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Baines stars with the bat again

Sunday ‘A’ XI v. Offchurch


Kenilworth 227-4 (40 overs) beat Offchurch 167-10  by 60 runs


The 40 overs a side friendly at the Club’s Warwick Road Ground saw Kenilworth entertain Offchurch and come out 60 run winners on a glorious afternoon for cricket.

Talented youngster 15 year old George Baines starred with the bat hitting 17 boundaries as he made his second century of the season and retiring on 101. Matt Casey chipped in with 38 after Uma Umashanker opening fell for 13. Youngsters Keiran Umashanker 19 not out and Dan Barrie 13 not out took the side to 227-4 when the innings closed. For Offchurch,  P. Bambura took 2-44 and A. Bambura 1-19.

In reply, Offchurch could only post 167 all out despite good knocks from Hill who made 24 and from Harrison and Copping who both hit 22. The young Kenilworth bowling line up all performed well with ball. Patrick O’Reilly claimed a fine 4-26, brother Andrew O’Reilly 3-42 whilst there was a wicket a piece for Christian Russ, Henry Curran and Dan Barrie with Casey taking two catches in the outfield, on a day that cricket was the winner.


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