Chester Boughton Hall will feel confident of heaping more misery on out-of-form Oulton Park when the two Premier League sides meet on Saturday.

Park had an excellent start to the season but have fallen away alarmingly in recent weeks, losing five consecutive matches to slip to seventh.

Will Owen’s Hall are moving in the opposite direction after completing back-to-back league wins and sit fourth, albeit some 80 points behind runaway leaders Timperley, who are hot favourites to sew up the league title.

Didsbury felt the force of Hall’s bowling attack last week as Jack Williams took 4-20 before Warren Goodwin’s 58 not out steered Owen’s side to a victory target of 131.

Jamie Crawley’s 96 then inspired Hall to a 75-run Cheshire Cup win over Timperley 24 hours later and skipper Owen said: “Winning builds momentum and our league and cup double last week really spread the feel-good factor.

“Having Harry Killoran and Lee Dixon back in the side makes a big difference and we’re really excited now about the second half of the season.

“Jamie Crawley’s availability should be good for the next few weeks too and we’re at last beginning to get our strongest side out.

“The contributions are being spread across the side too, which is really healthy.

“At Oulton Park we’re up against our old friend Danny Leech. He’s an experienced guy who will have a detailed game plan about how to play us. It’ll be a good battle.”

Leaders Timperley face a tricky trip to Alderley Edge, while Toft head to Bramhall and Cheadle host Nantwich.

Neston head to Marple and Didsbury entertain Grappenhall.

Upton look to get back on the Division One promotion trail when they host Bollington.

Tom Marsland’s side were frustrated in a draw at Widnes last week and having lost the previous week, they will be keen to regain the momentum which has taken them into the two automatic promotion spots.

It’s a different story for winless Barrow, who are 60 points adrift of safety and need wins quickly, starting with their home clash with Stockport.

Other Division One fixtures: Davenham v Bowdon; Hyde v Sale; Macclesfield v Oxton; Urmston v Widnes.

In Division Two, Alvanley can give their promotion hopes are further boost if they win at Northwich.

Chris Charles’ outfit moved into fourth with last weekend’s win over Christleton, Mike Rowlands (75) and Andy Bennion (42) both in the runs.

Christleton host Runcorn, while Tattenhall will be looking to build on last week’s win over Weaverham when they host in-form Romiley.

Other Division Two fixtures: Hale Barns v Warrington; Lindow v Weaverham; Mobberley v Brooklands.

In the Chester Cricket League, Saughall host Tranmere Victoria seconds, Westminster Park go to Wistaston Village while Chester County Officers host Aston.