KIDDERMINSTER have climbed to second spot in Birmingham League  Premier Division One after reeling off a 65 run success over West Bromwich Dartmouth.

Nathan Round rolled back the years to record a match winning 114 runs off 118 balls to provide the bedrock of Kidderminster's victory.

Round  put on 115 runs for a third wicket partnership  with former Worcestershire opener Matt Pardoe who provided a further 45 runs.

The pair produced the foundations for Kidderminster's total of 264 for six before dismissing Dartmouth for 199 runs in reply.

At one stage, Dartmouth were well placed to take up the chase by reaching 94 for two as Omar Ali made an impressive 77.

But Dartmouth were left floundering after Liam Weston ripped out their middle order by taking five for 49 off 13 overs to leave Kidderminster in complete command.

Barnt Green in contrast failed to put enough runs on the board as they fell to a five wicket reverse against Ombersley.

Dom Harding made a defiant  72 after the Green had suffered an initial collapse and slumped to 35 for four.

But the Green found themselves restricted to a below par 141 for nine in the face of Ombersley's former first class bowling attack where the combined efforts of Gareth Andrew, Richard Jones and George Payani all claimed three wickets.

In reply, Ombersey cantered home to a winning 144 for five with nine overs to spare.

Halesowen's relentless drive towards the Premier Two title was given a slight jolt by Barnards Green.

After posting an imposing target of 233 for seven, Halesowen were held to a draw as Barnards Green just managed to hang on in reply to reach 188 for nine.

Having been 39 for four at one stage, Edward Bragg began to turn matters around with a timely 66 not out.

But Bragg was completely upstaged by Peter Scott who then smashed 11 sixes to record 106 off just 71 balls.

Worcestershire's Zain Ul Hassan managed to take three for 41 in the carnage but it was his batting that saved the day for Barnards Green by making 77 not out after Eddie Rhodes had taken four for 49 while Scott snapped up two for 16.

Saul Ansley struck  a six wicket haul for Himley but couldn't save his side from a narrow 11 run reverse against Kenilworth Wardens.

Anstey took six for 46 off 15.4 overs as Wardens were removed for 128, Keith Bell supplying  51 of that total.

However Himley fell short in reply to finish on 117 all out after 34 overs, Ali Zaryab Asil with five for 30 and Tommy Rex, who took four for  24 causing most of the damage.

Bromsgrove sustained a seven wicket loss against Wolverhampton.

Connor Smith struck 61 for Bromsgrove who reached 194 for eight after electing to bat first.

It proved well short as Wolves responded with 195 for three in the 48th over, overseas player Ali Waqas with 90 and James Hammond who added 73 putting on 143 for the second wicket to provide the platform for victory.

Match of the day this week will take place at Chester Road when Kidderminster entertain current table toppers and defending champions Berkswell.

Halesowen have a local derby on their hands at home to Harborne while Himley made the long trip to face Oswestry in deepest Shropshire.

Bromsgrove will be hoping for a return to winning ways when they travel to Dorridge.