U 16 Whites Round 3

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Nov 212017
 

Kensington defeated East Torrens Day 1, As we all arrive late to the game due to the assistance of a confused Google Maps which guided most of us to either the Velodrome or the Croatian Club, we descended onto the ground to view the pitch. Well what a pitch it was, unrolled, unweeded with a [ Read More…]

West End One Day Cup Round 4

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Nov 202017
 

Adelaide defeated by Kensington Kensington travelled to Glandore on Sunday needing a win for any chance of sneaking into the 50-over competition’s final eight but Adelaide won the toss, batted and came hard out of the blocks. The Buffalos were scoring at ten runs an over by overs 4 to 8 and not even the [ Read More…]

U14 Whites Round 3

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Nov 202017
 

14 Whites v East Torrens The 14-white team headed to Rostrevor School to take on East Torrens. Kensi won the toss and elected to bat on what looked like a cracking deck. Kyle Adams and Sam Vartuli got us away to a reasonable start before Sam was caught, 1/23 after 9. Scoring seemed to be [ Read More…]

West End Men’s 2nd Grade Round 4

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Nov 192017
 

Kensington defeated Glenelg Day 1, The Bs headed down to Gliderol Stadium to take on a strong Glenelg outfit who have taken an early lead on the 2nd grade table with two convincing wins in their first two games of 2017. Glenelg won the toss and after some discussion between the opposing captain and his team [ Read More…]

Statewide Women’s 1st Grade Round 1

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Nov 162017
 

Women’s Statewide Super 1st Grade round 1 v Southern District With 5 senior players in Perth playing trial games with the Scorpions, it was a depleted Kensington side that travelled to Bice to take on Southern District in the first 50 over match of the season. Southern won the toss and elected to bat on [ Read More…]

ATCA Women’s 1st Grade Round 3

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Nov 162017
 

ATCA Women’s 1st Grade Round 3 v Gepps Cross With a shortage of players this week, our 3rd Grade side welcomed Julie Jansen making her debut, alongside daughter Eloise. Unfortunately captain Sam Tammita lost the toss and Gepps Cross chose to bat on a steamy Sunday afternoon on Col Waite. After having convinced the umpire [ Read More…]

West End Men’s 3rd Grade Round 4

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Nov 142017
 

Day 1,The 3rd grade lost the toss and bowled first on a nice wicket at colonel waite. We started off well but leaked a few runs, a back injury to Adam Clements meant he was heavily restricted and struggled to gather much pace as a result. He lasted four overs before been given a rest [ Read More…]

Academy Matches – Monday November 13th

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Nov 142017
 
Academy Matches - Monday November 13th

At Victoria Park the Black team took on the Yellow team. The Black team batted first and opener Harry Dangerfield got them away to a good start with 16*. Henry Goold came in and struck a fluent 29 including one large six. Jim Kelly made 20* off only 13 balls while Henry Smart finished with [ Read More…]

West End Men’s 4th Grade Round 4

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Nov 132017
 

Day 1, Not a lot to speak about in what was a tough day for the D’s, despite starting a couple of fielders short our early bowlers restricted the runs well. Unfortunately, we couldn’t get a breakthrough. Glenelg were 0/100 after 40 overs at Tea. From there, their batsmen accelerated and played very well to [ Read More…]

West End Men’s 1st Grade Round 4

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Nov 132017
 

Day 1, With heavily overcast conditions offering some assistance to bowlers, the skipper got us off the right start by winning the toss and electing to bowl.  The match would ordinarily have started on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, so the teams and match officials lined up on the [ Read More…]

Academy Matches – Monday November 6th

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Nov 092017
 
Academy Matches - Monday November 6th

The Kensington Academy had its first round of matches on Monday with three games played. At a chilly Victoria Park, the Red team took on the Black team. The Reds batted first and amassed 11/133 from their 32 overs. The running between wickets was a feature with Morgan Young (21*) and Binuga Pathirana (19*) the [ Read More…]

Statewide Women’s 1st Grade T20 Round 4

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Nov 072017
 
Statewide Women's 1st Grade T20 Round 4

  Kensington took on Port Adelaide at home on Sunday morning, looking to return to the winners circle. Our girls were looking great in their new TNF uniforms and maybe that was an omen as the Port captain called tails, won the toss, and chose to bat. The highlight of their innings was an inside [ Read More…]

