CRICKET: Westbury charge on at the summit

Bicester Advertiser: CRICKET: Westbury charge on at the summit CRICKET: Westbury charge on at the summit

Westbury stayed on track to retain their OCA League Division 1 title after a 63-run win against Cowley Internationals.

Opener Tom Gurney top-scored with 55 as the leaders set 206-9, before the visitors were dismissed for 163, Sam Stoop taking 3-30.

Westbury 30pts, Cowley Internationals 7

Philip Bateman hit 111 as Westcott beat visitors Cairns Fudge by 93 runs.

He helped Westcott rattle up 229-5.

Rehman Ullah then took 5-24 as Cairns Fudge were all out for 136.

Westcott 30, Cairns Fudge 6

Marsh Gibbon were all out for 115 in a six-wicket loss at Witney Swifts, who got home in the 26th over, Alfie Saunders making 34.

Witney Swifts 30, Marsh Gibbon 4

Brill were skittled for 84 as they lost by 102 runs at Ston-esfield 2nd in their Division 7 encounter.

Stonesfield reached 187-7, but Brill got nowhere near the target.

Westcott 30, Cairns Fudge 6

Westbury’s interest in the Airey Cup ended when they went down to a six-wicket defeat at home to Great Horwood in the quarter-finals on Sunday.

The hosts were dismissed for 170, Sam Willett top-scoring with 46 and Graham Judd making 45.

Neil Wilkins took 4-28 and Matthew McStraw 3-52.

The visitors then eased past the target for the loss of four wickets.

WEEKEND RESULTS

Division 1

Westbury 206-9 (T Gurney 55, N Khan 3-49), Cowley Internationals 163 (A Khan 33, H Sadiqi 31, S Stoop 3-30).

Division 3

Westcott 229-5 (P Bateman 111, N Raynor 58, D Romain 33no), Cairns Fudge 136 (R Ullah 5-24).

Marsh Gibbon 115 (R Godwin 3-11), Witney Swifts 117-4 (A Saunders 34).

Division 7

Stonesfield 2nd 187-7 (L Richards 45, P Jackson 33), Brill 84 (A Parke 30, M Phipps 5-26).

Division 9

Chesterton 2nd w/o Garsington 3rd.

Division 10

Charlbury 3rd 118-9 (M Florey 46no, T Cherry 3-19), Westcott 2nd 119-7 (A Florey 3-35).

Airey Cup quarter finals Westbury 170 (S Willett 46, G Judd 45, N Wilkins 4-28, M McStraw 3-42), Great Horwood 173-4 (G Davies 36, D Armitage 39no).

SATURDAY FIXTURES

Div 1: Westbury v Shrivenham.

Div 3: Cairns Fudge v Chesterton, Fringford v Eynsham, Wolvercote v Westcott.

Div 6: Shrivenham 2nd v Westbury 2nd.

Div 7: Brill v Kidlington 2nd.

Div 10: Deddington 2nd v Westcott 2nd.

SUNDAY FIXTURE

Keith Crump Centenary Cup semi-finals: Chesterton 2nd v Eynsham 2nd.

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