Colts commence season with a win

The first game of cricket for the New England Club Colts and Kings Gym took place on Saturday.

The Colts fielded first and bowled Kings out for 79, only having nine players. Perry Stapleton contributed 23 and Codey Campbell, 15. Colts best bowlers were Jake Hartmann with 5-27 off five overs and Jake Baker 2-2 off three.

The Colts went out to bat. Opening batters got out cheaply and Colts were 2-12 after five overs. They were the only wickets to fall as Matt Campion 14 not out and Ritesh Shekhawat hitting 44 not out finished the innings for the colts to win by eight wickets.

Best bowlers for Kings were Brandon Levy and Perry Stapleton both taking a wicket each.