WEM toasted a rare victory in the second division of the Birmingham Premier League with an 80 run triumph at Bromsgrove on Saturday.

Chris Peel (81no) was joined by Graham Wagg (69) and Matthew Cohen (37) in guiding Wem to 243-5 to defend with Freddie Fallows (2-65) leading the home attack.

Alex Milton (47) and Connor Smith (46) led Bromsgrove’s reply but James Astley (4-25), Wagg (3-36) and Alex Ollerenshaw (2-31) ended their challenge for 163.

Meanwhile Whitchurch eased to a 68 run victory at Oswestry in the Mansfield Sports Group Shropshire Premier League.

Michael Robinson (105) starred with Iftikhar Khan (56) and Kunal Dabas (53no) leading Whitchurch to 269-4 with Max Lloyd (2-22) leading the home wickets.

Josh Darley (49), Charlie Morris (31) and Josh Kirk (30) led the home side’s reply with Daniel Bowen (3-44), Jack Giddings (2-23) and Dabas (2-17) completing Oswestry’s demise for 201.


Meanwhile Ellesmere celebrated a three wicket win at Lilleshall in division two.

Bradley Chapman (2-21), Seamus McIlroy (2-26) and Ashley Thomas (2-33) starred for Mere and restricted the hosts to 195-9 with Tom Mackriel (47) and Harvey Wakefield (33) top scoring.

Felix Ashley (61), Kieran Barry (32) and McIlroy (35) led Mere to 197-7 in reply with Ian Dawes (2-32), Chris Tait (2-45) and Stephen Bate (2-39) taking wickets.

Elsewhere Wem IIs edged a three wicket win at home to Madeley IIs in division three.

Tahir Ahmed (37) led the visitors to 175 to defend under pressure from Ollie Dunn (3-33) and Matthew Butcher (2-42).

Martyn Davies (86no) top scored in reply to steer Wem to 179-7 with Ahmed (2-15), Morgan Ward (2-28) and Ben James (2-43) sharing wickets.

Meanwhile Calverhall slumped to a six wicket defeat at Condover in division four.

Oliver Griffiths (32) and Martin Williams (20) posted double figures as Hall were skittled for 96 under pressure from Lucas Ridgeway (3-31) and Oliver Upton (2-2).

Charlie Rogers (46no) and Joe Lafferty (34) guided Condover to 97-3 with Williams (3-25) taking the wickets.


Iscoyd and Fenns Bank eased to a five wicket win at St Georges IIIs in division five.

Ray Dale (4-28) led the Bank attack with the Saints left to defend 187-9 with Ryan Hoofe (38) and Junaid Maqbool (35) top scoring.

Duncan Wright (96) and Rhyan Jones (48) defied Sahil Alokozay (2-28) to guide Bank to 189-5 and victory in reply.

Meanwhile Whitchurch IIs thumped Alberbury IIs by 291 runs with Eddie Lewis (199) and Ed Watson-Jones (125no) guiding the hosts to 370-2 with Justin Joseph (2-80) taking both wickets.

Archie Jones (3-13) and Dave Brunyard (3-8) ensured Alberbury closed on 79-9 in reply with Liam Gordon (18) top scoring.

Elsewhere Coton Hall toasted a 110 run win at home to Montgomery IIs in division six.

Alex Cadman (104), Dan Thoms (89) and Shaun Reynolds (71) led Hall to 308-6 with Ethan Horobin (3-3) and Morgan Matthews (2-32) leading the Monty attack.

James Roberts (48) and Rob Yewdall (35) led Monty to 198-9 in reply with Cadman (3-43) and Aaron Jones (2-21) starring with Hall’s wickets.

Elsewhere Ellesmere IIs eased to a seven wicket win at home to Condover IIs in division seven.

James Evans (2-35) and Peter Jones (2-45) restricted Condover to 198-6 with Chris Henderson (52) leading the visiting innings.

Matty Harrington (74no), John Mooney (35) and Evans (35) led Mere to 201-3 in reply.