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CRICKET: Haynes is the hero for Nondies
10:00am Thursday 17th May 2012 in Cricket
Andy Haynes rolled back the years to take 4-12 and help bowl Oxford & Bletchingdon Nondescripts 2nd to an eight-wicket success at home to Didcot 2nd in Division 6 of the Cherwell League.
He was supported by Kamran Ahmed, who claimed 3-23, as Didcot succumbed for 81.
Nondies required 23.3 overs to reach 83-2.
Oxford & Bletchingdon Nondescripts 2nd 25pts, Didcot 2nd 2 There was no play in the match between Bletchley Town 2nd and Twyford 2nd.
Bletchley Town 2nd 6, Twyford 2nd 6 Oxford & Bletchingdon Nondescripts started their Division 1 campaign with a 38-run defeat at Leighton Buzzard.
It was looking hopeful for Nondies as they restricted Leighton Buzzard Town to 158-8.
However, they then undid their good work by slumping to 120 all out.
Mark Strong took 4-49 and Ross Brown 3-26 for Nondies, while all-rounder Dan Scott struck 59 invaluable runs for the home side.
Strong (31) then top-scored for the visitors, but Leighton's long-serving left-arm spinner Lee Selfe bagged 4-29 and Alan Priestley 3-28 to help Town claim maximum points.
Leighton Buzzard Town 25, Oxford & Bletchingdon Nondescripts 4 No play was possible in the match between Twyford and Tiddington in Division 2. Each side received six points.
Twyford 6, Tiddington 6 Bicester & North Oxford failed to cope with the menace of James Coleman as they lost by 44 runs at Cropredy in one of only two games in Division 3 to be played after the recent wet weather.
The hosts had struggled to get going themselves, being dismissed for a meagre 144.
Luke Cherry and Ed Som-erton both scored 41, while Richard Simpson (5-45) star-red for Bicester.
However, Coleman took 5-41 as Bicester crumbled to 100 all out.
Cropredy 25pts, Bicester & North Oxford 6 RESULTS Division 1 Leighton Buzzard Tn 158-8 (D Scott 59, M Strong 4-49, R Brown 3-26), Oxford & Bletchingdon Nondescripts 120 (M Strong 31, L Selfe 4-29, A Priestley 3-28).
Division 3 Cropredy 144 (L Cherry 41, E Somerton 41, R Simpson 5-45), Bicester & North Oxford 100 (J Coleman 5-41).
Division 6 Didcot 2nd 81 (A Haynes 4-12, K Ahmed 3-23), Oxford & Bletchingdon Nondescripts 2nd 83-2.
Division 7 Bicester & North Oxford 2nd 157-7 (K Hicks 67, J Head 34, M Darley 4-27), Abingdon Vale 3rd 139-6.
Division 10 Bicester & North Oxford 3rd 137 (D Quelch 30no, C Hickman 4-51, S King 3-19), Great & Little Tew 4th 139-1 (D Freeman 57no, J Garrett 52no).
l All other matches abandoned.
WEEKEND FIXTURES Div 1: Oxford & Bletchingdon Nondescripts v Great & Little Tew.
Div 2: Sandford St Martin v Twyford.
Div 3: Bicester & North Oxford v Bledlow Ridge.
Div 6: Cropredy 2nd v Oxford & Bletchingdon Nondescripts 2nd, Twyford 2nd v Sandford St Martin 2nd.
Div 7: Hanborough 2nd v Bicester & North Oxford 2nd.
Div 8: Cublington 2nd v Oxford & Bletchingdon Nondescripts 3rd.
Div 10: Bicester & North Oxford 3rd v Long Marston 3rd, Oxford & Bletchingdon Nondescripts 4th v Didcot 4th.