CRICKET: Barby’s weekend round-up

James Wynn Evans on his way to 37 before Saturday's game was abandoned for the storm    PICTURES BY MIKE BAKER
James Wynn Evans on his way to 37 before Saturday's game was abandoned for the storm PICTURES BY MIKE BAKER

Bank Holiday Monday winning draw for 1sts

Warwickshire Cricket League Division 1

David Watson was 64 not out when play was ended

David Watson was 64 not out when play was ended

Barby 1sts 111-0 (4 points)

Weoley Hill 1sts 0-0 (4 points)

Match Abandoned

Barby had reached 111-0 after 23.1 overs when heavy rain thunder and lightning forced the match to be abandoned with David Watson 64 not out and James Wynn Evans 37 not out, as both sides took four points each.

David Watson and James Wynn Evans running between the wickets in an opening partnership of 111 before the rain set in

David Watson and James Wynn Evans running between the wickets in an opening partnership of 111 before the rain set in

Warwickshire Cricket League Division 1

Barby 1sts 236-8 (17 points)

Four Oaks Saints 164-8 (7 points)

Barby 1sts winning draw

Barby gained a Bank Holiday winning draw against Four Oaks Saints after losing the toss and being inserted on a slightly damp surface after the thunderstorms of Saturday.

Barby found themselves on 79-4 after 20 overs and looking for a partnership from the Gleghorn brothers to gain the upper hand they added 46 before Tom Gleghorn after reaching his half century holed out to a fine catch at long on for 54. This brought the experience of Rob Field to the crease to partner Joel Gleghorn and they added 59 for the sixth wicket, before Joel fell for a well-made innings of 41 with the score on 184. Field then dominated a partnership of 38 with Dan Dury before he was bowled for 51 as Barby reached 236-8 after 50 overs.

Four Oaks started their reply in a sedate manner and were 34-2 after 13 overs. This brought Tom Wright to the wicket, who made 59 from 58 balls to bring Four Oaks back into contention for the win. He was out with the score at 115 after 30 overs. With opener Gregg Henderson making 66 a Four Oaks win seemed possible, only for Will Sinclair to be brought back into the bowling attack and take 3-31 to leave Four Oaks batting for the draw, which they achieved, finishing on 164-8 after 50 overs.

Warwickshire Cricket League Division 7

Barby 2nds 143-10 (3 points)

Weoley Hill 2nds 145-6 (20 points)

Weoley Hill 2nds won by 4 wickets

Barby 2nds ended their league season with defeat away at Weoley Hill 2nds. After losing the toss and batting first, Dom Craven 37, Charlie Seager 29, Mathew Nobes 17 and Gam Gurung 17 all made starts but failed to go on and make a substantial score as Barby were bowled out for 143.

In reply the Weoley Hill batsmen all chipped in with double figure scores as Gam Gurung bowled well to take 5-58, but it wasn’t enough to stop Weoley Hill reaching their target and finishing on 145-6 to win by four wickets.