FECKENHAM scooped the win of the day in the Worcestershire County Premier League by beating Old Elizabethans.

Victory for Old Eds would have taken them to second in the league but basement side Feckenham has other ideas and dismissed them for 62 after setting a target of just 135.

Tom Coulson did the damage for Feckenham with a match-winning 5-13.

Maverick Perry scored a first innings 119 not out and Jitesh Jivan-Patel followed up with a second innings 4-21 to ease Stourbridge to a comfortable victory at home against Astwood Bank.

The Black Country side stay top of the league at the halfway point of the season.

Chaddesley Corbett moved back in to second position as Bilal Hassan (112* and 4-32) produced a magnificent all–round match winning performance at Old Hill to secure a nineteen run victory for the visitors.

Chris and Liam Ridings helped Pershore return to form as the brothers scored 60 and 72* respectively to guide the home side to a win against Redditch.

Aditya Dhadwal (86*) steered Worcester to victory against Evesham after Jabran Khalid had taken a first innings 4-19 at Norton Barracks and Rob Combes (70*) helped Bewdley to a 37 run victory at Lower Moor Stourport for whom Stephen Yarsley took 4-37.

In division one Colwall made the trip to Droitwich and came away with the spoils to regain top spot after Hagley were soundly beaten at home by Bromyard for whom Josh Van Rensburg took 5-31.

A half century from Carl Whyte (57) helped Coombs Wood to victory against Burghill which moves them in to third place.

Belbroughton's Thomas McKenzie took a second innings 6-18 as they beat Cookley who slip to fourth, a half century from Dave Skelding helped Pedmore to seal the points at basement side Bredon while Tom Blunt (97) played a captain's innings against Worcester Nomads at Whitegates Farm as Oldswinford secured a welcome victory on the road.

In division two Ombersley and Lye both won convincingly against Himbleton and Bartestree respectively and are now nearly fifty points clear as third placed Barnt Green were beaten at home by an improving Himley outfit for whom Jordan Whitehouse and Bilaal Hussain both bagged half centuries.

In other matches second innings contributions from Harry Kitchen (62*) and Joe Tromans (50) eased Halesowen back into fourth place as they won by seven wickets against Astwood Bank.

Greg Chinn (60*) helped Bromsgrove to an eight wicket win against Enville who now find themselves in the relegation zone as Brockhampton, led by Max Foster (77) beat visiting Kidderminster (for whom Paul Derrick took 5-30) by fifty seven runs.

After all six matches were lost to the weather last week Division Three bounced back into action as the top five teams all secured victories in differing ways.

Russell Oseland (86*) helped leaders Netherton to a comfortable seven wicket victory against Old Elizabethans, Ahsan Fiaz (5-24) played a major part in second placed Old Vigornians victory against a Rushwick outfit who at one stage seemed to be in a comfortable winning position in the second innings.

Nigel Davenports first innings half century was the highlight for third placed Old Hill in their win against Redditch Entaco, paceman Paul Athey took 4-14 for fourth placed Avoncroft as they won by five wickets against basement side Pershore and fifth placed Kempsey won a high scoring match against one time leaders Martley who now find themselves in seventh place behind Barnards Green, who beat Stourbridge by six wickets thanks in the large to Blair Kingslands first innings 4-26.

In division four leaders Harbourne tasted defeat for the first time this year as Bewdley breathed life in to the title race as Matt Cowdery took a first innings 4-31 to help secure a win at the Knotts Ground by three wickets.

However, last week's second placed side Stourport failed to take advantage of the leaders defeat as they were beaten at home for the second time in two weeks, this time by Five Ways Old Edwardians for whom James East took a second innings (4-12) to secure a ninety two run win for the visitors.

Worcester just about managed to take full advantage of the situation as they beat Eastnor by one run, a win that moves them up into second position.

Elsewhere, the improving Alvechurch & Hopwood remain in fourth place as Deejay Buddens first innings 81 helped them to a comfortable win at Seth Somers Park against basement side Halesowen, David Collins (65) and Mark Bilbrough (53) contributed first innings half centuries and Josh Searle took 5-10 as Bromsgrove easily overcame lowly Astwood Bank at Hanbury and Coombs Wood moved themselves nearer to mid division with an eight wicket win against out of form Romsley & Hunnington who need to find form quickly.

In dvision five leaders Lye beat visiting Worcester Nomads by a comfortable margin to stay top. Stephen Smith scored a half century to help West Malvern beat Feckenham by seven wickets and leap frog last week's second placed Chaddesley Corbett who were beaten heavily at Longmore by fourth placed Netherton.

In other matches Aroon Iqbal compiled a magnificent 152* to steer Claverley to victory against Hagley, Anthony Arnold took 4-53 to guide Malvern to a tight six run victory against Hanley Castle & Upton for whom Matt Pratley scored a fine second innings 69 and Colwall earned some well needed points as they beat visitors Droitwich Spa by five wickets at Stowe Lane.