A poor batting performance proved costly for Old Albanians as they were beaten by 44 runs against Redbourn in Herts Cricket League Division Two.

OA restricted their opponents to 144 for nine from their 53 overs but their reply was halted on just 100.

Old Albanian Seconds defeated Southgate Adelaide Seconds by 125 runs in Division Seven while the Thirds overcame Redbourn Thirds in Division 11 West.