CANON Frome’s game at Halesowen thirds survived the wet weather but they returned with just two Worcestershire League Division Five points.

At Earls High School, Halesowen inserted the visitors in a match reduced to 36 overs and restricted them to 139-8.

Their hosts lost five wickets in just 33 overs in passing the total with 144-5, thanks to 64 not out by Simon Walker.

Halesowen moved to the top of the table ahead of West Malvern.

With other games abandoned without a ball being bowled, Stourbridge Social thrashed Romsley and Hunnington by 10 wickets in Second XI Division Three, making 108-0 in reply to 104 all out.

The Second XI Knock-out Cup final between Redditch and Belbroughton was played at Ombersley in mid-week.

Redditch, through Noman Choudary’s 89 not out, totalled 159-6 from their 15 eight-ball overs. Choudary then claimed 4-30 to cement the man-of-the-match award as Belbroughton ended on 144-8 to lose by 15 runs.