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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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Town denied victory in the last over by Banbury

Leighton came up agonisingly short of a draw against Banbury 2nds on Saturday but remain rooted to the bottom of Cherwell League Division 1.


Simmons’ super six keeps Brickhill in title contention

A captain’s innings from Graeme Carter and a sensational bowling display from Josh Simmons ensured Great Brickhill kept well in title contention as they beat league leaders Dinton.

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LB vs Dinton

Leighton’s misery continues

Leighton Buzzard’s miserable season continued on Saturday as they were well-beaten by league leaders Dinton to remain bottom of Division 1.

Mark Nelson

Brickhill crush Long Marston

Great Brickhill remain firmly in the battle for second place in Division 1 after a dominant display against Long Marston.

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Leighton's Dan Scott celebrates taking a wicket against Aston Rowant

Poor Leighton routed again and stay at the bottom

Leighton Buzzard suffered a catastrophic batting collapse as they were bowled out for double figures against Aston Rowant to remain rock bottom of Division 1.


Howzat possible... cricket hub funding bid rejected

Leighton Buzzard has been stumped in its attempt to secure funding for a proposed Cricket Hub at Pages Park.

Great Brickhill's George Morris dominated against Leighton Buzzard

Great Brickhill down neighbours Leighton Buzzard

Neighbours Leighton Buzzard and Great Brickhill played out a thriller at Rotten Row on Saturday, with the home side coming out victorious.

Gareth Benger for LB 2nds

Not much more captain Whatmore can do to win

A Phil Whatmore century wasn’t enough to guide Leighton Buzzard to their second win of the season as they lost to early pace-setters Dinton on Saturday.

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Eaton Bray climb the table with win over New City

Eaton Bray moved up into second place in Four Counties Division 1 after thumping New City by 69 runs.

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Captain Carter leads the way for Brickhill victory

Graeme Carter played a captain’s innings as Great Brickhill cruised to a excellent eight wicket win over Tiddington.

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