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Bourne squeeze past Norton Lindsey to return to the summit

Ross Milton and Travis Butcher played starring roles as Wellesbourne gained an excellent three-wicket win at Norton Lindsey & Wolverton to return to the top of the Cotswold Hills Premier Division table.

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Prerak Mankad, who later played a starring role with the bat, sees a chance to take the wicket of Jamie Harrison go begging. Picture: Morris Troughton

Fireworks from Mankad propel Wardens to win over strugglers

An inspired middle-order knock from overseas star Prerak Mankad fired Kenilworth Wardens to maximum points against strugglers Barnt Green in the Birmingham Premier League.

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Kevin Mitchell, commercial solicitor and partner at Blythe Liggins, presents the balls to Dan Mousley.

Mousley brings a touch of Calypso cricket to Wardens

Three months after touring with the Warwickshire Academy in Barbados, 16-year-old all-rounder Dan Mousley put in such a display for Kenilworth Wardens against reigning champions Knowle & Dorridge that he has been crowned our first Player of the Month for the 2018 campaign.

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Bowler Ian Cox shows his frustration after narrowly missing out on the wicket of Richard Pozzi.

Couchman’s new-ball spell puts Leek Wootton on way to their first victory

Bottom-of-the-table Leek Wootton recorded their first win of the Cotswold Hills Premier Division campaign, denting Norton Lindsey & Wolverton’s title hopes in the process.

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James Cutts and Tom Hussleby add runs for Ashorne and Moreton Morrell. Picture: Morris Troughton.

Ashorne move to Division Three summit after a fine team performance at Spa

A commanding all-round performance saw Ashorne and Moreton Morrell climb to the top of Cotswold Hills Division Three courtesy of a 70-run victory over Leamington 4ths.

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Southam's Craig Lenton shows his frustration as Yasser Bashir gets a run. Pictures: Morris Troughton

Southam’s climb up the league is halted by high-flying Ward End Unity

In-form Southam held on to claim a losing draw at home to high-flying Ward End Unity in Warwickshire League Division Four.

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Berkswell's Chris Whittock in full flow against Wardens. Pictures: Morris Troughton

Whittock makes most of escapes to put Berkswell in command

A rain-affected finish helped Kenilworth Wardens salvage a well-earned draw at Berkswell in the Birmingham League Premier Division.

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Chris Moore plays uppishly for Warwick 2nds at home to Hunningham 2nds. Pictures: Morris Troughton

Season-best figures from Bhatti help Warwick beat Bournville

Warwick continued their unbeaten start to the Warwickshire Division Four campaign with a five-wicket win at Bournville.

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Leamington 3rds' Will Mobberley claims the wicket of Kineton's Nick Briggs. Pictures: Morris Troughton

Solid all-round performance from Leamington helps lift them to fourth

Leamington moved into fourth in Birmingham League Division One following a comfortable home victory over Halesowen.

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West Chiltington sneak a narrow win to send Slinfold bottom

West Chiltington & Thakeham sneak victory by four runs to send Slinfold bottom of Division 3 West after a tight derby encounter at Lyons Road.

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Gavin Shepherd in action for Norton Lindsey & Wolverton earlier this season.

Shephard has fond memories of the day he got the better of Flintoff and Murali

The experiment of putting County Board XIs into English cricket’s senior limited-overs competition never really took off with the Board XIs often overwhelmed by first-class opposition. 

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Leamington 2nds bowlerJason Butler produced a strong appeal against Wardens 2nds batsman Prabhjote Sahota. Pictures: Morris Troughton

Quickfire 65 from Calcott provides the platform for Spa’s winning draw

Leamington had to be satisfied with a winning draw at home to the Birmingham League Division One’s bottom side Wellington.

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Kenilworth Wardens pace bowler Prerak Mankad celebrates taking the wicket of Ben Griffin. Picture: Morris Troughton

Mousley belies inexperience to help Wardens dethrone Knowle

Kenilworth Wardens upset the odds to defeat reigning champions Knowle & Dorridge in a game that will live long in the memory of the Glasshouse Park faithful.

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Jimmy Gethins on his way to a century for Leamington 3rds. Pictures: Morris Troughton

Spa’s impressive bowling display is unable to atone for below-par batting

Leamington were denied a second successive Birmingham League win at Tamworth on Saturday as the hosts edged to a three-wicket victory.

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Norton Lindsey & Wolverton's Stuart Shepherd survives a run-out attempt. Pictures: Morris Troughton

Norton Lindsey & Wolverton flying high after a full house of victories

Norton Lindsey and Wolverton continued their exciting start to the new Cotswold Hills League season with three more crushing victories.

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Graeme Burke made an unbeaten 37 to guide Warwick to their second victory of the season. Pictures: Morris Troughton

Warwick continue their unbeaten start to the Division Four campaign

Three games into the Warwickshire League Division Four season, newly promoted Warwick remain unbeaten after securing a comprehensive eight-wicket win over Ward End Unity.

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Max Kenny made 33 for Leamington 2nds before being bowled. Picture: Morris Troughton

Three-wicket burst from Wyatt puts Leamington on the back foot at Shifnal

Leamington’s league season got off to a poor start on Saturday with only the Fourth XI gaining the upper hand.

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Ryan Sidebottom got his second season with Warwickshire off to a memorable start.

What a difference a year makes for former Berkswell paceman

Warwickshire seamer Ryan Sidebottom departed Northampton on Sunday clutching a very welcome new possession - the match ball from his first Specsavers County Championship appearance of the season.

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Richard Thornton, joint senior partner of Blythe Liggins Solictors.

Third year for cricketer of the month competition

This month we are launching the third year of our Player of the Month competition, in association with sponsors Blythe Liggins Solicitors of Leamington.

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Ryan Sidebottom in action for Warwickshire.

Sidebottom is given extended an contract at Warwickshire

Former Berkswell pace bowler Ryan Sidebottom has signed a new one-year contract extension with Warwickshire to cover the 2019 season alongside captain Jeetan Patel, fellow fast bowler Oliver Hannon-Dalby and all-rounder Alex Thomson.

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