ALISTER Gibbins scored a stunning 125 as Bicester & North Oxford chased down 260 to beat Cherwell League Division 1 side Twyford by four wickets in a friendly.

Steve Lewis (73) and Gibbins put on a 160-run partnership to rescue the hosts from 47-4.

After being inserted, Twyford made a steady start, thanks to Tanveer Nadeem (47) and Freddie Wilkinson (34).

Adam Bone (54), Devane Warner (50) and Atif (30no) then helped the visitors post 260.

In reply, Bicester were reduced to 47-4 and staring down the barrel of a heavy defeat.

But Lewis and Gibbins combined to put Bicester in contention, before Ryan Moore and Danny Clark steered them to victory.

Meanwhile, under 17 and senior nets continue at Akeman Street from 6pm on Tuesdays.