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Sunday League promotion despite defeat

Runs flowed and Runners Up spot secured

Kenilworth’s Sunday XI rounded off the Arden Sunday Cricket League Division 3 campaign with promotion despite their defeat to Divisional winners, Solihull Super Kings in a high scoring match.

 

Sunday XI v. Solihull Super Kings

Arden Sunday Cricket League – Division 3 – 40 overs a side

LOSE

Solihull Super Kings 287-10 (39.4 overs) (20 points) beat Kenilworth 244-9 (40 overs) (10 points) by 43 runs.

 

Despite being beaten by Divisional winners, Solihull Super Kings, by 43 runs Kenilworth secured second place in the table and gained promotion in their top of the table clash in their last Sunday League match of the season where the runs flowed in a high scoring match.

Super Kings posted 287-10 with Chana hitting 61, More 56 and Beniwal 50. For Kenilworth, Kapil Dubey took 2-31 and Tom Skinner 2-46 whilst there was a wicket each for Dan Horner, Louis Smithson and Matt Casey. Horner also took 3 outfield catches and a run out, of which there were three in the Super Kings innings. In reply, Kenilworth couldn’t quite keep up with the required run rate and ended the day on 244-9, despite George Baines posting 46 (9 x 4), Horner 43 (5 x 4), Casey 33 (3 x 4, 1 x 6) and Yash Joshi 28 (3 x 4). The side were rewarded for their fine season as Divisional runners-up and promotion for the 2022 season.

The final table is shown on the following link:

Arden Sunday Cricket League (play-cricket.com)

 

A stroll in the park for Shyaan!

Imam leads the Sunday XI to victory

Without an Arden Sunday League fixture, the Club’s Sunday XI entertained local side Coventry Ramblers in a 40 overs a side friendly and ended the day with a 7 wickets win.

 

Kenilworth v. Coventry Ramblers

40 overs a side friendly

WIN

Kenilworth 183-3 (31.3 overs) beat Coventry Ramblers 182-3 (40 overs) by 7 wickets.

 

The Sunday XI gained a comfortable 7 wickets win over Coventry Ramblers as they successfully chased down the Ramblers’ score of 182-3 after in-form youngster, Shyaan Imam, once again starred with the bat. He made a superb unbeaten 88 (12 x 4), sharing in a 79 runs 3rd. wicket partnership with Sam Leach, who made 38 (7 x 4) himself before Imam teamed up with Dhruv Vyas, with the pair adding a further 75 runs together to see Kenilworth to 183-3 with 8 overs to spare. Vyas made 20 not out (2 x 4) in his knock. Earlier, Ramblers’ Nabz had made 70 and Lynott 47 not out in their total as Kenilworth bowlers Matt Dadswell 1-20, Louis Smithson 1-21 and Thomas Best 1-48 took the wickets to fall. Yet, the day belonged to Imam with another impressive innings in Senior cricket. Well done, youngster!

 

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Sunday XI bounce back to winning ways to top the Division

A solid performance sees side lead ASCL’s Division 3

The Sunday XI chased down the hosts score with 4.4 overs in hand to win and lead Division 3 on a good weekend where all 4 sides claimed victories in their matches.

 

 

Sunday 1st XI

Kenilworth v. Hampton & Solihull

Arden Sunday League – Division 3 – 40 overs a side – W/L

WON

Hampton & Solihull 141-10 (3 points) (39.5 overs) lost to Kenilworth 142-4 (20 points) (34.2 overs) by 6 wickets.

 

The 1st. XI recorded another win that sees them remain table topping in Division 3 of the Arden Sunday Cricket League. Hampton had been bowled out for 141 with a ball of their innings remaining after having slipped to 64-8 but reached their score as Rollinson hit 60 and shared in a 9th. wicket partnership of 64 runs with number 10 Longe 18 not out after Mackey had earlier made 20 but they were the only batsmen to reach double figures. Kenilworth’s Matt Casey was on song with the ball, taking a fine and frugal 3-4 from his 8 overs of which 5 were maidens. Fellow spinner, Tom Skinner, snapped up 3-15 whilst Christian Mortlock took 2-35 with Jono Sparks involved in the other two wickets to fall, taking one and running out Hampton’s last man with Dan Horner pouching two catches behind the sticks. In reply, Kenilworth easily reached 142-4 in the 35th. over to claim victory as Horner made 23 (4 x 4) to kick start their innings off. George Baines 36 (4 x 4) then shared in a 43 runs 4th. wicket partnership with Jono Sparks before the latter teamed up with Dhruv Vyas 18 not out (1 x 4, 1 x 6) to share in a match winning unbroken 49 runs partnership as Baines completed his half century and end the day unbeaten on 50 (7 x 4) despite Rollinson taking 2-25 for the hosts, to give Kenilworth a deserved victory.

 

Sunday’s reports on a very sunny day

One win, One defeat

The Club managed to yet again get two sides out on an extremely sunny and hot Sunday afternoon that saw a defeat in the Arden Sunday League and knocked off top spot in the Division, whilst the side won their friendly match at home.

 

Sunday 1st XI

Kenilworth v. Bharat Sports

Arden Sunday League – Division 3 – 40 overs a side – W/L

LOSE

Bharat Sports 245-9 (20 points) (40 overs) beat Kenilworth 200-10 (38.3 overs) by 45 runs.

 

The 1st. XI slipped off top spot, albeit by only 3 points, in their Division 3 ASCL match following a 45 runs defeat to Bharat Sports who had posted 245-9 from their 40 overs with Wagle making 79, Shah 38 and Patel 20 for them. Kapil Dubey was Kenilworth’s most successful bowler taking 3-45, followed by Will Machin 2-18  and Jono Sparks 2-44 with Matt Casey and Charles Lamprecht each picking up a wicket. In the run chase, George Baines added 67 (9 x 4), Sparks 34 (5 x 4, 1 x 6), Shyaan Imam 30 (3 x 4) and Tom Skinner 14 not out for the Town but they were the only batsmen to reach double figues as the side were bowled out in the 39th. over for 200 as Rakesh took 5-32 and Nair 3-32 for the victorious hosts.

 

 

Sunday 2nd XI

Kenilworth v. Great Alne

40 overs a side friendly

WIN

Great Alne 166-7 (40 overs) lost to Kenilworth 167-1 by 9 wickets.

 

Kenilworth secured a 9 wicket win after restricting Great Alne to 166-7, despite Stanley making 74, Walters 42 and Chester 16. Yet, they were the only batsmen to reach double figures as Kenilworth’s junior, Anay Joshi, making his debut in Senior cricket took 2-7 and fellow youngster Sam Davis 2-35 with Sam Leach and Matt Dadswell taking a wicket each. Chris Prophet and Yash Joshi put on 94 for the 1st. wicket before Prophet departed after hitting 59 (6 x 4, 1 x 6). Joshi was then joined by Dhruv Vyas as the pair saw the side to the winning post and to 167-1 as Joshi ended unbeaten on 50 (3 x 4) and Vyas 34 not out (5 x 4, 1 x 6) with Birch 1-27 the sole Great Alne wicket taker.