Latest county match reports week ending July 26

Gloucestershire Under 15 Boys v Somerset Under 15 Boys (at Hatherley and Reddings CC), July 22

ECB U15 Royal London County Cup Group 4A

Somerset U15 143 all out (42.2overs)

Gloucestershire U15 146-1 (25.3 overs)

Gloucestershire won by 9 wickets

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Gloucestershire Under 15 boys made it back-to-back wins over Somerset and opened up a four point lead at the top of their ECB group after a nine wicket victory over their local rivals.

The team is now guaranteed to go through to the knock out... Read more

Stone selected for South West

Gloucestershire’s George Stone will follow in the footsteps of the likes of Ian Botham and Andrew Flintoff after being selected to play at the Bunbury England Schools Cricket Association (ESCA) Festival.

The 15-year-old fast bowler– who plays for Hanham CC –is in the South West squad for the annual tournament which will take place at Malvern College from July 27-31.

George said: “I am really pleased to be selected and the hard work has paid off. I have heard a lot about the festival and I am looking forward to testing myself against the best players in the country.”

Founded by David English the festival... Read more

Seth Price after his tremendous unbeaten 209

14-year-old Seth blasts 209 not out for Hatherley & Reddings 3rd XI

ONE week after Aaron Brown’s record-breaking innings of 356 not out, the same wicket at Hatherley & Reddings’ South Park ground has helped teenager Seth Price compile an unbeaten 209!

The 14-year-old hit 26 fours and a six off 141 balls as Hatherley’s 4th XI piled up 400-1 from 45 overs at home to Shurdington 2nds in Division One of the Cheltenham and Gloucester League, fellow opener Jim Green retiring after reaching three figures.

In reply, Shurdington were dismissed for 77, Jack Hamilton claiming 3-8 from five overs.

Just seven days previously, Aaron smashed 24 fours and 36 maximums in his... Read more

Latest county women and girls match reports week ending July 19

Gloucestershire Women v Wiltshire Women (at Bedminster CC) July 19

ECB Women's County Championship Division 4 - South and West
Gloucestershire Women 284-4 (50 overs)
Wiltshire Women 106 all out (43.3 overs)
Gloucestershire won by 178 runs
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A fantastic century from Abby Evans (Bristol Phoenix) was the highlight of Gloucestershire’s emphatic 178 run win over Wiltshire at Bedminster CC.

The opener scored 132 from 157 balls with 20 boundaries to boost her side’s promotion hopes.

Evans’ knock was the major contribution as Gloucestershire totaled a huge 284... Read more

Latest county boys match reports up to July 19

Gloucestershire Under 11 v Wales Under 11 (at Lydney CC) July 19th

Friendly
Gloucestershire U11 82 all out (37 overs)
Wales U11 83-2 (20.4 overs)
Wales won by eight wickets
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Report and photo by Hallam Bickell (University of Gloucestershire)

Gloucestershire U11s were let down by their batting as they succumbed to an eight-wicket defeat at home to Wales.

The home side lost wickets at regular intervals throughout their innings before the visitors, led by wicketkeeper Alex Horton’s undefeated 51, chased down the target of 83 with 19.2 overs to spare.... Read more

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