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CRICKET: Grant hits maiden century for Swifts
12:00pm Wednesday 6th June 2012 in Sport
Josh Grant slammed a maiden OCA League ton to help Witney Swifts 2nd to a seven-wicket win at Kilkenny 2nd in the second round of the OCA League Keith Crump Centenary Cup.
Kilkenny posted 226-7 as Daniel Floyd scored 94 not out, but Swifts eased to 227-3 thanks to Grant’s superb 130.
A youthful Minster Lovell 3rd crushed Deddington 2nd by 128 runs.
Steve Smith (67) and 15-year-old Connor Tinsley (62) helped Minster to 214 all out, before William Hayes (4-15) starred in Deddington’s 86 all out.
Division 2 side Chadlington upset East Oxford with a thrilling three-run win in the Airey Cup second-rouns.
Mark Lambert (67no) saw Chadlington post 173-5, before Martin Shepherd (5-30) and Freddie Simon (4-54) helped to upset the form book and dismiss East Oxford for 170.
Minster Lovell lost by 59 runs to holders Westbury.
Harry Smith led the way with 60 as Westbury reached 212-7, and then Charlie Harper claimed 4-27 in Minster’s 153-8.
Stonesfield saw off Great Horwood by four wickets.
Horwood posted 180-3, thanks to Sam Willett’s 110, but Tim Wyatt (47no) and Jamie Burns (40) led Stonesfield to 182-6.
Charlbury 2nd bowed out of the Telegraph Cup following a 226-run defeat by Cairns Fudge in the second round.
Fudge amassed 376-5 as Will Caiger led the way with 143, bringing up his century in just 50 balls.
Jamie Clark and Chetan Patel took four scalps each as Charlbury were 150 all out.
Combe’s Sam Kellie celebrated his 17th birthday with a maiden five-wicket haul to set up a four-wicket win over Hailey.
Kellie claimed 5-35 and Robbie Nicholson 4-11 as Hailey were shot out for 51, Combe reaching 52-6 for victory.
Witney Swifts cruised to a nine-wicket victory over Deddington.
Mark Horne (4-15) and Alfie Saunders (4-33) combined to skittle Deddington for 86, and Swifts cruised to 87-1.
Eynsham failed to cope with the menace of Omar Hussain as they lost by 86 runs to Radley.
Billy Webb’s 60 saw Radley to 141-9, before Omar Hussain (4-13), Manley du Preez (3-10) and Darren Jones (3-16) combined to knock Eynsham over for 55.
Minster Lovell 2nd went down to a 109-run defeat to Stanton St John Willows in the second round of the Steve Dixon Memorial Cup.
Swinbrook lost by 88 runs against Uffington.
John Boaler (75) led the way in the visitors’ 177 all out and Ashley Green claimed 4-25 as Swinbrook were dismissed for 89.
Russell King took 5-40 to help Bampton to a four-wicket win at Chesterton 2nd in the Osberton Radiators Cup second round.
The home side were all out for 187, before Nick Pitt (52), King (42) and Richard Pitt (38) saw Bampton to 188-6.
l Langford beat Duntisbourne Abbotts by 14 runs in a Cotswold & District League Division 2 thriller.
Tom Stevens top-scored with 67 as Langford posted 205-8, before Chris Sinsbury took 3-14 as Duntisboure were dismissed for 192 in the final over.
