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Nayeem’s all round skills sets up a crucial final match for the side

1st XI v. Fillongley

WIN!!

On Saturday 1st September, third placed Kenilworth travelled to second placed Fillongley for their penultimate Warwickshire Cricket League Division One fixture in a win/lose match of crucial importance for both sides.

Kenilworth came out winners and now move into the runners-up spot temporarily in the Division meaning that next week’s match against Nether Whitacre will determine whether they, Highway Spartans or Fillongley ultimately finish second in the Division.

Kenilworth won the toss and asked Fillongley to bat first, openers Carty with 19,and Revell 28, put on 50 for the first wicket, when Adie Sellar caught Carty off the bowling of Muhammad Nayeem. Three more wickets for the visitors, saw Fillongley on 91 for 4, the game well poised. Nayeem was wreaking havoc now, running through the home side’s batting, now they were 117 for 6, Kenilworth in control of the game. The home side rallied, as number three batsman kept his cool, along with number eight Hammond, began to get their side back in the game, they went on add 95 together for the seventh wicket, Hammond out for 42, Shelding finishing on 80 not out, Fillongley ending on 226 for 8 from their fifty overs.

The bowling honours for Kenilworth went to Muhammed Nayeem, who took a brilliant 6 for 45 from ten overs, there was also a wicket for Sunny Ahmed, taking 1 for 35.

Kenilworth had a disastrous start in their reply, 0 for 1, 9 for 2 then 15 for 3, as home bowler Gardener ripped out the Kenilworth top order. A fourth wicket falling with the score on 44, the visitors in a heap of trouble. Skipper Pete Magafas and seamer Nayeem began to repair the damage, the pair went on to add 79 together for the fifth wicket, when Nayeem was out for a blistering innings of 56 (10 x 4 & 2 x 6), the visitors now 123 for 5, the game in the balance, a lot now on skipper Magafas, but he held his nerve, along with Sunny Ahmed with 22,  hitting a fine 70 (9 x 4 & 2 x 6), when he was out, his side were almost home, Kenilworth 216 for 7, Jorjeet Singh (16 not out) and Steve Rhodes (6 not out) saw their side home with five overs to spare, Kenilworth ending on 227 for 7 in 45 overs.

The promotion race all to play for with one game to go, Kenilworth second after collecting 20 points.

 

1sts scrape home by their fingernails to record 2nd win of the weekend

1st XI v. Studley

BANK HOLIDAY LEAGUE MATCH – 27.08.2018

WIN !!!!

The 1st XI nearly disastrously threw victory away after earlier bowling Studley out for 132 in their 50 overs a side Bank Holiday Monday Warwickshire Cricket League Division 1 clash at the Warwick Road Ground on 27th August.

The side had seemingly been coasting with ease to the target as Tom Booker made 53 (6 x 4) as he shared in a 44 run 5th wicket partnership with young Henry Curran that had taken the side from 66-4 to 110-5.

However, after Booker departed the side wobbled to 124-6 with only 9 runs needed, then two wickets fell with the score on 127 and then to 131-9 with two runs still required, losing the last 4 wickets for 7 runs as Studley’s Jack Williams ran through the tail to set in some panic with a fine 4-9 off 4 overs with the last 3 batsmen out for nought. However, Curran had remained steadfast to hit a composed unbeaten 32 (4 x 4) and it was a wide that gave Kenilworth victory by the narrowest of margins in the 40th over of their innings much to the side’s relief. Rhodes chipped in with 2-23 and a wicket each for Regan and Moore for Studley.

Studley had had Williams who hit 68 earlier to thank for reaching their score as Taylor with 16 was their next highest score. Curran had taken 3-36, Jorjeet Singh 2-16 off 8 overs, Steve Rhodes 2-22. There was a wicket a piece for Jono Sparks and Joey Poole whilst Darius Potten-Ravenshad, although wicketless, only conceded 23 runs from his 10 overs spell. Keeper Booker took two catches behind the stumps.

The win currently moves the side into 3rd. place in the Division, 6 points ahead of 4th place and only 4 points behind Fillongley who are in 2nd. spot with only two win/lose games remaining and 40 points on offer. The runners up spot could be determined next weekend as both sides meet.

In brief, Studley 132-10 (5 points) Kenilworth 133-9 (20 points).

The latest WCL League tables can be found at http://www.warcricket.org/wcl2018/tables.php

 

2’s win with ease thanks to Edmunds, Horner, Elliott and Casey’s efforts.

2nd XI v. Coleshill

BANK HOLIDAY LEAGUE MATCH – 27.08.2018

WIN !!!!

