First XI

Mixed bag during week four

It was a mixed bag of results for Sileby in the fourth round of fixtures in the Leicestershire & Rutland League as they covered all bases with a win, winning draw, losing draw and a loss from their matches. It was a case of the good, bad and the ugly...
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Sides learn their cup fates

The Firsts and Thirds both have home ties to look forward to after both progressed in cup competitions. Jigar Naik’s men have the reward of a home tie for their efforts in the win v Walsall when they host Swarkestone at Mill Lane on 4 June. The Thirds face up...
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Gale & Bates See 1s to Nationals Round Three

A century from Luke Gale and a 7-wicket haul from teenager Harry Bates saw Sileby to a stunning 65 run win over Walsall in round two. Both players set club records in the National Knock Out in the process, with Gale’s 112 coming from 96 balls, with the opener piling...
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Round three roundup

There was a maiden century, two five-fers, four wins from four – including a nail biting one run win in a huge local derby as well as heartbreak in the T20 as home advantage didn’t guarantee a passage through for Sileby. Clashes between local rivals Sileby and Barrow rarely turn out to...
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Round two roundup

The second round of the Leicestershire & Rutland League season brought more positive results for our sides and the weekend as a whole brought some excellent performances as three players bagged hundreds, one scored their maiden fifty and there was a five wicket haul from an old stager. Saturday saw...
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It’s T20 day at Mill Lane

Today sees the first regional group rounds of the T20 competition, with Sileby hosting Leicester Ivanhoe and Kegworth Town. The first game begins at 10am with the bar and BBQ from midday. There will be three matches with all three sides playing one another once with the team with the...
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Sileby and Enderby remember former great

The First XI game this weekend between Sileby and Enderby is far more than a Premier League cricket match – one that comes as Enderby’s second since their elevation to Leicestershire’s top table – it’s a meeting of two sides that John Willett called home during his local cricket career. John...
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Mixed opening weekend for Sileby sides

It was a real mixed bag of results and performances for the Sileby sides that took the field on the opening weekend of their respective league seasons – although there were some notable successes. Despite having been cuising towards their target of 226 to beat Barkby on Saturday an all...
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Season preparation reaches peak

The preparation for the first season under new captain Jigar Naik is reaching its peak this weekend with the first of two friendlies before the season begins on 22 April. A 12-a-side game between two club sides will see Team Naik vs Team Ruddle in a 50-over a side warm...
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Cup draws completed

The draws for the first rounds of the various Leicestershire and Rutland League cup competitions are now complete and Sileby have come away with some good ties. The First XI are the only side to get an away tie from any of the draws as they travel to face Division...
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