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Thames Valley Cricket League round-up: Eversley’s winning streak finally broken

Division 2A

Eversley closed the gap to the league leaders Ickenham to just 10 points after they thrashed them by 110 runs. 

Eversley scored a huge 276-9 from 50 overs in the first innings as Alex Davidson top scored with 86. They then removed Ickenham all out for just 166 after 36.4 overs to keep their title challenge alive.

Division 2B

Hurst moved up to third in the table after they beat Finchampstead 2s by 48 runs. 

Hurst set Finch a first innings target of 239 to catch but bowled their opponents all out for 191 as Lewis Smith took 4-33.

Division 3A

Binfield continued their dominance at the top of the table after they beat Sulhamstead & Ufton by 42 runs.

Binfield knocked 211 runs from 45 overs before Sulhamstead could only manage 169 in their chase.

Wokingham 2s took a blow after they lost to Boyne Hill 2s by five wickets. Boyne reached Wokingham’s first innings target of 168 after 42.4 overs, however the Oaks still remain in the promotion places.

Meanwhile, Finchampstead 3s were beaten by four wickets against Purley on Thames.

Division 4A

Sonning stormed to a 132-run victory against White Waltham in their top of the table clash to stay at the summit.

Sonning posted a first innings total of 242, with Duncan Parr (115) hitting a century, before they skittled White Waltham all out for 110 as Andrew Niblett took 4-11.

Third place Wokingham 3s closed the gap to White Waltham after they sailed to a nine wicket victory against Bracknell. 

The Oaks removed Bracknell for just 94 before surpassing the target in just 16.2 overs, conceding just one wicket in the process.

Division 5B

Eversley 2s stay at the top of the division after they beat Royal Ascot 2s by six wickets. Joe Howorth took 6-32 for Eversley as they bowled Ascot all out for 166 and they sealed the win after batting for just 21 overs.

Binfield 2s climbed up to third place despite losing to second place Maidenhead & Bray by five wickets.

Division 6B

Sonning 2s recorded a seven wicket victory against Theale & Tilehurst 2s.

Sonning chased down the 128 target to win the match in just 16.3 overs to wrap up a comfortable afternoon.

Finchampstead 4s stay just a place above the relegation zone after they were beaten by four wickets against Fleet 2s.

Division 7A

Wargrave 3s stay just behind league leaders Yately after they beat Royal Ascot 3s by five wickets. 

Wokingham 4s edged Newbury 2s in a closely fought match as they were victors by just nine runs. Wokingham set a first innings total of 219 as Newbury fell just nine runs short at the end of their 45 overs with one wicket remaining.

Meanwhile, Binfield 3s were heavily beaten by Slough 5s who recorded a 104-run win.

Division 8A

Eversley 3s magnificent 15 game winning streak finally came to an end as they were beaten by seven wickets by Bradfield 2s. 

Eversley managed just 111 as a first innings total as Bradfield sealed victory after just 23 overs with seven wickets to spare.

Wokingham 5s stay in third after they beat Thatcham Town 3s by eight wickets, while Finchampstead 5s were thrashed by 162 runs against Boyne Hill 4s.

Division 9A

Eversley 4s kept their promotion hopes in tact after they beat Newbury 3s by 60 runs. Sonning 3s climbed to seventh in the table after they beat Datchet 4s by a comfortable margin of 95 runs.

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