Joe Root has become the first Englishman since fellow Gunn and Moore man Michael Vaughan to achieve this feat and he has beaten out quality opposition such as Steve Smith, AB de Villiers and Virat Kohli to get there.
Bessborough’s batting once again let them down as they failed to chase down a low target, this time being rolled for 127 chasing 180 against Middlesex County Cricket League Division 3 leaders Highgate.
Scott Richardson and Chris Brice produced match-winning bowling performances as leading Bradford League side Woodlands lifted the Heavy Woollen Cup, beating Hoylandswaine by 34 runs in the final at Ossett.
Congratulations to last week’s voted winner Alex Welby who smashed an incredible 235 and amassed a well deserved 570 votes. Also well done to runner up Imran Patel who hit 97*, followed by 157* for Batley CC.
Sale Cricket Club won two trophies on Wednesday evening as the Under 16s won the Salford Youth Cricket Association League and the Sale Silverbacks claimed the Vivio Cheshire County Cricket League Over 40s North East Division title.