Played Saturday 24th May
Cotswold Hills League – Division 5
Itchington II’s continued their winning ways with a comprehensive defeat of Stratford Bards.
Bards conceded the toss due to lack of numbers and Skipper Dave Buchholz decided to bat first.
He and fellow opener Tom Perks (27) made good use of the facilities putting on 90 for the 1st wicket.
Buchholz went on to make 57 before becoming the second of Yeates 3 victims (10-1-37-3) but Nigel Smith (28 n.o.) aided by double figure contributions from Aldridge, Parsons, Fogarty and Chapman saw Itchington close on a healthy 193-8.
Bards struggled to 27-5 as Andy Wood (6-0-23-4) blew away the top order. Russon (27) and Heath (25) restored some respectability with a stand of 53 before they fell to Crosthwaite (3.5-0-14-2) and Fogarty (4-0-12-2) respectively and Itchington wrapped up proceedings with Bards totaling 85 all out.