Sunday, October 9th, 2022


Worcestershire wicket-keeper-batter, Henry Cullen, topped the 1,000-run mark in this summer’s Birmingham and District Premier Cricket League for Kenilworth Wardens.

Cullen finished as the fourth-highest scorer in all BDPCL competitions – league and cup – with 1,004 runs from 25 knocks at an average of 45.64.

He hit two centuries, 140 not out against Knowle and Dorridge and 109 versus Shifnal, in addition to six fifties.

Cullen made his senior debut for Worcestershire Rapids in the Royal London Cup group campaign last month.

He has signed a rookie contract until the end of the 2023 season.

Tom Fell played a full part in Wolverhampton’s Premier Division Two title with 911 runs at an average of 53.59 and was the BPL’s ninth leading run-scorer.

Fell struck two hundreds and eight half-centuries in 19 innings.

Worcestershire Seconds Coach, Kadeer Ali, played a key role in Smethwick’s Premier Division One title triumph with 836 runs at 38.00 with one hundred and six fifties.

On the bowling front, Worcestershire Pathway Coach, Andy Sutton, was the BPL leading wicket-taker for 2022 with 76 at just 12.18 runs apiece for Barnt Green.

He finished 22 wickets of his nearest challenger, James Wilkinson, and had an overall analysis of 249.3-46-926-76 with a strike rate of a wicket every 19.70 deliveries.

Sutton registered five five-fors with a best return of 7-20 against Knowle and Dorridge.