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This exciting, forward thinking Cricket League consists of 38 clubs across 5 counties: Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Northamptonshire and Oxfordshire

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IMPORTANT - the rain table in the 2017 Handbook is WRONG - Please either use the one on the website or refer to a 2016 Handbook, which is correct

2017 Division Leaders

Division 1: Tiddington 1
Division 2: Buckingham Town 2
Division 3: Wolverton Town 1
Division 4: Minster Lovell 1
Division 5: Abingdon Vale 2
Division 6: Aston Rowant 3
Division 7: Horley 2
Division 8: Didcot 3
Division 9: Challow and Childrey 3
Division 10: Kingston Bagpuize 2

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NEW FOR 2017. We are pleased to announce that from the 2017 season there will be trophy awarded for the best wicket keeper: The Tony Carter Trophy.
Please help us by identifying the wicketkeeper on the submitted scorecards. If you are not correctly identified please let me know.

Alongside this can we have all 2016 trophies back with the committee by 26th August?
Please contact your nearest committee member at the time to arrange collection.

Sadly Great and Little Tew have withdrawn their 4th team from Division 8 - All results/points from their 2017 matches have been expunged and each remaining team in Division 8 will have a free weekend

Cherwell League in the News

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CRICKET: Long-serving scorer Rod Clarke dies at 74

Tue 22 Aug 2017

BANBURY cricketers held a minute’s silence before their matches on Saturday in tribute to their former scorer Rod Clarke, who died last week at the age of 74.

CRICKET: Spirited Oxfordshire fight back and nearly force unlikely victory

Wed 16 Aug 2017

OXFORDSHIRE showed great battling qualities as their final Western Division match of the season at Cheshire ended in an enthralling draw.

CRICKET: Faringdon thrash Charlbury to reignite their title challenge

Wed 16 Aug 2017

LEADERS Charlbury crashed to 72 all out as Faringdon ran out

CRICKET: Robbie Nicholson's century sweeps Combe to cup final victory

Wed 16 Aug 2017

COMBE players (right) celebrate after clinching the Steve Dixon Memorial Cup with a crushing seven-wicket win over Oxenford 2nd in Sunday’s final at Eynsham.

CRICKET: Oxfordshire battle back to edge ahead after determined rearguard action

Mon 14 Aug 2017

OXFORDSHIRE fought a strong rearguard action after conceding a big first-innings lead to Cheshire on the second day of their Western Division match at Chester Boughton Hall yesterday.

CRICKET: All-rounder Wes Morrick gets Aston Rowant back on title track

Mon 14 Aug 2017

WES Morrick again proved his value as Division 2 title-chasers Aston Rowant got back on track with a nervy four-wicket victory at home to Amersham.

CRICKET: Oxford hopes are ended with collapse against leaders Henley

Mon 14 Aug 2017

OXFORD had high hopes of issuing a strong Division 1 title challenge when they restricted the leaders to just 114-8 from 50 overs at home to Henley on Saturday.

CRICKET: Oxfordshire on back foot after bright start against Cheshire

Mon 14 Aug 2017

OXFORDSHIRE, who started brightly, ended up on the back foot after the first day of their Unicorns Counties Championship Western Division match against Cheshire at Chester Boughton Hall.

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Haupt faces a race against time to pass milestone

Thu 24 Aug 2017

Time is running out for Craig Haupt to reach his milestone in the Home Counties Premier Cricket League.

Oxford hold on to end Great Tew’s winning sequence

Tue 22 Aug 2017

Great & Little Tew’s three-match winning Home Counties Premier Cricket League run came to an end in a close game with Oxford, falling short by just eight runs.

Brackley stay on promotion course

Mon 21 Aug 2017

Brackley hammered Dinton II by ten wickets to maintain their division four promotion push in the Cherwell Cricket League.

Last pair cling on to all but end Banbury’s title hopes

Mon 21 Aug 2017

Banbury II saw their dwindling Cherwell Cricket League hopes all but ended at Abingdon vale.

Champions are thwarted by Banbury in a thriller

Sun 20 Aug 2017

Banbury held on to secure a thrilling tie with Home Counties Premier Cricket League champions Finchampstead.

Champions are next up for Banbury

Fri 18 Aug 2017

The Home Counties Premier League champions are next up for Banbury who look to make up lost ground.

Smith issues warning to his players after they pull clear

Fri 18 Aug 2017

We’re not safe yet, is the message from Great & Little Tew captain Harry Smith to his players.

Frustrated Westbury remain on title track

Mon 14 Aug 2017

Westbury were unable to polish off Bicester & North Oxford in their quest for the Cherwell Cricket League division three title.

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