Junior Cricket

Brown blows Parrs Wood away to set up crucial win...

On Tuesday, our U13 Cricket team travelled to Parrs Wood HS to play their 1st round Lancashire Cup tie. On a very blustery afternoon, Walkden lost the toss and were asked to bowl first. Runs were hard to come by in the slow outfield and a steady stream of wickets kept the home side’s total down. Pick of the bowlers was Lewis Brown who claimed 4-6 in his 4 over spell. There were also wickets for Tom Rawding (1-10), Josh Waring (1-9), Luke Wilson (1-3) as Parrs Wood reached 46-9 in their 20 overs. In reply, Walkden got off to a steady start but lost openers Bentley and Blezard early. With all batsmen getting starts, Rawding added valuable runs before a middle order collapse set the nerves jangling. With Parrs Wood sensing victory, it was left to Tallis Keeler to hit the winning runs with two overs to spare to complete a 3-wicket win. The boys now face Merchant Taylors, Liverpool in the next round with the game to be played next week.

Team: Tom Rawding, Max Mulligan, Lewis Brown, Josh Waring, Jack Green, Koby Bentley, Sam Blezard, Luke Wilson, Tallis Keeler, Jack Morrissey, Zac Trench.

Mr A Tobutt

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