The quartet all lost their round 15 matches, with Andover going down by 92 runs at promotion chasing Parley, where Shane Green (49) and Tom Saunders (52) top scored in the hosts 203-6. Andover rolled over for 111, with teenage spinner Spencer Savage taking 4-21.
Burridge lost by five wickets to Hursley Park after collapsing from a healthy 112-2 to 160 all out – a total Hursley polished off with Matt Branford (71 not out) improving on opener Tom Flynn’s 44.
Lymington suffered a 50-run home defeat by Fareham & Crofton, who boast a very healthy points per match average, even though through rain and covid call-offs they are no where near playing half their scheduled number of games.
Dan Wheble, with 32 and a 4-36 return with the ball, had a decent game for Fareham, who comfortably defended 191 (Tom Kent 44) by bowling Lymington out for 141, Jack Morris (38) and Tom Sykes (30) doing their best for the losers.
Table topping Havant, like Fareham & Crofton, have suffered only one defeat in their truncated summer. They were without a round 15 game due to Bedhampton’s prep-season withdrawal.
Sway warmed up for their meeting with Parley next week with a 33-run win at Alton, who chasing the visitors’ 239-8 were going nicely at 110-2 on the back of Ryan Hale’s 96 and an unbeaten 38 from Ellis Ballinger, teenage son of Julian. But the last seven wickets fell for 94 and Alton closed 206-9.
Earlier, Alex Hall (69) and Tim Noble (35) provided a sound start for Sway, who benefitted from an unbeaten 43 from Neil Prince to get them to 239-8.
An unbroken 86-run partnership between Sarang Urankar (79) and Freddie Oldfield (47) cemented Bournemouth’s 225 against Easton & Martyr Worthy, dismissed for 146.
Charlie Preston was the star of St Cross Symondians’ five-wicket win over near neighbours Compton & Chandler’s Ford. He took 6-28 with the ball as CCF were bowled out for 170 (Liam Palmer 38) and then made an unbeaten 30 to help Blair Brown (41) chase down the runs.
Longparish were well placed at 131-2 (Scott Sturt 45) and later 172-4, but lost heir last six wickets for 25 runs and were 197 all out against Portsmouth II, who won by five wickets.
The ever promIsing Matt Shaw and Indie Chakrabarti made half-centuries for Portsmouth, while the exciting Matt Walton took 4-25 for the city slickers.