CRICKET: Reid's century lifts Fringford

Bicester Advertiser: Carl Needham took four wickets for Marsh Gibbon Carl Needham took four wickets for Marsh Gibbon

OCA LEAGUE

JONNY Reid hit a superb century as Fringford recorded a thrilling two-wicket win at home to Wolvercote in Division 3 on Saturday.

Wolvercote set 157-9 thanks principally to Simon Burns’s unbeaten 44.

But Reid’s superb 102 for the hosts proved the difference as his team scraped home.

Fringford 28pts, Wolvercote 7

Carl Needham took 4-22 as Marsh Gibbon shot out Wantage for 82, before the hosts knocked off the required target for the loss of five wickets.

Marsh Gibbon 28, Wantage 3

Chesterton prevailed by the same victory margin over hosts Westcott.

After dismissing their opponents for 92, with Lee Price (4-43) and Steve Lewis (3-25) doing the damage. Chesterton got home with no real worries.

Westcott 3, Chesterton 28

Tom Gurney led the way as Westbury kept the pressure on the Division 1 leaders with a 92-run victory over Great Horwood.

Opener Tom Gurney made 51 as his side set 181-9 after being put in.

Graham Judd (4-5) and Richard Tredwell (3-11) then starred with the ball as Westbury dismissed the hosts for 89.

Great Horwood 5, Westbury 29

RESULTS

Division 1

Westbury 181-9 (T Gurney 51, G Judd 35, A Armitage 3-43), Great Horwood 89 (S Parker 31, G Davies 31, R Tredwell 3-11).

Division 3

Wolvercote 157-9 (S Burns 44no, M Shafqat 30, T Mitchell 3-35), Fringford 158-8 (J Reid 102, B Ahmed 3-27).

Wantage 82 (C Needham 4-22), Marsh Gibbon 84-5.

Westcott 92 (L Price 4-43), Chesterton 96-5 (S Lewis 3-25).

Division 6

Westbury 2nd 93 (D Gwynn 4-12), Oxenford 2nd 94-8 (G Markham 3-20).

Division 7

Swinbrook 2nd 59 (D Kavanagh 5-20), Brill 60-1 (A Parke 46).

Division 9

Britwell Salome 2nd 204-7 (N Joyner 127no), Chesterton 2nd 138 (P Talbot 53).

FIXTURES

Div 1: Hook Norton v Westbury.

Div 3: Chesterton v Wolvercote, Eynsham v Westcott, Fringford v Marsh Gibbon.

Div 6: Westbury 2nd v Hook Norton 2nd.

Div 7: Brill v E & W Hendred 2nd.

Div 9: Sunningwell 2nd v Chesterton 2nd.

Div 10: Westcott 2nd v Kilkenny 2nd.

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