WESTCOTT were anticipating a shock victory at home to OCA League Division 1 leaders Witney Swifts before the rain intervened.

Rehman Ullah smashed a brilliant 148 as Westcott racked up 284-9 in their 45 overs.

Swifts were then struggling on 60-3 when the rain forced an abandonment.

East & West Hendred defeated visitors Wolvercote by eight wickets on the target score (T/S) method.

Batting first, Wolvercote were dismissed for 135, Andy Francis taking 4-26.

After a break for rain, Hendred’s target was revised to 118, and they cruised in at 120-2, Francis making 37.

Stonesfield saw off hosts Marsh Gibbon by 23 runs on the T/S method.

After being bowled out for 129, a revised target of 102 proved beyond Gibbon, who fell for 79, thanks to three wickets apiece for Steve Litten and Dan Farrant.

Yarnton & Cowley edged past hosts Wootton & Boars Hill by five runs.

Only Uzair Ahmed (35) shone in Yarnton’s 120, but Majid Khan then took 3-16 as Wootton fell for 115.

Faringdon’s match at Oxenford was abandoned after the visitors had set 200-3, Rob Owen hitting 83 and Alan Johnson 59 not out.

Division 2 leaders Chipping Norton beat hosts Clifton Hampden by four wickets on the T/S method.

Danny Molyneux took 7-21 as Clifton were bowled out for 186.

Chasing a revised target after rain, Chippy reached 165-6 to secure victory.

Middleton Cheney stayed second with a six-wicket win at Watlington.

The hosts were restricted to 168-6, before Cheney reached 170-4, Craig Merry top-scoring with 51.

Stanton Harcourt won against Wantage by five wickets on the T/S method.

Visitors Wantage scored 211-7, David Spencer making 62.

A break for rain reduced Stanton’s targe to 142 from 25 overs, and they reached 145-5 to wrap up victory.

Hanborough hammered hosts Cairns Fudge by ten wickets.

Will Potter claimed 5-32 in Fudge’s 111 all out, and then Matt Gorman hit 60 not out and Joseph Burgess 41 not out as Hanborough raced to 112-0.

Division 3 leaders Kilkenny won by eight wickets against visitors

Kidlington, who were bowled out for 99.

James Bray’s century helped Bampton to a 66-run win at Chadlington.

Bray struck 101 and Edward Landray 81 in Bampton’s 259-6.

Chadlington reached 193-7 in their reply, Leo Lambert hitting 63.

Brill thumped visitors Marcham by ten wickets.

Chasing Marcham’s meagre 79 all out, Brill reached 82-0, Andy Wynd finishing 49 not out.

The only match to reach a conclusion in Division 4, saw Uffington defeat hosts Steventon by 31 runs on the T/S method.

Martin Key (72) and Felix de Vere Hunt (64) helped the visitors to 223 all out.

The revised target of 175 after rain proved too much for Steventon, who fell to 144 all out.

After rattling up more than 400 last week, Wolvercote 2nd were brought crashing down to earth as they lost by 27 runs in a rain-affected match at home to Oxenford 2nd in Division 5.

James Kempton smashed 117 in the visitors 228-9.

After a weather delay, the hosts’ revised target under the T/S method was 153 off 25 overs, but they slumped to 143 all out, Amer Ali taking 4-29.

Freeland saw off visitors East & West Hendred by six wickets on the T/S method.

Hendred’s Andy Broadbent hit 101 not out in his side’s 200-5.

But the target was revised to 188 from 41 overs and, thanks to Marc Buckingham’s 65, Freeland reached 189-4.

Yarnton & Cowley 2nd eased past visitors Swinbrook by 76 runs.

Saqib Mohammed top-scored with 60 not out in Yarnton’s 176-5, and then took 4-15 as Swinbrook were restricted to 100-8.

Division 6 leaders Witney Swifts 2nd defeated Wootton & Boars Hill 2nd by six wickets after Graeme Woodward (4-21) and Mark Horne (4-24) dismissed their opponents for 93.

Chalgrove won a low-scoring clash at home to Chesterton by seven runs.

The hosts were dismissed for just 81, Garry Appleton taking 4-11.

But Ben Little then took 5-33 as Chesterton fell for 74.

Letcombe saw off visitors Wolvercote 3rd by two wickets on the T/S method.

Wolvercote set 132-9, but Letcombe’s target was revised to 98 from 28 overs, and they just edged in at 100-8.

Risinghurst 2nd hammered hosts Middleton Cheney 2nd by 141 runs.

Lee Keyes top-scored with 94 in Risinghurst’s 252-9, before Cheney fell for 111.

Division 7 North leaders Hook Norton 2nd romped to a 151-run win at Charlbury 3rd after amassing 354-4.

Tsering Sherpa-Moore hit 121 and Oscar Raisbeck 117 not out in Hooky’s huge innings.

Jonathan Flory then struck 99 in Charlbury’s reply, but they were bowled out for 203 as William Hutchingson took 6-63.

Mohammed Murtaza captured 6-12 as Chipping Norton 2nd won by eight wickets at home to Stanton Harcourt 2nd, who were dismissed for 109.

Kate Williamson’s 5-26 helped Deddington 2nd to a 36-run win over visitors Kidlington 3rd.

Division 7 South leaders Watlington 2nd emphatically beat hosts Kennington by ten wickets to stay top, after skittling them for just 31.

Steventon 2nd’s Dave Webb hit 114 not out in their 74-run T/S method win at Marcham 2nd.