Berkswell’s cricketers win T20 thriller to claim Finals Day slot

Berkswell Cricket Club to play T20 Finals in Kenilworth

Birmingham & District Premier Cricket League T20 Challenge Cup

Knowle and Dorridge CC 196 for 9 (20 overs) lost to Berkswell CC 197 for 2 (19.5 overs)

Berkswell Cricket Club advanced to the last four of the Birmingham and District Premier League’s T20 Competition for a 2nd year in succession, thanks to a nail-biting Quarter Final victory at the home of Premier Division rivals Knowle and Dorridge CC, on the evening of Summer’s longest day.

The Birmingham League’s T20 competition forms a regional section of the English Crickets Board’s National Club competition, which means the winners at a meeting of the last four at Kenilworth Wardens Cricket Club on Sunday 8th July will proceed to the next stage of the National competition.

Berkswell chased down an imposing target of 196 for 9 with just one ball to spare in a thrilling fixture that proved to be a wonderful advert for the Birmingham League.

T20 Quarter Final Highlights

Knowle and Dorridge batting: Alex Phillips 93; Dominic Harding 39
Berkswell batting: Tom Milnes 90; Chris Whittock 51; Danial Chaudhry 33
Berkswell bowling: Mohammed Ahmed 4/46

Knowle and Dorridge v Berkswell scorecard

Birmingham League T20 Challenge Cup Finals Day – Sunday 8th July 2018

The Birmingham and District League’s T20 Challenge Cup Finals Day will be contested by four teams in a knockout format comprising two Semi-Finals and one Grand Final.

Venue: Kenilworth Wardens Cricket Club, Glasshouse Park, Glasshouse Lane, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 2ALKenilworth Wardens Cricket Club location map

The National Vitality T20 Club Competition

The National Vitality T20 Club Competition is contested by Clubs that play in 32 of the English Cricket Board’s highest grade Club Leagues.  The winners of the Birmingham and District Premier Cricket League’s T20 Challenge Cup will play the winners of the Northamptonshire Cricket League’s equivalent T20 competition in one of 8 National Area Finals.

Birmingham and District Premier Cricket League Premier Division

Berkswell will play Knowle and Dorridge CC again at their Meeting House Lane ground in the Birmingham and District League Premier Division on Saturday 23rd June 2018.  Spectators are always welcome and there is a bar on site in the clubhouse.  The game gets underway at noon.

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