Some recent matches involving the Reed Under 13 team did not go in our favour. The Under 13s made 94 for 4 in response to Cambridge St Giles’s 126 for 3 in the CYCA Cup. Oliver Keenan and Sam Osborne took 1 wicket each, (with one being a catch by Charlie Walters) and the other dismissal was a run out by James Mitchell.
Back in the League against St Giles, Reed under-performed this time managing only 61 all out whilst St Giles had reached 123 for 5, William Green 2 for 1, Charlie Butler 2 for 9 and Alfie Cockburn 1 for 13, being the wicket takers.
The Under 13s scored 58 for 8 against Coton, Charlie Butler (16) and Olu Agboola (19) were the top scorers. However, Coton’s innings ended on 115 for 6, William Archer taking 2 for 15 and Olu, Matthew Liebenberg, William Green and Alfie Cockburn all 1 each.
In the two fixtures against Saffron Walden, Reed were in distant second place both times. On the Green, Saffron Walden scored 107 for 8, wickets falling to William Green (2 for 14), and one each for Charlie Walters, Archie McIntosh, Alfie Cockburn, Jacob Vincent and Matthew Liebenberg. But Reed were bowled out for only 38 in reply.
A week later in the away match, Saffron Walden piled up 158 for 5, wickets for Charlie Walters, Charlie Butler and Alfie Cockburn plus a Butler run out. Reed’s response was led by Alfie Cockburn with 22, but closed on 62 for 8.
On Monday, St Giles had a 10-wicket victory when Reed were bowled out for 80 despite a fighting 38 from Archie McIntosh. The only other batsmen to reach double figures were William McIntosh (12) and Daniel Vincent (11).
More news and match results from all the Colts age-groups to follow when I have them. PGB