Battling draw at Barby

23/05 Updated: 23/05 16:07

BATTLING Warwick held on for a Warwickshire League Division One draw in a rain reduced clash at Barby on Saturday.

The hosts elected to bat but lost two quick wickets to pace bowlers Marc Passey and Paul Rowe.

Tom Gleghorn led the recovery and went on to score a splendid 115no, while support came from Rob Field 36no which lifted Barby to a healthy 191 for 4 in their 41 overs.

Warwick lost two early wickets and never threaened the target but determined knocks from James Wynn-Evans 22 and Jamie Coleman 18 helped the visitors avoid defeat as they closed on 95 for 7.

Warwick bounced back to record a six wicket Arden Sunday League Division One South victory at Alvechurch & Hopwood on Sunday.

Alvechurch were restricted to 150 for 9 in their 40 overs with Shawcross 3-43, Singh 2-31 and Mead 2-14 the most successful bowlers.

Warwick eased to 154 for 6 thanks to the efforts of Rajan 38, Viswanath 49 and Jorge Singh 44.

The 2nds clash at home to Barby on Saturday was abandoned without a ball being bowled.

But the 2nds recorded a narrow one wicket victory over their Alvechurch counterparts at Hampton Road on Sunday.

Alvechurch totalled 105 for 9 but Warwick edged to 106 for 9 with Hammersley 17 and Bhatti 23 top scoring.

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