Wednesday, 16 June 2021

Big-hitting Sayer saves the day

ON A day when England needed a six off the last ball to win the Champions Trophy and just fell

ON A day when England needed a six off the last ball to win the Champions Trophy and just fell short HENLEY JAGUARS U13s succeeded at Gallowstree Common thanks to a final ball maximum from Harry Sayer.

KIDMORE END U13s posted a competitive 103 off their 20 overs.

Henley bowled and fielded well. Kalhan Shah was the pick of the bowlers and he took a good catch off the bowling of off spinner Marcus Martin and caused a run out from point whilst aiming at one stump.

Harry Maskell, Dan Wright and Dan Jordan all took wickets regularly.

Joe Morgan, Guy Bromfield and Greg Bennett were all kept busy in the field and did well to keep the score down to 103 on a windy day that was very difficult for fielding. Bromfield produced the fielding moment of the game with a deft flick off the boot into his hands at deep extra cover to save four runs.

Henley started their run chase steadily against a hostile Kidmore End attack and after losing an early wicket progressed steadily to 66 with six overs remaining. Maskell and Wright retired on 31 and 30 respectively.

The last six overs saw Cameron Grieg, Kalhan Shah and Jack Williams all score quick runs to leave Henley needing 13 runs to win off the last over.

Sayer scored four off his first ball, Bromfield and Sayer could only manage a single off the next two, leaving a six to draw off the last ball.

The last ball was spectacularly struck by Sayer for six over the deep mid-wicket boundary on to the Kidmore pavilion roof to tie the match.

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