Y8 Cricket Cup Match

Y8 took on Thrybergh this evening and although we lost narrowly by 5 runs we progressed to the next round as Thrybergh had to field a mixed Y8/9 team so forfeited the match.

Highlights included:
  • Some very skillful batting from Sofian Nawaz gliding two lovely fours off the face of the bat.
  • A great caught and bowled by Dominic Boyle.
  • A good catch in the field by Basat Shahid.
  • Good wicketkeeping from Nabeel Ilyas.
  • Two run outs courtesy of Humayun Zaman and Jack Swales.
This was the first game this season with a full Y8 outfit (15 lads) and I take full responsibility for them not winning as I rotated the players regularly to keep everyone involved.  Ales Benak even came into bat as our only left-hander.
On the other hand, Thrybergh had much larger Y9 lads batting, didn’t rotate (as they were well within their rights not to do) and we very nearly bowled them out!!