Skipper George Rhodes and Alex Hepburn have made significant contributions with bat and ball for Worcestershire Seconds in their three and four-day matches so far this season.

Rhodes has weighed in with 199 runs in five innings including a top score of 77 versus Warwickshire at RGS Worcester in addition to picking up seven wickets at 29 runs apiece.

Hepburn has scored 120 runs with a highest contribution of 74 not out against Warwickshire.

The Australian all-rounder has also taken 11 wickets – 10 of which came against MCC Young Cricketers at Kidderminster with returns of 5-77 and 5-43.

It gave him career best match figures and surpassed his previous best analysis of 7-91.

Tom Fell is out on his own at the top of the batting averages thanks to 223 in his only innings against MCC YC.

It is the highest ever tally by a Worcestershire player in Second Eleven Championship cricket.

After Fell and Rhodes, the next highest run-getter is Alexei Kervezee with 140 at an average of 28.

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SECOND ELEVEN AVERAGES

THREE-FOUR DAY GAMES

BATTING

Fell Matches 1, Inns 1, Not Out 0, Runs 223, Highest 223, Average 223.00

Dell 2, 2, 0, 106, 60, 53.00

Rhodes 3, 5, 1, 199, 77, 49.75

Kohler-Cadmore 1, 2, 0, 92, 55, 46.00

Hepburn 3, 5, 1, 120, 74*, 30.00

Wiffen 1, 2, 1, 29, 27*, 29.00

Kervezee 3, 5, 0, 140, 94, 28.00

Whiteley 2, 3, 0, 84, 33, 28.00

Dodd 3, 4, 1, 67, 27, 22.33

Westbury 3, 5, 0, 93, 44, 18.60

Malik 2, 2, 0, 27, 25, 13.50

Twohig 3, 4, 0, 53, 25, 13.25

Finch 2, 2, 0, 7, 4, 3.50

Morris 1, 1, 0, 0, 0, 0.00

Brown 3, 3, 3, 61, 30*,

Wilkinson 1, 1, 1, 7, 7* —-

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BOWLING

Wilkinson Matches 1, Overs 20, Maidens 2, Runs 86, Wkts 6, Average 14.33

Malik 2, 15, 1, 49, 3, 16.33

Hepburn 3, 76.1, 16, 247, 11, 22.45

Morris 1, 16, 3, 75, 3, 25.00

Rhodes 3, 56, 7, 203, 7, 29.00

Brown 3, 57.1, 11, 254, 5, 50.80

Kervezee 3, 14, 3, 62, 1, 62.00

Twohig 3, 46, 3, 197, 2, 98.50

Finch 2, 23, 2, 107, 1, 107.00

Whiteley 2, 25, 4, 108, 0