Bromsgroce CC celebrated their 175th anniversary in style with an explosive century from County batsman Alexei Kervezee helping them to a 102 run success over Worcestershire Seconds in a T20 match.

Kervezee smashed 117 not out of just 48 balls after being put into bat by Seconds skipper alex Hepburn.

He hit six sixes and 13 fours – a total of 88 in boundaries – as Bromsgrove totalled 214-4 in their 20 overs.

Bromsgrove openers Jayden Levitt (27off 17 balls) and Ashley Newfield put on 47 in 4.3 overs.

Then the latter, who hit 40 off 38 deliveries, added 79 in 8.1 overs with Kervezee.

Pat Brown, Zen Malik and host club player George Marshall, who guested for the Seconds, collected one wicket apiece.

Malik top-scored with 20 for the Seconds who were bowled out for 112 in 16.5 overs.

Kervezee completed a personally successful day by wrapping up the Seconds innings with three wickets in five balls.

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Bromsgrove

Levitt*+ c O Westbury b G Marshall 27

Newfield c P Brown b Z Malik 40

Kervezee not out 117

Pedley run out (M Davis) 2

Cordez c O Westbury b P Brown 9

Taylor not out 2

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Total (for 4 wickets) 214 in 20 overs

FOW: 47, 126, 153, 200

Bowling

M Davis 3-0-28-0

P Brown 4-0-45-1

G Marshall 3-0-16-1

A Hepburn 4-0-48-0

J Johal 2-0-30-0

M Ahmed 2-0-28-0

Z Malik 2-0-12-1

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Worcestershire Seconds

A Hepburn c Mulhattu b Tuffin 9

O Westbury* c Dyer b Wilkinson 4

J Dell b Williams 17

Z Malik c Levitt b Tuffin 20

Z Hassan c Pedley b Mulhattu 25

J Dodd+ b Tuffin 7

J Johal c Williams b Taylor 6

Ahmed not out 12

P Brown b Kervezee 7

M Davis b Kervezee 0

G Marshall lbw b Kervezee 0

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Total (all out) 112 in 16.5 overs

FOW: 5, 32, 48, 59, 78, 92, 93, 112, 112, 112.

Bowling

Wilkinson 3-0-23-1

Williams 3-0-18-1

Tuffin 3-0-14-3

Newfield 2-0-21-0

Mulhattu 3-0-22-1

Taylor 2-0-9-1

Kervezee 0.5-0-1-3