Mil­ton Lynch forced to for­feit

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Dur­ing the match, the um­pires had to change from play­ing with a five-and-a half-ounce ball, which is nor­mally used at a se­nior level to the orig­i­nal four-and three-quar­ter ounce ball. This de­ci­sion did not sat­isfy the Mil­ton Lynch of­fi­cials who or­dered their bats­men from the crease to the edge of the boundary caus­ing a de­lay in play.

Lead­ing scorer

the mis­take and restart the in­nings. That didn’t hap­pen. They con­tin­ued to play with the ball as nor­mal un­til the game fin­ished. It is the way it was dealt with that we took is­sue with,” Ben­tham added.

Game ball

He said the in­ci­dent in­volv­ing the game ball was one that should never have oc­curred at the ju­nior level.

“This should not hap­pen in pri­mary school cricket. There is no need for it. I have no prob­lem los­ing a game, beat me . . . on the cricket field or foot­ball field. I had to stand up for the chil­dren.”

Bay­ley’s will now play Eden Lodge in to­day’s sec­ond fi­nal at Briar Hall for the last re­main­ing spot in the fi­nals af­ter Good Shep­herd Pri­mary cruised to an eight-wicket vic­tory over last year’s los­ing fi­nal­ists Reynold Weekes Pri­mary at Lears yes­ter­day.

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