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Weather prevents probable victory

1st XI v. Barby

Rain ruined the chance of the Kenilworth’s first League victory of the season in their Warwickshire Cricket League Division 1 against table toppers, Barby and had to settle for a draw.

Kenilworth batted first and openers Guy Pearson 33 and Mike Watts 26 put on 41 for the first wicket. Neil Goodman then entered the fray and took control with the bat to smash a magnificent century as he made 105 hitting 8 x 4’s and 7 x 6’s in the process. Kenilworth  reached 227-9 off their allocated 50 overs. D. Scott took 3-31, C. Scott 3-50 and Watson 2-26 for Barby.

In reply, in declining weather conditions, Barby struggled to 136-7 in 29 overs with Gleghorn 81 not out holding their innings together, with Edom 18 the next highest score.

The Umpires brought an end to the game with 21 overs left due to the weather. Frustratingly, that saw Barby narrowly ahead of the required run rate to ensure they were awarded the winning draw albeit with only 3 wickets remaining after Kenilworth’s  excellent all round efforts.

Kenilworth’s pacy opener Matt Dargan produced his best bowling performance of the season for the side as he took 4-35 off his 12 overs, 5 of which were maidens whilst Gregg Peebles chipped in with 2-31 and Steve Rhodes 1-28.


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!

Baker goes bananas with the ball in easy win

2nd XI v. Fillongley

Kenilworth’s Saturday 2nd XI hosted Fillongley  on the 30th April for their opening Warwickshire Cricket League Division Eight East match of the season.

Fillongley won the toss and decided to bat first, with only opener Tarry, who made 30, posted a score of note, as the Kenilworth bowling tore through the Fillongley batting in style.

The star performer for Kenilworth was   Ian Baker, with a high class spell of seam bowling, returned stunning figures of 5 for 6 off ten unplayable overs as he ripped through the Fillongley side. He was well supported by young Freddie Davies who took 2 for 2 and veteran All Peebles not to be out done took 2 for 2, whilst the other wicket was taken by Jack Bennett with 1 for 30, as the visitors were skilled all out for 58 in 26 overs.

Kenilworth then blasted their way to a quickfire win as they reached 59-2 in only eight overs, with James Adamson 13 and Guy Pearson 18 the men out, Gregg Peebles with 17 not out and Tom Evans with 7 not out who hit a huge six into the field.

Kenilworth the winners by eight wickets. A great way for Seconds to start the season.

Kenilworth 24pts Fillongley 0pts.

Sunday joy for the Club

Sunday XI v Redditch

On Sunday 5th July, Kenilworth Sunday XI played host to Redditch CC in a 40 overs a side friendly and managed to complete the game and avoid the sharp burst of thunder, lightning and the heavy downpour of rain locally.

Redditch batted first, after the loss of an early wicket, number three Egan made 50 and Derreck batting at number 5  hit a solid 60, yet the innings was kept in check by Kenilworth’s bowlers Nick Moore with a tidy 2 for 26 off 8 overs, skipper Matt Bolshaw with 2 for 21, spinner Charlie Stranks 2 for 43 and youngster Jono Sparks 1 for 18. Three run outs accounted for the other wickets to fall as Redditch were bowled all out for 187 in the 39th over.

Kenilworth’s reply started with well with openers Danny Boneham and Gregg Peebles (39) putting  on 79 for the first wicket, then after a short stoppage for rain, Boneham was joined by Dan Horner (17) to add 43 for the second wicket, before  Boneham went on to make a fine 68 (6×4 1×6). However,  it was old boy  Ian Summers with 20 not out who won the match with a six and an over to spare on as the side reached 190 for 5. Tom Feylan with 3 for 57 off 8 overs was the most successful Redditch bowler. A great game of cricket played in the right spirit of the game, Kenilworth winning by five wickets.


Firsts continue to struggle as a team

1st XI v. Olton & WW

Kenilworth first team played host to high flying  and table topping Olton & West Warwick in their Warwickshire Cricket League Premier Division match on Saturday June 4th.

Kenilworth batted first and after a steady start at 65 for 1, the home side slipped to 90 for 5 then 124 for 7 but was once again steadied by in form opening bat and skipper Dave Edmunds as he showed his  pedigree  with a solid 56, whilst the reliable Jorjeet Singh made 28. Gregg Peebles made 20 and  number nine Mike Watts hit 26 not out as they  got the home side to 167 all out in the 49th over. Brookes with 4 for 28 off ten tidy overs and Trilloe with 2 for 39 off  his 10 overs doing the damage for Olton.

Olton reply began at a fast pace and were 78 for 1 after 10 overs. Opener Weaver with 56 (9×4) , Hawkins 32 not out and Webb with 31 got the visitors home by 7 wickets inside 23 overs as they easily reached 168-3. Kenilworth wicket takers were  Gregg Peebles with 1 for 35, Jorjeet Singh 1 for 51 and Ed Ruswa 1 for 61 as the search for the first win of the season goes on for the side as they remain firmly rooted at the foot of the table. Olton 24pts Kenilworth 3pts.