes sends down a delivery against Oxenford

Sam Hanson claimed 4-32 and Josh Nadin 3-8 in Oxenford’s 136 all out while Roshan Gedara 45 and Amer Ali 34 top scored.

In reply, Steve Twynham (66) led Middleton to 137-5 despite Habeel Khalid taking 3-58.

Rehman Ullah smashed an unbeaten century for Westcott as they cruised to a ten-wicket victory at home to Chipping Norton.

Mark Strong (3-35) and Tanveer Hussain (3-45) had combined to restrict Chippy to 155-8, Ian Widdows top scoring with 56 and Matty Molyneux 36 while Tanveer Hussain took 3-45 and Mark Strong 3-35. Ullah and Stuart Symes (50no) then eased Westcott home.

In division three, Hook Norton beat Dorchester by seven wickets after bowling their hosts out for 89, Adam Bennett taking 5-26 and Ollie Wellstood 3-11. Jason Trinder 34no top scored to see Hooky home.

Broughton & North Newington beat Brill by six wickets on the target score method.

Newington restricted Brill to 109-9, in which Tom Broughton 30 led the way and Clark Berry took 4-22. Chasing a revised target of 78 from 25 overs proved no problem as Newington reached 83-4 with Andrew Parsons 28 leading the way.

Full round-up in this week’s Banbury Guardian.