Monday, May 20th, 2024

Edvalath in form with bat and ball for Wolverhampton in BPL victory

Rehaan Edavalath turned in a fine all-round performance to help Wolverhampton to a 62 run win over Kenilworth Wardens in a Birmingham and District Premier League Premier Division One encounter.

The Worcestershire CCC opener held the Wolverhampton innings together after opening in making 57 off 114 balls with four boundaries.

Edavalath shared in stands of 50 for the first wicket and 80 for the third in a total of 232-7 in 50 overs.

Kenilworth reached 1212 in reply but then Edavalath ripped through the middle order with his off spin, claiming the next three wickets to reduce the Wardens to 129-5 and also Reeve Evitts who top-scored with 64.

He finished with figures of 9-0-31-4 as Kenilworth were bowled out for 170 in 45.1 overs.

Keeper-batter Henry Cullen struck 83 opening for Barnt Green in a crushing 192 run win over Moseley.

Cullen hit two sixes and eight fours in his 93 ball knock and put on 166 for the first wicket with Ben Chapman-Lilley.

Barnt Green totalled 323-6 in their 50 overs and then Moseley could only managed 131-9 in reply.

Ethan Brookes claimed two late wickets for Knowle and Dorridge in another big win of 189 runs versus West Bromwich Dartmouth.

Brookes finished with 8-0-28-2 as West Bromwich were bowled out for 111 in 29.4 overs in reply to Knowle and Dorridge’s 300-6 from 50 overs with Brookes dismissed for a single.

Harry Darley helped Shrewsbury overcome Harborne by five wickets in a Premier Division Two encounter.

Darley removed two of the first three wickets and finished with 7-3-11-3 as Harborne were bowled out for 139 in 33.1 overs.

Shrewsbury were set a revised target after rain intervened and reached 119-5 from 26.4 overs to win by five wickets.