Kendal’s woes continued after losing to both Penrith and Barrow in the Twenty-20 double header at a sun drenched Shap Road on Sunday afternoon.

The Auld Greys lost by eight wickets to Penrith in the first game before losing out by 50 runs to Barrow in the second game.

In the 12 noon encounter Kendal won the toss and elected to bat against Penrith, however Kendal’s batting frailties continued when the hosts slumped onto 59-7.

Zachary McCaskie after making a steady start with the bat fell to a good catch by Kieron Trevaskis off the bowling of Bhanuka Rajapaska, Ben Phillips was trapped LBW by Greg Hall before Hall ran out Jason Dawes.

The wickets continued to tumble after Lachlan Stewart was stumped by Kieron Trevaskis off the bowling of Jonathan Osbourne,before Finlay Richardson was run out by Trevaskis.

Jonathan Osbourne picked up the wickets of Edward Price and Oliver Tyson before the Penrith skipper finished with figures of 4-16 after Richard Dakin fell cheaply.

Kendal went onto lose Chris Miller due to the bowling of Greg Hall, while Jessie Dinnie collected his third catch of the afternoon.

Stu Parkin hit two fours in an undefeated knock of 12 however Kendal fell short as they closed on 97-9.

Kendal made a bright start in Penrith’s reply after Jason Dawes clean bowled Greg Cameron before Jessie Dinnie was trapped LBW by Toby Tyson as Penrith were on 40-2.

However Sri Lankan professional Bhanuka Rajapaska posted an undefeated knock of 74 off 41 balls as Penrith closed on 100-2 off just 12.2 overs.

In the second game Barrow batted first and posted a competitive total of 125-9, Chris Miller returned figures of 3-18, while Jason Dawes and Toby Tyson claimed two wickets apiece. Stu Parkin,and Zachary McCaskie also picked up one wicket each.

Barrows Dean Williams and Jamie Pinfold put on a first wicket stand of 38, before Williams and Toby Mowat guided the visitors onto 96. Williams and Aaron Keverne Onyon both posted 29 runs apiece.

In reply Kendal slumped to 0-3 after McCaskie, Ben Phillips and Jason Dawes were all dismissed without scoring a run. McCaskie was bowled by Aaron Keverne Onyon, while Phillips and Dawes were bowled by Daryl Wearing.

Kendal lost further wickets after Edward Price was bowled by Onyon before Leighton Stewart was run out.

Finlay Richardson and Oliver Tyson guided Kendal to 46, before Richardson picked out Sam Henderson off the bowling of Ben Carr.

The gloom continued to descend over Shap Road after Kendal closed on 69-9 off 20 overs, when Oliver Tyson was stumped by Jamie Pinfold off the bowling of Sam Henderson, before Aaron Keverne Onyon bowled Richard Dakin and Toby Tyson as Onyon finished with a return of 4-4.