Local derby win

Kenilworth Sunday XI ‘A’ v. Kenilworth Wardens Development XI


Kenilworth Wardens Development XI 157-5 (35 overs) lost to Kenilworth Sunday XI ‘A’ 158-6 (32.1 overs) by 4 wickets


The Club managed to get two sides out on a Sunday again. The hosted local neighbours Kenilworth Wardens in a 35 overs a side friendly match who batted first posting 157-5 with Swift, 47 and Singh 45 sharing in a 73 run 5 wicket partnership. There was a wicket a piece for James Sparks 1-14, Christian Mortlock 1-12, Matt Dadswell 1-7 from 4 overs, Dan Barrie 1-33 and Andrew O’Reilly 1-12.

Chasing, youngsters Shyaan Imam and Will Machin shared in an 83 runs 2nd. wicket partnership to get the side off to a solid start. Imam hit 6 boundaries in his knock of 38, whilst Machin went onto make 41, also hitting 6 boundaries. Father and son duo of Andy Dadswell made an unbeaten 22 (2 x 4, 1 x 6) and son Matt 26 (5 x 4) as they teamed up and put on 44 together for the 6th. wicket to take the side close to the win. Kenilworth successfully passed the winning post in the 33rd. over as they reached 158-6.


Spinners and Sellar on fire

Kenilworth Sunday XI ‘B’ v. Ashorne


Ashorne 164-9 (40 overs) lost to Kenilworth Sunday XI ‘B’ 165-6 (35 overs) by 4 wickets


Kenilworth travelled to Ashorne for their 40 overs a side friendly and returned home with a 4 wicket win.

Ashorne batted first and posted 164-9 with Wilcock hitting 57, Shinwell 19 and Howells 15. Spinners Tom Skinner took 4-28 and Charlie Stranks 3-25 whilst Connor Shingler chipped in with 1-10 and colt Keiran Umashanker 1-31. James Sparks took two catches and Vee Joshi a swift stumping. In reply, Kenilworth started well with George Baines hitting 32 and Yash Joshi 27, Umashanker made 16 but it was left to Adie Sellar to steer the side to the win with 5 overs to spare as he made an unbeaten 51, hitting 8 boundaries as the side reached 165-6.


Firsts lose

1st. XI v. Standard


Standard 222-10 (44.1 overs) beat Kenilworth 93-10 (25 overs) by 125 runs (DL method)


The Club’s 1st XI travelled to Standard in their 45 overs a side League match only to be heavy 125 run losers in a rain affected match as the DL method was applied.

Standard were bowled out for 222 in their last over of their innings as Will Hawker hit an impressive 77 whilst Tom Kidd chipped in with 27, Miller 22, Vaughan 22 and Leybourne 21 in a solid team batting performance. Darius Potten-Ravenshad was the pick of the Town’s bowlers taking 4-40 from his spell, whilst youngster Jono Sparks took 2-32,  Joe Atkinson 2-34 and Connor Shingler 1-23.

Kenilworth lost early wickets and then a few overs to the rain. Wickets continued to fall in the reduced run chase but were out of sorts. Matt Casey made 23, Tom Booker  20 and Stuart Cope 12 but they were the only batters to reach double figures as the side were skittled out for 93 in 25 overs. Kidd took 4-38 Patel 3-16 and the Fox brothers both 1-24 in a very comfortable win for the hosts.

A local photographer – CnC 747 – took an album of images of the match that has been uploaded onto the Club’s Facebook page (with their consent) and on our FB Members Group. 250 plus images.

Many thanks.

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Seconds lose

2nd. XI v. Standard 2’s


Kenilworth 182-6 (45 overs) lost to Standard 184-4 (35 overs) by 6  wickets


Despite a classy 78 from Mark Stranks who hit 9 boundaries, 26  from Adam Huxford and 13 from Will Sheehan their efforts were in vain as Standard easily reached 184-4 with 10 overs in hand. Sawbridge took 3-30, Leybourne 2-39 and Thornton 1-21 for the visitors as the Seconds posted 182-6 in their 45 overs.

Replying, Standard were in total control as Leybourne hit 67 and Keates 39 despite the best efforts of Sheehan who took 1-15, Christian Mortlock  1-16 and 1-27 from both Jack Howard and Tom Skinner as the side look for their first victory of the season.


Thirds lose

3rd. XI v. Leek Wootton II


Kenilworth 153-10 lost to Leek Wootton 154-4 by 6 wickets.


The 3rd’s travelled the short distance to neighbours, Leek Wootton, only to return empty handed as they lost by 6 wickets.

Kenilworth posted 153-10 with Ed Smith left stranded on 45 not out after hitting 9 boundaries after Dave Smithson had scored 28, Will Thompson 23 and Yash Joshi 15 as Dart took 3-52, Jenkins 2-19, Alison 2-13, Kumar 2-17 and Lota 1-17 for the hosts. In reply, Somerville made 67 for Leek Wootton, Alison 27 and Jenkins unbeaten on 15 as they easily reached the winning post with 13 overs to spare ending the match when they reached 154-4. Thompson took 1-13, Matt Dadswell 1-23, Smith 1-30 and Will Machin 1-38 for Kenilworth.