First XI

Firsts keep pace clear at top with Naik to the fore

Sileby’s quest for the 2017 Premier League title continued apace with skipper Jigar Naik the star man with both bat and ball in their win over Loughborough Town. The Sileby groundstaff were also stars in their own right as their hard work and determination helped ensure that the game was...
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Firsts win ‘one of the best for years’

The Leicester Mercury dubbed the Firsts win in the top of the table clash with Kibworth as one of the best Everards Premier League matches for years as they pulled off their third final over victory of the season. Sports writer Jon Paul’s take on the seven run win can...
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7 from 7 over the weekend for our sides

Path to the semi finals of the League Cup was just one of the rewards for us over the weekend as our senior sides recorded seven wins from all seven games on Saturday and Sunday. There were some sterling individual highlights too with Neil Pullen registering his first five wicket...
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1s at home in Regional Finals

Sileby have bagged a home draw in the National Knockout Regional Finals where they will face the conquerors of Kibworth at Mill Lane. Ockbrook & Borrowash came out on top in a low scoring affair at Kibworth yesterday as the home side were bowled out for 110 chasing the visitors 142...
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1s progress in National KO

Half centuries from Luke Gale and skipper Jake Gillett, coupled with some miserly mid-innings bowling from Chris Trevis and Neil Pullen, saw the 1s to a 105-run win over Swarkestone in the third round of the National Knock Out. Despite several rain breaks all 90 overs were possible under slate...
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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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