A round-up of the latest cricket news from Wisbech Grammar School
Wisbech Grammar School teams have made an excellent start to the Cricket Season.
Last week the Boys’ U15, U14, U13 and U12 teams all produced excellent displays and victories against Thomas Deacon Academy. The U12 bowled TDA out for 86 and reached the target for the loss of 2 wickets with Ashton scoring 46n.o. In the U13 match WGS bowled TDA out for 78, with good stints from George, Lewis and George and we reached the target for the loss of 1 wicket with Lewis and Matthew seeing the team home. The U14 and U15 boys both produced strong performances with good bowling from Joshua, Will, Yusuf, Sam and Will, Henry, George.
The U14 Girls Cricket Team defeated Kings Ely, with Isy scoring 69 n.o. as we posted a total of 126, before bowling Ely out for 70. The U15 team were not able to post a large enough score with the bat and despite excellent bowling from we were not able to restrict their score.
On Saturday 6 May both the Boys and Girls 1st X1Cricket teams won. The Girls bowled Stamford out for 105 runs, with the whole bowling attack performing well. The Girls reached the target for the loss of 4 wickets following good batting from Asena, Elisa, Annie and Lianne.
The Boys team playing away at Wymondham scored 176 for 8 wickets with Frazer top scoring with 71 n.o. and Joe scoring 69. In reply Wymondham were bowled out for 138 with Charlie taking 2 wickets and Will and Frazer taking 2 each.
The U15 Cricket team produced the match of the day. WGS scored 138 runs, with Geoff leading the way and Wymondham needed just 8 to win off the last two overs. In the penultimate over Hannah took two wickets and conceded only 3 runs. With the last ball to be bowled the scores were tied, but George held his nerve bowling the last ball and Luke stumping the batsmen out for the game to end in a draw
In the Junior Age groups the Girls fielded five teams against the Persse School in their first outing of the season. In their first games the U13A and U12A teams both lost close games producing good bowling performances, but were unable to reproduce this form with the bat falling less than 10 runs short. The U13B, U12B and U11A teams all played with great determination and enthusiasm to win their matches.
The Boys U13 team proved too strong for Wymonmdham bowling them out for 86 with Oliver taking 4 wickets, before Lewis and Charlie batted well to secure a 9 wicket victory.
The pupils have worked very hard during the Cricket sessions this term, improving their skills and these results reflect their hard work and determination
Mr Ne Taylor – Lead Cricket Coach