Ed Barnard downed the Pears at his old New Road home after decisive contributions with both bat and ball – but was quick to praise the team performance in the Demolition Derby. The all-rounder opened the bowling with Oli Hannon-Dalby – who finished with figures of 5/31 – before he joined Rob Yates at the crease as the pair put on 103 to all but chase down the modest target set by Worcestershire.