CRICKET: Pretorius is the star for Kennington

CRICKET: Pretorius is the star for Kennington

CRICKET: Pretorius is the star for Kennington

First published in Sport

Henry Pretorius was the star bowler as Kennington gained a comprehensive seven-wicket victory at Kingston Bagpuize in Group C of the Oxfordshire Under 13 League.

In one of only four games to survive the wet weather, Pretorius took 3-3 as the hosts could only muster 31.

Kennington knocked the runs off for three wickets.

Bicester & North Oxford made 107-5 at home to Aston Rowant, with Jack Hobbs unbeaten on 30 and Ben Heath contributing 28.

Jayden Chima took 2-14 for the visitors.

Rowant reached 110-3 in 17 overs thanks to an unbeaten 30 from James Coles, supported by Josh Franklin with 20.

Blewbury & Upton entertained Pangbourne & Whit-church, who rattled up 139-4 with Nathan Hudson 36 not out and Max Boucher 30 not out.

The hosts then subsided to 33-8, Freddie Honeyman and Arthur Ainley both taking 3-4, supported by some good fielding, which included four catches by James McClellan.

Pangbourne also managed to play a rearranged game against East & West Hendred in which they made 92, Sam Mason taking 3-15.

In reply, Hendred were restricted to 67 despite a battling 29 not out from Reuben Barksfield.

RESULTS

OXFORDSHIRE UNDER 13 LEAGUE

Group C

Kingston Bagpuize 31 (H Pretorius 3-3), Kennington 32-3.

Group D

Bicester & North Oxford 107-5 (J Hobbs 30no), Aston Rowant 110-3 (J Coles 30no).

Group F

Pangbourne & Whitchurch 139-4 (N Hudson 36no, M Boucher 30no), Blewbury & Upton 33-8 (F Honeyman 3-4, A Ainley 3-4).

Pangbourne & Whitchurch 92 (S Mason 3-15), East & West Hendred 67-7 (R Barksfield 29no).

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