The following report was prepared before the ESMBA produced their results and group table. They are treating the home/away situation on the same day as separate matches. It makes no difference to the overall situation, except that Worcestershire have now “drawn” one match and lost one rather than just losing one.
This was the county’s first competitive match in the ESMBA’s inter county competition for 2021-22 – half the squad playing at home with the other half playing at Solihull. The county lost this match by 15 points to 33 with the county scoring 144 shots compared with 217 scored by West Midlands
The county’s home squad shared the honours with West Midlands with both teams having 12 points at the end of the day’s play. There was one win in each of the disciplines – Singles/Triples/Pairs and Fours , with the county picking up bonus points in the Triples and Fours, The away squad did not fare as well as the home teams. There was only one win in the Triples and a draw in the Fours. No bonus points were obtained.
A summary of the days play is set out below :