King Edward's School v WM

Wed 4th July 2018 at 14.15
KES won by 63 runs
Played at King Edward's School, Edgbaston Park Road, Birmingham, B15 2UA

Match Report

         Bright sunshine greeted the eagerly awaited match between XL WM and King Edward's School in the centre of Birmingham. KES won the toss and elected to bat with the openers Adam Hussein (26) and Varon Sinha (56), putting on 70 for the first wicket in 15 overs. The first 5 batsmen all scored freely and substantially with special note to Saihej Mangat being run out on 98. Wickets were shared between the XL bowlers as the school reached 263 in the 40 overs. After an excellent tea the XL innings commenced at 5:00pm reaching 42 for the first wicket in 7 overs with Matt Edwards hitting a fine 56. Wickets fell at regular intervals with the club reaching 200 for the loss of 8 wickets. Stand out bowling performance for the school was Tanay Kulkarni with 3 for 43 in his 8 overs.

Match Scorecard

WM XL Club  v King Edward’s School,  Birmingham
Played on: 4th July 2018 At:        School
                    Toss won by: KES  who elected to  first bat
Result:  KES won by 63 runs
1st Innings:    KES                            2nd Innings:   XL
1 Adam Hussein Lbw  M Edwards 26 1 Will Iles Ct ?            B T Kulkarni 14
2 Varon Sinha Retd [out] 56 2 Matt Edwards Ct R Sandhu  b H Sohail 56
3 Tanay Kulkarni Ct W Elvidge b W Iles 31 3 Shreyas Honnali C & b  T Kulkarni 2
4 Saihej Mangat Run out (Isles) 98 4 Awais Mohammed Ct   ?        b T Kulkarni 25
5 Adil Ali Lbw  A Robertson 30 5 Daniel Yeow Ct  ?      b J Taylor 15
6 Raj Sandhu Ct Shreyas Honnali b G French 4 6 Andy Robertson C & b   J Taylor 22
7 Suyach Poshakwale Not out 6 7 Will Elvidge Not out 20
8 Emil Ali Ct A Robertson b G French 1 8 Griegan French Ct O Hendrick  b A Hussein 11
9 Harris Sohail 9 Mike Weir Ct           b A Hussein 12
10 Oscar Hendrick 10 Daryl Bellfield Not out 2
11 Ben Andrews 11
Extras 11 Extras 21
Total 263 .Total 200
Wkts 7 Wkts 8
+ captain    † w/keeper   C = candidate/non-member
Bowling   Bowling
Bowler Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Bowler Overs Mdns Runs Wkts
A Mohammed 6 0 31 0 Raj Sandhu 2 1 12 0
A Robertson 8 1 44 1 Emil Ali 3 0 21 0
M Edwards 8 2 40 1 Tanay Kulkarni 8 0 43 3
D Bellfield 4 0 29 0 Harris Sohail 8 1 33 1
W Iles 6 0 47 1 Joe Taylor 6 0 29 2
G French 8 0 45 2 Oscar Hendrick 5 0 26 0
Adam Hussein 4 0 20 2
Adil Ali 2 0 4 0
Saihej Mangat 2 0 6 0
XL Club umpire: XL Club scorer: John Tunbridge