CHELTENHAM Chiefs made it two from two thanks to a fine 80-run home victory over Frocester in the latest round of matches in the Gloucestershire Vitality U19 T20 in partnership with Stuart Turner.
There were strong batting displays from opener J Barns (51 retired) and Alex Oliver (39) as Cheltenham reached an excellent 164-6 from their 20, Nathan Rose Innes (0-22 from four) the pick of the Frocester attack.
In reply, the visitors lost wickets at regular intervals and fell well short as Amanveer Singh Jagdey captured 3-16 from his four while there were also two wickets apiece for Ziyarmal Niazi, Jake Cropper and brother Billy in this North Performance clash.
In South Performance, Winterbourne emerged 37-run home victors against Stoke Bishop.
Ashley Oakes’ 50 (retired) along with 33 from Jack Studley helped Winterbourne reach 147-5, Louis Gwilliam claiming 3-19 from four.
Ahmed Tabraiz then produced a fine spell of 4-13 from four as Stoke Bishop were pegged back to 110-9.
Hamza Shahzad, meanwhile, finished with terrific figures of 3-9 from four and Luke Bond claimed 2-10 as Kingsholm bowled out Stroud for 40 before completing an eight-wicket triumph in the North Development division.
Carsons & Mangotsfield’s bowlers also found a good line and length in their South Development date against Golden Hill who were restricted to 81-9 by Sam Wilson (3-10), James King (2-13) and James Taylor (2-17).
Opener Ollie Louch (43) then led Carsons & Mangotsfield to an eight-wicket win with almost ten overs to spare.
The South Gloucestershire club were also in fine form away to Frenchay in the Marsh Commercial U16 T20, completing a 45-run victory.
Oli Clatworthy (50 retired) and Ollie Catton (44) powered the visitors to a fine challenge of 173-4 before Tom King (3-0 from one) and Matt Say (2-10) shone with the ball.
SUNDAY JUNE 27
U19 South Performance: Twyford House v Winterbourne
U16 North Development: Bourton Vale v Cirencester
MONDAY JUNE 28
U19 South Development: Knowle v Golden Hill
WEDNESDAY JUNE 30
U16 South Development: Carsons & Mangotsfield v Bradley Stoke