Rugeley 1st XI vs Cannock 1st XI
After winning the toss and opting to bat first, captain Adam Benton (39) and Connor Shingler (48) got the visitors off to a flying start. When they were both dismissed, Faizan Khan joined Daniel Wood and the pair continued to pile on the runs. Wood was caught for 52 but Khan went on to register his second century for Cannock as they amassed 336-7 from their 50 overs.
The home side were never in with a chance of winning the game after early wickets from Ryan Elliott blew their top order away. Elliott finished with 3-46 and the returning Ed Fleet took 3-25 as Rugeley were bowled out for 128.
Cannock 2nds vs Rugeley 2nds
Cannock 2nds produced another excellent bowling display as they skittled Rugeley for just 112. Captain John Cooke was the standout bowler with figures of 3-19.
The opening partnership of Ryan Peach and Cameron Osborne ensured there were no alarms during the run chase as Peach made 45 and Osborne finished 49 not out, giving Cannock a nine wicket victory.
Wednesbury 3rds vs Cannock 3rds
Cannock’s bowlers did a superb job of containing Wednesbury’s batsmen after captain Matthew Bull had won the toss and chose to bowl first on an extremely warm day. Craig Squire took 3-40 as the home side could only muster 148-7 from their 50 overs.
The early loss of Ian Slym meant that Martin Davies joined Mark Boden in the middle and the experienced duo began to knock the ball around. The pair had added more than 100 to the score when Boden was bowled for 58 but Davies saw his side home with 60 not out to clinch an eight wicket win for Cannock.
Cannock 4ths vs Milford 4ths
Milford were asked to bat first at Cannock and were aided by some sloppy fielding from the home side. The visitors were bowled out for 168 with captain Aaron Saunders leading the Cannock attack, returning figures of 3-40.
Ben Lockley scored 41 in the Cannock reply but it was young Milford spinner, Jacob Latham who was the star of the show as he took 6-47 to secure the win for his side by 32 runs.