WESTCOTT recovered from a disastrous start to beat visitors Tetsworth by 17 runs in Division 3 of the OCA League.

Nikunj Patel took a hat-trick in figures of 5-24 as Westcott slumped to a precarious 19-7 at one point.

But Alimar Khan (86) dug Westcott out of the mire as they eventually set 146 all out.

Jamie Wiles (4-36) and Rehman Ullah (3-35) then combined with the ball to dismiss Tetsworth for 129.

In Division 2, struggling Marsh Gibbon lost by 91 runs at home to Wootton & Boars Hill.

Ben Tew hit 98, Billy Webb 70 and Damien Wiskin 69 in Wootton’s 297-6.

Grant Cross (67) shone for the home side, but Cam King’s 4-47 and 3-30 from Webb restricted them to 206-9.

Fringford lost by five wickets at Kidlington.

Chris Graham (3-15) and Edd Wilmot (3-36) helped to dismiss Fringford for 167.

Craig Woods then hit 77 and Andy Oliver 38 in Kidlington’s 168-5.

Brill maintained their Division 5 title challenge after beating hosts Chipping Norton 2nd by eight wickets.

Darren Kavanagh bowled with superb accuracy, taking 3-9 in 12 overs, as Chippy were bowled out for 129.

Andy Parke then made 75 not out and Jeremy Mansfield 49 to see Brill to 135-2.