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1st XI Home vs Warwick CC 1st XI

With rain around and a delayed start, Warwick won the toss asked Kenilworth to bat first, the match starting as 35 overs per side.

Sonu Kumar (42) and Joe Atkinson (22) contributed to a string start for the hosts as they found themselves 79-1 after just 8 overs, however they were both amongst a cluster of wickets as Kenilworth fell to 84-4. The second 50 partnership of the innings belong to Henry Curran (34) and Adam Huxford (31) as they helped guide the lower order to a respectable 193-9 from their 35 overs.

Warwick were reduced to 13-2 early thanks to opening spells from Waj Chohan (2-18) and Steve Rhodes (1-24) and a position where they never found themselves back ahead of DLS par. Kenilworth continuing to take wickets at key times with on Bagri reaching 20 for the visitors. Stu Cope and Joe Atkinson also taking a wicket a piece and a direct hit run out for Quinn accounting for the other wicket, the rain returned and Warwick were 109-6, 25 behind par as Kenilworth win.

1st XI earn 20 points and remain 9th in  WCL Division 2.


2nd XI Away vs Stockingford CC 1st XI

Stockingford won the toss and asked Kenilworth to bat first, in a rain reduced game of 40 overs per side.

Kenilworth found themselves in trouble early losing 4 of their top 5 for under 10, performances from Dave Smithson (40) and Babu (65) and captain Charlie Stranks (30) helped guide the visitors to 201 all out in the final over.

The second innings was a nail-biting affair with wickets for Babu (2-23), Ben Clark, Louis Smithson and Tom Skinner. With Stockingford needing 12 from the final over, Tom Best managed to strike with the final ball of the innings as Kenilworth won by 4 runs in a close contest.

Kenilworth take 20 points and climb to 4th in WCL Division 7 East.


3rd XI Home vs Alvechurch & Hopwood CC 4th XI

The 3rd XI won the toss asked their visitors to bat first.

Alvechurch and Hopwood made a strong start until the introduction of spinner Matt Bain, who ripped through their order to return impressive figures of 5 for 43 from 8 overs. The visitors limping to 139-8 form their 40 overs. Joe Tate (2-23) and Sam Davies (1-20) the other wicket takers as Evans (43) top scored.

There were scores for Will Thompson (41), Keeran Umashanker (32) and Joe Tate (28*) as Kenilworth chased down their target in 26 overs for the loss of 4 wickets, as the 3rd XI continue their impressive run this season.

Kenilworth take 19 points and drop to 2nd of the CHL division 5.



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