Hunts young­sters re­write record books

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - Classifieds -

THE Hunts Devel­op­ment side re-wrote the county record book as they thrashed Lin­colnshire by 223 runs in their first East of Eng­land Devel­op­ment match.

Un­der 25 skip­per Michael Caf­fer­key broke a 125 year-old record with a per­sonal best of 169 and with Alan Bur­ton (115) man­aged to chalk up an all time first wicket record part­ner­ship of 304.

A de­cent fifth wicket stand of 46 off 32 balls from Jon Car­pen­ter (24) and James Bid­dle (21) left Hunts on 369 af­ter their 50 overs to leave Lin­colnshire with a moun­tain to climb.

Re­quir­ing in ex­cess of seven and a half runs per over to win, Lin­col­shire tried to main­tain the strike rate but thanks to some ex­cel­lent bowl­ing from Hunts there was no way back. the Hunts Un­der 13 county ti­tle with a seven-wicket win over Ea­ton So­con at Bret­ton Gate.

So­con made a de­cent 20-over score of 125-3, but Town raced home for the loss of three wick­ets with 10 balls to spare.

Mo Shabab Nasiri and Farhad Adil both re­tired when reach­ing 30 for Town, while Conor Craig (27) and Wil­liam Hor­rell (17) also made use­ful con­tri­bu­tions.

Town’s wicket-tak­ers were Danny Mo­hammed (2) and Saqlain Shi­razi. Town now play the Northamp­ton­shire cham­pi­ons in the Mid­lands Fi­nal.

HUNTS beat the Army for just the sec­ond time in six at­tempts in a friendly at God­manch­ester. Cas-

tor’s Ashley Rodgers was among the runs.

Re­sult: Hunts 237-5 (M. Caf­fer­key 63, A. Bur­ton 41, A. Rodgers 41) beat Army 231-7 by 5 wkts.

ADAM Mor­ris smacked a su­perb 120 as Or­ton Park beat Le­ices­ter Teach­ers in a friendly.

Re­sult: Or­ton Park 266-5 (A. Mor­ris 120, I. Han­cock 58, Z. Scot­ting 32no, A. Wright 22no) beat Le­ices­ter Teach­ers 217-6 by 49 runs.

ANDY John­son was un­beaten on 99 when Cas­tor thirds com­pleted a 31-run de­feat at Up­ping­ham sec­onds in a friendly.

Re­sult: Up­ping­ham 195-7 (O. Mo­hammed 320) beat Cas­tor thirds 164-7 (A. John­son 99no) by 31 runs.

GLIN­TON played the Mot­ley Crew in a 20/20 at Abbey Lawns. Glin­ton bat­ted first and made 103 with Dan Ge­orge 45 not out.

Mot­ley Crew were re­duced to 86 in their 20 overs thanks to some tight bowl­ing spells from Barns­ley FC goal­keeper Luke Steele and James Cot­tam.

AS­TON Wold won both their week­end friendlies - against Isham Zin­gari and CAMRA.

Re­sults: Ash­ton Wold 209-5 (H. Chap­man 50no, M. Buck­ley 43no, S. Palmer 44) beat Isham Zin­gari 109 (C. White 2-11, G. Palmer 3-8) by 100 runs.

CAMRA (A.McLean 55, C. White 3-24, R. Awdry 3-26) lost to Ash­ton Wold 132-4 (P. Lu­cas 28, H. Chap­man 34, S. Nowlan 32no) by 6 wkts.

HUNTS Un­der 15s suf­fered their first de­feat of the sea­son as Bed­ford­shire wracked up a 68-run win.

Re­sult: Beds Un­der 15s 214 J. Good 64, M. Bax­ter 51, R. Sayer 3-39) beat Hunts Un­der 15s 146 (R. Sayer 30) by 68 runs.

CHAM­PI­ONS: Pic­tured is the Peter­bor­ough Town Un­der 13 side be­fore their county ti­tle win. From the left, back, Conor Craig, Ali Shah, Saqlain Shi­razi, Farhan Adil, Aaron Singh, David Sayer, front, Us­man Shamim, Will Hor­rell, Mo­hammed Dasyaal, Kas­sam Ash­gar, Sha­hab Nasiri. (METP-1806-10PF014)

GARY FREEAR: 142 not out for Wis­bech.

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