Birch Wins LCA Batsman of the Week Award For Second Time You are here: Home » News Detail
31st August 2012
Dan Birch hit 152 for Kimberley Institute.CC at the weekend to become the LCA Batsman of the Week for the second time this season.
Birch had previously hit an unbeaten 180 against Wollaton.CC earlier on this month to take the award.
The opener hit the runs in the clubs convincing 199-run victory over Worksop.CC in the Nottinghamshire Premier League.
Birch took just 119 balls to reach the score that saw the opener hit 20 fours and 8 sixes.
Akhil Patel also hit 93 as Kimberley reached an imposing 304 for 2 declared off just 41 overs.
And an all-round decent bowling performance from the hosts helped dismiss Worksop for just 105 to confirm the victory.
3-10 from Patel, and 2-3 from Christopher Glover were the pick of the bowling figures from Kimberley.
The result pushes Worksop further into a relegation fight, whilst Kimberley remain 6th in the table.
Birch joined the club after moving to Kimberley from current league champions Clifton Village.CC with the move believed to be because he wanted to play his cricket closer to home.
And Birch will face his former club this Saturday as Kimberley continue their league campaign with an away trip to Clifton Village who sit just once place off them in 7th place this Saturday (1st September).