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CRICKET: Super Kamber boosts leaders
5:43pm Wednesday 20th June 2012 in Sport
A six-wicket haul from Kamber Hussain helped Cherwell League Division 2 leaders Twyford to an eight-wicket win at Long Marston on Saturday.
Hussain took 6-29 from 11 overs as the home side were rolled over for 83 and then hit 37 as the visitors won it in only 15.3 overs.
Long Marston 2pts, Twyford 25 Oxford & Bletchingdon Nondescripts’ Division 1 home clash with leaders Horspath was rained off as the visitors closed in on victory.
Nondies were struggling on 103-8, with Shabaz Alam (30) out and Will Eason (4-40) and Patrick Foster (3-31) in command, when the match ended 11 overs early.
Horspath had earlier struggled against Ross Brown (4-43) and Mark Strong (3-27), and had relied on Foster (49) to help them reach 145 all out.
Ox & Bletch Nondies 6, Horspath 16 Bicester & North Oxford lost by 36 runs against Ban-bury 3rd in Division 3.
John Wright hit 58 in Banbury’s 152-6, then Mickey Thomas (5-34) and Steve Hart (3-30) bowled out Bicester for 116.
Banbury 3rd 25, Bicester & NO 3 An unbeaten 84 from Sam Lyon helped Twyford 2nd to a six-wicket victory at home to Long Marston 2nd in Division 6.
Paul Sly (4-20) and Kenny Massey (4-44) restricted Marston to 169-8, before Twyford eased home.
Twyford 2nd 25, Long Marston 2nd 7 RESULTS & FIXTURES WEEKEND RESULTS Division 1 Horspath 145 (P Foster 49, R Brown 4-43, M Strong 3-27), Oxford & Bletchingdon Nondescripts 103-8 (S Alam 30, W Eason 4-40, P Foster 3-31).
Division 2 Long Marston 83 (K Hussain 6-29), Twyford 87-2 (Z Hussain 37, T Hussain 37).
Division 3 Banbury 3rd 152-6 (J Wright 58, A Hussain 52no, R Simpson 3-50), Bicester & North Oxford 116 (D Murphy 57, M Thomas 5-34, S Hart 3-30).
Division 6 Long Marston 2nd 168-9 (T Green 51, P Marsh 41, P Sly 4-20, K Massey 4-44), Twyford 2nd 169-4 (S Lyon 84no).
Oxford & Bletchingdon Nondescripts 2nd 177 (C Day 71, A Settle 5-64), Wolverton Town 2nd 178-8 (Z Wade 65, M Yeates 42no, T Ahmed 5-60).
Division 7 Bicester & NO 2nd 175-9 (B Cater 3-43), Buckingham Town 3rd 156-8 (C Coates 34, D Beasley 32, N Taluja 3-26).
Division 8 Oxford & Bletchingdon Nondescripts 3rd 201-5 (T Khan 44no, A Haynes 34, D Portway 33no, A Williams 3-44), Wallingford 2nd 119-6 (R Prescott 51no).
Division 10 Shipton-under-Wychwood 4th v Bicester & North Oxford 3rd – abandoned.
Oxford & Bletchingdon Nondescripts 4th 66-9 (N Sudan 5-17), Witney Mills 2nd 67-1.
Saturday fixtures Div 1: Banbury 2nd v Oxford & Bletchingdon Nondescripts.
Div 2: Twyford v Oxford 2nd.
Div 3: Bledlow Village v Bicester & North Oxford.
Div 6: Oxford & Bletchingdon Nondescripts 2nd v Twyford 2nd.
Div 7: Bicester & North Oxford 2nd v Great & Little Tew 3rd.
Div 8: Didcot 3rd v Oxford & Bletchingdon Nondescripts 3rd.
Div 10: Bicester & North Oxford 3rd v Didcot 4th, Oxford & Bletchingdon Nondescripts 4th v Long Marston 3rd.