STOKE Green's Division One title dreams suffered a major blow as they lost by 86 runs at leaders Wargrave, writes Richard Ashton.

The defeat leaves Karanpreet Singh's side 26 points adrift of the table-toppers with two games remaining, and came after skipper Imran Malik (83no), Ashera Mahavidanalage (63) and Josh Sivier (55) led in-form Wargrave to 258-4 in their 50 overs.

Singh, with a run-a-ball 41, was the only Stoke Green batsman to really get going, and they ended up being bowled out for 172.

Stoke Green host second-placed North Maidenhead tomorrow (Saturday).

Faheem Qureshi (178) and Sahaan John (173) shared a phenomenal 336-run opening stand as North Maidenhead hammered basement side Hayes by 200 runs.

The prolific Qureshi passed 1,000 runs for the season in scoring his fifth century of the campaign, and Maids' colossal 436-3 in their 50 overs was the highest scored by any team in the league this year.

Hayes were never likely to get close, but they did show some fight in reaching 236, Qamer Shan (3-44) the stand-out bowler.

Boyne Hill all but secured their survival with a six-wicket win in a high-scoring affair at High Wycombe 2nds.

Hamad Riaz took 4-61 as Wycombe posted a competitive 290-6, but fine knocks from Australian Matt Leipold (129) and Riaz (89) ensured a second-wicket partnership of 218 and eventually led the visitors to 292-6.

Boyne Hill travel to Falkland tomorrow.

Slough 2nds (211-9) won a thrilling game at home to Falkland (210) by one wicket.

In Division 2a, relegation-threatened Maidenhead & Bray collected an important four-wicket home success against Tring Park 2nds.

Ewan Harris claimed 3-36 as Tring were restricted to 198-5, and skipper Kieren Gray's 52 helped Maids reach 199-6 with 15 balls to spare.

Maidenhead & Bray visit Chesham 2nds tomorrow.

Windsor's (171) relegation was all but confirmed after they lost by two wickets at second-bottom Marlow (172-8), despite the best efforts of Mark Lines (6-17).

Windsor host Kidmore End tomorrow.

Captain Don Pike made an unbeaten 70 and Mark Hayes (3-19) and Najib Khan (3-32) were in form with the ball as Boyne Hill 2nds (172-5) beat Wokingham 2nds (168) by five wickets.

Ali Baig (3-20) and Arjun Gandotra (3-21) impressed for Slough 3rds (160), but they went down by 28 runs to Cove 2nds (188).

Harry Barton struck 59 and Rohan Agrawal (3-11) and Ben Pulsford (3-27) were also in form as Farnham Royal (203-7) thrashed Falkland 2nds by 137 runs.

Farnham Royal host Finchampstead 3rds tomorrow.

Division 3b leaders Datchet 2nds (134-2) eased past Gerrards Cross 2nds (133) by eight wickets on the back of a super spell from James Dick (5-20) and an unbeaten 64 from skipper Tim Alldis.

Dan Ward cracked a wonderful 118 and Waqar Afridi grabbed 4-18 as second-placed Wraysbury (211) beat NPL (59) by 52 runs.

Wraysbury visit High Wycombe 2rds tomorrow.

Irtaza Shahzad took 3-29 and Farhan Qureshi made 44, but Taplow (179) lost to High Wycombe 3rds (203) by 24 runs.

Taplow are home to Burnham 2nds (74) – who lost by eight wickets to OMT (77-2) – tomorrow.

White Waltham remain second in Division 4a despite suffering a 132-run home trouncing at the hands of champions-elect Sonning.

Rahul Mohindru snared 4-41 as Sonning reached 242-5 in their 45 overs, but the hosts collapsed in reply and were bowled out for 110.

White Waltham visit Wargrave 2nds tomorrow.

North Maidenhead 2nds (186) are all but down after losing by three wickets to Bagshot 2nds (190-7).

