Cricket: Milnes’ star turn not quite enough for Warwickshire 2nds

A superb five wicket haul by Berkswell’s Tom Milnes wasn’t quite enough to prevent defeat for Warwickshire’s second eleven  on Tuesday as they lost a close game by two wickets to Nottinghamshire at Berkswell’s Meeting House Lane Ground.  Warwickshire lost the toss and were invited to bat on a slow paced and lost early wickets to find themselves in trouble at 9-3, before fourth wicket pairing Richard Johnson (51) and Usman Shabir (59) began rebuilding the innings.

Berkswell's Tom Milnes - nearly turned match with 5 wicket haul

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Cricket: Berkswell prepare for Birmingham League 20/20 finals day

Berkswell Cricket Club is preparing to fight on the biggest stage of its’ 114 year history on Sunday at the Birmingham League 20/20 Cup finals day being held at Cannock Cricket Club on Sunday 15th August.  Having accounted for a number of top sides including Premier Division League leaders Knowle and Dorridge in the 2nd round, Berkswell look forward to taking on Walmley at 10.00 am in the first of 2 semi-finals.  The winners will go on to meet the winners of Himley v Shrewsbury at 4:30pm

2nd round - Wes Hartslief cuts on his way to 106 not out v Knowle and Dorridge

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