Sunday ‘B’ XI v. Alvechurch & Hopwood
Kenilworth 187-9 (40 overs) beat Alvechurch & Hopwood 170-10 (38.1 overs) by 17 runs.
The Kenilworth Sunday side travelled to Alvechurch for their 40 overs a side friendly match and returned home 17 run victors in a close game. Batting first they posted 187-9 as youngster Shyaan Imam opening made 30, whilst veteran Steve Kelley showed his experience to hit 62 with Gareth Knights making 31 and youngster Louis Smithson 14. For Alvechurch, Rachman was the pick of the bowlers taking 4-23 whilst Ball, Perry and Grey each took a wicket.
Perry then led the way with bat for Alvechurch as he hit 68, followed by 26 from Caine and 24 from Edgehill but their efforts were in vain as the side fell 17 runs short and were bowled out for 170 with 11 balls left in what turned out to be tight finish and an entertaining game. Youngsters, James Sparks took 3-38 from his 8 overs and all rounder Imam 3-18 from his 6 overs for Kenilworth. The other wickets to fall were taken by Matt Dadswell, Dan Roden, Geoff Edmunds and Smithson in a good friendly game of cricket.