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On Thursday 14th July, Penkridge Scorchers had an excellent win over Old Wulfs Titans by 6 wickets. Titans batted first and reached 157 for 4 in their 20 overs. Scorchers won with 2 balls to spare thanks to Alfie Morris (47), Jack Pope (38) and Joe Marson (35).
Saturday 16th July
The 1st XI made it three wins in a row with an 8 wicket victory over Stourbridge. Put into bat, Stourbridge were bowled out for 91 at one stage being 88 for 5. The main wicket taker was Iresh Saxena with 4-12 ably supported by Aamir Manzoor, Rizwan Gulzar and Shafiq Ahmed each taking 2 wickets. Penkridge reached their target for the loss of 2 wickets in the 19th over thanks to Rana Hassan (51 not out) and Ishaq Mohammed (35).
The 2nd XI had a comprehensive win over Newport by 10 wickets. Put into bat, Newport had no answer to Gary Pope (6-30) and Matt Jenkinson (4-14) and were bowled out for 52. Penkridge made light work of the run chase and reached their target in the 6th over with Atta Chishti 41 not out from 17 balls.
Staffs Club Championship
The 3rd XI lost a high scoring match against Highcroft & Great Barr 1st XI by 5 wickets. Batting first, Penkridge reached 262 for 9 in their 50 overs thanks to Simon Parnaby (77), Will Hinder (53 not out) and Liam Kettle (43). Unfortunately Penkridge were unable to prevent a very strong Highcroft side from reaching their target in the 41st over.
The 4th XI match was conceded by Rugeley.
Sunday 17th July
The 2nd XI beat Walmley by 58 runs. Batting first, Penkridge were bowled out for 201 in the 39th over with Matt Jenkinson (64), Ross Parker (41) and Tom Morris (33) the main run scorers and then bowled Walmley out for 143 with Tom Porter taking 3-17.
For more detailed reports, see the Senior Cricket/Match Reports page.