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21 May

College start 40-over season with victory over St. Peter's

The Yorkshire Cricket College beat St. Peter’s school recently in their first 40-over match of the season.

St. Peter’s opened the batting with a partnership of 75 and went on to post a final score of 219-4, including further partnerships of 60 and 61.

Ollie Cunningham was the pick of the YCC bowlers, recording figures of 33-2 from his seven overs bowled, whilst Boeta Beukes finished with 25-1 from eight overs and Harrison Wood 38-1 from the same number.

In reply, Harry Wilkinson and Josh Wild opened with 18 and 17 respectively before further scores of 29, 9 and 26 from Beukes, Wood and Max Law.

Jonny MacGregor finished the innings with an impressive 89 to take the team over the line and ensure a victorious start to the season.

The College is run by the Yorkshire Cricket Foundation and gives 16-18-year olds the opportunity to play cricket competitively whilst completing a BTEC level three extended diploma in sport.

The students train and study out of Emerald Headingley Stadium and are also given extra-curricular opportunities to further their development, such as work experience and volunteering.

For more information or to book on to the next open day, which is taking place on May 28th, email Nick.robinson@yorkshirecricketfoundation.com.

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