Kealy the hero with seven-wicket haul

14:00 08 May 2012

Potters Bar cricket v Hemel Hempstead

Potters Bar cricket v Hemel Hempstead

Archant

Foxton run out winners against Wisbech

Tucker Gardner Premier Div 1

Foxton 89 (31 overs)

Wisbech 81 (36.3 overs)

Foxton won by eight runs

AUSSIE Andrew Kealy was the star in Foxton’s first victory of the new season as his impressive bowling display (15.3-6-18-7) routed the Wisbech batting and assisted the home side to a maximum 25-point haul.

Foxton batted first and on the damp surface they found it difficult to get runs on the board. As a result only four players managed to reach double figures – Sharne Grant (13), Max Bowen (14), Chris Pepper (24) and Thomas Stone (14). After only 31 overs Foxton were dismissed for 89 – a total that seemed 40 short of a par score.

Top bowler for Wisbech was skipper Williams with 4-27, with three each for Brown and Hastings.

However, in reply, Wisbech just couldn’t get to grips with Kealy, who took his first wicket in the first over after tea. He went on to take six more wickets in an outstanding performance that only conceded 18 runs as Wisbech were bowled out for 81.

Next week Foxton visit last season’s league winners Ramsey, while the second team entertain Barley IIs.

0 comments

More news stories

Yesterday, 17:02

A woman in Royston is sending out a warning message to others after receiving a scam letter in the post.

Yesterday, 13:02
Staff and patients at Lister Hospital. Credit: East and North Herts NHS Trust

The high quality of care that staff at Lister Hospital give people with learning difficulties when they treat them has been recognised.

Yesterday, 08:32
Peter Andre and Emily MacDonagh have teamed up for the first time ever to encourage uptake of the flu vaccine amongst the key at-risk groups

Reality TV star and singer Peter Andre has backed a campaign to save a special school in Meldreth from closure.

Sunday, August 30, 2015
Artist Christina Pattison and Gordon Shaw in studio

A studio in Barley will open its doors to the public as part of a countywide month-long exhibition.

”North

Most read stories

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Royston Crow e-edition today E-edition