ST Cross Symondians III put up a decent scrap to beat Gosport at Privett Park, making 253-6 after Kiwi Shaun McCarthy smacked 156 not out in Gosport’s 299-5.

St Cross need to beat Fareham & Crofton ensure they stay up in County 1.

Two points separate OTs & Romsey and Burridge going into the final round of County 2 games. Both are at home – OTs to Old Basing, and Burridge to basement side Mudeford.

Sway continue with an unblemished record, with 12 straight wins at the top of County 3 South.

They trimmed Fair Oak by 29 runs to remain nine points clear of Bishop’s Waltham, whose only defeat came against the New Forest side.

Andover II remain just ahead of Petersfield in County 3 North, while Parley boast a perfect 13/13 record having become County 4 South winners several weeks ago.