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A thank you to all playing yesterday and thanks also to the school for hosting the match. A special thank you to the umpire and scorer for carrying out their duties on what was probably the hottest day of the summer so far.
Members of the team were pleased to meet during the afternoon the Headmaster Mr. Wayne and Deputy Head Mr. Wallace.
Best wishes to the school for an enjoyable RGS cricket festival next week at Lancaster.
OW David Stone
Brief match report: Yesterday, the RGS OW’s batted first and after a steady start, a cluster of wickets quickly fell. The 5th wicket partnership of 123 between Mark Hughes D’aeth ( who was run out on 86) and Aashir ( who went on to finish on 106 not out ) set the team up for a large total of 286 for 6 at the end of their 30 overs.
In reply, innings of 62 from James Baldwin and 33 from Efan Morris were the main contributions as the school finished on 166 for 9 after 30 overs.
7 O.W. bowlers took one wicket or more including one for the captain Bob Dix.
RGS O.W. won by 120 runs
RGS O.W 286 for 6 (30 overs) Aashir Zaib 106 not out Mark Hughes D’aeth 86 Sajid Zaib 32 James Dally 2 for 43