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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…

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06.07.2018… Leics v Durham…

Foxes v Jets

Grace Road… Friday July 6th…

Jets won by 33 runs

Ticket: £10

A first T20 victory of the season for Durham Jets, at the second attempt…

A low scoring game on a very humid night at Grace Road. Paul Collingwood was top scorer for the Jets with 36, Imran Tahir taking 4 for 14 from his 4 overs…

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First Innings: Durham Bat…

Teams…

Leicestershire Foxes; Neil Dexter, Cameron Delport, Mark Cosgrove, Colin Ackermann (cpt), Ben Raine, Mohammad Nabi, Lewis Hill (wkt), Tom Wells, Zak Chappell, Callum Parkinson, Mohammad Abbas

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

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Second Innings: Leicestershire Reply…

Stats…

Durham Jets; Clark (12 – c Wells b Raine), Latham (27 – c Delport b Chappell), Collingwood (36 – r.o. Hill), Pringle (8 – b Chappell), Smith (0 – b Chappell), Davis (22 – c Wells b Nabi), Poynter (29 – n.o.), Weighell (0 – b Abbas), Rimmington (14 – n.o.)

Did Not Bat; Tahir, Rushworth

Extras; 0nb 2w 0b 3lb – 5

153 for 7 (20 overs)

Bowling; Abbas (4 / 15 / 1), Raine (4 / 42 / 1), Chappel (4 / 23 / 3), Parkinson (3 / 32 / 0), Nabi (4 / 24 / 1), Dexter (1 / 14 / 0)

FOW; 19 – 49 – 62 – 62 – 100 – 123 – 123

Leicestershire Foxes; Dexter (35 – st Poynter b Tahir), Delport (17 – c&b Tahir), Cosgrove (8 – r.o. Rimmington), Ackermann (19 – b Tahir), Raine (2 – c Davis b Collingwood), Nabi (7 – c Weighell b Tahir), Hill (10 – c Clark b Rimmington), Wells (6 – c Rimmington b Weighell), Chappell (7 – c Latham b Weighell), Parkinson (0 – c Weighell b Rimmington), Abbas (5 – n.o.)

Did Not Bat; None

Extras; 0nb 1w 0b 3lb – 4

120 all out (18.3 overs)

Bowling; Smith (1 / 4 / 0), Rushworth (3 / 16 / 0), Weighell (3 / 18 / 2), Rimmington (2.3 / 16 / 2), Tahir (4 / 14 / 4), Collingwood (4 / 32 / 1), Pringle (1 / 15 / 0)

FOW; 42 – 55 – 83 – 84 – 86 – 101 – 103 – 109 – 115 – 120

As usual, more pictures on flickr…

02.08.2017… Leics v Notts…

Foxes v Outlaws

Grace Road… Wednesday August 2nd…

Match Abandoned – No Result

Ticket: £16Scorecard – £1

Another rain affected night at Grace Road, no further play being possible following the completion of Nottinghamshire’s 20 overs…

Nottinghamshire had set a sizeable total too, 210-8 from their 20 overs. The majority of the damage being inflicted by the openers, Riki Wessels (63) and Alex Hales (51), during an opening partnership of 104…

The rain did stop though, and a five over, 68 run chase was due to start a 9.27. But at 9.25, the rain again started to fall, and that was that…

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Nottinghamshire Pushing Towards 210-8…

Teams…

Leicestershire Foxes; Luke Ronchi, Cameron Delport, Mark Cosgrove, Colin Ackermann, Aadil Ali, Lewis Hill, Tom Wells, Mathew Pillans, Clint McKay, Dieter Klein, Callum Parkinson

Nottinghamshire Outlaws; Riki Wessels, Alex Hales, Tom Moores, Dan Christian, Brendan Taylor, Samit Patel, Steven Mullaney, Billy Root, Ish Sodhi, Jake Ball, Harry Gurney

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The Story of the Summer…

Stats…

Nottinghamshire Outlaws; Wessels (63 – c McKay b Parkinson), Hales (51 – st Ronchi b Ackermann), Moores (19 – c Ali b Parkinson), Christian (33 – c Klein b Pillans), Taylor (0 – b Klein), Patel (0 – b Klein), Mullaney (14 – c Wells b McKay), Root (14 – n.o.), Sodhi (2 – b Pillans)

Did Not Bat; Ball, Gurney

Extras; 2nb 8w 2b 2lb – 14

210 for 8 (20 overs)

Bowling; Klein (4 / 41 / 2), Parkinson (4 / 39 / 2), McKay (3 / 34 / 1), Pillans (4 / 42 / 2), Ackermann (3 / 27 / 1), Delport (2 / 23 / 0)

FOW; 104 – 145 – 147 – 152 -152 – 171 – 203 – 210

As usual, more pictures on flickr…