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7 Sep

Stage set for Grey Fox Trophy Final in Scarborough

Yorkshire Cricket Foundation (YCF) is all set to celebrate an eagerly anticipated finals day in Scarborough this weekend.

After almost four months and 25 games the Foundation is hosting the 10th edition of the coveted Grey Fox Trophy Final, with the opportunity for people to come and watch at Scarborough Cricket Ground, on Sunday, 11 September.

The first finals clash of the day will see Beverley Veterans take on Silver Tykes – in the 20-over plate final – with the match starting at 10am.

This will be followed by the grand final between returning champions Bowling Old Lane and Harden CC – at 1.45pm.

The finals will be be officiated by neutral umpires Peter Row and Alan Brown, and presentation ceremony for winning teams to show off the coveted silverware.

Special thanks goes to Kendal James, the Participation Manager for Yorkshire Cricket Foundation, Helen Heald (YCF), committee members, the match officials, grounds men, and all the participants for a memorable 2022 season.

The Grey Fox Trophy Finals Day 2022
The stage is set for an exciting finals day at Scarborough Cricket Ground this Sunday.
There is the opportunity to watch and teas will be available during the lunch break.

This competition offers a more relaxed, and less physically demanding version of the game of cricket they love and gives the opportunity for players to be surrounded by their friends – Kendal James, Participation Manager for Yorkshire Cricket Foundation

How the teams made to The Grey Fox Trophy Final 2022…

Akhil Adulla reports…

Grey Fox Trophy Semi-finals:

With the sun shining down New Rovers Cricket Club, in Adel, played host to a phenomenal semi-finals day at on Sunday, 28 August – with all four teams scoring well over 200 runs.

The first semi-final clash saw Harden CC narrowly beat Men of Derwent.

After batting first on a hard surface, Harden CC put up a huge total on the board with 228/9 in 30 overs. Men of Derwent got off to a strong start in the chase but ultimately came up short by 14 runs.

In the second semi-final, a formidable Bowling Old Lane team powered into the final after beating Hall Park Templars.

Templars, batting first and posted an impressive 223/2 in 30 overs. But the huge 224 mark was chased down by the reigning champions in just 27.3 overs for the loss of 8 wickets.

Scores:

Harden CC: 228/9 (30) beat Men of Derwent: 214/10 (30) by 14 runs.
Bowling Old Lane: 228/8 (27.3) beat Hall Park Templars: 223/2 (30) by 2 wickets.

Grey Fox Trophy Plate Division:

We finally have two plate finalists in Beverley Veterans and Silver Tykes after three games in round one and two games in round two.

In round one, Beverley Veterans defeated Helperby The Age, Pudsey St. Lawrence defeated New Farnley CC Old Boys, and the Pannal Steamers defeated Rainton CC.

Due to their greater net run rate, the Silver Tykes received a bye and advanced to round two. Silver Tykes defeated Pudsey in the second round in a dominating match, and Beverley Veterans defeated Pannal Steamers to get to the plate finals.

And stay tuned for results from Finals Day!

The Grey Fox Trophy 2022

The 2022 season saw 12 teams, including 10 returning teams from previous seasons, and two new teams – Pannal Steamers and Pudsey St Lawrence CC – battling it out for a coveted place in the plate and finals day this weekend.

& for more information about The Grey Fox Trophy, please click on the link below…

The Grey Fox Trophy – Yorkshire Cricket Foundation

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