CRICKET: Bailey bonanza clinches victory

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Division 5

DANE Bailey took 8-34 as Cumnor 2nd dismissed Tiddington 2nd for 144 to win with seven balls left.

Earlier, the home side had managed exactly 200, thanks to Max Mannering (53). Jon Talbot took 4-50, while Andy Parke (3-38) and Matthew Weeks (3-46) also impressed.

Cumnor 2nd 25pts, Tiddington 2nd 7

Justin Penrose hit 101 in vain for Challow & Childrey 2nd as Abingdon Vale 2nd won by four wickets.

Penrose was joined by Adam Tamplin (47) as Challow amassed 252-5, but Tom Pollard (80), Paul Butcher (58) and David Atcherley-Symes (45no) saw Vale to 256-6.

Challow 2nd 11, Abingdon V 2nd 25

Ben Mooney’s 108 and Michael Stackhouse's 74 not out led Kimble to a five-wicket win at home to Oxford 3rd.

The visitors posted 240-7. Miles Picknett and Mark Sheehan both scored 55, while Adrian Rose picked up 5-58.

But the hosts reached 242-5 with two overs in hand.

Kimble 25, Oxford 3rd 10

Riaan Krynauw cracked 125 not out, his second ton of the season, in Leighton Buzzard Town 2nd’s 276-6, George Morris taking 5-65 for Great Brickhill 2nd.

Andrew Harwood made 49 before Andy Ward (67no) and Adam Boad (42no) steered Brickhill to 218-4 and a draw.

L Buzzard 2nd 15, Gt Brickhill 2nd 6

Thame Town 2nd’s Ian McStay (5-56) and William Hawthorne (4-34) dismissed Twyford 2nd for 186.

Matthew Smith hit 68 for the visitors, who skittled Thame for 106, Josh Goff taking 4-22 and Ben Elkington 3-27.

Thame Tn 2nd 6, Twyford 2nd 25

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