Sunday XI v. Leek Wootton
40 overs a side friendly
Kenilworth 269-5 (40 overs) beat Leek Wootton 162-10 (39 overs) by 107 runs.
On the Club’s final day of this year’s most strange and shortened cricket season, Kenilworth’s Sunday XI entertained neighbours, Leek Wootton, in a 40 overs a side friendly match in front of a large crowd of supporters from both Clubs enjoying the last rays of the summer sun and closed the season off with a 107 run win following their defeat at Leek Wootton’s hands two weeks earlier, to share the local derby honours for September.
Kenilworth posted a stiff 269-5 off their 40 overs with openers, Dan Horner and Henry Curran, sharing in a 1st wicket partnership of 91 before Curran fell for 35 (4 x 4) and then Horner teamed up with Adam Huxford for the second wicket and they put on a further 96. Horner departed after making 67 (8 x 4) and then Huxford took control and made 85 (11 x 4). Youngster, Shyaan Imam, then added 25 towards the end of the innings. Leek Wootton’s Garman took 2-46, Lota 2-52 and Ward 1-25.
Replying, Leek Wootton’s openers put on 66 for their 1st wicket, with Elliott Haynes-Sorrell making 21 and Somerville 40. Numbers 3 and 4, Budd added a further 40 and Jenkins 15 but no other batsmen reached double figures afterwards and their run chase fell away once they were out. For Kenilworth, Sam Leach took 3-33, Tom Skinner 2-20 whilst there was a wicket each for youngsters James Sparks, Dan Roden and for Huxford and Horner with a run out accounting for the other wicket to fall, whilst Curran snaffled two outfield catches as the visitors were bowled out in 39 overs for 162.
A good game of well supported and enjoyable cricket brought the curtain down on a good and friendly season for both Clubs.
The Club thanks all those players, supporters and visitors who came to the Ground this season, to those who helped get the games on and those behind the scenes. Certainly, a season not to forget but to remember! One fortunately to even have actually taken place with some good performances and achievements from the players and most importantly, from the youngsters. Cricket was the Winner!
WELL DONE, ALL & THANKS for YOUR SUPPORT !!
Players from both sides arm/fist bump at the conclusion of the final match of the season: