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Adlestrop ready to claim title triumph
7:00pm Thursday 5th September 2013 in Sport
REIGNING champions Adlestrop can wrap up the Cotswold District Association League Division One title on the final weekend at Chedworth on Saturday (1.45pm).
They are in pole position after a 21-run home win over Notgrove-based NATs when their batsmen were out in full force.
Matt Barnes (64), opener Jamie Parker (63), N Rawlings (47 not out), Sam Keen (23) and Adrian Vale (21) helped Adlestrop to 240-4 from 40 overs.
Phil Cross took 3-59 and then NATs opener Stuart Phillips (100) held their reply of 219-6 together alongside B Phillips (37).
On Saturday (1.45pm), fifthplaced NATs host Stow-onthe- Wold who are one position above them after winning their penultimate game of the season by six wickets at Williamstrip.
Opener Richard Butler (69) led the hosts to 177-9 before Stow cruised home with 178-4 from 28.2 overs.
Seb Bevan (3-34), Dan Heaps (3-42) and Dan Smith (3-35) shared the wickets for Stow.
Dan Heaps then helped them over the line with 43no alongside Max Fisher (26no) after contributions of 40 from both Chris Heaps and Smith.
- Promotion-chasing Chipping Norton seconds thrashed Marcham by 260 runs in Oxfordshire Association League Division Eight.
Chippy amassed 363-3 with Sam Evans scoring 129, Dan Stafford 67, Mark Grantham 87 not out and Michael Tompkins 57no.
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