OXFORDSHIRE suffered an 85-run defeat against Durham in their Division 3 play-off in the ECB Women’s County Championship at Bicester & North Oxford.

The hosts put their visitors into bat and restricted them to 33-3.

But Durham fought back, with Ami Campbell (46), Rachel Hopkins (35) and Laura Ellison (35) guiding them to 210 all out.

Oxon’s Sophie Mitchelmore finished with figures of 4-43.

The hosts lost opener Genny Porter and quickly found themselves 30-3.

The wickets continued to tumbled as they slipped to 86-8, before they were dismissed for 125.

Despite having only eight players, Oxfordshire’s Wessex Under 14s side beat Dorset Dev by two wickets in a friendly at Bournemouth.

After putting their hosts into bat, field placement would prove crucial.

And they restricted Dorset to 52-4, before James Stephenson hit 50 to help his side post 144-6.

Jamie Rawal then made 68 for Wessex, before Jake Spearman hit a four off the last ball of the penultimate over to secure victory.


Oxon 2nd 223-3, Isle of Wight 221-9.

Gloucestershire U19 192-3, Oxon 2nd 122-9.


Oxon Over 50s B 168-3, Gloucestershire Over 50s 166.

Gloucestershire U19 153-9, Oxon 2nd 153-5.


Dorset U17 Dev 166-2, Saxons U17 187-7.

Dorset U14 Dev 144-6, Wessex U14 147-5.

East Yorkshire U13 82,Saxons U13 122-2.

Cleethorpes Boys U13 82, Saxons U13 189-5.

Oxon U13 247-1 (D Driscoll 142no), Northumberland U13 111.

Lincolnshire Boys Dev 68,Saxons U13 115.

Oxon U12 153-7, Worcestershire U12 121.

Wessex U12 112, Bucks Dev U12 115-5.

Northamptonshire U10 89-4, Oxon U10 88.


Oxon U13 154-9, Bucks U13 174.