Month: July 2017

28.07.2017… Leics v Durham…

Foxes v Jets

Grace Road… Friday July 28th…

Jets won by 6 wickets

Ticket: £10Scorecard – £1

Luke Ronchi scored 63 from 21 deliveries in a Leicestershire total of 88, in a game reduced to seven overs per side as a result of persistent rain…

Durham chased the runs down though with a ball to spare, for a first victory in the T20 Blast of the season. at the eighth attempt…

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The Waiting Game…

Teams…

Leicestershire Foxes; Luke Ronchi, Cameron Delport, Tom Wells, Mark Cosgrove, Colin Ackermann, Aadil Ali, Mathew Pilans, Callum Parkinson, Gavin Griffiths, Dieter Klein, Lewis Hill

Durham Jets; Cameron Steel, Graham Clark, Paul Collingwood, Paul Coughlin, Jack Burnham, Michael Richardson, Stuart Poynter, Ryan Pringle, James Weighell, Barry McCarthy, Chris Rushworth

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Leicestershire Bat…

Stats…

Leicestershire Foxes; Ronchi (63 – n.o.), Delport (7 – c McCarthy b Coughlin), Wells (12 – b Coughlin), Cosgrove (0 – n.o)

Extras; 0nb 3w 1b 2lb – 6

Did Not Bat; Ackermann, Ali, Pilans, Parkinson, Griffiths, Klein, Hill

88 for 2 (7 overs)

Bowling; Rushworth (1 / 9 / 0), Weighell (1 / 26 / 0), Collingwood (2 / 19 / 0), Coughlin (2 / 30 / 2), McCarthy (1 / 1 / 0)

FOW; 62 – 81

Durham Jets; Steel (4 – b Klein), Clark (4 – c Wells b Pillans), Collingwood (34 – r.o. Ronchi), Coughlin (38 – n.o.), Burnham (0 – r.o. Griffiths), Richardson (0 – n.o.)

Did Not Bat; Poynter, Pringle, Weighell, McCarthy, Rushworth

Extras; 6nb 2w 0b 2lb – 10

90 for 4 (6.5 overs)

Bowling; Klein (1 / 9 / 1), Pillans (2 / 30 / 1), Parkinson (1 / 11 / 0), Griffiths (1.5 / 24 / 0), Delport (1 / 12 / 0)

FOW; 4 – 10 – 86 – 86

As usual, more pictures on flickr…

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25.07.2017… Leics v Warks…

Foxes v Bears

Grace Road… Tuesday July 25th…

Bears won by 30 runs

Ticket: £10Teamsheet: £1

Nine days on from a loss to the Foxes at Edgbaston, a little bit of revenge for the Bears came via a comfortable win at Grace Road…

Sam Hain top scored with 57, whilst Keith Barker and Alex Mellor created a difficult chase for Leicestershire with a few sixes towards the end. As for the bowlers, Boyd Rankin and Aaron Thomason each took 3 wickets, and Jeetan Patel kept the runs in check with (1/17) from his four overs…

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Warwickshire Bat…

Teams…

Leicestershire Foxes; Luke Ronchi, Cameron Delport, Mark Cosgrove, Colin Ackerman, Mark Pettini, Lewis Hill, Tom Wells, Matthew Pillans, Clint McKay, Gavin Griffiths, Callum Parkinson

Birmingham Bears; Ed Pollock, Ian Bell, Sam Hain, William Porterfield, Colin de Grandehomme, Grant Elliott, Aaron Thomason, Keith Barker, Alex Mellor, Jeetan Patel, Boyd Rankin\

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Warwickshire Field…

Stats…

Birmingham Bears; Pollock (5 – c Ronchi b Parkinson), Bell (7 – c Wells b McKay), Hain (57 – b Pillans), Porterfield (35 – c Wells b Parkinson), de Grandehomme (15 – c Wells b Griffiths), Elliott (16 – c Cosgrove b Wells), Thomason (4 – c McKay b Pillans), Barker (23 – n.o.), Mellor (18 – n.o.)

