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No joy for the Sunday XI

Sunday XI v. Leek Wootton

On Sunday 17th May Kenilworth played host to neighbours Leek Wootton in a 40 overs a side friendly fixture. The visitors batted first, youngster Jono Sparks (1 for 23 off 8) made an early breakthrough, Wootton made steady progress with Clifford making 32 at number 8. Kenilworth’s bowlers were all bowling a tidy line and length with opener Nick Moore 2 for 21 off 8 overs, first change bowler Michael Duckworth’s 3 for 23 0ff 8 the pick, colt Martin McKenna took 2 for 40 off 8, helped out by two smart catches by Neil Goodman and there was also a wicket for Geoff Edmunds 1 for 28. Keeper Mark Deeley took 3 smart catches behind the stumps as Leek Wootton finished on 176 for 9 off their 40 overs.

Kenilworth’s reply started well as openers  Jorjeet Singh 30 and young Danny Boneham 34 sharing a stand of 71, number 3 Neil Goodman held the innings together with a knock of 40, but with wickets falling around him, the Wootton bowlers Coachman 3 for 19, Clifford 2 for 18 and Homer 2 for 13 were to get their side the win by 26 runs, Kenilworth all out for 150 with 3 overs to spare.  

Sunday joy for Jorjeet Singh and the Sunday XI

Sunday XI v. Harborne II

After the late call off of the Club’s  away Sunday game away at Great Tew, Harborne travelled over to Kenilworth on Sunday 10th of May. Batting first Kenilworth lost an early wicket before opener Jorjeet Singh was joined by the reliable Chris Prophet (35) for a second wicket stand of 60. Young Danny Boneham added 19 whilst Singh went on to make a solid 63 (6×4 1×6) in Kenilworth’s total of 192 for 7 in their 40 overs. Hamzer with 2 for 40 off 8 overs and Davis 2 for 9 off 4 overs were the star Harborne bowlers.

Opener Clifford with a classy 64 got Harborne’s reply off to a fine start and were going well until all-rounder  Singh took two quick wickets and was well supported by opening bowler Nick Moore with a three wicket burst (3 for 37 off 8 overs). Young number 5, K. Singh for Harborne held the visitors together with a fine 52, before man of the match  Singh’s third wicket (3 for 42 off 8 overs and two catches) along with youngster Jono Sparks finished things off with the last two wickets. There was also a wicket for Clive Turner (1 for 26 off 8 overs) whilst evergreen Mark Deeley bagged three smart catches behind the stumps, as Harborne were bowled out for 177, Kenilworth winners by 15 runs.

Sunday XI v. Weoley Hill

Prophet and Nason see side home with a ball to go

In an exciting and nail biting finish the Kenilworth Sunday XI successfully chased down Weoley Hill’s 213-7 to win with one ball of the match remaining. Punn had made 47, Grant 45 and Bird 39 for Weoley Hill as Ali Peebles took 2-36 whilst James Nason, Chris Prophet, Danny Boneham and Turner each took a wicket for Kenilworth. In reply, Kenilworth reached 93-3 after Dave Howe had made 28 and Mark Deeley 24 before a match winning unbroken 4th wicket partnership of 121 runs between Prophet 79 not out (9 x 4’s) and Nason 51 not out (3 x 4) brought the side victory on the penultimate ball as they reached 214-3 in a very tense finish.



Sunday XI v Warwick

Two centuries hit in Sunday friendly

The Sunday match saw two centuries one from Kenilworth’s  Chris Prophet and the other from Warwick’s Bhatti but Kenilworth ran out winners by 21 runs in their 35 overs a side match. Kenilworth posted 207-3 as Prophet made 114 hitting 114 with 14 boundaries and three 6’s whilst old stager Mark Deeley made a solid 54 with 4 boundaries and a six whilst colt Danny Boneham chipped in 19. In reply, Bhatti made 115 for Warwick and Head 28 but their efforts were not quite enough as they ended the day on 186-5 after Ali Peebles rounded off his fine weekend as he took 2-35, George Boylin and Boneham a wicket each.

26/08/2013: Saturday 2nd XI v Ambleside

Kenilworth Win

Kenilworth went one better on the Bank Holiday Monday against Ambleside as the side snapped up the last wicket in the final over to give the side a well deserved 10 run win. Kenilworth had posted 194-5 thanks to Hitesh Moorthy who made 59, George Boylin 34 not out, Mark Deeley 23 and Dean Martin 22. Ambleside started well with Maik hitting 52 and Bassanich 41 but the Kenilworth’s bowling star was the reliable Geoff Edmunds who snapped up 6-32 from his tidy spell. Ali Peebles took 2-23 and George Boylin 2-28 as Kenilworth won the match with 4 to spare. Mark Stranks was in superb form behind the sticks as he claimed 6 victims – 4 stumpings and 2 catches.