CUMNOR and Tiddington will battle it out in the Oxfordshire final of the Cricketer Village Cup.

Harry Ackland starred with bat and ball to inspire Cumnor to a convincing 186-run victory over Langford in the last four.

Tiddington were made to work harder in their semi-final, beating Minster Lovell by nine runs in a thrilling contest.

At Cumnor, Ackland was the star of the show as he hammered 133 to help his side to a formidable 262 all out.

His innings included 11 sixes and ten fours as he put the Langford attack to the sword.

Supported by Michael Race, who hit 68, Ackland’s innings knocked the stuffing out of the opposition, although Matt Bicker finished with impressive figures of 4-37.

Ackland’s day was not finished, as he then took four wickets in Langford’s reply as they slumped to 76 all out.

Tiddington were in big trouble at 33-5 after electing to bat, but eventually recovered to set 160-9 in their 40 overs, Ben Smith top-scoring with 31.

Minster lost three quick wickets in reply and were eventually bowled out for 151 with three balls remaining.

Tiddington will host the Oxon final on Sunday, June 9, with a place in the national stages up for grabs.