Cannock 1st XI vs Coseley 1st XI

Cannock opted to bowl first after winning the toss and toiled hard on a good batting wicket. The visitors batted well but a steady flow of wickets meant that they never got away from the home side, eventually being bowled out for 210. Matt Robinson was the pick of the bowlers with 3-53.

After being reduced to 42-2, Faizan Khan (61) and Daniel Wood (32) helped get Cannock back on track but the loss of quick wickets meant that they still needed 23 runs to win but only had three wickets remaining. The calmness of Will Fleet (47 not out) and a couple of big hits from Ed Martin (13 not out) saw the side to a thrilling victory with a little more than two overs to spare.

Wightwick & Finchfield 1st XI vs Cannock 2nd XI

Cannock were met with a very bowler friendly track when they arrived at Wightwick and had no hesitation in bowling first after winning the toss. Paul Martin picked up 3-44 with two wickets apiece for Joe Tennant, John Cooke and Albert Thompson, the home side were dismissed for 138.

A steady opening partnership between Ryan Peach and Cameron Osborne got Cannock off and running before Peach was bowled for 25. 15 year old Osborne continued his good start to the season as he compiled a patient 35 and he was well supported by 37 from Mike Chadderton. James Boden hit the winning runs for the visitors as they triumphed by five wickets.

Cannock 3rd XI vs Brewood 3rd XI

It was another convincing win for Cannock as they prevailed by nine wickets over Brewood. Three wickets each for Harry Tooth (3-21) and Matt Osborne (3-20) helped skittle the visitors out for 80.

The early loss of Ian Slym didn’t stop the hosts as Dave Perkins (53 not out) and Martin Davies (22 not out) took Cannock to the victory target within 15 overs.

Old Wulfs 3rd XI vs Cannock 4th XI

After losing the toss, Cannock were asked to bat first on what turned out to be a very challenging wicket. Mark Boden (33) and Josh Lewis (32 not out) held the innings together as the visitors posted 111 all out.

Superb bowling from captain, Aaron Saunders (4-15) and Jamie Fleet (4-18) dismantled the top order of the home side. It was left to Andy Elliott to take the final wicket as Old Wulfs were bowled out for 56, giving Cannock four wins from four matches on the day.

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