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Potters Bar held to Oxford draw
1:31pm Wednesday 1st August 2012 in Sport
Potters Bar earned a draw with Oxford in their Home Counties Premier Division One clash.
Oxford were put into bat but they looked in decent form as they hit an impressive innings of 268 for nine from 66 overs. Daniel Pascoe was the most dangerous bowler as he picked up six for 74 and there were also wickets for Marc Milligan, Salman Choudhry and Lenny Cooper.
In reply, Potters Bar never threatened the target and were relieved to hold out for the draw on 154 for seven. Pascoe again stole the show for his team as he finished unbeaten on 48. Antony Keely added 26 and Milligan hit 25.
In Middlesex Division One, Finchley eased to an 82-run win over rivals Brondesbury at Arden Field.
Finchley were put into bat and managed to score 191 all out. Hassan Khan top scored with a half-century (50) while Joshua Knappett (26) and Steve Selwood (25) made significant knocks.
Brondesbury had no answer during their innings as they were dismissed for just 109 in 39.1 overs. Udena De Silva did most of the damage with six for 30 while Jake Milton returned figures of two for 32 from ten overs.
Stanmore shared a high scoring draw with Eastcote in their league meeting.
Eastcote were put into bat but they showed plenty of ability as they amassed a total of 302 for three in 62 overs. David Dunn picked up two for 91 while Abishek Kulkarni claimed one for 59 in a difficult spell for the bowlers.
Stanmore made an encouraging start to the innings through Talha Azam who struck 91. Tom Cullen was unbeaten on 46 and there were solid efforts from Steve Mehra (34), Marc Reingold (34 not out) and Nicholas Goh (33).
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