Visiting Solihull Blossomfield for their inaugural Sunday Smash game in “The Hundred” format, Kenilworth won the toss and elected to bat first.
Openers Henry Curran and Louis Smithson took the crease, but Smithson’s innings was short-lived as he was caught by off the bowling of Khan for just 2. However, Curran held his ground and played a brilliant unbeaten innings, scoring 56 runs off 41 balls, including 9 boundaries.
The star of the batting lineup for Kenilworth was Quinn Bungard, who retired not out after reaching an impressive century. Bungard’s explosive knock of 106* came off just 49 balls and included 13 fours and 5 sixes. Chris Prophet (9*) was the only other batter needed for as KCC finished 178/1 from their 100 balls.
Boss’ captain, Cameron Steventon, led the reply with a brisk innings of 45 before he was bowled by Chris Prophet, who finished with figures of 2 for 18.
The hosts continued to lose wickets at regular intervals, thanks to Keeran Umashanker and Louis Smithson were the pick of the bowlers for Kenilworth. Taking three wickets for 20 runs, wand two wickets for 24 runs respectively. Matt Dadswell and Tom Skinner also chipped in with a wicket each as Blossomfield were bowled out for 123.
Sunday 4 June Kenilworth host Dorridge in the second week of the Sunday Smash League, 2PM start, all welcome.