CRICKET: Parker is Swinbrook's destroyer with 5-11

Swinbrook’s Tim Martin (above) hits to leg during his innings of 61

Swinbrook’s Tim Martin (above) hits to leg during his innings of 61

First published in Sport


RICHARD Parker returned superb figures of 5-11 as Swinbrook proved too strong for hosts Marcham in Division 4.

Tim Martin’s 61 helped the visitors reach 148-9, before Parker took centre stage as Marcham were shot out for 70, despite Tristan Barrett’s 44.

Marcham 5 pts, Swinbrook 28

There was no joy for Charlbury 2nd as they crashed by 171 runs at home to Kidlington.

The visitors racked up the highest score of the day, amassing 320-3.

Andy Oliver smashed an impressive 141, Edd Wilmot hitting an unbeaten 57 and Jack Desmond contributing 45 as they set a huge total.

It was always going to be too much for the hosts, who were restricted to 149-6 in their 45 overs.

Charlbury 2nd 4, Kidlngton 28

Wootton & Boars Hill stay top following a six-wicket win over Hailey.

Despite 45 from Sean King, visitors Hailey could only muster 101, Tom Crowe taking 5-10.

Skipper Damien Wiskin then fired 34 to steer his side to victory.

Wootton 29, Hailey 3

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