CRICKET: Simpson's sizzling century lifts Minster

CRICKET: Simpson's sizzling century lifts Minster

CRICKET: Simpson's sizzling century lifts Minster

CRICKET: Simpson's sizzling century lifts Minster

CRICKET: Simpson's sizzling century lifts Minster

First published in Sport

A century from Minster Lovell’s Jack Simpson (100) helped his side post 202-6 in Division 1 of the OCA League at Garsington.

Despite an unbeaten 54 from Garfield Simmons, the hosts fell eight runs short on 194-7.

Garsington 7pts, Minster Lovell 28

Despite four wickets for Oliver Strong (4-32), a 50 from Ashley Rump got hosts Charlbury up to 187.

However, an innings of 69 from Danny Harding and 45 not out by Stephen Hunt saw Chadlington home by six wickets.

Charlbury 6, Chadlington 30

Ali Malik’s 6-27 condemned Stonesfield to 57 all out.

With the runs knocked off for just two wickets, Radley remain top, increasing their advantage, in Division 2.

Radley 29, Stonesfield 1

Chipping Norton were skittled for 101 as they lost by 111 runs at Clifton Hampden.

The hosts posted 212-6, before Alistair Slay (4-15) and Matthew Burton (4-26) scuttled their opponents for 101 .

Clifton Hampden 30, Chipping Norton 4

Darren Clarke’s 5-39 helped shoot out visitors Combe for 98.

His Faringdon teammate Luke Bowerman was then undefeated on 61 in steering his side to the win.

Faringdon 29, Combe 2

Witney Swifts stay front runners in Division 3 after beating Eynsham.

Requiring 166 for victory, Jason Seacole’s 72 not out sealed the points off the final ball.

Witney Swifts 28, Eynsham 6

Charlbury 2nd’s were dismissed for 128 as they lost by 80 runs at Britwell Salome in Division 4.

The hosts had set 208-4, Andy Herrington making 104 not out.

Britwell Salome 30, Charlbury 2nd 4 Swinbrook lost by 57 runs at Kidlington.

The home side hit 201-8, with Chris East making 73, before the visitors were rolled over for 144, East taking 3-25.

Kidlington 30, Swinbrook 6

West Witney crashed to a 135-run home defeat against Uffington.

The visitors racked up 242-7, Tom Fillery hitting 63 not out, before he took 5-45 as the hosts were all out for 107.

West Witney 4, Uffington 30

Minster Lovell 2nd’s Paul Quibell-Smith captured 4-34 and Tim Jarvis 5-23 in restricting Shrivenham 2nd to 94 in their Division 6 clash.

Earlier, Sean Hubbert had made 48 in the hosts’ 123.

Minster Lovell 2nd 27, Shrivenham 2nd 6

Stonesfield 2nd were skittled for 33 as they were crushed by 206 runs at home to Bampton in Division 7.

Simon Launder hit 54 not out and Adrian Harris 73 as the visitors amassed 239-5. Launder then took 5-2 as the home side crumbled in reply.

Stonesfield 2nd 2, Bampton 30 Kilkenny 2nd rolled over Kennington 2nd for 84 as they strolled to a 90-run victory in Division 10.

Earlier, Josh Bishop scored an unbeaten 33 as the visitors posted a formidable 237-5.

Kennington 2nd 5, Kilkenny 2nd

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