FARINGDON’S title hopes were dented when they lost by two wickets at Stonesfield in the only OCA League Division 1 game to survive the wet weather.

The visitors were restricted to 159-7 in a match reduced to 35 overs per side, Dan Sherbourne taking 3-35 and Sam Hibberd 3-36.

In reply, Stonesfield lost wickets to Alex Robinshaw, who took 5-34.

But 37 from Adrian Birkett, 35 from Shoaib Ahmed and 30 from Mike Phipps saw them over the line at 161-8.

In Division 2, Wootton & Boars Hill closed the gap on leaders Witney Swifts to just nine points with a 37-run victory.

Billy Webb followed up his century in last weekend’s representative match against the Cherwell League with 42 as Wootton set 161-7.

Swifts struggled in their reply to reach 124-7.

Wantage eased to a six-wicket win at Chadlington in a match reduced to 25 overs per side.

Chadlington set 125-6, before Ian Challand (39no) led Wantage to 126-4.

Uffington suffered a crushing 174-run defeat away to Division 4, leaders Brill.

Phil Chanel (69no), Dale Sweetman (63) and Jeremy Mansfield (53) helped Brill set 249-8.

Andy Wynd then took 6-12 as Uffington were shot out for 75.

Marcham went down by three wickets to Deddington in a 30 overs per side match.

Tom Beresford hit 50 in Marcham’s 131-9, but 51 from Maneesh Verma and 35 from Chris Blackburn helped Deddington over the line at 135-7.

In Division 5, Kennington lost by 38 runs at Ducklington, who made 194, Simon Palmer taking 5-38.

Jamie Zoldan then took 4-26 in Kennington’s reply as they were bowled out for 156, Graham Rowley hitting 69.

Radley won a low-scoring match at home to Steventon by 49 runs.

They had managed only 89 all out but Richard Cook was then the star with 6-16, including a first league hat-trick, as Steventon were skittled for 40.

Division 8 South leaders Chalgrove were too strong for visitors Sunningwell in a nine-wicket win.

Keith Coleman took 5-29 as Sunningwell were all out for 101, before James Little (42no) and Matthew Skilleter (35no) led Chalgrove to 102-1.

Five-wicket hauls for Ollie Clark (5-17) and Ashley Green (5-13) helped Uffington 2nd to a 125-run win over visitors Marcham 2nd.

Uffington set 163-9, Dominic French-Davis scoring 43 and Richard Wightman taking 4-33.

Marcham had no answer to Clark and Green as they were tumbled out for 38.

Sunningwell lost by four wickets to Hanborough in the semi-final of the Telegraph Cup

Chasing Sunningwell’s 145-6, Hanborough reached 148-6 as Aston Leach hit 34 and Joseph Burgess 33.