Devon build strong lead after day one in Oxon

Cricket

Devon ended day one of their Minor Counties Championship game against Oxfordshire with a 199 run advantage over their hosts at Great Tew.

Skipper Neil Hancock made 63 and Sandy Allen 33 as Devon recovered from 106-5 to reach 251 all out.

Trevor Anning took 3-5 in his opening spell before further wickets from Chris Bradley and Craig Overton saw the home side struggle to 52-6 at the close.

Oxfordshire still need another 50 runs to avoid the follow on.

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