Match Centre

Competition

Second Eleven Championship – Three-day game

Ground

Kidderminster Cricket Club

Team

Yorkshire: WAR Fraine, FJ Bean, BD Birkhead†, JA Thompson, MD Fisher, HG Duke, A Ramkumar, J Shaw, E Barnes, JD Warner*, JE Poysden.

Toss

Yorkshire 2nd XI won the toss and elected to bat first.

Report

Winning the toss Yorkshire decided to bat first. Will Fraine and Finlay Bean opened and added 34 before Finlay was caught behind for 11. This brought debutant, Arjun Ramkumar, to the crease and he impressed in making 37 from 47 balls with 7 fours before being caught at mid on.

Will Fraine reached his half century from 72 balls but was caught at mid wicket two balls later, Yorkshire 104-3. Jordan Thompson was joined by Matthew Fisher but the latter was caught at mid on for 9 and at lunch Yorkshire were 125-4 – Ben Birkhead 0 not out and Thompson unbeaten on 14 from 21.

Post lunch Jordan increased the scoring rate taking 19 from his next 11 balls but Ben became the third wicket to fall caught at mid on. Jordan reached his 50 from 44 balls with 9 fours but he fell soon after for a run a ball 53.

Ed Barnes made five, Harry Duke 19 as we were reduced to 207-8 after being 93-1. Jared Warner and Josh Shaw took us to tea at 248-8 but after adding two from the first ball post tea Josh was ct behind from the 2nd and we were 250-9. Josh Poysden joined Jared and when Jared was lbw we were dismissed for 282.

19 overs remained in the day – Matthew Fisher and Josh Shaw were unable to make a breakthrough but a double change proved fruitful. Jordan Thompson was wicketless but bowled 6 overs for 7 runs and it was skipper, Jared Warner who finished with 2-8 from 5 overs as Worcestershire closed on 38-2.

John Virr – 2nd XI Scorer

Related News

View all news
Bristol day 2

Live Blog: Gloucestershire v Yorkshire, Vitality CC, Day Two

The sun is shining in Bristol, where Yorkshire are in Vitality County Championship action. They had the better of yesterday's day one, posting 326 and restricting Gloucestershire to 28-2 in reply. Can they have the better of things today? Follow this page for live updates.

Read more

Applications open for 2024 Yorkies Programme

The Yorkies Programme is back - bigger and better for 2024! Yorkshire County Cricket Club is now accepting volunteer applications for May fixtures.

Read more
Pictured Erin Burns playing for New South Wales batting during the WNCL match between New South Wales and South Australia at Cricket Central, on February 15, 2024, in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)

Northern Diamonds sign Australian all-rounder Erin Burns

The Northern Diamonds are delighted to announce the overseas signing of Australian all-rounder Erin Burns.

Read more
An image of Lauren Winfield-Hill and Adil Rashid, with the Yorkshire logo and Northern Diamonds logo in the middle

Sign up to our newsletter

For all the latest news, previews, ticket, membership and Premium Experiences information and more exciting content from Yorkshire Cricket and the Northern Diamonds straight to your inbox, subscribe now.

To view our privacy policy, click here.