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Shrewsbury beat Canterbury to win The Cricket Paper Nationwide U17’s Boys Last


Loughborough College was bathed in superb sunshine as the sport started on a real pitch and a lush outfield nonetheless damp from the day prior to this’s rain.

Shrewsbury Faculty received the toss and determined to bat first on a beforehand used however handsome strip.

They made an important begin when Ollie Parton and Theo Wylie attacked within the first energy play and added 60 in 7 overs earlier than Parton fell to Harry Fulton.

Wylie, who survived a stumping attraction, continued to assault earlier than falling to Dale for 63 within the 13th over.

Following the very hectic begin the Canterbury spinners took a firmer grip and steadily introduced the run charge down to six per over.

Nonetheless, with additional strong contributions from Rhys Lewis (32), Jack Residence (39) and Louise Hursthouse (31), Shrewsbury edged in direction of a good 203 for 7 of their 35 overs.

The ultimate whole of 203-7 from 35 overs was aggressive, however not out of the attain of a Canterbury aspect that have been beforehand undefeated all season. Connor Dale was the decide of the spinners and claimed 4 for 37.

Canterbury Academy produced a superb run, beating plenty of high non-public faculties en path to the ultimate

For Canterbury, Burgess & Roberts made an important begin, however a careless run out opened the door for the Shrewsbury bowlers and slowly however absolutely, they tightened their grip on proceedings.

Shrewsbury take management of the sport at 58-3 from 13 overs Lewis, Bradshaw and Jenkins all bowled effectively and finally Burgess, who had seemed in nice kind, holed out to Jack Residence within the deep for a well-constructed 50.

This was adopted by one other wicket within the subsequent over for Ed Prideaux, which meant that because the rain arrived and the covers got here on, Shrewsbury have been 23 runs forward through the Duckworth Lewis methodology.

The rain didn’t abate, and shortly after the 2 captains shook palms, with Shrewsbury victorious.

Successful skipper Rhys Lewis and outgoing cricket coach at Shrewsbury Andy Barnard have a good time with the trophy




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