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Henry Curran made 63

Saturday 1st XI

The first XI hosted Earlswood 1s at Warwick Road. Kenilworth won the toss and elected to field first.

Kenilworth made a quick start with the visitors 11 for 2 early on. Fitzgerald and Cox however showed resistance with a 102 run partnership, Ben Cox top scoring for the away side with 67 from 120 deliveries. Fitzgerald made 63, the only other score in double figures was 10 from Colby Snipe. For Kenilworth, it was three bowlers in the wickets as Kumar took one for 16 and DPR 2 for 48. Stu Cope came away with the best figures of 3 for 25. Earlswood finished on 173 for 7 from their 50 overs.

Kenilworth, in reply, managed to chase the total with two overs remaining and eight wickets down. Henry Curran top scored with 63 from 99 which included seven boundary 4s. Joe Atkinson also contributed 43 opening the batting. For the visitors, Snipe took 1 for 37 and Mohamed 3 for 35. However, the outstanding figures were 3 for 10 from Ben Cox, taking a hattrick.

Kenilworth take 20 points from the game, taking them to 51 for the season so far


Saturday 2nd XI

The second XI travelled to Stockton Stars, with the home side winning the toss and putting Kenilworth into bat.

Wickets fell regularly as Kenilworth rached 119 for 9 off their 50 overs. Matt Casey top scored with 25, along with several other contributions in the teens. For Stockton, Boddapati and Pandya took one a piece, with Rizvi claiming two. Kansara came away with the best figures of 4 for 20 from his 12 overs.

Stockton chased the total in the 42nd over, 8 wickets down. After surviving a strong appeal, Raj Kumar scored 30 for the home side with the highest score of the day, Hardeep Ubhey was a close second with 28. Every one of Kenilworth’s 4 bowlers managed to claim a wicket. Matt Casey claimed a trademark one-fer as Josh Charlwood And Dan Hone both took two each. Sam Leach returned the best figures as he produced 3 wickets for 40 runs.

Kenilworth add 3 points to their total and slip to 9th in Division 6.


Saturday 3rd XI

The 3rd XI travelled to picturesque Temple Grafton in Cotswold Hills Division 4, Kenilworth won the toss and chose to bat first.

Colt, Ben Kelley scored his maiden senior fifty along with Nahian Syed scoring his first half century for the club as Kenilworth got to 217 for 3 off their 40 overs. Stephen Kelley and Huw Sullivan also contributed with 28 not out and 23 respectively. Paul Rowe and Mark Johnston claimed one wicket each, with Johnston also credited with a run out.

Temple Grafton chased the total with 6 and a half overs left. Russell made 77 not out and Piers Roberts a better than one a ball 83 as the total was chased just two wickets down. Gareth Knights and Anthony Kerry claimed a wicket each for Kenilworth.

Kenilworth take 6 points from the game and slip to 8th in the division.



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