Geddington Under-17's V Desborough Town Under-17's Match Report - Thursday 20th June 2019.
By Nathan Armstrong
Geddington Under-17's Win By 9 Wickets At Home Against Desborough Town Under-17's.
Match Picture: Cole McWilliam scoring an unbeaten 49 with the bat for Geddington Under-17's against Desborough Town Under-17's at Geddington Cricket Club on Thursday Evening.
Thursday 20th June 2019
Higham & District Youth Cricket League Under-17's Division
Geddington Under-17's V Desborough Town Under-17's
Match Result: Geddington won by 9 wickets.
Desborough Town (0pts) 137-6 20 Overs, Geddington (4pts) 141-1 18.5 Overs.
Geddington Under-17's bounced back from their cup defeat on Monday Evening, with victory by 9 wickets against Desborough Town Under-17's in the League at Geddington Cricket Club on Thursday Evening.
Desborough Town batted first and made 137-6 off their 20 overs, Abrar Khan Pathan (64 off 45 balls) in an innings which included 9 fours and 2 sixes top-scored with a half-century, Joshua McLellan (29), Benjamin Elston (19) and Tyler Scott (15*) were all in the runs with the bat for the visitors, McLellan and Pathan put on 69 for the 1st wicket partnership to get the innings off to a good start. Ben York (2-10) and Brooklyn Biddle (2-20) both took two wickets each with the ball for Geddington, there was also a wicket for Lewis Skorupa (1-9) and three of the six wickets were two catches and a stumping from Wicket-Keeper Sam Garley for the home side.
In reply, Joshua Knight (41 off 38 balls) and Benedict Harvey got the Geddington innings off to a good start by putting on 65 for the 1st wicket partnership, before Harvey (40*) and Cole McWilliam (49* off 33 balls) put on an unbeaten 76 for the 2nd wicket partnership to guide the home side to victory with 7 balls to spare and 9 wickets in hand. McLellan (1-26) was the only wicket-taker with the ball for Desborough Town.
Next Geddington Under-17's Fixture: V Wellingborough Town Under-17's (Away) - Thursday 27th June 2019.