Langford cruise to nine-wicket win in Voneus Village Cup

LANGFORD cruised into the Oxfordshire group quarter-finals of the Voneus Village Cup with a nine-wicket triumph away to Stanton Harcourt.

The home side were rushed out for 84 after losing the toss, Angus Findlay Wilson (3-14 from six) and Chris Sinsbury (3-15 from 6.4) the pick of the attack.

Opener James Hewlett then crashed an unbeaten 56 from 41 (seven fours and a six) as Langford, who play in Division One of the Gloucestershire County League, took less than 11 overs to reach their target.

Frocester will on Sunday (1pm) make a second attempt to complete their first round Gloucestershire group clash against Winterbourne after wet weather prevented any play last weekend.

The winners will be home to Marshfield who received a walkover against Corse & Staunton.

Almondsbury were another club to receive free passage into the last eight of the Gloucestershire group when Highnam Court withdrew. They will now be home to Apperley.

Rockhampton, beaten finalists at Lord’s back in 2013, are due to be home to Gotherington on Sunday when Kingsholm will entertain Cam (1pm starts).

Holders Dumbleton are scheduled to begin their defence of the cup on May 7 away to Hagley or Bretforton, who clash on Sunday.

GOLDEN Hill eased past Winsley by seven wickets to reach the second group round of the ECB Women’s Club T20.

Ruby Priscott claimed 2-5 from three overs as Winsley faded to 43 all out ahead of Liv Young (12 not) top scoring as Golden Hill completed the win with almost ten overs to spare.

The Bristol side will now be home to either Huntley or Hatherley & Reddings who meet on Sunday.

Frenchay received a walk-over against Clevedon and will now entertain Bath.

BRISTOL West Indian Phoenix travel to Keynsham on Sunday as the ECB National Club Championship gets underway.

Golden Hill entertain WEPL Premier Two Bristol & Somerset rivals Clevedon (both 1pm).

Main image courtesy Aaron Parsons Photography

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