WAQAS Ashraf top scored with 65 before Berkshire County Sports’ Premier Division game at home to Sandhurst was called off due to rain, writes Richard Ashton.

Josh Broadhurst (4-55) was the pick of the Camels’ attack, but the game was called off with BCS 177-8 from 33 overs.

Mohammed Rizvi Azeez made 48 as Woodley scored 162-9 at Goring on Thames, but that game was also curtailed after 42 overs.

Jonny Khokhar (3-23) and Parvesh Dabra (3-30) impressed with the ball for the hosts.

Ankit Singh (85no) continued his fine start to the season as Ibis Mapledurham reached 137-2 in 32.4 overs before the rain arrived at Mortimer West End.

Captain James Worsfold (4-16) and opening bowler Mark Pearson (4-17) helped Woodcote skittle Checkendon for 107, but the weather denied the home side the chance to begin their run chase.

A magnificent spell by Austin Sinclair (5-14), aided by new ball partner Tom Heighes (3-21) inspired Hawley to an eight-wicket success at home to Earley in Division One.

The visitors were blasted out for a mere 50 – skipper Gary Shacklady (25) making half their runs – before Hawley chased down the total in 15.2 overs.

West Reading 2nds reached 132-5 before their game with Crowthorne & Crown Wood 2nds was abandoned, with the same fate befalling Stratfield Turgis (71-3) in their game at Waltham St Lawrence.

Twyford & Ruscombe skipper Shiva Nagam scored 41 not out before their game with Woodley 2nds was called off with the visitors 90-7, Gowtham Payaula (3-16) doing the bulk of the damage for Woodley.

Peppard Stoke Row 2nds were 73-5 when their game at Shinfield was hit by the weather.

In Division Two, Chinmay Kulkarni smashed an unbeaten 68 from just 54 balls as Wokingham 6ths beat Welford Park 2nds on the basis of a higher run rate.

The Oaks totalled 186-6 in their 40 overs, and Park were well behind the required rate when rain stopped play with them 55-5 from 20.5 overs.

Kiran Alluri (4-34) was the pick of the Shinfield 2nds’ attack as they reduced Sandhurst 2nds to 122-9, but rain meant they could not begin their run chase.

Owen Warne top scored with 43 and Graham Smith also added 41 as Sulhamstead 3rds made 159-7 in 36 overs against Purley on Thames 3rds.

Skipper Dan Torry led from the front with 45, but Warfield’s (98-4 in 26.1 overs) game with Knowl Hill was abandoned.

Peppard Stoke Row 3rds conceded their game at West Reading 3rds.

Mortimer West End 2nds battled their way to 94-6 in 28 overs before the rain arrived in their Division Three game at West Reading 4ths.

Michael Robinson (4-13) and George Hawkins (3-7) were in top form for Falkland Development as they knocked over Crowthorne & Crown Wood 3rds for just 77, but they were unable to begin their run chase.

Rob Carson (4-21) starred for Binfield 3rds (36-3) before rain halted their game at Shinfield 3rds (141).

Waltham St Lawrence 2nds conceded their game against Earley 2nds.

l IN the Berkshire, Chilterns & Mid Bucks Championship Division, Crowthorne & Crown Wood 2nds (134-2) were in a strong position in their game at Ley Hill, Will Avrili (54no) and captain Nick Outram (54) leading the charge before the game was called off after 21.4 overs.

Usman Tariq (78no) and skipper Adam Davidson (67) put West Reading (212-7 in 41.2 overs) in a strong position at home to Welford Park, but they were called off due to the weather.

Early-season table-toppers Penn & Tylers Green were 109-5 from 27.2 overs when their clash with Braywood was abandoned.

Sam Fooks bowled an outstanding new ball spell of 4-39 from 15 overs as Peppard Stoke Row’s game with title favourites Harpsden (146-5 in 43 overs) was finely poised before the rain intervened.

Dawood Iqbal (39) top scored for Ruislip Victoria (137-7 in 38 overs) before their game at Chalfont St Giles was called off.