Sunrisers Academy edge out Essex

Brian Jeeves

Essex Women v Sunrisers Academy – T20 Friendly Match – Patmore Memorial Sports Ground – Summary

Sunrisers Academy 119/6 (20.0 overs)
Essex Women 116/6 (20.0 overs)
Sunrisers Academy won the toss and elected to bat
Sunrisers Academy won by three runs

Essex Women fell three runs short in a competitive T20 encounter with the Sunrisers Academy at Wickford Cricket Cub.

Having won the toss and elected to bat, Jessica Olorenshaw top-scored with an unbeaten 46, while skipper, Isabella Routledge reached 25 and Flo Miller 18 as the Sunrisers posted 119/6 – Kate Midwood the pick of the Essex attack with 3/10 from her four overs.

An exciting chase saw Katherine Speed hit 25 off 28 balls, while Essex captain, Scarlett Hughes scored 21 and both Tilly Callaghan and Grace Pool 13 as the game drew to an exciting conclusion. Izzy James took 2/14, helping the Sunrisers home by the narrowest of margins.

Essex Women: Charley Phillips (WK) (Capt), Catherine Dalton, Katherine Speed, Katherine Speed, Emily Dack, Tilly Callaghan, Grace Poole, Bella Howarth, Amelia Wheatcrift, Beth Wright, Hollie Dring-Richardson, Hollie Dring-Richardson

Sunrisers Academy: Isabella Routledge (Capt), Jodi Grewcock, Elsa Barnfather, Flo Miller, Jessica Olorenshaw (WK), Jasmine Westley, Anisha Dissanayake, Esmae MacGregor, Izzy James, Amuruthaa Surenkumar, Charley Phillips

Umpires: Angela Tuff and Jagroop Singh
Scorers: Jonathan Chapman

Brian Jeeves