Sandford St Martin 2nd slumped to 6-3 on the way to a one-wicket defeat by Bourton Vale in Division 6.

Rob Taylor (56) and Paul Tew (43) led Sandford’s fightback as they reached 176-8, Matthew Keyte taking 4-60.

Vale’s last pair then saw them home in the 46th over with Steven Stroud (42) leading the way.

Sandford 11pts, Bourton Vale 2nd 25

Richard Cook was undefeated on 58 as leaders Didcot overcame a few wobbles to beat Thame Town 2nd by four wickets.

Thame had been dismissed for 120 with Ian Sinclair, Julian Hitchman and Matt Jones taking three wickets apiece.

Didcot 25, Thame Town 2nd 7

Tiddington 2nd slumped to an unlikely four-wicket defeat against Wolverton Town 2nd, who were 23-4 at one stage.

Having posted 208 all out with Alan Maule (47no) and Alex Mackie (44) to the fore as Wasim Fayyaz claimed 6-63, Tiddington looked to be on the way to victory.

But, from 129-6, Curtley Ewins (54no) and James Bell (53no) saw Wolverton home.

Tiddington 2nd 10, Wolverton 2nd 25

The loss of six overs to rain cost Horspath 2nd the chance to press for victory at home to Long Marston 2nd.

The hosts had reached 223-5 thanks to Adrian Manger (48) and Stephen Green (76no).

Marston were 85-4 before the interruption, and then Geoff Graveson (45) and Paul Marsh (53no) saw them to 177-6.

Horspath 13, Long Marston 8

Eric Carpenter (67) and James Timmis (40) took Brackley to 201 all out to set up a 122-run win win over Oxford 4th.

Robert Cartwright (3-22) and Keith Cartwright (3-8) helped dismiss the visitors for only 79.

Brackley 25, Oxford 4th 5