Campden Vs Kenilworth
May 21st, 2017
The weather was on our side yesterday, the rain held off and meant we were one of the few teams to get a game in. Kenilworth loss the toss and Campden elected to bowl first. S Groves and S Nicholls opened the bowling, each taking a wicket. J Groves and D Moore JNR both came on as first change and the wickets started to fall, J Groves taking 2 and D Moore JNR taking 3. J Lindner bought Kenilworths innings to a close, taking an impressive 3 wickets. A superb effort in the field from Campden, both S Groves and D Moore JNR taking 2 notable catches, as well as Captain I Harrison taking a catch behind the stumps. With Kenilworth all out, Campden required a total of 154 to win.
S Nicholls and D Moore JNR opened the batting, with S Nicholls not wasting any time striking 4 off the first ball of the game. A strong partnership started to build between J Groves and D Moore JNR increasing the run rate in no time at all. D Moore JNR looked in fine form, getting a quick fire 42 followed by an experienced and skillfull 42* from D Moore SNR. R John took to the crease and steadied the ship with a solid 12 leaving the game wide open for the Captain, Leader, Legend to take the glory and hit the winning runs.
Great win to get 19 points, leaving us 4 points clear at the top of the table. Looking forward to next weeks fixture against Ashton - Under - Hill.