The 2’s recorded their 2nd win of the weekend after bowling out the hosts for 141 as Geoff Edmunds took a fine 5-15 off 8 overs in their Warwickshire Cricket League Division 7 Bank Holiday Monday encounter at Coleshill.

Edmunds bowled Paul Jones for 44, whilst M. Jones had made 33 and Peachey 23 for Coleshill. Matt Casey took 2-24 off 9.4 overs, Chris Beach 2-39 from his 12 overs and Tom Skinner 1-30. Edmunds snapped up the last 3 wickets to fall with the batsmen making only 0, 2 and 0 as catches were held by the side. There was a stumping for Dan Horner.

In reply, Kenilworth eased to an 8 wicket victory inside 28 overs as Elliott Haynes-Sorrell hit an unbeaten 59 (7 x 4) and Casey 34 not out (6 x 4) shared in a 81 run winning partnership after opener Horner had posted 30 (4 x 4). Denham and Islam took a wicket each for Coleshill.

The win, the 7th of the season, consolidates their mid table position

Coleshill 141-10 (1 point) Kenilworth 142-10 (20 points)

 

Horner and Sparks guide side to victory with ease after bowlers’ earlier efforts

2nd XI v. Griff & Coton 1’s

WIN!!!!!

On Saturday 25th August, Kenilworth’s second team travelled to bottom side Griff and Coton 1’s for their Warwickshire Cricket League Division Seven fixture.

After a delayed start due to rain, the match was reduced to 47 overs per side.

Kenilworth asked the home side Griff and Coton to bat first, two early wickets for Johnny Mortlock had the home side on the back foot, the home side were unable to get on top of the visitors bowling, only number six Lawlor with 45 not out had any answer to the Kenilworth bowling. Griff finished on 131 for 6 from their forty seven overs. Wicket takers for Kenilworth were Johnny Mortlock with a miserly 2 for 2 from six overs, Chris Beach 2 for 38 from twelve overs and 1 for 29 from twelve overs from  Matt Casey.

Kenilworth lost opener Matt Casey in the second over, the visitors 0 for 1. Elliot Haynes Sorrell joined Dan Horner, but he fell for 16, the visitors now 22 for 2. Jono Sparks joined Horner now, together the pair got their side on track, both players looked confident at the crease, they were in fine form, punishing anything short or wide, together they went on to see their side home in the 30th over, putting on 113 unbroken together, Kenilworth finishing on 135 for 2 to win comfortably by eight wickets. Dan Horner unbeaten on 62, his innings with 8 x 4, Sparks unbeaten on 46. Lawlor and Stephens with a wicket apiece for Griff.

Kenilworth take 20 points, staying in a comfortable mid table position with three games to go.

 

 

Side lose despite posting 319 in a day for the batsmen

1st XI v. Moseley Ashfield

LOSE!

What a run fest!!!!

On Saturday 18th August, Kenilworth’s First team travelled to leaders Moseley Ashfield for their Warwickshire Cricket League Division One fixture at their small ground with over 600 runs being scored in a remarkable match.

Put into bat, Kenilworth’s openers Dave Edmunds and Chris Prophet put on 38 for the first wicket, Edmunds out for 16, the visitors lost a second wicket with the score on 38. Sunny Ahmed joined Prophet, these two soon got their side on the move, both players finding the boundary on many occasions, the pair putting on a brilliant 140 run partnership together in 24 overs. Prophet was the third wicket to fall, not before he had made a fine 74 (15 x 4), Kenilworth 178 for 3 then 223 for 4 when Sunny Ahmed was out, but he completed an outstanding century, finally out for 105 (15 x 4 & 2 x 6). His dismissal only bought Muhammed Nayeem to the crease in the 42nd over, what followed in the next eight overs was total carnage, Nayeem went on to smash an extraordinary 80, his innings containing 10 x 6 and 2 x 4, including some absolutely massive hits. Kenilworth posted a very decent 319 for 7 from their fifty overs. For Ashfield, Hall and Baker took two wickets apiece.

The home side went out looking for a fast start in their run chase, Nayeem had Thomas caught behind by Dan Horner for 0, this early wicket though didn’t inspire the visitors bowling unit, as the home side’s opener Pemberton and number three Paull started to punish the visitors attack, these two putting on over hundred together in quick time, punishing some wayward bowling. Khalid joined Paull when Pemberton was out for 63 off the bowling of Joey Poole. Pemberton continued to hammer the visitors bowling, going on to compile a brilliant century, Henry Curran eventually taking his wicket, not before he made 158. But Khalid with 46 not out and Kinsella 21 not out saw their side home, finishing on 323 for 3 with four overs to spare. Nayeem 1 for 50, Poole 1 for 54 and Henry Curran 1 for 55 the wicket takers for Kenilworth.

Kenilworth take five points, but slip to fourth in the league.