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Wanderers too strong but Louis Smithson excelled with the bat

Louis on song with the bat


Sunday 21st. August


Kenilworth v. Leicester Wanderers

40 overs a side friendly


Leicester Wanderers 276-6 (40 overs) beat Kenilworth 215-5 (40 overs) by 61 runs.


Despite the Town side losing their friendly match, the day will be remembered for teenager Louis Smithson hitting 83 – his highest score in Senior cricket and opening the batting – replying to the Wanderers’ total of 276-6. Smithson hit 8 boundaries in his knock, the rest coming in singles and 2’s as he grafted away. Dhruv Vyas posted 39 and Joe Tate 31 in the Town’s total of 215-5 from their 40 overs. Earlier, Wanderers’ Tahir made 100 and Pranny 91 as Town’s Ethan Tate took 2-28 with a wicket each for Arun Joshi, Sam Leach and Tate as the Wanderers posted a stiff 276-6, which was out of reach for the Town batsmen.


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