BERKSHIRE Over-60s 2nds slipped to a six-wicket defeat against Hampshire at Pinkneys Green on Thursday.

Chad Cudjoe top scored for the hosts with 45, but they were restricted to 196-8 in their 45 overs.

John Muir (2-22) followed his unbeaten 32 with a brace of early wickets, but Nick Board (67 not out) and Peter Tapper (73) steadied the ship and Hampshire got home with two overs to spare.

Upendra Deshpande took 3-25, but Berkshire Over-50s (137) lost by 46 runs to Hampshire in a friendly at Sainsbury last Wednesday.

Berkshire Over 60s (101) were soundly beaten by 79 runs at Kent (180-5) on Tuesday of last week.