CROWTHORNE & Crown Wood 2nds returned to winning ways with a five-wicket Division One success at home to Twyford & Ruscombe, writes Richard Ashton.

None of the visitors batsmen really got going as they were bowled out for 148, and Fitzroy Morrisey's 61 led the Crows home with 53 balls to spare.

Leaders Sandhurst made it five wins from five with a comfortable five-wicket success at home to Warfield.

George Laing's 64 helped the visitors post a respectable 167-7, but Camels captain Adam Birch (68) broke the back of the chase as his side reached 170-5 in 34.3 overs.

Peppard Stoke Row 2nds captain Rob Dyer grabbed 5-31 as his second-placed side edged out hosts Woodley by 12 runs.

Peter Lamsdale made 76 in PSR's total of 184, and despite Pavan Nargund cracking 61 not out in reply, Woodley were bowled out for 172.

Arun Kumar (90) and Kiran Alluri (4-50) impressed for Shinfield 2nds (268-6) in their 86-run victory against West Reading 2nds (184).

Wasim Amin top scored with 56 for Wests.

Captain Michael Sheridan made a superb 114 to guide Farley Hill (234-4) to a convincing 102-run win against basement side Waltham St Lawrence (132).

Premier Division table-toppers BCS retained their perfect start with a 100-run victory at Ibis Mapledurham.

Gunni Asif top scored with 41, but with Errol Masters claiming 4-40, BCS were bowled out for 202.

However, Asif (3-7) then showed his class with the ball, and only three Ibis played reached double figures in their total of 102.

Second-placed Shinfield overcame Woodley by 56 runs.

Opener Michael Page made 53 as Shinfield posted 209-8, and with Hassan Safdar (3-22) and Prashant Ghandi (3-30) in fine form with the ball, they knocked Woodley over for 153.

Woodcote made it back-to-back wins with a seven-wicket triumph at Welford Park.

Will Herrington (77) and Michael Goldsworthy (41) were among the runs as the hosts reached 208-7, but fine innings from Ryan Lennard (90no) and Simon Fuller (43no) steered Woodcote to 211-3 with an unbroken fourth-wicket stand of 108.

Stratfield Turgis won their bottom-of-the-table clash convincingly with a seven-wicket home triumph against Goring-on-Thames.

Vignesh Vaidyanathan (4-17) was the destroyer-in-chief for Stratfield as they restricted the visitors to 182-9, Steve Wincott providing some late fireworks with an unbeaten 63 from 50 balls.

However, the total never looked enough as Chris Butcher (66no), Sudhaharan Nadesapillai (47) and Dan Spence (40) eased Turgis to 186-3 in 35.4 overs.

Crowthorne & Crown Wood edged out Mortimer West End by 10 runs.

Skipper Will Avrili top scored with 63 for the Crows, who posted 231-7 despite Adam Telford's 4-56.

Jason Searancke (42) and skipper Nick Kingston (46) led the way for West End, but Sinith Chandran's 3-44 helped dismiss the hosts for 221 with four balls remaining.

Sohail Arshad blasted an incredible 217 not out as Division Two leaders West Reading stayed unbeaten with a 113-run cruise against Mortimer West End 2nds.

Arshad smashed more than three quarters of his side's total of 288-2, and despite Bob Hodson's 71, MWE could only reach 175 in reply.

Janaka Abeysinghe (140no from just 69 balls) continued his wonderful form as second-placed Knowl Hill obliterated Sulhamstead 3rds by 206 runs.

Ian Millson added 63 for the Knowlies as they cracked 278-4, and with Abeysinghe continuing his man-of-the-match display with 4-21, Sulhamstead were bowled out for 72.

Toqir Khalid (75), Dersh Patel (65) and Glyn Clements (52no) were all among the runs as Wokingham 6ths (248-2) comfortably beat Welford Park 2nds (188-9) by 60 runs.

Khalid Alvi (56 from 40 balls) was the Park's shining light in the run chase.

Vikas Sharma (93) and Piyush Bedi (84 from 53 balls) starred for Checkendon 2nds (244-5) as they beat Reading Lions (234-8) by 10 runs.

Balaji Panchapakesan (61 from 37) and Shiva Aruna (53) were the top batsmen for the Lions.

Matt Ravden (53) recorded his second straight half century for Peppard Stoke Row 3rds (164), but they went down by three wickets to Earley (169-7).

Captain Gary Shacklady (59) played a key role for the visitors after opening up, with Venu Gudimetla then whacking 47 not out to seal the game.

Steve Andrews made 61 for Binfield 4ths (176-7), but they lost by 18 runs at unbeaten Division Three high-flyers Sandhurst 2nds (194-8).

Abdul Hafeez took 4-18 to help West Reading 4ths (87-5) to a five-wicket victory against Falkland Development (85).

Abhijit Rath's 81 was not enough for Stratfield Turgis 2nds (175-8) as they lost by 39 runs at Shinfield 3rds (214-9).

Jimmy George starred with the bat as Mortimer returned to winning ways with a 43-run victory at Crowthorne & Crown Wood 3rds.

Having lost the toss, an opening stand of 33 runs between Rob Coupar (17) and Amrit Singh (19) gave the visitors a steady start.

George then smacked 75 off 68 balls including seven boundaries and enjoyed a vital 64-run stand with Vivik Kumar (26) for the sixth wicket as Mortimer were dismissed for 188 in the final over, Avinash Singh taking 4-43.

Crows' reply got off to a nightmare start as Ian Bliss (2-22) and George (2-22) left them reeling at 29-5.

Dan Manning (35), Nikhil Pande (22) and John Cartledge (35no) led the fightback, but they ended well short of their target on 145-8 after 40 overs, Coupar claiming 2-33.