Bicester's Rob Pink has been recalled to Oxfordshire’s Middleton Cup team for the opening clash against Midd-lesex at Oxford City & County on Saturday (2pm).

Pink will play lead in the rink skipped by Carterton’s Baden Sparkes, which also features Headington duo Remy Clanfield and Colin Whitehead, in the South Group Section B tie.

Pink helped Oxfordshire to a 133-122 win over Berkshire in their Home Counties League opener at South Oxf-ord on Saturday.

He led off a rink featuring Paul Skidmore, Kevin Alder and skip Paul Sharman, which recorded a 24-20 win over Mike Duggan, Clive Tarran, Mike Thornton and Chris Holliday.