ADI Nixon took 5-25 to make sure Sherfield-on-Loddon continued their push for promotion in the Hampshire League Regional Two North East with their third win on the trot.

Littleton and West Hill IIs were the latest side to be put to the sword, as they made 133-9 as they tried to chase down the home side’s 207-5, in which Jon Gibson top scored with 81.

The win puts Sherfield third and Ramsdell are fourth, after they crushed home side Longparish by seven wickets.

They were bowled out for 63 as Tom Holbrook took 4-9. The Rams were reeling at 11-3, before Sam Holbrook 35 not out and John Munday saw them home.

Other results: St Cross V 110 (Pete Ballard 4-15, Richard Peters 3-13) Ashford Hill II 104, Basingstoke V 124 (Kottaplli 68) Herriard II 127-7. 

Div 1 NE: Rotherwick ITW 107 (Warren Trask 6-16) St Mary’s 108-5 (Warren Trask 43 not out), Odiham II 201-4 (Jamie Read 76no) St Mary’s Bourne 203-4, Old Basing III 143-8 Oakley II 144-5, Herriard 161-9 Donington 163-9, Kingsclere 134 Crown Tavs 137-5. All other games were abandoned.