WEEKEND RESULTS Airey Cup 2nd round Westbury 212-7 (H Smith 60, A Morton 44, T Boardman 37), Minster Lovell 153-8 (R Frost 44, J Simpson 35, Z Jarvis 35, C Harper 4-27). Great Horwood 180-3 (S Willett 110, D Armitage 32no), Stonesfield 182-6 (T Wyatt 47no, J Burns 40). Chadlington 173-5 (M Lambert 67no, A Malik 3-40), East Oxford 170 (M Sadiqi 48, S Ahmed 41, M Shepherd 5-30, F Simon 4-54). Freeland 97 (R Howe 36, Alimar Khan 4-25), Westcott 98-2 (Talib Hussain 45no). Telegraph Cup 2nd round Deddington 86 (J Munson 35, M Horne 4-15, A Saunders 4-33), Witney Swifts 87-1 (J Seacole 30no). Hailey 51 (S Kellie 5-35, R Nicholson 4-11), Combe 52-6 (C King 3-8). Cairns Fudge 376-5 (W Caiger 143, A Small 71, M Small 49, N Gleave 31), Charlbury 2nd 150 (A Mayho 51, J Clark 4-35, C Patel 4-45). Radley 141-9 (B Webb 60, C Bowles 4-44, M Weller 3-24), Eynsham 55 (O Hussain 4-13, M du Preez 3-10, D Jones 3-16). Steve Dixon Memorial Cup 2nd round Stanton SJW 181-4 (Ditta Yousaf 54, Nasir Idris 32), Minster Lovell 2nd 72 (Rezwan Rana 5-18). Uffington 177 (J Boaler 75, R Parker 4-44, M Reed 3-17, A Snow 3-34), Swinbrook 89 (J Snow 39, A Green 4-25, R Leigh-Pemberton 3-15). Osberton Radiators Cup 2nd round Chalgrove 118 (D Edwards 44, C Atlas 4-37), Chadlington 2nd 119-7 (J Chipchase 38, A Brown 35). Steventon 247-7 (A Jayasanka 90, M Dickinson 36, J Hazel 3-44), Eynsham 2nd 143 (R Margerison 39, R Deshmukh 3-19, L Chablani 3-62). Chesterton 2nd 187 (A Brooker 39, R King 5-40), Bampton 188-6 (N Pitt 52, R King 42, R Pitt 38, P Williams 3-54). Keith Crump Centenary Cup 2nd round Charlbury 3rd 104 (A Vaughan 43, R Rogis-Masih 3-8, Muhammed Khademi 3-20), Risinghurst 2nd 106-8 (A Vaughan 4-28). Minster Lovell 3rd 214 (S Smith 67, C Tinsley 62, C Shepherd 4-29, J McPhee 3-61), Deddington 2nd 86 (W Hayes 4-15, S Hubbert 3-22). Kilkenny 2nd 226-7 (D Floyd 94no, T Trinder 76, R Pratley 3-24), Witney Swifts 2nd 227-3 (J Grant 130, D Craig 56). Wolvercote 2nd 173 (D Rawstrome 51, L Murgatroyd 40, N White 3-47), Swinbrook 2nd 164 (T Julian 48, J Campion 4-51). SATURDAY fixtures Div 1: Minster Lovell v Great Horwood, Westbury v Charlbury. Div 2: Chadlington v Stonesfield. Div 3: Hailey v Britwell Salome, West Ilsley v Witney Swifts, Winslow Town v Chipping Norton Div 4: Charlbury 2nd v Cairns Fudge, Wantage v Eynsham. Div 5: Oxford Rescue & Cassington v West Witney, SSJ Willows v Stanton Harcourt, Uffington v Swinbrook. Div 6: Marcham v Minster Lovell 2nd. Div 7: Stonesfield 2nd v Faringdon 2nd. Div 8: Chesterton 2nd v Chadlington 2nd, Ducklington v East Oxford 3rd, Eynsham 2nd v Bampton. Div 9: Chipping Norton 2nd v Charlbury 3rd, Swinbrook 2nd v Kidlington 2nd, Witney Swifts 2nd v Kennington 2nd. Div 10: Wolvercote 2nd v Kilkenny 2nd. Div 11: Cowley v Oxford Res-cue/Cassington 2nd, Hanney 2nd v Ducklington 2nd. sunday Div 2: E&W Hendred v Freeland. Div 5: Garsington 2nd v West Witney. Div 9: Minster Lovell 3rd v Radley 2nd.