Did Not Bat; Patel, Rankin

Extras; 2nb 2w 1b 2lb – 7

187/7 (20 overs)

Bowling; McKay (4 / 34 / 1), Parkinson (4 / 25 /2), Pillans (4 / 41 / 2), Ackermann (1 / 13 / 0), Griffiths (4 / 42 / 1), Delport (2 / 24 / 0), Wells (1 / 5 / 1)

FOW; 7 – 13 – 76 – 106 -28 – 140 – 144

Leicestershire Foxes; Ronchi (27 – b Thomason), Delport (2 – c de Grandehomme b Rankin), Cosgrove (22 – c Bell b Thomason), Ackerman (13 – b Patel), Pettini (5 – c Elliott b Thomason), Hill (17 – c Porterfield b Elliott), Wells (29 – c Pollock b Rankin), Pillans (34 – n.o.), McKay (0 – c de Grandhomme b Rankin), Griffiths (1 – n.o.)

Did Not Bat; Parkinson

Extras; 2nb 2w 0b 3lb – 7

157/8 (20 overs)

Bowling; Barker (4 / 57 / 0), Rankin (4 / 26 / 3), Thomason (4 / 33 / 3), Patel (4 / 17 / 1), Elliott (3 / 15 / 1), de Grandehomme (1 / 6 / 0)

FOW; 18 – 44 – 59 – 71 – 72 – 94 – 147 – 148

As usual, more pictures on flickr…

23.07.2017… Warks v Derbs…

Bears v Falcons

Edgbaston… Sunday July 23rd…

Bears won by 20 runs

Ticket: £11 (Season Pass)

Attendance: 9,904

A comfortable win for the Bears ahead of Tuesday night’s trip to Grace Road…

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Warwickshire Bat…

Teams…

Birmingham Bears; Ed Pollock, Sam Hain, Colin de Grandhomme, Ian Bell, William Porterfield, Grant Elliott, Aaron Thomason, Alex Mellor, Keith Barker, Jeetan Patel, Boyd Rankin

Derbyshire Falcons; Billy Godleman, Matthew Critchley, Luis Reece, Wayne Madsen, Gary Wilson, Alex Hughes, Calum Brodrick, Matt Henry, Daryn Smit, Hardus Viljoen, Imran Tahir

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Derbyshire Chase…

Stats…

Birmingham Bears; Pollock (66 – c Henry b Viljoen), Hain (34 – c Tahir b Madsen), de Grandehomme (65 – n.o.), Bell (8 – c Henry b Viljoen), Porterfield (20 – n.o.)

Did Not Bat; Elliott, Thomason, Mellor, Barker, Patel, Rankin

Extras; 0nb 2w 0b 2lb – 4

197/4 (20 overs)

Bowling; Madsen (4 / 38 / 1), Hughes (1 / 6 / 0), Henry (4 / 43 / 0), Viljoen (4 / 48 / 2), Tahir (4 / 34 / 0), Critchley (3 / 26 / 0)

FOW; 100 – 107 – 137 – 197

Derbyshire Falcons; Godleman (8 – c Mellor b Barker), Critchley (17 – c de Grandehomme b Barker), Reece (33 – b Patel), Madsen (16 – c Hain b Elliott), Wilson (2 – c Pollock b Elliott), Hughes (25 – c Mellor b Elliott), Brodrick (14 – r.o. Hain), Henry (9 – c Thomason b Elliott), Smit (18 – n.o.), Viljoen (20 – b Barker), Tahir (8 – n.o.)

Did Not Bat; None

Extras; 0nb 5w 0b 1lb – 6

176/9 (20 overs)

Bowling; Rankin (4 / 31 / 0), Barker (4 / 33 / 3), Patel (4 / 26 / 1), de Grandehomme (3 / 38 / 0), Thomason (1 / 10 / 0), Elliott (4 / 37 / 4)

FOW; 12 – 45 – 74 – 77 – 87 – 116 – 123 – 131 – 166

As usual, more pictures on flickr…

22.07.2017… Leicester (h)…

Nuneaton Town 3 Leicester City XI 3

Liberty Way… Saturday July 22nd…

Attendance:

Ticket: £10 – Programme: £1.50

My first game of 2017/18,  and  a pretty entertaining one. A typical friendly in one respect, multiple substitutions being the order of the day…

