Peebles stars with the bat and ball in the sun

Sunday XI v. Lubenham

Kenilworth’s Sunday XI hosted Leicester side Lubenham in a forty overs a side friendly on the 8th May at their Warwick Road ground.

Kenilworth opted to bat first and the loss of an early wicket saw the in form Guy Pearson to the crease with opening bat Gregg Peebles and they shared a quick fire partnership of 65 in six overs before Pearson departed for 30.

Chris Prophet then hit 44 and Dan Horner  20 gave  Peebles solid support who went on to make a hard hitting and delightful 95 (14×4 3×6) whilst added to that Tom Pope hit a very aggressive 38 at the end as Kenilworth made a fine 259-9 off their forty overs. Wright with 3 for 8 and May 2 for 48 the pick of the visitors.

When Lubenham’s reply got under way, losing two early wickets and slipping to 22 for 2, the 51 for 3 as opening bowlers Tom Pope 1 for 24 and junior Josh East took 2 for 26 before Dreyer with 37 joined opening bat Bradshaw 48 to add 64 for the fourth wicket.  Gregg Peebles rolled his over and was rewarded with 3 for 10 whilst spinner  Prophet claimed 2 for 5 as the visitors slipped from 114 for 3 to 132 all out as young Matthew Dadswell took the final wicket and end on 1 for 0 to see  Kenilworth home as the winners by 127 runs on a perfect summer’s day.

There are a set of very good photographs from the match on our Facebook GROUP page (as we have a GROUP page and another CLUB page) so if you are not members of either join them!

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