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02.08.2018… Leics v Warks…

Foxes v Bears

Grace Road… Thursday August 2nd…

Bears won by 8 wickets

Ticket: £16 – Scorecard: £1

A comfortable win for the Birmingham Bears, one which kept their hopes of qualification for the Vitality Blast Quarter Finals alive…

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Leicestershire Bat, Colin de Grandehomme Fields…

Teams…

Leicestershire Foxes; Cameron Delport, Neil Dexter, Mark Cosgrove, Ben Raine, Colin Ackermann (cpt), Ateeq Javid, Mohammad Nabi, Ned Eckersley (wkt), Zak Chappell, Callum Parkinson, Mohammad Abbas

Birmingham Bears; Ian Bell, Ed Pollock, Adam Hose, Sam Hain, Colin de Grandehomme, Grant Elliott (cpt), Aaron Thomason, Tim Ambrose (wkt), Chris Woakes, Jeetan Patel, Oli Stone

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Warwickshire Reply, Ian Bell on Strike…

Stats…

Leicestershire Foxes; Delport (0 – b Woakes), Dexter (56 – b Patel), Cosgrove (8 – c Woakes b Stone), Raine (12 – c Pollock b Thomason), Ackermann (9 – c Thomason b Elliott), Javid (6 – c Pollock b Elliott), Nabi (19 – c Ambrose b Stone), Eckersley (16 – b Stone), Chappell (7 – c Hose b Thomason), Parkinson (3 – c Stone b Woakes), Abbas (2 – n.o.)

Did Not Bat; None

Extras; 2nb 2w 0b 1lb – 5

143 all out (19.3 overs)

Bowling; Woakes (3.3 / 18 / 2), Stone (4 / 22 / 3), Thomason (4 / 49 / 2), Patel (4 / 35 / 1), Elliott (4 / 18 / 2)

FOW; 0 – 14 – 41 – 83 – 92 – 95 – 129 – 130 – 138 – 143

Birmingham Bears; Bell (34 – r.o. Parkinson), Pollock (10 – b Nabi), Hose (66 – n.o.), Hain (27 – n.o.)

Did Not Bat; de Grandehomme, Elliott, Thomason, Ambrose, Woakes, Patel, Stone

Extras; 0nb 8w 0b 1lb – 9

146 for 2 (14.2 overs)

Bowling; Nabi (3 / 18 / 1), Abbas (2 / 27 / 0), Chappell (2 / 25 / 0), Parkinson (4 / 31 / 0), Raine (1.2 / 17 / 0), Dexter (1 / 14 / 0), Javid (1 / 13 / 0)

FOW; 21 – 51

As usual, more pictures to follow on flickr…

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20.07.2018… Warks v Nhants…

Bears v Steelbacks

Edgbaston… Friday July 20th…

Match Tied

Ticket: £13 (Season Pass)

Attendance: 7,716

A tied game at Edgbaston for the Bears, both sides finishing their 20 overs on 231/5, as the Steelbacks gained their first point of the season….

Ian Bell top scored for the Bears with 131, sharing a world record T20 third wicket partnership of 171 with Adam Hose…

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First Innings: Northants Race Towards 231/5…

Teams…

Birmingham Bears; Ian Bell, Ed Pollock, Sam Hain, Adam Hose, Colin de Grandehomme, Aaron Thomason, Grant Elliott (cpt), Tim Ambrose (wkt), Jeetan Patel, Boyd Rankin, Oli Stone

Northamptonshire Steelbacks; Richard Levi, Ben Duckett (wkt), JJ Cobb, Alex Wakely (cpt), Rory Kleinveldt, Seekkuge Prasanna, Steve Crook, Kyle Coetzer, Luke Procter, Graeme White, Nathan Buck

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Second Innings: Ian Bell Chases Down Northants…

Stats…

Northamptonshire Steelbacks; Levi (95 – n.o.), Duckett (17 – c Ambrose b Rankin), Cobb (61 – c de Grandehomme b Thomason), Wakely (18 – c Patel b Thomason), Kleinveldt (28 – c Stone b Thomason), Prasanna (1 – c Thomason b Patel), Crook (5 – n.o.)

Did Not Bat; Coetzer, Procter, White, Buck

Extras; 2nb 2w 0b 2lb – 6

231 for 5  (20 overs)

Bowling; Stone (3 / 59 / 0), Rankin (4 / 24 / 1), Thomason (4 / 55 / 3), Elliott (4 / 43 / 0), Patel (4 / 27 / 1), de Grandehomme (1 / 21 / 0)

FOW; 40 – 169 – 189 – 220 – 223

Birmingham Bears; Ian Bell (131 – c Procter b Buck), Pollock (9 – c Kleinveldt b Buck), Hain (2 c Cobb b Kleinveldt), de Grandehomme (14 – c Crook b Buck), Thomason (2 – n.o.), Elliott (0 – n.o.)

Did Not Bat; Ambrose, Patel, Rankin, Stone

Extras; 2nb 3w 0b 4lb – 9

231 for 5  (20 overs)

Bowling; Cobb (3 / 32 / 0), Buck (4 / 38 / 3), Kleinveldt (4 / 41 / 1), Prasanna (4 / 51 / 0), Procter (4 / 54 / 0), White (1 / 11 / 0)

FOW; 16 – 23 – 194 – 222 – 230

As usual, more pictures on flickr…

15.07.2018… Warks v Durham…

Bears v Jets

Edgbaston… Sunday July 15th…

Jets 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…

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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 on flickr…