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Whatmore fires Leighton to the top of the table

Phil Whatmore scored a brilliant century as Leighton Buzzard stormed to the top of Cherwell League Division 2 on Saturday.

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Graeme Carter for Great Brickhill

Great Brickhill give leaders Aston Rowant a scare

Great Brickhill gave league leaders Aston Rowant a scare but still came off second best on Saturday as their quest for a win this season continues.

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Ruben Clinton

Viney is the thorn in the side for Great Brickhill

It would be another weekend to forget for Great Brickhill as they continue to struggle in Home Counties Division 2.

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Westcroft vs Eggington

Eaton Bray keep up the pace as Eggington slump to the bottom

Eaton Bray kept their chances of retaining the Four Counties Division 1 crown alive with a straight forward win over New City.

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Leighton Buzzard celebrate their win

Leighton bury Challow to climb back into top two

Leighton Buzzard wasted no time in avoiding the heat on Saturday by seeing off Challow and Childrey in under two hours.

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Captain Jack inspires Leighton to victory

Leighton Buzzard kept in touch with the pace setters of Cherwell League Division Two after defeating fellow promotion chasers Cropredy by five wickets on Saturday, thanks in no large part to skipper Jack Kempster.

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Great Brickhill vs Datchet
Pics: Jane Russell

Great Brickhill edge closer to securing first Home Counties victory

Great Brickhill put in their best performance since stepping up to Home Counties level, but still tasted defeat at the hands of Datchet.

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Leighton stay in title mix

There’s not a lot to choose between the top five in Cherwell League Division 2 after Leighton Buzzard beat fellow promotion chasers Buckingham 2nds on Saturday.

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Eaton Brays Josh Edwin bowls to North Crawley batsman John Collings.

Eaton Bray edge a nail-biter to keep up with early pace setters

Eaton Bray dropped to third in Four Counties Division 1 despite seeing off North Crawley in a thriller on Saturday.

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Wet weather

Rain ruins the weekend for cricketers

Rain ruined its first weekend of the season on Saturday as results across the leagues and regions went the way of the weather.

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Leighton Buzzars vs Sandford

Leighton’s batting collapse puts good bowling spell to waste

A dramatic lower order collapse saw Leighton Buzzard slump to a 10 run defeat at the hands of Sandford St Martin on Saturday.

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Andrew Norris in action for Eaton Bray

Norris’ ton sees Eaton Bray thrash Printers to stay top

A 200-run plus partnership between Andrew Norris and Josh Peacock handed Eaton Bray a routine victory over Printers on Saturday.

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Former England womens cricket captain Charlotte Edwards coaches children at St Michael's School in Stewkley

PICTURE SPECIAL: Schoolchildren get a visit from former England cricketer Charlotte Edwards

Former England women’s cricket captain Charlotte Edwards CBE visited St Michael’s School in Stewkley last week in her role as an ECB Chance to Shine ambassador.

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Phil Whatmore

Whatmore’s century guides Leighton to victory in the Cup

Leighton Buzzard kicked off their 2017 campaign on Sunday with a high scoring 5 run win over Home Counties Premier league team Oxford at Bell Close.

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Great Brickhill will make the step up next season

Brickhill accept the invite to play higher

Great Brickhill will take a big step up next season after accepting an invitation to join the Home Counties Premier League.

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Leighton's Phil Whatmore hit 84 for the home side.

Damp end to the season for relegated Leighton

Leighton Buzzard’s torrid season ended on a damp note as they finished bottom of Cherwell League Division 1.

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Great Brickhill's Mark Nelson hit 58 not out before the rain came down. Pic: Jane Russell

Rain ruins Brickhill’s late chance at title challenge

Great Brickhill hit the accelerator late in the day but they couldn’t beat the rain as they battle for Cherwell League Division 1 came up short on Saturday.

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Leighton Buzzard 2nds' Andy Smith against Didcot

Smith shines as Leighton 2nds give themselves a top four shot

Leighton Buzzard 2nds could still nick a top four spot in Cherwell League Division 5 after avoiding the rain on Saturday to beat Didcot 2nds by four wickets.

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Great Brickhill vs Banbury 2nds

Great Brickhill set up perfectly for a shot at the championship

Great Brickhill are just eight points from the top of Cherwell League Division 1 after beating Banbury 2nds on Saturday as the title race was blown wide open.

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