EVERSLEY continued their sensational start to the Division 2a season with a 215-run home battering of Kew, writes Richard Ashton.

The Boars made it five wins from five with a dominant performance, led by opener James Magowan's destructive 72 from just 48 balls.

Jack Ford and former captain Chris Last both added 41, helping the hosts to an imposing 288 all out.

Kew never got going in reply, and with Stuart Lipo picking up 3-9, they were shot out for just 73.

Eversley travel to Maidenhead & Bray in the first of the traditional win-lose-draw games this coming Saturday.

Hurst (196-7) lost their unbeaten Division 2b record as they went down by 63 runs at Fleet (259-8).

Second-placed Hurst travel to Aldershot on Saturday.

Finchampstead 2nds were crushed by 188 runs at Henley 2nds.

Andy Lazenbury picked up 3-55, but Henley amassed an impressive 296-8 on the back of opener Harry Jordan's 96.

Aside from captain Matt Eldridge (43), none of the away side got going with the bat, Finches crashing to 108 all out.

Jeremy Hare top scored with 88, but Royal Ascot (200-5) lost by four wickets to Thatcham Town (202-6) to suffer a fifth consecutive defeat.

Royal Ascot host Fleet this coming Saturday.

In Division 3a, table-toppers Binfield made it five wins from five with a six-wicket success at home to Falkland 2nds.

Having restricted the visitors to 184-8 in their 45 overs, Binfield slumped to 43-3 before Duncan Wessels (42) and Shaun Miller (68no) retrieved the situation and took their side to 188-4 with almost seven overs to spare.

Binfield travel to Finchampstead 3rds next Saturday.

Wokingham 2nds climbed to second in the table following their six-wicket triumph at home to Slough 3rds.

Spinner Jarrett Bobb took 5-29 to help knock the visitors over for 149, and skipper Jack Fisher then made an unbeaten 57 to steer his side to 149-4, Ben Myles adding 45 from 38 balls to help break the back of the chase.

Sean Woodward (61) and Paddy Fall (40) impressed with the bat for Finchampstead 3rds (226) as they beat Sulhamstead (191) by 35 runs, Sam Taylor the pick of the attack with excellent figures of 6-41.

Bracknell climbed out of the bottom two in Division 4a after beating North Maidenhead 2nds by four wickets to record their first win of the season.

Phil Stone starred with 3-56 as the visitors restricted their opponents to 200, and Richard Cooper's 74 then guided Bracknell home.

Bracknell visit Bagshot 2nds this coming Saturday.

Jake Turner made a stunning 126 as Wokingham 3rds (295-5) crushed Wargrave 2nds (175-7) by 120 runs.

Division 5b trailblazers Eversley 2nds (97-1) maintained their perfect start to the season with an easy nine-wicket success against Boyne Hill 3rds (95).

Binfield 2nds remain second after an eight-wicket cruise at Thatcham Town 2nds.

Paul Morgan starred with 5-39 as the hosts were bowled out for 151, and Olly Nicholson's 68 fired Binfield to 156-2 with more than 12 overs to spare.

Royal Ascot 2nds' (98) tough start to the campaign continued with a fifth straight reverse, Maidenhead & Bray 2nds (99-3) running out seven-wicket winners.

In Division 6b, Finchampstead 4ths (164-7) climbed out of the bottom two with a three-wicket win against Sonning 2nds (162-9), but Hurst 2nds (129) lost by 82 runs to leaders Bradfield (211-8).

Charlie O'Brien took 5-28 for Wokingham 4ths (170-8) as they won a thrilling Division 7a clash with Aldershot 3rds (169-9) by two wickets.

Harry Jones took 4-44 for Binfield 3rds (141-4) as they beat Royal Ascot 3rds (140) by six wickets.

Rob Saunders took 4-24 as Division 8a leaders Eversley 3rds (108-4) beat Theale & Tilehurst 3rds (106) by six wickets.

James Docker (58no) and Richard Baker (54no) shared a useful partnership to lead Royal Ascot 4ths (154-4) to a six-wicket success against Finchampstead 5ths (153-9).

Chris Chandler's 4-26 led Bracknell 2nds (147-6) to a 17-run victory at the expense of Wokingham 5ths (130-9).

Eversley 4ths (104) lost by 39 runs to Slough 6ths (143) in Division 9a, while the game between Wokingham Oaks & Acorns and Reading 4ths was abandoned due to rain.