CRICKET: Mighty Mehrotra smashes huge ton

Hanborough 2nd celebrate winning the Osberton Radiators Cup for the second time following a seven-wicket win against Bampton in the final at Fringford on Sunday Picture: Steve Wheeler

Hanborough 2nd celebrate winning the Osberton Radiators Cup for the second time following a seven-wicket win against Bampton in the final at Fringford on Sunday Picture: Steve Wheeler

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A superb century from Saurabh Mehrotra saw West Witney to a 164-run win at home to Garsington 2nd in Division 5 of the OCA League.

He cracked 158, while Patrick Smith added an unbeaten 94 as West amassed an impressive 354-4.

Martin Clutterbuck then took 4-21 as the restrict the game visitors to 190-8.

An all-round display from Duncan MacDonald helped Kilkenny to a 58-run victory at home to Uffington.

First he smashed 77 out of their 204-9 total, beforeclaiming 6-21 as the visitors were dismissed for 146.

Minster Lovell’s Charlie Fisher took 4-13 as Charlbury were rolled over for 67.

The hosts then cruised home at 68-1 in 15 overs.

There were three wickets each for Dipayan Das (3-18) and Habeel Khalid (3-63) who held Chadlington to 166-8.

Half-centuries from Roshan Gedara (61no) and Ayyaz Mallick (54) then saw Oxen-ford home by six wickets.

Combe went down to a four-wicket defeat at Division 2 leaders Radley.

Huw Neyroud top-scored with 67 not out in Combe’s 201-6, but 69 from Matt Launchbury and 55 by Shoaib Ahmed got Radley across the line at 202-6.

Stonesfield edged out East &West Hendred by two wickets.

Ed Oakley’s unbeaten 34 steered his side in at 123-8 after the visitors were all out for 120, Sam Hibberd taking 3-11.

Witney Swifts stayed top of Division 3 after a comfortable defeat of Cairns Fudge.

Firstly, they skittled them for 103, then they overtook that total with just three wickets down.

Hanborough stayed at the top of Division 4 with a hard-fought five-wicket victory at home to Britwell Sal-ome.

Martyn Oliver’s 5-20 restricted the visitors to 152-9 before Rob Lovick (37no) led his side home at 156-5.

Graham Eagle made 73 and Nick Jeacock 44 in high-flying Kidlington 2nd’s 210-9 against Stonesfield 2nd in Division 7.

The Stratfield Brake unit then dismissed their opponents for 128.

Chadlington 2nd shocked table-toppersCowley Internationals 2nd in their Division 8 showdown.

Chasing 107 for victory, Craig Atlas (29no) marshalled the tail to an unlikely one-wicket success.

Minster Lovell 3rd’s James Mutton took 6-7 as Wootton & Boars Hill 2nd were skittled for 82 in their Division 9 encounter, Nas Ali hitting 50, before the visitors then took victory at 83-5.

Hanborough 2nd lifted the Osberton Radiators Cup for the second time after a seven-wicket stroll against Bampton at Fringford on Sunday.

It followed their success in 1998.

Jake Halsey took 3-5 and Adrian Buckingham 3-13 as Bampton were skittled for 64, only Steve Sheppard (24) and extras (11) reaching double figures.

Hanborough then took the win at 67-3 with 19 overs remaining.

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