BASINGSTOKE and North Hants seconds to Fair Oak by two wickets.

Bountymen skipper Chris Chandler won the toss and elected to bat and Steve Bucksey top scored for them with 47.

He shared a fifth wicket partnership worth 45 with Scott Dyer (28) which took the score to 84-5.

Then along with skipper Chandler the pair took the score into three figures.

Bucksey was eighth man and then number 10 Harry Smith (25) hit some valuable runs as Basingstoke finished on 146-9.

The Fair Oak reply was soon in trouble as Chandler (2-7) and Smith (2-26) removed the top three with only six scored.

Ed Kemp (39) and Matthew Burrell (30) help recover things as they put on 68 runs for the fourth wicket.

From here the visitors were able to finish off the job winning two wickets with six overs left.

Michael Vinn, Scott Dyer and Keith Harsham all picked up one wicket each.

This Saturday, Basingstoke have the short trip on Saturday to Hartley Wintney.