Knowle & Dorridge cement top spot with back-to-back wins over Bank Holiday weekend - The Solihull Observer

Knowle & Dorridge cement top spot with back-to-back wins over Bank Holiday weekend

Solihull Editorial 30th Aug, 2018   0

KNOWLE & Dorridge remain top of the Birmingham League Premier Division after claiming back-to-back victories over the Bank Holiday weekend.

On Saturday, the reigning champions enjoyed a 34-run success over West Bromwich Dartmouth.

K&D opted to bat after winning the toss and set their Black Country hosts an imposing target of 282-8.

Skipper Sam Reddish top scored with 83 while Shahzeb Raja (4-58) grabbed the lion’s share of the wickets for Dartmouth who were all out for 248 in their reply.




Then on Monday, K&D played host to Shrewsbury and walked away with a 68-run success.

K&D were put into bat after losing the toss and looked in trouble at 98-6.


However, Dominic Harding (75) and Scott Stenning (45) steadied the ship as K&D reached 231 all out in the final over.

Jack Grundy then took 4-17 with the ball to help hustle Shrewsbury out for 163 in their reply.

K&D make the trip to Ombersley on Saturday.

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