Cricketing Record Books are Re-written
Saturday, 02 July 2011
Henry Thompson, a Year 13 student at Bolton School Boys' Division, has made school history by scoring an outstanding 186 runs against Cheadle Hulme School in a 50 over match.
Bolton School ended their innings on 374-3 with another record being set when Thompson and Haseeb Hameed put on an opening partnership of 288 in 42 overs before the first wicket fell. Giles Makinson then went on to smash a quick 50 runs off 24 balls to complete a phenomenal innings from the Bolton boys. Makinson also took five wickets to keep Cheadle Hulme in check.
Bolton School won the match by 125 runs.