Cheltenham Chiefs take charge

CHELTENHAM Chiefs made it two from two thanks to a fine 80-run home victory over Frocester in the latest round of matches in the Gloucestershire Vitality U19 T20 in partnership with Stuart Turner.

There were strong batting displays from opener J Barns (51 retired) and Alex Oliver (39) as Cheltenham reached an excellent 164-6 from their 20, Nathan Rose Innes (0-22 from four) the pick of the Frocester attack.

In reply, the visitors lost wickets at regular intervals and fell well short as Amanveer Singh Jagdey captured 3-16 from his four while there were also two wickets apiece for Ziyarmal Niazi, Jake Cropper and brother Billy in this North Performance clash.

In South Performance, Winterbourne emerged 37-run home victors against Stoke Bishop.

Ashley Oakes’ 50 (retired) along with 33 from Jack Studley helped Winterbourne reach 147-5, Louis Gwilliam claiming 3-19 from four.

Ahmed Tabraiz then produced a fine spell of 4-13 from four as Stoke Bishop were pegged back to 110-9.

Hamza Shahzad, meanwhile, finished with terrific figures of 3-9 from four and Luke Bond claimed 2-10 as Kingsholm bowled out Stroud for 40 before completing an eight-wicket triumph in the North Development division.

Carsons & Mangotsfield’s bowlers also found a good line and length in their South Development date against Golden Hill who were restricted to 81-9 by Sam Wilson (3-10), James King (2-13) and James Taylor (2-17).

Opener Ollie Louch (43) then led Carsons & Mangotsfield to an eight-wicket win with almost ten overs to spare.

The South Gloucestershire club were also in fine form away to Frenchay in the Marsh Commercial U16 T20, completing a 45-run victory.

Oli Clatworthy (50 retired) and Ollie Catton (44) powered the visitors to a fine challenge of 173-4 before Tom King (3-0 from one) and Matt Say (2-10) shone with the ball.



U19 South Performance: Twyford House v Winterbourne

U16 North Development: Bourton Vale v Cirencester


U19 South Development: Knowle v Golden Hill


U16 South Development: Carsons & Mangotsfield v Bradley Stoke

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