West End Men’s 1st Grade Round 3

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Nov 062017
 

Port Adelaide defeated Kensington Day 1, This week the A grade welcomed Euan Fletcher into the side for his debut game. A pleasure to see a young kid that has matured as a person and cricketer over a quick period of time get his opportunity. Winning the toss and batting at Port Reserve we started [ Read More…]

Under 14 Whites Round 2

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Nov 062017
 

14 Whites defeated Adelaide The 14-whites headed down to West Beach to play Adelaide at home. Losing the toss Adelaide elected to bat and started to try and bore the kensi side to death with very negative batting and purely survival on their minds. It took until the 8th over for us to get our [ Read More…]

West End Men’s 3rd Grade Round 3

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Nov 062017
 

Port Adelaide defeated Kensington Day 1  We turned up to the quite beautiful EP Nazar Reserve to find ideal team-bonding-sized change rooms (3m x3m). Port Adelaide won the toss and elected to bowl to our delight, as the wicket looked good for batting. Alex Chapman didn’t think so, however, as he was caught behind on [ Read More…]

Under 14 Reds Round 2

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Nov 062017
 

Adelaide defeated Kensington Kensington     All out   133    lost first innings,  Adelaide   4 /267 Wow, that was some fantastic batting. Beautifully clean and fast. Unfortunately not by us  though ! Kensington batted first on a seaming swinging wicket and we never really found any batting rhythm, falling for a mediocre 133 helped by a free hitting [ Read More…]

West End Men’s 4th Grade Round 3

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Nov 052017
 

Day 1 It was a spectacular day of cricket at Col Waite for the D Grade. Year 12 student Hamish Porter won the toss in his first game as D Grade captain, and we had a bat first. Wickets fell early, but Konnis was solid with 28. His wicket saw the Mosey boys come to [ Read More…]

LO Division 1 Round 4

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Nov 052017
 

ICCSA defeated Kensington The Es had another victory off the field — winning the battle of cobbling an XI together — but another heavy loss on it. Winning the toss against ICCSA at Adelaide HS No 2, we lost four early wickets but managed to post 8-141 from our 40 overs. Brad Rumbelow (32) was [ Read More…]

West End Men’s 2nd Grade Round 3

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Nov 042017
 
West End Men's 2nd Grade Round 3

B Grade – Kensington defeated Port Adelaide at Parkinson Oval  Day 1 A slightly greener then normal Parkinson oval pitch greeted the B grade on day one of their clash against Port Adelaide. Skipper Daniel Burns was under no illusions and had zero hesitation batting first when he won the toss. It wasn’t an ideal [ Read More…]

Kensington players selected @ U19 National Championships

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Nov 042017
 
Kensington players selected @ U19 National Championships

Six Kensington players selected in 13 player Squad to represent SA at U19 National Championships in Tasmania in December. Congratulations to Kensington players (left to right) Lloyd Pope, Henry Dall, Cameron Fatchen, Lucas Froude, Ashley Eckermann and Ewan Fletcher on their selection in the SA Squad for the U19 National Championships

Volunteering at Kensington District CC

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Nov 042017
 

As you may know, Kensington District Cricket Club is proudly an amateur club. While we do pay some coaching staff and bar staff, we have never paid players at Kensington.  Most of the Club is run by volunteers. After winning the Club Championship last year, our on-field performance remains strong. It is fair to say that [ Read More…]

South East U/16 Team

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Nov 022017
 
South East U/16 Team

Congratulations to the following players who have been selected to represent the South East team in the 2017-18 Under 16 Country Cup. Campbell Watts (Kingston) Connor Prior (West Gambier Luke Pedlar CAPT (Kingston) Jack Tapfield (Kingston) Jaden Grosser (Millicent) Ben Thiel (East Gambier) Emerson Marks (East Gambier) Tom Moyle-Read (Willalooka) Josh Cornolo (West Gambier) Adam [ Read More…]

Statewide Women’s 2nd Grade T20 Round 3

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Nov 012017
 

University 3/69 (13 overs) def Kensington 8/68 (16 overs) First home game of the season, chasing our first win and up against top-of-the-table University. Hopes were high for Kensington as we fielded the strongest 2nd grade unit of the season, with Bella Smith playing her first game for the year and vice-captain Jess Murray back [ Read More…]