BOWLER Sam Williams took five wickets as Burghill, Tillington and Weobley went top of the Worcestershire County League Division Two.

After electing to field against Himbleton the hosts restricted their opposition to 203/8 off their 50 overs.

Off spinner Oscar Darke bowled unchanged for 15 overs, stifling the scoring and finished with superb figures of 2-43.

Meanwhile, swing bowler Williams took five wickets in a second spell of bowling.

In reply Tim Walsh was sent in to open the batting setting the tone for the innings, blasting 56 off 36 balls with 10 fours and a six.

Wicket keeper Luke Powell, after taking four dismissals in the field then hit an unbeaten 83 off 67 balls.

Elsewhere in Division Two, Bartestree & Lugwardine fell to a fourth straight defeat after seeing their target of 217/8 chased down by Cookley.

Opener and veteran Nick Freeman steadied the innings reaching 46 from 129 balls, only departing with the score at 142.

An equally disciplined half-century from Andy Jones gave the innings a solid core, allowing some freer hitting from the lower order.

However, a century for Cookley opener Jamie Brighton set up their win.

In the Marches League Division Two a fourth win from six games kept Ross-on-Wye in contention this week beating Knigton-on-Teme.

Chloe Tingle claimed the first wicket before Ross took control in the field with Josh Element taking 4-22 as Knigton set a target of 181/9.

Ross lost two quick wickets which brought Jack Dovovan (67) to the crease to join Stuart Mair (22) steering their side to a two-wicket win.

l Brockhampton Cricket Club have a week of festivities to celebrate their 125th anniversary.

They welcome back the MCC on Sunday (June 19) starting at 11.30am.

Some 150 guests including sponsors & VP’s will attend a marquee lunch.

All proceeds from the day which include a raffle and an auction will be donated to St Michael’s Hospice .

The club welcome the ‘Pilgrims’ for a 20-over game on Wednesday evening the (June 22), 6pm start followed by a full day of cricket when Welsh Gents arrive for a 11.30 start on Thursday, June 23.

Brockhampton Ladies are also playing at home on the June 19 in a 40-over game against Whitmore seconds.