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BGCC under 9s - vs  - Rushwick 18th August 2013

 Barnards Green CC under 9s entertained Rushwick in a softball game on Sunday and triumphed by 18 runs in an note retaining game with Rushwick scoring a net 274 and the Green 289. For many, this was their first games of competitive cricket. First pair for the Green George Evans-Halford (6) and Luke Haffield (11) batted positively and took the score to 227 despite losing one wicket and next pair Menna Sutton and Josh Hothersall took the score up to 240. Third pair Sam Tomlinson and Rowan Ames batted confidently with Rowan being particularly fluent in finding the boundary with 4 fours in his score of 17. Fourth pair Charlie Cain and Owen Gregory also batted fluently moving the score on to 289 with Charlie hitting two fours in his 10. Last pair Domonic Higgs and Spike Burnage came up against some good accurate bowling and despite taking some good singles and a boundary from Domonic, they lost two wickets and were unable to move the score on.

George picked up the first wicket for the Green and also had a direct hit run out and a catch and finished with impressive figures of 2 for 11. Menna also picked up a wicket in her first over and finished with impressive figures of 1 for 7 off two overs including a wicket maiden. Luke bowled two overs without conceding a run off the bat and behind the stumps, captain Domonic Higgs took two catches to help seal victory and an impressive win for the Green. Thanks go to colts sponsor Pf2 for their sponsorship during the season.