In Division 4b, third-placed Stoke Green 2nds (200-9) beat Marlow 2nds (134) by 66 runs, while Cookham Dean 2nds (216-9) beat Harefield 2nds (183) by 33 runs.

Parminder Mangat (119) and Simon D'Ardenne (4-41) were the stand-out players for Cookham.

Division 5a table-toppers Taplow 2nds (163-5) beat Burnham 3rds (162) by five wickets, despite Sheryar Baig making 52 for the visitors.

Taranjit Singh blasted 119, but Wraysbury 2nds (285-8) lost by two wickets to Hayes 2nds (289-8).

Gurdip Lochab top-scored with 50 as Farnham Common (230-9) beat Kew 3rds (117) by 113 runs.

Farnham Common travel to Beaconsfield 2nds tomorrow.

In Division 5b, Will Cunliffe struck 50 as second-placed Maidenhead & Bray (120-5) all but sealed their promotion by beating nearest contenders Binfield 2nds (118) by five wickets.

Tom Bishop's 67 led Boyne Hill 3rds (168-4) to a six-wicket victory at Henley 3rds (167), but Slough 4ths (164-1) cruised past Aldershot 2nds (163) by nine wickets.

Openers Amman Raza (94) and Niranjan Shimoga (51no) both impressed for Slough.

Farnham Common 2nds sealed Division 6a promotion with a resounding 162-run victory at home to High Wycombe 4ths.

No. 9 Mohsin Ghazanfar blasted a stunning 87 not out, which allied to fine earlier knocks from Muhammed Shoaib (77) and Nafees Khan (54), allowed the hosts to post a monstrous 384-9.

Wycombe never looked like getting close and eventually closed on 222-9.

Umar Butt made 50 for White Waltham 2nds (190) in their 47-run defeat to Ickenham 3rds (237-2).

Second-bottom Windsor (199-8) went down by two wickets to Chiswick & Whitton 2nds (200-5), while basement side Farnham Royal 2nds' (159) miserable season went on with a 57-run reverse at Barnes Wild Geese (216).

Yusuf Chaudi (68) and Glenn Bucknell (4-49) were the stand-out performers for the tailenders.

In Division 7a, Maidenhead & Bray 3rds (226-9) beat Aldershot 3rds (182) by 44 runs, while Kuldeep Buttar's 66 guided Slough 5ths (252) to a convincing 104-run success against Binfield 3rds (148).

Datchet 3rds (250-4) kept their Division 7b promotion dreams alive with an excellent six-wicket triumph at home to OMT 2nds, Theunis Jackson (82) the star of the show for the hosts.

Burnham 4ths (206-6) went down by 196 runs after Hayes 3rds posted a mountainous 402-7.

Amandeep Singh blasted 88 for Stoke Green 3rds (269), but they lost by four wickets to Wooburn Narkovians 2nds (271-6).

Arindam Ghosh (109) and Raj Tiwana (90) made hay as Boyne Hill 4ths (306-6 from 40 overs) thrashed Finchampstead 5ths (144) by 162 runs.

Farnham Common 3rds (170-7) edged out Chalfont St Peter 2nds (168-8) by three wickets in Division 8b, and skipper Jonathan Gay made an unbeaten 50 to fire Cookham Dean 3rds (120-7) to a three-wicket success at home to Chenies & Latimer 2nds (118-5).

Division 9a pacesetters Datchet 4ths (73) slipped to a shock 95-run defeat at Sonning 3rds (168), but Karan Kaul's unbeaten 51 guided Slough 6ths (166-8) to a narrow two-wicket victory against Reading 4ths (165-5).

Opener Krish Goyal struck 55 as Maidenhead & Bray 4ths (193-6) lost by six wickets to Marlow Park (195-4), while in Division 9b, Windsor 3rds (215-7 beat OMT 3rds (172 by 43 runs).

Rob Hodgson (68no) and Chris Klompas (55) starred with the bat for Windsor.