A fine all-round performance from man of the match Jamie Turner helped Himley to win the Canterbury County Cup final by 34 runs against Old Elizabethans at New Road today.

Turner smashed an unbeaten 32 off just 14 balls with two sixes and three fours to propel Himley to what proved to be a match winning total of 144-5 in 20 overs after they had elected to bat.

Bilal Hussain (26 off 29 balls) and skipper Greg Wright (38 off 28 deliveries) were the other main contributors.

For OE’s, Eliot Bartlett returned the excellent figures of 4-1-12-1.

Turner then got to work with the ball and finished with 3-11 from 3.3 overs as OE’s were bowled out for 110 in 19.3 overs – a total boosted by 35 extras.

Stuart Wedge (4-0-19-3) also made a big impact with the ball.
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Himley

Callum Lea c M Cooper b D Colburn 7

Bilal Hussain c M Davis b H Pathiranage 26

Dan Durman lbw b H Pathiranage 9

Greg Wright* c A Bastable b A Jawanda 38

Stuart Wedge st J Boyle b E Bartlett 11

Jamie Turner not out 32

Chad Brandrick not out 5

Extras 16

Total (for 5 wickets) 144

FOW: 34, 43, 60, 102, 114

Bowling

Matt Davis 3-0-21-0

Alex Bastable 3-0-24-0

Daniel Colburn 3-1-19-1

Hemaka Pathiranage 3-0-22-2

Eliot Bartlett 4-1-12-1

Amar Jawanda 4-0-39-1


Old Elizabethans

Jamie Boyle+ lbw b S Wedge 6

Shameer Ahmed lbw b J Turner 4

Richard Gardiner c and b C Brandrick 15

Tom Goodwin lbw b S Wedge 0

Eliot Bartlett run out (S Wedge) 4

Michael Cooper c S Wedge b T Rhodes 11

Alex Bastable b S Wedge 16

Matt Davis c B Hussain b C Brandrick 3

Daniel Colburn not out 13

Amar Jawanda lbw b J Turner 0

Hemaka Pathiranage* b J Turner 3

Extras 35

Total (all out) 110

FOW: 5, 29, 29, 41, 53, 77, 87, 97, 98, 110

Bowling

Jamie Turner 3.3-1-11-3

Elliot Hopkin 4-1-13-0

Stuart Wedge 4-0-19-3

Chad Brandrick 4-0-25-2

Tom Rhodes 4-0-23-1


*In the Canterbury County Plate final, Bromyard defeated Bretforton by three wickets, also at New Road today.

Bretforton were put in and totalled 155-7 thanks mainly to Paul Jones’ 64 off 35 balls.

But Bromyward chased down the total with three balls to spare and were indebted to man of the match Rob Willis’ 61

off 35 balls with nine fours.

He went in at 46-3 and added 82 in 10.2 overs with George Leighton (31).