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Henry Curran made 49 for the 1st XI

Saturday 1st XI

Kenilworth hosted RM CC at Warwick Road with the home side winning the toss and electing to field.

With earlier rain the overs were initially reduced to 38 a side with RM CC making 179 for 7. Asfar Ali made 56 for the visitors and Gaurav Kumar was unbeaten on 27 at the end. Waj Chohan was back in the wickets for Kenilworth taking 2 for 27, with DPR and Matt Casey also taking one a piece. The best figures came from Joe Atkinson, who returned 3 for 33 off his 8 overs before another downpour cut the innings slightly short.

Kenilworth were set a revised target of 121 from 20 overs, as the threat if rain still lingered over the ground. The Ks were off to a slow start, finding themselves 24 for 3. However, excellent knocks from Henry Curran making 49 and Chohan making his second consecutive half century took the side home 4 wickets down with an over to spare. For the visitors, Usman took 1 for 22 and Khan 2 for 31.

Kenilworth claimed a 6 wicket victory, taking 20 points and go 9th in the table.


Saturday 2nd XI

The second eleven were due to play Coventry and North Warwickshire away, however this was abandoned without a ball bowled due a wet wicket.

Saturday 3rd XI

The third eleven travelled to Fladbury in the Cotswold Hills division 4, the home side won the toss and elected to field.


Kenilworth made 145 from their 40 overs, with Ben Kelley and Krishna Alluri top scoring with 31 each. For the home side, who used 7 bowlers, the wickets were spread between just 4 of them. Scorer and McOmish both took one a piece and Mytton claimed 2 for 32, whilst the best return came from Gutierrez with 2 for 26.

In reply, Fladbury chased Kenilworth’s score 1 down, securing a 9 wicket win. Prudden made 59 not out and Saunders, who was run out by Matt Dadswell , made 67.

Kenilworth take two points from the game.


Sunday XI

The Sunday side hosted Bedworth in a friendly, Kenilworth won the toss and elected to bat.

Kenilworth were 40 for no wicket before collapsing to 86 all out. Joe Tate made 24 and Shyaan Imam 21 and were the only two batters to reach double figures. For the away side Dosanjh and D. Ashby both claimed one as A. Ashby took 2 for 14. Standout performer however was Spacey, returning an impressive 5 for 14.


At halftime it was evident the total set was well below par, however a monumental effort meant that Kenilworth successfully defended the total, bowling the away side out for 77. Spacey high scored with 20 for Bedworth, on top of his earlier five-fer. For the Ks, Keshvala and Imam both claimed one a piece and Manni Toor returned 3 for 13 off his seven overs. However a second match 5 wicket haul courtesy of Babu meant Kenilworth came away as winners by 9 runs.


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