St Albans slumped to an eight-wicket defeat to Shenley Village in Herts Division One on Saturday.

After winning the toss, St Albans batted first and Mohammed Asif Hussain was in excellent form as he scored 115. Phil Caley chipped in with 20 while Robert Goddard managed 24 in the side's total of 254 all out.

Shenley Village made short work of the run chase as they reached the target for the loss of two wickets in 39.4 overs. Only Mark Telkman and Uttam Vijender managed to take a wicket in the defeat.

St Albans Seconds lost by four wickets to Cheshunt in Division Four.

The team could only manage 187 all out from their innings. Cheshunt made them pay as they reached the target for the loss of six wickets in 48.4 overs to end the Saints' five-game unbeaten run.

St Albans Thirds lost their third successive match after a 73-run defeat against Tewin in Division Seven.

Tewin batted first and produced a solid innings as they finished on 192 for eight. Andrew Walker was the most effective bowler as he picked up five for 28 from 12 overs while Amit Rajani claimed figures of three for 43.

St Albans' reply got off to a poor start as they struggled to 59 for seven as only Stuart Murray (25) made any inroads. Michael Eames (21) and Steve Ferguson (27) came in down the order but the team were dismissed for 119 in 33.4 overs.

In Division 11 West, St Albans Fourths went down to a 14-run defeat against Langleybury Fourths.

Their opponents managed to score 170 for nine and St Albans fell short of the target as they were all out for 156 in 40 overs.

Harpenden eased to a 142-run win over Potters Bar in the Premier Division.

After winning the toss, Harp decided to bat first and the decision paid off as they managed to reach a total of 292 for eight.

Nick Lamb struck 47 while Daniel Blacktopp scored 53 before being run out. James Latham finished unbeaten on 80 while Will Jones chipped in with 34.

Potters Bar were always up against it and never really threatened the win as they were all out for 150 in 39.1 overs.

Ben Frazer was in superb form with the ball as he picked up seven wickets for 49. Lamb took two for two while Dan Wightman picked up the other wicket.

Harpenden Seconds earned their third consecutive win after a 91-run win over Sawbridgeworth Seconds in Division Three.

The side managed to run up a score of 247 for six while Sawbo were well short of the target as they were skittled out for 156.

Harpenden Thirds lost to Hertford Thirds by one wicket in Division Five.

Harp reached 195 for nine from their innings but Hertford chased down the total inside 38 overs.

The Fourths were held to a draw against Hertford Fourths in Division Eight.

Harpenden hit form with the bat scoring 282 for seven while Hertford were content to hold out on 145 for seven.

In Division 11 West, Harpenden Fifths earned a seven-wicket win over Redbourn Thirds.

Their opponents finished on 200 for seven and Harp had few problems reaching the target for the loss of three wickets in just 36.1 overs.

Harpenden Sixths slumped to a fourth successive defeat in Division 12 West after losing by six wickets to Leverstock Green Fourths.

Harp could only manage 140 for nine and Green cruised home for the loss of four wickets in 27 overs.