RAIN curtailed Potterne's chances of building a competitive total and rescue Lechlade from a blistering early attack by Hampshire star Tom Alsop as Saturday's Premier One clash at The Grove was abandoned.

Having won the toss, the hosts chose to bat and Alsop raced to 50 in 55 balls, going on to reach 70 in 76 with Potterne at 138-1 in just 21 overs before the weather intervened.

Corsham were in early bother at 46-3 against title-chasing Clevedon, Andy Solomans taking 3-11 before the conditions forced a halt to their meeting at Station Road.

The Prem Two Glos/Wilts summit battle between Westbury and Goatacre fell victim to the elements for the second time this summer, while Burbage & Easton Royal's home appointment with Rockhampton was also cancelled.

A fine fielding performance from Biddestone had visitors Cheltenham at 62-1 after 22 overs, Dwaine Perry with the wicket, before their contest was abandoned while hosts Chippenham were 65-3 at home to Hatherley & Reddings before a halt was called.

In WEPL Wiltshire, Swindon could only reach 15-0 from 4.1 overs against Warminster before the conditions forced an early end to proceedings at the County Ground.

Struggling Marlborough had third-placed Marshfield at 45-4, David West and Paul Smith taking two wickets each, when their meeting was stopped.

Leaders Trowbridge declared their innings at 133-3 after 20 overs of their meeting against bottom side Great Bedwyn, but the elements ensured the reply never got started.

The matches between Calne and Purton and Royal Wootton Bassett and Devizes were cancelled without a ball being bowled.