DIDCOT marched on in Division 1 table with their eighth win out of eight as they brushed aside visitors Twyford by 85 runs.

Will Woodley starred with 89 as the table-toppers set 229-8 having been asked to bat first, Richard Cook chipping in with 34.

Nathan Patrick (4-34) and Adam Webb (3-39) then combined to dismiss Twyford for 144, only the in-form Shabaaz Alam getting going with 76 not out.

Didcot remain 19 points ahead of Great Brickhill, who enjoyed an eight-wicket win over Long Marston, with Ewan Crawley hitting 114 not out.

With a further 36 points back to third, it already looks like being a two-team race for the title.

Shipton-under-Wychwood’s batsmen finally shone, but it wasn’t enough for them to pick up their first victory.

However, they had much the better of a draw after setting a hugely impressive 310-5 against Buckingham 2nd.

Tanuj Chopra led the way with 104, while Tim Senior added 52, Jamie Nelson 48 and Charlie Miller 46.

Buckingham were not interested in chasing the huge total, instead opting to shut up shop to crawl to 158-6 in their 47 overs, veteran Shaun Miller finishing with miserly figures of 2-3 from ten overs.

Cumnor skittled visitors Abingdon Vale out for just 80 as they won by 118 runs.

Alex Hodder-Williams led the way with 63 in Cumnor’s 198-8, the wily Jonathan Jenkinson taking 3-49.

Vale slumped to Max Mannering (5-10) and Tom Powell (3-7) in their reply.

Tiddington racked up 278-7 declared in 51 overs, but hosts Westbury clung on for a draw.

Matthew Johnston (92) and Will Goodman (78) were in form for the visitors, before Ben Smith took 3-43 in Westbury’s reply, but they held on for a draw at 185-7.

In Division 2, Bicester & North Oxford went top as they became the latest team to run through Minster Lovell’s weak batting line-up.

Bicester had been bowled out for just 135 in 42 overs, but they showed no mercy in Minster’s reply as they skittled their rivals for 91.

Richard Simpson took 5-45 and Dave Eaton 4-41 as Banbury 2nd hammered hosts Leighton Buzzard by seven wickets.

Buzzard were all out for 146, and then Alistair Short hit 51 not out to steer Banbury to 147-3.

Challow & Childrey lost by 49 runs at Bledlow Village.

Joe Harris took 6-61 in Bledlow’s 191-8, but Challow then fell for 142 as Harry Bartlett took 4-29.

Cropredy lost their second game in a row as Wolverton Town won by two wickets.

Haroon Malik (4-35) and Idrees Butt (3-46) combined to dismiss the hosts for 146, then Asad Mahmood hit 43 in Wolverton’s 150-8.

Tim Morgan’s 115 not out was in vain for Aston Rowant 2nd as they were held to a draw by hosts Horspath 2nd

Morgan’s knock took Rowant to 246-8, and Horspath were left clinging on at 127-8, Dominic Whatman taking 3-12 and Jamie Stead hitting 58 not out.

Steve Dobson smashed a brilliant 126 as Sandford St Martin beat Thame Town 2nd by six wickets in Division 3.

Chasing their opponents’ 199-7, Tom Goffe taking 3-47, Dobson took centre stage to fire his side to victory.

Oxford Downs 2nd were in a hurry as they hammered visitors Stokenchurch by seven wickets to go top.

Stokenchurch were skittled out for 52 as Prav Chahal took 3-9, and then Downs raced to 53-3 in the 13th over.

Banbury 3rd shocked former leaders East Oxford with a 12-run win.

They set 166 all out in 51.3 overs, before Ian Bryan took 5-34 as East Oxford fell for 154.

Oxford & Bletchingdon Nondescripts saw off Oxford 2nd by 26 runs.

After setting 158-8 in their 53 overs, Abdul Saleem took 4-35 as Oxford were dismissed for 132 in their reply.

Horley crashed to a

174-run defeat at Great Brickhill 2nd, who set a massive 306-6.

Horley never got close as Ahad Khan took 7-39 in their 132 all out.

In Division 4, Great & Little Tew marched to an eight-wicket success at Long Marston 2nd.

Toby Parker took 5-37 and Jack Belmont 4-40 in Marston’s 175 all out, then Tew cruised to 179-2 as Parker hit 75.

Luke Hurley took 5-8 to help Tiddington 2nd dismiss Charlbury for just 85 to set up an eight-wicket win.

Horspath 3rd hammered struggling Abingdon Vale 2nd by seven wickets.

Vale were shot out for 83, then Horspath reached 86-3 in the 29th over.

Witney Mills stayed top despite drawing at Kimble.

Ollie Burney hit 78 as Mills declared on 227-8.

Josh Garrett then claimed 3-31 in Kimble’s reply, but they held on at 175-6.

Elsewhere, Bletchley beat Brackley by 36 runs.

Alex Dawson returned outstanding figures of 8-39 to help Challow & Childrey 2nd to an eight-wicket win over Leighton Buzzard Town 2nd in Division 5.

Buzzard were shot out for just 117 as Dawson ran riot, before Freddie Robson’s 49 not out led Challow to 118-2.

In Division 6, Joe Wetherill’s 5-32 helped Banbury 4th to a 77-run win over Horley 2nd.

Banbury set 248 all out, Gerard Duncan and Andy Cross both hitting 52.

Horley then fell for 171, despite 69 from Sam Pearce.

Nick Moorman hit an unbeaten 101 for Bicester & North Oxford 2nd in Division 7, but his team had to settle for a draw against Minster Lovell 2nd.

Witney Mills 2nd’s Anand Srinivasaraghavan returned superb figures of 8-56, but still finished on the losing side as East Oxford 2nd ran out 93-run winners.

In Division 8, Andy Jinman’s 114 not out helped Thame 3rd to a 137-run win over Abingdon Vale 3rd, while in Division 9, Daniel Constant’s 7-38 was not enough as Tiddington 3rd edged out Thame 4th by one run, Lucy Gladdy taking 5-36.

Charlie Gulliver hammered 116 for Westbury 3rd to help his side to an eight-wicket win at Great & Little Tew 2nd in Division 10.