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3rds maintain impressive run of wins

3rd XI v. Astwood Bank V

Kenilworth’s Third team entertained Astwood Bank Fifths for their Cotswold Hills League Division Six fixture on Saturday 5th August, looking to keep their winning run going.

Home captain Sam Leach won the toss and put the visitors into bat. Opening bowlers Pete Alty and Nick Moore had the Banks batsmen coming and going to and from the crease in quick time, the visitors slipping to 2 for 2 and in deep trouble at 7 for 5 in only six overs, Alty finished with an incredible 3 for 3 from five devastating overs, as his partner in crime Moore taking 2 for 9 from his five overs. Alty was replaced by fifteen year old Matt Dadswell, who also got amongst the wickets, with a bowling a tidy six over spell, taking 2 for 11. On debut young Will Machin bowled a tidy five overs, but it was his replacement Alex Cockburn who also got amongst the wickets, taking 2 for 17 from five overs. Cockburn also held onto two smart catches in the outfield. It was left to skipper Sam Leach (1 for 2) to take the final wicket, as Astwood Bank were skittled out for an under par total of 81 all out inside 33 overs. Only Neal with 15 and Hodson with 15 not out batting at eleven were in double figures for the visitors.

Kenilworth openers Ant Kerry and Geoff Hay went out after the tea interval, Hay was dismissed for 6 with the score on 21, Andy Dadswell joined Kerry at the crease, he and Kerry took the score to 57 before Kerry was caught on the mid wicket boundary for ten. Debutant Dean Machin joined Dadswell, the pair saw their side over the line, with Dadswell hitting the winning runs in the 23rd over, to finish unbeaten on 37 not out and Machin 8 not out. Kenilworth ending on 84 for 2 to win by eight wickets with ease.

Kenilworth take 21 points and extend their winning run to five matches in a row.

 

So close to hanging on but Dunlop win

2nd XI v. Dunlop Stars

 

Stranks x 2 and young Henry get the plaudits

2nd. XI v. Griff & Coton 1’s

On Saturday 8th July, Kenilworth’s second team hosted Griff and Coton 1’s for their Warwickshire Cricket League Division Seven fixture and secured a comfortable 9 wicket win.

Batsmen and Bowlers on form

3rd XI v. Kineton II

Kenilworth’s 3rd XI travelled to Kineton CC to play their second team for their Cotswold Hills League Division Six fixture on Saturday 24th June.

Kenilworth were invited to bat first and openers Uma Shanka and Ant Kerry got the visitors off to a great start, putting on 65 for first wicket.  Shanka the first man out for 23, Kerry was then joined by Andy Dadswell. After Kerry fell for 22, Ed Smith made a brisk 23, but Dadswell stayed firm and going on to make a fine 55 – his innings containing 8 boundary fours. He went onto put on 60 with number seven Ben Maney who made 24 including one big six. A late order cameo’s from Tom Skinner with 16 not out and Pete Alty 8 not out saw Kenilworth recording a season’s best total of 227 for 8 from their forty five overs. The main wicket takers for Kineton were Clarke with 3 for 40 from ten overs and Hendy with 3 for 33 from ten overs.
 
Kineton lost an early wicket in their reply, as the evergreen seamer Pete Alty returned superb figures of 2 for 15 from his ten overs. The hosts were in deep trouble at 31 for 5 as Alty’s new ball partner Ed Smith was in equally devastating form,  returning figures of 2 for 14 from seven overs. Kineton’s batsman never looked comfortable against the visitors attack, as Nick Moore with 2 for 44 and young seamer Matt Dadswell 1 for 24 off six overs took the visitors to the brink of victory. It was left to spinner Tom Skinner to take the last three wickets, as he recorded unbelievable figures of 3 for 2 off 4.4 overs. Kineton were all out for 107, as only Logan and Hutchings both making 18 recording a double figure score.
 
Kenilworth the winners by a huge 120 runs and collected the full 24 points.
 

 

Stranks and Alty blitz Aston Manor

2nd XI v. Aston Manor 3’s

On Saturday 10th June, Kenilworth’s second team hosted Aston Manor Thirds for their Warwickshire Cricket League Division Seven fixture.

Kenilworth batted first, opening pair Mark Stranks and Dan Horner made a solid start to their sides innings, both players found the boundary on regular occasions. When Horner fell, the pair had added a fine 86 in 17 overs, with Horner making 32. Further partnerships with Stranks by Ben Whidborne who made 29 and young Elliot Haynes-Sorrell with 19, but Stranks kept going and went on to make a brilliant hundred, eventually falling for 104 as Kenilworth posted a very decent 236 all out from their fifty overs. Rake starred with the ball for Aston Manor, taking an impressive 6 for 44 from 9 overs backed up by Woakes taking 2 for 32.
 
Aston Manor lost early wickets in their reply, slipping to 30 for 4, Woakes with 26 and Haseem with 13 added 31 for their sides fifth wicket, but they were to have no answer to the experience of seamer Pete Alty as he went on to single handedly destroy the visitors batting line up. The wily Alty finished with an incredible 8 for 36 from his 11.2 overs – a fantastic performance whilst skipper Geoff Edmunds took 2 for 8 as the visitors were shot out for only 75 in just 23.2 overs.
 
Kenilworth won by a massive 151 runs, collecting 24 points for their fine efforts.
 
The day belongs to Mark Stranks for a superb 104 and Pete ‘the destroyer’ Alty for an amazing 8 for 32, his career best. Well played lads.