15.07.2018… Warks v Durham…

Bears v Jets

Edgbaston… Sunday July 15th…

Durham won by 18 runs

Ticket: £13 (Season Pass)

Attendance: 6,714

A second defeat at Edgbaston for the Bears in the space of 48 hours, and a second run chase of over 200…

More words to follow…

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Durham Race Towards 220…

Teams…

Birmingham Bears; Ed Pollock, Ian Bell, Sam Hain, Adam Hose, Colin de Grandehomme, Grant Elliott (cpt), Dom Sibley, Tim Ambrose (wkt), Jeetan Patel, Henry Brookes, Oliver Hannon-Dalby

Durham Jets; Tom Latham (cpt), Graham Clark, James Weighell, Liam Trevaskis, Paul Collingwood, Will Smith, Stuart Poynter (wkt), Ryan Davies, Nathan Rimmington, Imran Tahir, Chris Rushworth

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Colin de Grandehomme on a Six Spree as The Bears Fall Short…

Stats…

Durham Jets; Latham (58 – c Sibl;ey b Elliott), Clark (65 – c Hannon-Dalby b Elliott), Weighell (3 – c Patel b Elliott), Trevaskis (4 – c de Grandehomme b Hannon-Dalby), Collingwood (37 – b Brookes), Smith (34 – b Patel), Poynter (6 – n.o.), Davies (1 – n.o.)

Did Not Bat; Rimmington, Tahir, Rushworth

Extras; 6nb 6w 0b 0lb – 12

220 for 6 (20 overs)

Bowling; Brooke (4 / 39 / 1), de Grandehomme (4 / 55 / 0), Patel (4 / 39 / 1), Hannon-Dalby (4 / 47 / 1), Elliott (4 / 40 / 3)

FOW; 126 – 131 – 135 – 138 – 213 – 213

Birmingham Bears; Pollock (0 – c Davies b Smith), Bell (19 – c Trevaskis b Rimmington), Hain (95 – c Clark b Weighell), de Grandehomme (63 – n.o.), Elliott (1 – c Trevaskis b Weighell), Sibley (11 – n.o.)

Did Not Bat; Ambrose, Patel, Brookes, Hannon-Dalby

Extras; 4nb 2w 0b 3lb – 9

202 for 5 (20 overs)

Bowling; Smith (3 / 20 / 2), Rushworth (3 / 42 / 0), Weighell (4 / 30 / 2), Rimmington (4 / 36 / 1), Tahir (4 / 53 / 0), Collingwood (2 / 18 / 0)

FOW; 0 – 28 – 59 – 169 – 172

As usual, more pictures to follow on flickr…

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13.07.2018… Warks v Leics…

Bears v Foxes

Edgbaston… Friday July 13th…

Foxes won by 100 runs

Ticket: £13 (Season Pass)

Attendance: 8,295

A heavy defeat for the Bears on an overcast night at Edgbaston…

Grant Elliott won the toss and elected to field. What followed was a record T20 total from the Foxes of 229/5, one which left the Bears with an almost impossible task. Ben Raine top scored with 113, his century being reached from 41 deliveries…

The Bears never really got going with the bat, and spluttered to 129 all out from 15.2 overs, losing by 100 runs…

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Leicestershire Bat…

Teams…

Birmingham Bears; Ed Pollock, Ian Bell, Sam Hain, Adam Hose, Colin de Grandehomme, Grant Elliott (cpt), Dom Sibley, Tim Ambrose (wkt), Jeetan Patel, Henry Brookes, Oliver Hannon-Dalby

Leicestershire Foxes; Cameron Delport, Neil Dexter, Mark Cosgrove, Ben Raine, Colin Ackermann, Mohammad Nabi, Neil Eckersley, Tom Wells, Zak Chappell, Callum Parkinson, Mohammad Abbas

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The Bears Reply…

Stats…

Leicestershire Foxes; Delport (27 – c Hain b Hannon-Dalby), Dexter (14 – c Sibley b Brookes), Cosgrove (42 – c Hose b Elliott), Raine (113 – c&b de Grandehomme), Ackermann (2 – c Sibley b Hannon-Dalby), Nabi (11 – n.o.), Eckersley (10 – n.o.)

