HIGH Wycombe ended their five-match winless streak in Division One of the Home Counties Premier League after a six-wicket victory at Buckingham Town on Saturday, writes Rob Stevens.


Bucks-based club

had not tasted success since the win at Horspath back and June, and this latest victory sees them stand in fourth position in the league table.

Buckingham won the coin toss and elected to bat first at Bourton Road, with the home side making 134 runs all out in 37.4 overs.

Opening batsman Mark Hulbert was the leading runs scorer with 49 from 71 balls, with 10 boundaries.


Dobb was the chief destroyer for High Wycombe with figures of 7-48 from 12.4 overs. He was recording career best figures and it is the second time this season he has taken five wickets or more in a match, giving him a new average for the summer of 13.63.

The visitors managed 136-4 from 51 overs in response for a fifth league win in 13 matches this season.

Opening batsman Edmund Casterton carried his bat through for an unbeaten 55 runs from 145 balls, with six boundaries. He now averages 53.24 and has scored a total of 905 runs this summer.

Captain Dan Marles made 25 from 77 balls and the opening batsman put on 52 runs for the first wicket.

Tharindu Rathnayaka led the Buckingham bowling attack from the front with his figures of 2-52 from 25 overs.

High Wycombe return to London Road for the visit of second-in-the-table Datchet this Saturday (11am start).