SOUTH Wilts have won two of their opening three matches in the NatWest Under-16 Indoor Cricket League at the Ageas Bowl.

They began with an emphatic Jayden Atkinson (3-8) inspired five-wicket win over Bournemouth, but made hard work of beating a young Fair Oak side in their follow up match.

South Wilts found reigning champions Compton & Chandler’s Ford a step too far and were beaten by five wickets.

Results -

Bournemouth 46 (Kitson 29, Atkinson 3-8) South Wilts 49-1 (Stearman 25*). South Wilts won by five wickets.

Fair Oak 105-5 (F Middleton 35*, Abbas 28, Atkinson 2-28) South Wilts 106-4 (Huntley 32*, E Wade 24, Smith 3-19)

South Wilts 110-3 (J Wade 26*, Atkinson 19*) Compton & Chandler’s Ford 112-1 (Khan 26*, Dhariwal 25*, Vaughan 16*)