In the Glenn Rowlands Shield Under 21’s final, Kincumber Avoca defeated Wyong by 12 runs on run rate, after rain caused the match to be abandoned.
Being sent into bat in difficult conditions, Kincumber Avoca were able to graft out a total of 8/57 off their allotted 14 overs.
Michael Williams, 15, skipper, Dan Heuston, 11, and, Michael Drake, 10, were the best of the Griffens’ bats, whilst NSW Country Women’s representative, Tiegan Kavanagh, was the best of the Wyong bowlers, with 3/18.
With a modest total to defend, Kincumber Avoca struck early, with quicks, Jack and Dan Heuston, making the most of the favourable bowling conditions, to have Wyong 4/16 off seven overs.
Michael Leard and Harrison Townsend, 11 and 8 not out respectively, tried hard to steady the ship for Wyong, but when rain forced the players from the field not to return at the end of the 11th over, Wyong were 6/32, 12 runs behind the total they needed to be.
Jack Heuston, was the pick of the bowlers taking 1/0 off 2 overs, whilst, Dan Heuston, rounded out a good match with figures of 2/6 off 2 overs, to claim the, Aaron O’Brien Medal as Player of the Match.
Media release, Feb 25
Garry Burkinshaw, Cricket NSW