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Dubai tour ends with victory against Repton

The King's team line up.
The King's team line up.

King’s School have returned from their cricket tour of Dubai, where sixth form pupils played four games over the week.

The first game against Desert Cubs saw the hosts opt to bat and post 155-5 off 20 overs.

The pick of the bowlers were M. Robinson (1-18) and H. Johnson (1–17).

In response King’s finished 10 runs shy of their total, despite valiant efforts from A. Dempster (20), W. Cousins (38) and M. Law (45).

The second match was an eight run defeat to DIA Academy.

M. Robinson (2-27) and W. Cousins (1-16) bowled well as DIA scored 153-5.

Batting highlights came from M. Law (29), M. Robinson (30*) and H. Johnson (27*).

GMCA earned a 10-run success against King’s.

Their score of 148 off 19.4 overs saw dismissals coming from B. Parks (3-21), H. Brewin (3-21) M. Walton (3-28) while King’s made 138-7 thanks to T. Rudman (19), M. Robinson (21), W. Cousins (47) and B. Parks (32 off 17 balls).

King’s ended their tour on a high by beating Repton by College Dubai by 89 runs.

They posted 158 via A. Wilson (24), M. Law (33) and M. Robinson (15).

With the ball B. Parks removed both Repton openers before T. Rudman (2-9) and H. Johnson (1-17) weaved their magic as Repton ended on 69-8.

Pictured are members of the King’s school sixth-form tour of Dubai preparing for action.


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