CHESHAM saw their four-match winning streak at The Meadow come to an end after a 26-run defeat against Wokingham in Division Two of the Home Counties Premier League on Saturday, writes Rob Stevens.

The Bucks-based club had not been beaten at home since the loss to Cookham Dean in May and this most recent defeat leaves them in sixth position in the league table.


won the coin toss and elected to field first, with the visitors making 109 runs all out in 39.5 overs.

Number seven Jacob Clark was the leading runs scorer with 27 from 46 balls, including three boundaries.

Ashley Turney was the chief destroyer for the hosts with his figures of 5-46 from 12.5 overs, which includes the wickets of opening batsman Archie Carter and tailender Paul Dewick for golden ducks. It is the first time he has claimed a five-wicket haul in his career and takes his average for the summer down to 19.50.

Turney was ably supported by Matthew Warner with his 3-19 from 15 overs.

Chesham were skittled out for just 83 runs from 39 overs in response as Wokingham recorded a seventh league win of their campaign.

Number four Robin Pritchard top-scored with 24 runs from 38 balls, including three boundaries and one maximum hit, but only Nouman Aslam (23) could also reach double figures.

Callum Creighton led the Wokingham bowling attack from the front with his figures of 5-23 from 12 overs, which includes the wickets of both Jason Rance and Warner for a golden duck. It is the second time Creighton has taken five wickets or more in a match this term and gives him a new average of 9.91.

Chesham make the trip to third-placed Thame Town this Saturday (11.30am start).

Amersham suffered a third consecutive defeat on the road when losing by 95 runs at Harefield last weekend.

The Bucks-based side have not won away from Shardeloes since their success at rivals Burnham back in June and are now 15 points above the relegation spots.


won the toss and choice to field first, with Harefield making 226 runs all out in 57.2 overs.

Opening batsman Daniel Ogden was the leading runs scorer with 85 from 125 balls, with 12 boundaries. He has now scored a total of 885 runs this season at an average of 63.21.

Ogden and Will Shepherd (13) put on 59 runs for the first wicket.

Captain Michael Barry, batting at number four, made 67 runs from 83 balls, with eight boundaries, for a fifth half-century of the summer and a new average of 73.50.

Maduka Liyanapathiranage led the Amersham bowling attack from the front with his figures of 5-103 from 29 overs, which includes the wicket of Lee Tyrrell for a golden duck.

Liyanapathiranage was ably supported by Samuel Helm with his figures of 4-70 from 14.4 overs.

The visitors managed 131 runs all out from 62 overs in response with Liyanapathiranage top-scoring with 47 from 67 balls, including six boundaries. He and Robert Viney (28) put on 64 runs for the fourth wicket.

The wickets were shared amongst the Harefield bowlers with Michael Ogden the pick of them with his figures of 3-26 from 16 overs.

Amersham return to Shardeloes for the visit of fifth-placed Oxford Downs this Saturday (11.30am).