Lancashire Under 13 (Boys) - Season 2013
The Under 13 age group will again have a main County Team and a Development team.
They will have a busy programme before heading down to Taunton or Ardingly College, Sussex for Festivals in the same week. The main County Team will have a mixture of Friendly matches alongside five games in the newly created ESCA Northern Counties Cup competition. The ECB Cup of previous seasons has gone and this new version involved 45 over matches between Lancashire and Cheshire, Cumbria, Notts, Staffs & Yorkshire. The ESCA sponsored Final will be played on September 1st.
MAIN COUNTY TEAM
Charlie Dewhurst (Clitheroe RGS & Clitheroe CC) Capt.
Lewis Dove (Woodhey HS & Leigh CC)
Sam Dugdale (Garstang Community Academy & Garstang CC)
Bradley Fielding (Woodhey HS & Ramsbottom CC)
Daniel Gray (All Hallows CC & Vernon Carus CC)
Joe Halstead (Lowerhouse CC)
George Lavelle (Merchant Taylor’s & Ormskirk CC)
Ahmad Muhammad (Stretford CC)
Lewis Pearson (East Lancs CC)
Joshua Rhodes (Tottington HS & Walshaw CC)
Ben Smith (Culcheth HS & Leigh CC)
Rehan Udwadia (Manchester GS & Norden CC)
Kieran Wilkinson (Kirkham GS & Garstang CC)
Thomas Heaton (Woodhey HS & Greenmount CC) Capt.
Lewis Bailey (Leigh CC)
Declan Clerkin (Cardinal Allen HS & Fleetwood CC)
James Dillon (St. Bede’s College & Urmston CC)
Matthew Donnelly (Bury GS & Ramsbottom CC)
Jordan Higham (Westhoughton HS & Westhoughton CC)
Harry Lang (Ribblesdale School & Clitheroe CC)
Joe Noone (Ribblesdale HS & Read CC)
Daniel Southworth (Bolton School & Lostock CC)
Ollie Sutton (Range HS & Formby CC)
Christie Zachary ((Archbishop Temple School & Vernon Carus CC)
MAIN COUNTY TEAM
Wednesday 19 June v CHESHIRE (N. Counties) at CHORLEY CC
LANCASHIRE 187 for 5 (Lavelle 72* Dewhurst 32)
CHESHIRE 163 for 9 (Muhammad 3-15)
Lancashire won by 24 runs
This was an excellent game played in good spirit. The Lancashire innings began very slowly on a far from easy pitch and after 30 overs the score was just 60 for the loss of three wickets. There followed excellent innings from George Lavelle (72 not out) and Charlie Dewhurst (32) with the final total 15 overs later reaching 187. The Cheshire reply began slowly but as with the Lancashire innings the middle order began to strike the ball well and the score moved along. Wickets began to fall at regular intervals however and Ahmad Muhammad’s spell of 3 for 15 and wickets late on from Charlie Dewhurst saw Cheshire complete their overs 24 runs adrift.
Thursday 27 June v STAFFORDSHIRE (N. Counties)at Audley CC
LANCASHIRE 196 for 9 (Lavelle 51 Pearson 38)
Tuesday 2 July v YORKSHIRE (N. Counties) at Collingham CC
LANCASHIRE 209 for 7 (Udwadia 74 Gray 53)
YORKSHIRE 146 for 7 (Halstead 5-8)
Lancashire won by 63 runs
Lancashire continued their winning ways in the Northern Counties Cup with this win over Yorkshire. The Lancashire innings was dominated by Rehan Udwadia (74) and Daniel Gray (53). Yorkshire’s reply was going along quite nicely until Joe Halstead came into the attack. His spell of 5 overs, 1 maiden, five wickets for eight runs put paid to their chances.
