BINFIELD continued their perfect Division 3a record by recording a seventh straight win with a seven-wicket cruise at home to Sulhamstead, writes Richard Ashton.

Ian Goddard (5-34) and Tom Andrews (3-41) were the destroyers-in-chief for Mike Staves’ side, Jamie Seward (61) the only batsman to really get going as Sully were dismissed for 121.

The hosts slipped to 28-2 in reply, but opener Muhammad Furquan (54no) steadied the ship and saw his side to 123-3 in 31.1 overs.

Sulhamstead are at home to Purley on Thames this coming Saturday.

Richard Reed top scored with 59 as Finchampstead 3rds beat Purley on Thames by 21 runs.

Rahu Thava (5-65) and Robbie Jeffrey (3-38) impressed with the ball as the Potters dismissed the hosts for 188, but Parth Patel (5-30) and Matt Harper (3-47) hauled Finches to victory as they dismissed their opponents for 167. George Wheeler top scored with 41 for Purley.

In Division One, Wargrave (101) slipped back into the relegation zone following a five-wicket defeat to Stoke Green (104-5).

Wargrave host Slough 2nds this coming Saturday.

Division 2a basement boys Kidmore End held on for a draw at home to Amersham 2nds.

Spinners Reinardt Swart (4-26) and Guy Ashby (4-76) did the damage for the hosts as they restricted Amersham to 203-8 from their 52 overs, but only Tom Sheldon (41) got going in reply as Kidmore were kept to 155-7.

Kidmore End host Windsor on Saturday.

Max Carroll (103) struck a brilliant century as Division 2b leaders Hurst (176-2) cruised to an eight-wicket win against Finchampstead 2nds (174).

Connor Corlet (40) top scored for Finches, but off spinner Phil Higgs (7-54) produced a brilliant spell before skipper Lewis Smith (48no) helped Carroll ease his side home.

Hurst visit second-placed Beaconsfield on Saturday.

Sonning remain top of Division 4a after thumping White Waltham by 186 runs.

Opener Peter Dean blasted 112 and Duncan Parr (47) and skipper Andrew Niblett (45) were also among the runs as the hosts racked up an impressive 283.

Niblett (4-34) then combined with Aussie Aaron Crofts (3-25) to torpedo the Waltham innings for a mere 97.

Sonning host North Maidenhead 2nds this Saturday.

Jacob Stoner (84) and Rob Dimmack (62) impressed with the bat for Theale & Tilehurst (219), but they went down by seven wickets to Newbury (223-3).

Theale & Tilehurst are at home to Bracknell on Saturday.

Bob Bolton (6-48) and Ben Hardy (3-31) starred with the ball as Division 6b table-toppers Bradfield (114-8) beat Cove 3rds (113) by two wickets.

Bradfield host Finchampstead 4ths on Saturday.

Sonning 2nds eased past Theale & Tilehurst 2nds by eight wickets.

Sachin Rane (78) and James White (48) were in good form for the home side, but fine spells from Adeel Chaudry (4-34) and Mark Richards (3-80 from 21 overs) ensured Tilehurst were restricted to 190-8.

In reply, Richards (97no) played a superb innings to guide his side to 191-2 with more than three overs to spare.

Tom Bradfield took 6-27 to inspire Sulhamstead 2nds to a convincing eight-wicket success against Purley on Thames 2nds.

James Denton top scored with 46 as the Potters were bowled out for 132, and with openers Jason Doole (60no) and Chris Mercer (52) in fine form, Sully eased home in 35.1 overs.

Royal Ascot 3rds (118) went down by six wickets to second-placed Wargrave 3rds (119-4) in Division 7a.

Emma Walker (4-17) and Dan Ormond (70) were the stars of the show for promotion-chasing Wargrave.

Kidmore End 2nds (134) were thumped by eight wickets by leaders Yateley (135-2).

Harry Leach made a brilliant unbeaten 100 to fire Division 8a leaders Eversley 3rds (175-6) to a seventh straight success as they beat second-placed Bradfield 2nds (72) by 103 runs.

Bracknell 2nds (111) lost by 65 runs at Theale & Tilehurst 3rds (176-8), Tim Kasozimusoke taking 5-22 for the hosts to help them to victory.

Graeme Ellis (4-28) and Andrew Thornton (4-38) were in fine form with the ball as Eversley 4ths (181-4) overcame Sonning 3rds (179) by six wickets in Division 9a.

Seb Powers made an unbeaten 53 to steer the Boars home in 39.2 overs.

A wonderful spell from Nish Rajmohan (5-18) nearly rescued Kidmore End 3rds (88) from defeat against Marlow Park (89-9), only for the home side to go down by one wicket.

Wargrave 4ths conceded their game against Newbury 3rds.