2017 was KGCC’s second season in the Morrants Chiltern league. The 1st team, having been promoted from Div 3 to Div 2 the previous season, were looking to consolidate and achieved this by finishing 5th in a division of 10 teams. Captained by Nick Patel, they managed 7 wins, 3 draws, 6 losses, with 2 abandoned due to weather. Overall a satisfactory season.

There were some notable performances, and some less notable. We managed the 2nd highest team score of 355 for 6 against Coleshill, but also the lowest, al out for 48 against Ley Hill.

Bowling

Once again Mike Widdowson was the highest wicket taker with 35 at 14.71 runs per wicket and a best of 5-59. Second was Ross Kemp, who took 23 wickets at 26.74, with a best of 5-65

and third was Tommy Patel, who took 14 wickets at 31.71, with a best of 4-21

Batting

Highest run scorer was Tommy Patel with 440 runs, averaging 31.43 and a top score of 114. Scoring slightly less but with a higher average was his brother Johnny Patel, who scored 433 at an average of 43.30 and a top score of 140. Third in batting was Mike Widdowson, who scored 274 runs at 27.40 with a top score of 68

Fielding

Wicketkeeper Dharak Pandya took 6 dismissals. while Tommy Patel took 7 catches

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