Monday, July 8th, 2019


Worcestershire duo Jack Haynes and Tom Fell hit centuries in the latest round of Birmingham Premier League fixtures.

Haynes struck a superb 155 not out for Ombersley and Fell amassed 148 for Wolverhampton.

Ombersley totalled 317-3 in their 55 overs with opener Haynes striking six sixes and 11 fours in his 160 ball knock.

The England Under-19 player added 162 for the second wicket with Uday Kaul (81) and 69 for the third with former Academy player Nick Hammond (22) who last week played for the Seconds against Leicestershire and scored a century.

Oswestry replied with 52-4 in the weather hit fixture with Worcestershire CEO and former County spinner Matt Rawnsley had figures of 4-2-6-1 as his side earned a winning draw.

Fell hammered 148 off 108 deliveries with one six and 20 fours as Wolverhampton closed on 291-7 off 55 overs.

Leamington ended on 82-7 in 21 overs in another rain-affected game as Wolverhampton secured the winning draw.

Ollie Westbury was also amongst the runs for Himley who secured a winning draw against Brockhampton.

He made 62 off 99 balls with seven boundaries of Himley’s 252-3 in 45 overs and shared in partnerships of 74 with Greg Wright (34) and 50 with Nipun Karunanayake (96 not out).

Brockhampton closed on 151-6 from 37 overs.

Worcestershire Coach Andy Sutton returned 12-1-54-3 but his side Barnt Green had to be content with a losing draw, replying with 165-7 from 38 overs to Shrewsbury’s 215-7.

Pat Brown picked up two wickets for 26 runs for Dorridge who bowled out Moseley for 212 and claimed a winning draw by reaching 162-7 from 40 overs in reply.

Josh Dickenson (2-26) and George Rhodes (1-15) helped Barnard Green to a three wicket win after dismissing Tamworth for 121.