King's Worcester

28 June

King’s Worcester Girls Deliver Impressive Performance in Cricket Quarter-Final

Following their victory in the last 16 game of the National Cup against Berkhamsted, the girls eagerly anticipated their quarterfinal clash with Ipswich School, setting the stage for an exciting away day.

After a four-hour journey, the team arrived in Ipswich, where our captain won the toss and elected to bowl first. Ipswich’s strong line-up batted impressively, but Hermione P broke a powerful opening partnership. Despite King’s subsequent efforts to contain the scoring with tight bowling, Ipswich posted a formidable total of 172-2 in their 20 overs, with their second partnership amassing 106 runs.

Despite the high target, we remained confident, knowing that, with our squad’s depth, a disciplined approach could make anything possible. Bryony and Grace forged a resilient opening partnership of 103 runs: Bryony was eventually caught on the boundary after scoring a brilliant 71, and Grace soon followed with a solid 33. Unfortunately, the rest of the batting line-up struggled to gain momentum, and we concluded our innings at 157-6, falling short by just 15 runs.

This result marks the end of outstanding cup runs for both the 1st XI and U15s, reaching their quarterfinals and last 16 respectively. It has been a fantastic achievement for both cup teams, which include a range of age groups, highlighting our future talent here at King’s. The teams are already looking forward to next season, eager to surpass this year’s achievements and advance even further in the play-offs.