Fixture Type: SEF
Venue: Barnt Green CC
Fixture Date: Tuesday 21 May – Friday 24 May
Start Time: 11:00am
Results: Match Drawn
Rain delayed the start of the 2nd XI 4-day friendly match between Warwickshire and Worcestershire at Barnt Green but play got underway at 2:15pm and in the 63 overs that were possible Worcestershire, who were put into bat, ended the first day on 215-9.
Aneesh Kapil top-scored with 39, with useful contributions from Richard Jones (34*), Tom Kohler-Cadmore (29) and Ben Cox (25).
Worcestershire, in their first innings, were all out for 219 off 65.4 overs, with Richard Jones the last man out for 36.In reply Warwickshire were bowled out for 184 off 73.1 overs, with Brett D’Oliveira taking 3-37 off 16.1 overs and Graeme Cessford finishing with 2-39 off 13 overs.
Leading by 35 runs Worcestershire ended the second day on 38-3 off 15 overs, leading by 73 runs.
Rain delayed proceedings until 1:40pm and although were further delays during the afternoon 55 overs of play were possible on the third day at Barnt Green with Worcestershire on 196-8 at stumps, leading Warwickshire by 231 runs.
Brett D’Oliveira is unbeaten on 51, with Shaaiq Choudhry scoring 39 and Alex Hepburn making 25.
Worcestershire’s 4-day friendly match against Warwickshire was drawn after rain meant that only 1 over was possible on the fourth and final day at Barnt Green.
Worcestershire lost the wicket of Richard Jones in the over as they finished on 196-9.
Worcestershire 2nd XI (219 & 196-9) drew with Warwickshire 2nd XI (184).