Essex under 18s shine by the seaside

Essex Cricket Board Under-18s v Hampshire Pathways Under-18s – Under-18s County T20 Cup – The Peter Butler Oval, Garon Park, Southend – Report

Hampshire Pathways Under-18s 104 for nine (20.0 overs)

Essex Cricket Board Under-18s 108 for two (14.2 overs)

Hampshire Pathways Under-18s won the toss and elected to bat

Essex Cricket Board Under-18s won by eight wickets

Essex’s under-18s recorded a comfortable eight-wicket under-18s County T20 Cup victory over their Hampshire counterparts at the Peter Butler Oval, Garon Park, Southend.

CE Bennett returned superb bowling figures of 4-0-13-5, helping Essex restrict Hants to 104 for nine. Meanwhile, R Thain’s unbeaten 55* came off 48 balls during a 44-minute stint at the crease, and included eight 4s and one 6s.

Essex Cricket Board Under-18s: AI Malik, R Thain, Areeb Rashid, A Zeb, SA Baryar, AS Patel*, J Singh Kathuria, BWP Parry†, CE Bennett, TJ Arnold, S Bear

Hampshire Pathways Under-18s: SJ Ashman*, K Dhariwal, FS Gillet, TCC Cheater, GO Baldwin, A Srivastav, LBW Prichard, J Mogridge†, SFL Davis, J Chandhoke, C Collins

Umpires: C Hicks and S Ansari

Scorers: AJ Thurogood and Max Smith

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Brian Jeeves

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