Painswick progress in Stuart Canvas Gloucestershire Cup

KEEGAN Jansen Van Rensburg cracked an unbeaten 108 to ensure a nine-wicket win over Cheltenham for Painswick who now progress to the quarter-finals of the Stuart Canvas Gloucestershire Cup.

The opener faced just 86 balls and smashed 11 fours and four sixes as his side needed less than 27 overs to chase down the 35-over total of 172-2 set by Cheltenham who won the toss.

Mohammed Bokhari (60 not) and Chris Williams (40 not) top scored for the home side, but the target was well within range for Painswick who will be away in the last eight to Twyford House.

Two quarter-finals are scheduled for Sunday with holders Bedminster home to Charlton Kings, and Bishopston hosting Tewkesbury. The Bristol West Indian Phoenix-Bristol clash is due to take place on July 30.

The two semi-finals in the Stuart Canvas Gloucestershire Trophy are set to take place on Sunday.

Langford will entertain Lydney while Pucklechurch will be home to Bristol Pakistanis who won a bowl off against Kingsholm.

WEPL’s T20 finals day will take place on Sunday with four teams, including hosts Bristol, fighting it out for a place in the first national round of the ECB National Club Twenty 20.

The day will get underway with Bath taking on Bridgwater at around 10am, with Bristol then facing off against Frocester at around 1pm with the final to follow.

POULTON are out of the ECB’s Vitality U13 Club T20 after a last 32 home defeat against Wessex Warriors.

The visitors reached 117-4, Arjan Sundavadra, Charlie Phillips and Cal O’Higgins taking wickets while Harry Kilby’s four overs cost only 12 runs.

Poulton then battled their way to a total of 81-9 in reply, opener Josh David-Ward top scoring on 23.

Hatherley & Reddings, meanwhile, are away on Sunday to Welsh champions Cowbridge in the last 32 of the Vitality U15 Club T20 which concludes with a final at Lord’s on September 2.

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