Runaway leaders Didcot stretched the gap at the top of the table to 43 points with an eight-wicket victory away to Sandford St Martin 2nd.

The home side were dismissed for 119 after hostile opening spells from Simon Pritchard (4-34) and Matt Jones (4-36).

Kris Jones took two early wickets, but an unbroken partnership of 75 between youngstersVishane Perera (47) and Henry Brisland (38) saw Didcot home with few alarms.

Sandford St Martin 2nd 3pts, Didcot 25.

Tiddington 2nd lost ground after a 49-run reverse at Bourton Vale 2nd.

Joe Jenkins was the star for Bourton. He top-scored with 87 not out in their total of 216-6 and then captured 5-20 as Tidington succumbed to 167 despite Neil Smith’s 54.

Bourton Vale 2nd 25, Tiddington 2nd 5.

Former Oxfordshire all-rounder Ben Thompson hit 78 and took 4-52 for Horspath 2nd, who could only draw at Brackley.

Horspath made 188-9, Brackley replying with 140-8, of which David Hedger made a valuable 40.

Brackley 9, Horspath 2nd 11.

Thame 2nd proved too strong for Oxford 4th, running out 65-run victors.

Richard Carr (71) and Steve Beard (66) shone with the bat as Thame rattled up 241-6 Adam Hall struck a defiant 66 in Oxford’s reply, but they fell short on 176 all out.

Oxford 4th 4, Thame 2nd 25.

Wolverton 2nd made short work of basement boys Long Marston 2nd, bowling them out for 85.

Robert Ford’s 44 not out ensured a six-wicket success for the home side.

l Wolverton 2nd 25, Long Marston 2nd 4.