CRICKET: Honours even as Charlbury and Westbury tie thriller

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CHARLBURY and Westbury fought out a exciting tie in Banbury Indoor League Division 1.

Craig Moss (27no) and Ashley Rump (26no) led Charlbury to 114-1 off their ten overs.

Westbury were then bowled out for 114 with two balls left, despite Tom Gurney making 50 and George Hilton-Jones hitting 28.

Great & Little Tew beat Preston Capes by two runs in another exciting finish.

Harry Smith (30) and Curtley Slatter (23) starred in Tew’s 120-5, before Preston Capes were held to 118-2, with Oxfordshire batsman Rob Williams hitting an unbeaten 30.

Sandford St Martin maintained their 100 per cent record by inflicting Banbury’s first defeat with a 48-run thrashing.

Paul Tanner (27) and Martin Anson (26no) took Sandford to 125-4, and then Banbury collapsed to 77 all out, Paul Cutler hitting 25.

Tony Vickers (27no) steered Cropredy to a five-wicket win over Banbury A, who could muster only 99-4, with Jamie Coles (36no) top-scoring.


Sandford St Martin 125-4 (10 ovs, P Tanner 27, M Anson 26no), Banbury 77 (7 ovs, P Cutler 25, C Thompson 2-27).

Charlbury 114-1 (10 ovs, C Moss 27no, A Rump 26no), Westbury 114 (9.4 ovs, T Gurney 50, G Hilton-Jones 28). Match tied.

Banbury A 99-4 (10 ovs, J Coles 36no, K Scott 23no), Cropredy 101-1 (T Vickers 27no).

Great & Little Tew 120-5 (10 ovs, H Smith 30, C Slatter 23), Preston Capes 118-2 (10 ovs, R Williams 30no, J Hawkes 27no, Goatley 27no).

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