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Scorchers Abroad: Bell Averages 98

16 May 2017

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The Englishman was on fire with the bat this week, while Michael Klinger also reached triple figures in the UK.

Ian Bell found some unbelievable form averaging almost 100 across three knocks this week, while Michael Klinger also scored a century in England’s Royal London One-Day Cup.

Firstly to Ian Bell who made 93, 104 and 98 for Warwickshire, to produce some devastating form and average 98.33 across the week.

Bell’s century came from 129 balls with nine boundaries against Worcestershire on Friday night.

The English batsman now has 410 runs at an average of 58.57 for Warwickshire, to sit ninth in the overall top scorers’ list.

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Michael Klinger posted a hundred for Gloucestershire on Wednesday night against Kent.

Klinger finished with 134 from 145 balls, including 11 fours and four sixes. He also posted scores of 53 and 26 this week.

English pair Tim Bresnan and David Willey were also in action this week for Yorkshire, with the former scoring a blazing 65 against Bell’s Warwickshire while the latter took 2-22 against Northants.

Adam Voges made scores of 40 and 12 for Middlesex this week too.

In the Indian Premier League, Shaun Marsh’s Kings XI Punjab bowed out just short of the playoffs, with the Scorchers batsman finishing with scores of 25 and 10 this week.

Marsh’s IPL season tally was 264 runs at an average of 33, with a strike rate of 136.08.

Mitchell Johnson got a rare run, taking 1-30, with Mumbai Indians into the playoffs, along with Nathan Coulter-Nile’s Kolkata Knight Riders.

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