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CRICKET: Didcot lose more ground after thrashing at leaders
6:00am Wednesday 2nd July 2014 in Sport
DIDCOT 2nd fell further behind at the bottom after being rolled over for 91 by unbeaten Brackley, who went top of the table in the process.
Keith Cartwright (3-8) was one of five visiting bowlers to enjoy success.
Brackley used only 14.5 overs in pursuit of victory, Eric Carpenter finishing on 45 not out in their 94-2.
Didcot 2nd 2pts, Brackley 25
Abingdon Vale 2nd lost top spot after drawing their rain-affected match with Oxford 3rd.
Tom Guntrip top scored with 39 in Vale’s 155-6, while Callaem Biel bagged 3-57.
Harry Porter then hit 61 and Miles Picknett scored 30 after the interval, but Luke Mitchell picked up 3-36 and Oxford fell short on 138-6.
Abingdon Vale 2nd 11, Oxford 3rd 7
Ian McStay (5-16) and Liam Evans (3-28) saw Thame Town 2nd restrict Bledlow Village 2nd to 131-9 from 43 overs.
James Hawkes made 30 for the visitors, but Thame’s Guy Holmes scored an unbeaten 57 in their 133-4.
Thame Tn 2nd 25, Bledlow Vill 2nd 6
Nathan Brooks (32) and Ben Smith (30) enable Tiddington 2nd to declare on 190-7 after 39 overs against Cumnor 2nd.
Rain left the visitors only 22 overs in reply, during which Mark Kirsten hit 54 as the match fizzled out into a draw with Cumnor on 129-6.
Tiddington 2nd 16, Cumnor 2nd 4
Elliott Newman (4-34) and Stefan Read (3-27) joined forces to dismiss Twyford 2nd for 83 and clinch an 88-run victory for Stokenchurch.
Earlier Joe Brown hit 95 not out and Ian Perna took 3-27 in the visitors’ 171-7.
Twyford 2nd 3, Stokenchurch 25
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