Cheltenham College Win County Cricket Cup

Cheltenham College Win County Cricket Cup

Cheltenham College U14 team won the U14 Lords Taveners Cricket Cup with a 79 run win over Wycliffe in the final. 

College batted first and amassed 139 from their 20 overs on a big 1stXI outfield. James Palmer got the innings off to a great start with a blistering 40 off just 35 balls and Max Dymoke finished off the innings with a 4 off the last ball bring up his 50 at the same time. 

Wycliffe were then dismissed for just 57 with only Seabrook showing any resistance scoring 27 before being stumped by Palmer off the bowling of Charlie Holloway. Holloway was indeed the pick of the bowlers who ended up with remarkable figures of 5 wickets for just 2 runs in 2.4 overs. 

“The boys have trained really hard all season and winning the County Cup is just what they deserve. If they keep working hard then they should have more success year in the National Rounds”. 

Over the course of the season the College U14’s had other successes against major public schools and local rivals. They had notable block fixture wins over St Edwards, Oxford, Bradfield College and Dean Close and in their annual cricket festival they saw off Stowe School and St Josephs, Ipswich. James Palmer top scored in the season with 482 runs and an average of 40 and Jonno Jamieson-Black was the top wicket taker with 24 wickets at an average of 12.5.

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