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Penkridge Cricket Club are involved in All Stars Cricket
All Stars Cricket is a brand new initiative from the England and Wales Cricket Board aimed at providing children aged five to eight with a great first experience in cricket. The programme is delivered across England and Wales at over 1,800 fully accredited All Stars Cricket centres. It is a fun and active way to develop your child’s skills, and through our eight-week programme they will learn lots – as well as make new friends – in a safe and inclusive environment.
All girls and boys are welcome, and each registered child will receive a pack of cricket goodies including a cricket bat, ball, backpack, water bottle, personalised shirt and cap to keep so that they can continue their love of cricket when they go home.
Registration is now open for the programme, which starts on Thursday 25th May 2017. Use this link to sign up today https://www.ecb.co.uk/play/all-stars

Penkridge Scorchers 

First fixture confirmed. See fixture list under Senior Cricket. More will follow when confirmed.

Weekend highlights

Saturday 20th May

Birmingham League

1st XI

In a match reduced to 33 overs a side Penkridge were defeated by Coventry & NW by 39 runs. Set a target of 179, they finished on 139 for 7.

2nd XI

The 2nd XI match at Shrewsbury was also reduced but to 40 overs. Batting first, Shrewsbury reached 210 for 3 in their 40 overs. Penkridge were 174 for 8 after their 40 overs to lose by 36 runs.

Staffs Clubs League

3rd XI

The 3rd XI match against Wednesbury 2nd XI was abandoned after 19 overs with Wednesbury on 49 for 1.

4th XI

The 4th XI lost to Rugeley 3rd XI by 110 runs. Batting first, Rugeley reached 198 for 5 in their 45 overs. Despite 40 from skipper Rob Baker, Penkridge were bowled out for 88.

Sunday 14th May

Lichfield League

1st XI

The 1st XI lost by 3 wickets against C&R Hawks. Batting first, Penkridge were bowled out for 171 in the final over with Ross Parker (27) and Joe Oakley (26) the top batters but the top scorer was extras with 46. C&R Hawks reached their target for the loss of 7 wickets in the 37th over with Will Hinder (3-17) the pick of the bowlers.

2nd XI

Due to league rules, the 2nd XI match at Alrewas was conceded by Alrewas but a friendly took place instead which was won by Alrewas by 4 wickets. Batting first, Penkridge reached 165 for 7 from their 40 overs with Peter Parnaby (31) and Harry Turnbull (31) the top scorers supported by Mohammed Shafiq (29) and Rich James (21). Alrewas reached their target for the loss of 6 wickets in the 38th over. All the bowlers bowled well to keep Penkridge in with a chance of victory, the pick of them was Rich James with 2-14 from his 8 overs.