Home comforts for Harrox youngsters

LINING UP: Moulton Harrox under-15. Back from left, Bradley Froggatt, Charlie Barton, William Naylor, Daniel Grant (captain), Tom Coley, Dan Bright, Lewis Peak; front, Liam Barwick, Callum Goodley, Ben Shields, James Fear, Alex Baker.
LINING UP: Moulton Harrox under-15. Back from left, Bradley Froggatt, Charlie Barton, William Naylor, Daniel Grant (captain), Tom Coley, Dan Bright, Lewis Peak; front, Liam Barwick, Callum Goodley, Ben Shields, James Fear, Alex Baker.

Moulton Harrox recorded a home victory over Market Deeping in The Border County Youth Cricket Association Under-15 League.

An early breakthrough came in the third over with Daniel Grant dismissing both of the opening batsmen in successive balls, one caught out on the boundary by James Fear and the other caught and bowled.

Will Naylor chipped in with a wicket in the fourth over and after that Moulton never looked back.

Fear took two wickets off his bowling, one beautifully caught out in the deep by Bradley Froggatt, and Ben Shields also contributed with two wickets, one taken as a catch by Liam Barwick.

A stunning throw at the stumps saw Alex Baker taking the ninth wicket with a run-out before he wrapped up the match in the next over by clean bowling the last batsman, leaving Deeping with a total of 68.

Nathaniel Cureton (12) was the only batsman to make it to double figures during the Deeping innings.

Moulton lost an early wicket in the first over to Josh Smith when he dismissed Callum Goodley.

But Baker (21) and Fear (24) hit out strongly with a partnership of 51 before both succumbed to consecutive balls from Josh Morrow.

Daniel Bright (18) and Barwick (4) came in and completed the job – Barwick finishing the match with a well-crafted boundary.