Sunday 7 July v NOTTINGHAMSHIRE (N. Counties) at NORTHERN CC
LANCASHIRE 155 for 5 (Udwadia 57* Halstead 40)
NOTTINGHAMSHIRE 37 (Muhammad 4-4)
Lancashire won by 118 runs
Lancashire continued their winning ways in this Northern Counties match with Rehan Udwadia tops coring with 57 not out. Joe Halstead (40) contributed with the bat this time. The Notts reply never got going as they finished all out for 37 after 32 overs. Macca had 4 for 4.
Thursday 11 July V DERBYSHIRE (Friendly) at Clowne CC
DERBYSHIRE 72 (Pearson 3-13)
Lancashire won by 79 runs
After the opening set of four Northern Counties matches this opening friendly added another win for the Under 13’s.
Thursday 18 July 18 v CUMBRIA (N. Counties) at Workington Town CC
LANCASHIRE 239 for 3 (Fielding 88 Udwadia 76* Halstead 31)
CUMBRIA 87 (Halstead 4-9 Smith 3-9 Dove 3-9 inc. Hat Trick
Lancashire won by 152 runs
Victory in this Final game in the Northern Counties Cup group matches ensured the Under 13’s would be in the Final of the competition. Their opponents will not be known until Cheshire have played Yorkshire at the end of this month. Brad Fielding (88) and Rehan Udwadia (78*) shared a big stand and Lewis Dove took a hat trick in the Cumbria response.
Wednesday 24 July v LINCOLNSHIRE (Friendly) at HASLINGDEN CC
LANCASHIRE 238 for 4 (Dewhurst 108* Lavelle 58)
LINCOLNSHIRE 59 (Muhammad 7-8)
Lancashire won by 179 runs
This was an emphatic win with Charlie Dewhurst hitting a maiden century and Macca Muhammad taking 7 for 8 in just 4.4 overs
Tuesday 30 July v DURHAM (Friendly) at MIDDLETON CC
Wednesday 7 August v WALES (Friendly) at LEYLAND CC
Thursday 8 August v YORKSHIRE (Special Cup) at SOUTHPORT & BIRKDALE CC
Sunday August 11th to Friday August 16th
UNDER 13 COUNTY FESTIVAL KINGS COLLEGE, TAUNTON
Monday 12 August V WORCESTERSHIRE on Pitch 1
Tuesday 13 August v SURREY on Pitch 2
Wednesday 14 August v HAMPSHIRE on Pitch 4
Thursday 15 August 15th v DEVON on Pitch 6
Friday 16 August 16th v CUMBRIA on Pitch 3
Sunday September 1st - ESCA NORTHERN COUNTIES FINAL
Friday 28 June v YORKSHIRE at STRETFORD CC
Wednesday 3 July 3rd v WARWICKSHIRE at LEYLAND CC
LANCASHIRE 199 for 6 (Heaton 83* Bailey 37)
WARWICKSHIRE 203 for 4
Warwickshire won by 6 wkts
This was the first outing for this team and they performed well. Thomas Heaton was outstanding with the bat ending on 83 not out. He was well supported by Lewis Bailey and Isaac Lea in stands of 78 and 40. The Warwickshire team contained some county players and in particular the opening batter. The Lancashire team hung on and were very close to victory with just one over remaining.
Tuesday July 16th v EAST YORKSHIRE at Woodhouse Grange CC
LANCASHIRE 203 for 4 (Heaton 75 Lea 61)
EAST YORKSHIRE 74 for 8
Lancashire won by 129 runs
On a boiling hot day East Yorkshire won the toss and decided that Lancashire could bat. Tom Heaton continued his fine form with 75 runs and was well supported by Isaac Lea (61). The East Yorkshire reply never really got going and they ended on just 74 for 8 after their 40 overs.
Tuesday July 30th v YORKSHIRE at Golcar CC
Thursday August 1st v YORKSHIRE at GREENMOUNT CC
Sunday August 11th to Friday August 16th
SPORT ARABIA / SUSSEX CCC FESTIVAL at Ardingly College, Sussex
(Sussex / Bucks / Sharjah / Abu Dhabi / Dorset / Jersey)