Did Not Bat; Wells, Chappell, Parkinson, Abbas

Extras; 2nb 6w 1b 1lb – 10

229 for 5 (20 overs)

Bowling; Brookes (2 / 40 / 1), Patel (4 / 33 / 0), Hannon-Dalby (4 / 48 / 2), de Grandehomme (4 / 53 / 1), Sibley (2 / 31 / 0), Elliott (2 / 22 / 1)

FOW; 42 – 43 – 185 – 207 – 210

Birmingham Bears; Pollock (25 – b Ackermann), Bell (5 – c Abbas b Raine), Hain (2 – c Chappell b Raine), de Grandehomme (20 – c Raine b Nabi), Elliott (6 – st Eckersley b Parkinson), Sibley (8 – st Eckersley b Parkinson), Ambrose (19 – c Nabi b Parkinson), Patel (11 – c Dexter b Parkinson), Brookes (9 – b Nabi), Hannon- Dalby (2 – n.o.)

Did Not Bat; None

Extras; 0nb 3w 4b 5lb – 12

129 all out (15.2 overs)

Bowling; Abbas (3 / 31 / 1), Nabi (2.2 / 13 / 2), Ackermann (1 / 7 / 1), Raine (3 / 28 / 2), Chappell (3 / 21 / 0), Parkinson (3 / 20 / 4)

FOW; 30 – 26 – 36 – 60 – 68 – 80 – 96 – 111 – 117 – 129

As usual, more pictures to follow on flickr…

08.07.2018… Warks v Yorks…

Bears v Vikings

Edgbaston… Sunday July 8th…

Birmingham Bears won by 8 wickets

Ticket: £13 (Season Pass)

Attendance: 10,395

An 8 wicket victory for the Bears with four overs to spare…

Yorkshire made a sub-par 157, much of the total being down to Gary Ballance’s contribution of 79 from 49 balls…

Ed Pollock did the early damage for the Bears, scoring 33 from the first over, eventually being dismissed for 39 from 14 deliveries. Ian Bell and Adam Hose then both made half centuries, on an afternoon where the temperature at Edgbaston topped 30 degrees…

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First Innings: Yorkshire Bat Through the Heat…

Birmingham Bears; Ed Pollock, Ian Bell, Sam Hain, Adam Hose, Grant Elliott (cpt), Colin de Grandhomme, Dom Sibley, Tim Ambrose (wkt), Jeetan Patel, Henry Brookes, Oliver Hannon-Dalby

Yorkshire Vikings; Adam Lyth, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Harry Brook, Garry Ballance, Jonathan Tattersall (wkt), Jack Leaning, Tim Bresnan, Matt Fisher, Azeem Rafiq, Steve Patterson (cpt), Jack Brooks

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Second Innings: Warwickshire Chase…

Stats…

Yorkshire Vikings; Lyth (0 – lbw Brookes), Kohler-Cadmore (7 – c Hain b Hannon-Dalby), Brook (20 – c Elliott b Brookes), Ballance (79 – c Ambrose b Hannon-Dalby), Tatersall (15 – b Sibley), Leaning (7 – b Elliott), Bresnan (10 – c Brookes b Hannon-Dalby), Fisher (17 – n.o.)

Extras; 0nb 1w 0b 1lb – 2

Did Not Bat; Rafiq, Patterson, Brooks

157 for 7 (20 overs)

Bowling; Brookes (4 / 39 / 2), de Grandhomme (3 / 28 / 0), Hannon-Dalby (4 / 37 / 3), P\tel (4 / 23 / 0),  Sibley (4 / 25 / 1), Elliott (1 / 4 / 1)

FOW; 0 – 28 –  28 – 71 – 86 – 114 – 157

Birmingham Bears; Pollock (39 – c Brooks b Patterson), Bell (50 – n.o.), Hain (6 – c Bresnan b Fisher), Hose (51 – n.o.)

Did Not Bat; Elliott, de Grandhomme, Sibley, Ambrose, Patel, Brookes, Hannon-Dalby

Extras; 4nb 6w 0b 2lb – 12

158 for 2 (15.5 overs)

Bowling; Fisher (4 / 56 / 1), Brooks (2.5 / 35 / 0), Bresnan (3 / 14 / 0), Patterson (3 / 25 / 1), Rafiq (3 / 26 / 0)

FOW; 55 – 75

As usual, more pictures on flickr…