CRICKET: Dickinson is hero in Shipton stroll

Shipton-under-Wychwood’s Calvin Dickinson reaches his 50 in style during their 86-run victory at home to Dinton in Division 2 on Saturday

Shipton-under-Wychwood’s Calvin Dickinson reaches his 50 in style during their 86-run victory at home to Dinton in Division 2 on Saturday

First published in Sport

Calvin Dickinson struck a splendid half-century as Shipton-under-Wychwood ran out convincing 86-run home winners over Dinton in Division 2 on Saturday.

Dickinson made 62 out of Shipton’s 227-9 off 50 overs after the hosts had been put in to bat.

He received good support from skipper Simon Hole (45), before all-rounder Anupam Sanklecha (39) steered Ship-ton towards their final total.

Najam Ur-Rehman (4-50) was the most successful Din-ton bowler.

The visitors were never in the hunt after George Seacole (2-23) removed openers Mic-hael Sutfliff and Ashley Smith to leave them 11-2.

Sanklecha (3-29), veteran left-arm spinner Shaun Miller (2-17) and Charlie Brain (2-39) also chipped in as Dinton were dismissed for 141.

Henry Woodward top-scored for the visitors with 42.

Shipton-under-Wychwood 20pts, Dinton 7

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