CRICKET: Grantham King’s School triumph in county cup

King's School under-13s
King's School under-13s
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King’s School under-13s welcomed King Edward VI, Louth, to its pitch off North Parade on a glorious day last Thursday.

The Lincolnshire Under-13 Schools County Cup encounter saw King’s bat first, posting a healthy 184 for the loss of only three wickets.

Pick of the home batsmen was King’s skipper George Parks who fell just eight runs short of notching a century.

In reply, King’s held the visitors to 126-9, as Oscar Brady shone with the ball, taking 5-21, to seal a well deserved victory.

Picture from left, back – King’s School sports master Nathan Whales, Tom Heliwell, Ravi Yarwood-Paintal, Alfie Sanderson, Oscar Brady and umpire Vic Heppenstall; front – Hugh Herring, Harry Clough, Joe Peak, George Parks, Sam Clegg, Dan Stokes and Nitesh Shyam.