Sunday, July 16th, 2017

County Batsman Fell Hits Unbeaten Century For Wolverhampton

Tom Fell hit an unbeaten century for Wolverhampton in their winning draw away to Brockhampton in a Birmingham and District Premier Cricket League Premier Divisin fixture.

The Worcestershire batsman made exactly 100 not out off 83 balls with three sixes and 11 fours as Wolverhampton totalled 314-3 in their 55 overs.

He shared in stands of 88 with former County player Aneesh Kapil (67) and an unbroken 74 with current Academy player Zen Malik (21 not out).

Fell's New Road team-mate, Daryl Mitchell, hit 35 off 39 balls with five fours for Brockhampton who ended the day on 173-7.

County keeper Ben Cox turned out for Ombersley and made 55 off 43 deliveries with three sixes and four fours in the winning draw versus visiting Kenilworth Wardens.

Brett D'Oliveira (22) and Josh Dell (27) were also part of the Ombersley side who scored 316-7 in 55 overs. Kenilworth replied with 200-8.

Academy bowler Dillon Pennington (3-38 off 10 overs) and Seconds opening batsman Ollie Westbury (2-23 off 10) were amongst the wickets for Shrewsbury.

Home side Barnt Green were bowled out for 154 but the Shrews were dismissed for 126 in reply with Westbury out for a duck and Pennington 25.

In Division One, Charlie Morris's side, Bridgnorth, raced to a seven wicket win when they entertained Shifnal.

Morris removed both openers and ended with 3-22 from seven overs as Shifnal were bowled out for 86 and then Bridgnorth reached their target in 17.3 overs.

Adam Finch, who has been chosen for England Under-19s forthcoming ODI series with India, returned 10.3-1-32-2 for Himley who bowled out Moseley for 117 and won by eight wickets.

Barnards Green just held on for a losing draw at Tamworth.

Josh Tongue picked up 3-52 in 10 overs as Tamworth totalled 256-9. Tongue then made 23 and George Rhodes 12 as Barnards Green closed on 198-9.