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First Half Action…

Nuneaton were two up inside the first ten minutes but Leicester levelled by half time. The heavens opened early in the second half, and Nuneaton soon found themselves 3-2 down. They recovered though, and Ashley Chambers earnt them a draw late on…

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Second Half Action…

Nuneaton Town; Elliott Taylor (Tyrell Belford 45), Tom Elliott (Jean Paul Jhonnes-Ramos 90), Courtney Wildin, Kristian Scott (Michael Tweed 45 (Mitchell Glover 85)), Brad Gascoigne (Danny Brennan 45), Niall Heaton, Alex Henshall (Luther Wildin 45), Ryan Beswick (Luke Trotman 45), Ashley Chambers, Brady Hickey, Callum Ball (Lewis Collins 90)

Not Used; Ryan Richmond, Josh Steele, Charlie Chechlacz

Goals; Callum Ball (3), Ashley Chambers (8, 70)

Leicester City; Daniel Iversen (Maz Bramley, 45), Joseph Knight (Calvin Bassey 54), Connor Wood, Hamza Choudhury, Sam Hughes, Fred Neilsen (Alex Pascanu 31), Liandra Martins (Lamine Kaba Sherif), Dylan Watts (Khanya Leshabele 80), Joseph Eppiah (Layton Ndwuku 54), Andnai Muskwe, Josh Gordon

Not Used; Faiq Bolkiah

Goals; Josh Gordon (40), Joseph Eppiah (43), Sam Hughes (54)

As usual, more pictures on flickr…

21.07.2017… Leics v Nhants…

Foxes v Steelbacks

Grace Road… Friday July 21st…

Foxes won by 2 runs (DLS Method)

Ticket: £10

Leicestershire lost a rain affected game by 2 runs, during the very first over in which they had slipped behind the DLS par…

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The View from the Outfield as Northamptonshire Bat…

Teams…

Leicestershire Foxes; Luke Ronchi, Cameron Delport, Mark Cosgrove, Colin Ackermann, Mark Pettini, Lewis Hill, Ton Wells, Mathew Pillans, Dieter Klein, Callum Parkinson, Gavin Griffiths

Northamptonshire Steelbacks; Richard Levi, Adam Rossington, JJ Cobb, Ben Duckett, Alex Wakely, Rob Keogh, Steven Crook, Rory Kleinveldt, Ben Sanderson, Richard Gleeson, Tabraiz Shamsi

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The Rain Approaches: Leicestershire Bat in Vain…

Stats…

Northamptonshire Steelbacks; Levi (41 – c Klein b Griffiths), Rossington (6 – c&b Pillans), JJ Cobb (7 – c Ronchi b Griffiths), Duckett (10 – st Ronchi b Parkinson), Wakely (34 – b Pillans), Keogh (37 – b Pillans), Crook (13 – c Wells b Klein), Kleinveldt (1 – b Klein), Sanderson (0 – n.o.), Gleeson (4 – n.o.)

Did Not Bat; Shamsi

Extras; 2nb 9w 0b 1lb – 12

165/8 (20 overs)

Bowling; Klein (4 / 33 / 2), Parkinson (4 / 36 /1), Pillans (4 / 33 / 3), Ackermann (2 / 17 / 0), Griffiths (4 / 29 / 2), Delport (2 / 16 / 0)

FOW; 20 – 37 – 66 – 68 – 143 – 159 – 161 -161

Leicestershire Foxes; Ronchi (13 – c Duckett b Sanderson), Delport (30 – b Keogh), Cosgrove (41 – b Kleinveldt), Ackermann (10 – n.o.), Pettini (6 – n.o.)

Did Not Bat; Hill, Wells, Pillans, Klein, Parkinson, Griffiths

Extras; 0nb 0w 0b 7lb – 7

107/3 (14.3 overs)

Bowling; Sanderson (2 / 21 / 1), Gleeson (2.3 / 13 / 0), Kleinveldt (3 / 18 / 1), Shamsi (3 / 24 / 0), Keogh (4 / 24 /1)

FOW; 45 – 64 – 94

As usual, more pictures on flickr…