South Northants Cricket League round-up

Andrew Key batting for Silverstone. Picture: Jake McNulty

Andrew Key batting for Silverstone. Picture: Jake McNulty

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Syresham hammered Marston St Lawrence by 10 wickets to keep the heat on Premier Division leaders Middleton Cheney.

Mark Moundson (4-5) and Nick Parry (3-15) did the damage as Marston were bowled out for just 46 before Nathan Archer’s unbeaten 33 eased the home side to victory by 10 wickets.

Syresham are a point behind Middleton, who beat Charlton by five wickets, with Evenley down to fourth after a 100-run defeat to Warwick Uni Staff.

In Division One, leaders Greens Norton maintained their unbeaten record with victory at Woodford Halse, while Thornborough (170-8) are second after edging to a two-wicket victory against MK Air (169-7) and Croughton remain mid-table thanks to Darren Atkins (63) and Banaras Ali (5-13), who helped them to a 157-run win over bottom side Byfield A.

In Division Two, Priors are 15 points clear of Grange Park at the top of the table following wins for both at the weekend.

In a very tight Division Three table, six points separate the top five sides as Towcestrians lead the way after Kevin Hawkins’s 5-24 helped them to an eight-wicket win against Crown.

In second are Silverstone, who dismissed Sibford for 99 with Hugh Williams taking 3-35 before Andrew Key (33no) and Graham Williams (48no) saw them to a nine-wicket victory.

In Division Four, Willoughby A beat Chipping Warden by two wickets to stay top.

Saturday, June 14, Premier Division fixtures: Syresham v Evenley, Charlton v Castlethorpe, Byfield v Afro Caribbean, Middleton Cheney v Marston St Lawrence.

Division One: Thornborough v Byfield A, Bodicote v Radway, Evenley A v Woodford, Croughton v Greens Norton.

Division Two: Hanslope v Gayton, Dunchurch & Bilton v Hinton-in-the-Hedges, Preston Capes v Kings Sutton, Marston St Lawrence v Braunston Paddox. Priors v Grange Park.

Division Three: Helmdon v Sibford, Woodford Halse A v Crown, Towcestrians v Bodicote A, Gawcott & Hillesden v Middleton Cheney A, Silverstone v Syresham A.

Division Four: Wroxton A v Chipping Warden, Brackley v Middleton Cheney B, Evenley B v Willoughby A, Maids Moreton v Silverstone A, Flecknoe v Dunchurch & Bilton A.