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CRICKET: Didcot ease to victory
4:19pm Monday 29th June 2009 in Division 6
Didcot maintained their lead at the top of the table thanks to useful knocks by Tom Kennedy (74) and Matt Jones (41) in their seven-wicket win at Long Marston 2nd in Division 6.
Earlier, Mike Lyons had scored 88 in the home side's 159 all out, while Jones had taken 3-36 and Simon Pritchard 3-5.
Long Marston 2nd 5pts, Didcot 25
Horspath 2nd stay second after making hard work of chasing the 121 all out set by Wolverton Town 2nd.
Tom Smith had taken 5-54 for Horspath to set up an apparently straightforward run chase, which was achieved for the loss of six wickets thanks to Stuart Berry's unbeaten 57.
Wolverton T 2nd 7, Horspath 2nd 25
Lee Haughton hit an unbeaten 57 to steer Brackley to a seven-wicket win at Sandford St Martin 2nd.
The home side made 168-8, in which Jim Howe top-scored with 39 and Keith Cartwright took 4-40 from 20 overs.
Sandford St Mart 2nd 5, Brackley 25
Bourton Vale 2nd's final pair clung on with the score on 133-9 to force a draw at home to Thame Town 2nd.
Earlier, Steve Stroud had taken 5-78 as Thame had been restricted to 156-8.
Bourton V 2nd 7, Thame Tn 2nd 14
Alan Maule's 46 was the highest score of the match as Tiddington 2nd saw off Oxford 4th by 64 runs.
Musaleen Sadiqi took 3-37 and Kasim Nawaz 3-47 in Tiddington’s 177-9, which proved more than enough as Oxford were rumbled for 113.
Oxford 4th 5, Tiddington 2nd 25