Monday, August 13th, 2018

County Opener Mitchell Hits Century In Brockhampton Triumph

Daryl Mitchell returned to Birmingham Premier League action for Brockhampton and hit a century in their 44 run win against Tamworth in a Division One fixture.

The Worcestershire opener struck 10 boundaries in his 104 off 101 balls as Brockhampton totalled 275-6 and bowled out Tamworth for 231.

Mitchell returned figures of 7.5-0-33-1 with the ball.

In the same division, Joe Clarke was amongst the runs with 58 off 50 deliveries with nine fours as Oswestry defeated Barnards Green by six wickets (Duckworth-Lewis Method).

Josh Tongue made 39 of the Green’s 239 all out and George Rhodes returned figures of 10-1-43-3 in the Oswestry innings but Clarke’s knock helped Oswestry to a revised target of 190 in 39.2 overs.

Ben Twohig produced an economical spell of 10-1-24-1 but his side Kidderminster (205-9) went down by six wickets to Shifnal.

Charlie Morris made 43 off 76 balls with five fours batting at number five as Bridgnorth achieved a four wicket win after over-taking Himley’s 157 all out.

Morris had earlier returned 1-30 from seven overs.

In the Premier Division, Tom Fell made 78 from just 64 balls as Wolverhampton overcame Shrewsbury by 12 runs (D-L Method).

Fell hit 11 fours and put on 150 for the third wicket with former Academy player Zen Malik (109) after the pair had been on opposite sides in a Second Eleven game between Worcestershire and Derbyshire at Belper last week.

Wolverhampton totalled 262-6 and Shrewsbury fell short of their target and closed on 203-7 from 40.4 overs.

Academy player Zain Ul-Hassan followed up his century for Worcestershire Under-17s against Devon with figures of 9.4-1-32-5 for Barnt Green.

Worcestershire CCC coach Andy Sutton gave him good support with 10-2-27-3 but, after bowling Moseley out for 218, Barnt Green were restricted to 114-7 and lost by 55 runs (D-L Method).

Another Academy player in Jack Haynes scored 26 as Ombersley reached 66-2 to win by eight wickets (D-L Method) against Berkswell (165 all out in 42.5).