View more News
Wednesday, 20 June 2012
Bolton School U15s' cricket team has reached the County Cup
Cricket 20/20 Finals Day to be played at Vernon Carus in
Preston on Friday 22 June.
Bolton overcame Lancaster by 45 runs at the quarter final
stage. The School scored 131 runs for 5 wickets in their 20
overs with impressive knocks from Haseeb Hameed (65 not out)
and Callum Parkinson (30). Some inspired balling saw
Lancaster bowled out for 86 runs. Chris Brownlow picked up 4
wickets in two overs, Matthew Parkinson took 3 wickets in two
overs, Millen Patel two wickets in two overs and Matthew Hotham one
wicket in his two overs.
Mr Johnson, Head of PE, said: "The lads really rose to the
challenge yesterday, accumulating a really competitive 20 over
total against accurate balling and tidy fielding, with some
excellent shots all around the ground and outstanding running
between the wickets".
The day will involve 2 semi-finals in the morning and a final
and 3rd place final in the afternoon.
On the route to the finals day Bolton School has also overcome
Parklands, St James, Little Lever and Lancaster.
Share or bookmark with: