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Millfield begin title defence with aplomb

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The past week has seen the start of the School’s cricket season and with both the qualifying and first rounds of the The Cricket Paper U17 National Schools Cup, there has been plenty of action taking place across the UK.

Already the competition has showcased some outstanding team and individual performances.

Holders Millfield set the tone with a 198-run victory over Clifton College. While Tom Wallis of The Portsmouth Grammar School, posted the first century of the tournament with 106 not out.

Qualifying round

Portsmouth Grammar School – 201-3 (T. Wallis 106*, Chris Pratt 66), lost to Marlborough College – 204-7 (Will Hammersley 98)

Plymouth – 142-4, beat Truro College – 139

RGS High Wycombe – 167-6, lost to St Edwards Oxford – 168-2 (Alex Horton 79*)

Newcastle School for Boys beat RGS Lancaster. Match conceded

Round 1

King’s Chester – 128-4, beat The Grange School – 99-9

Woodbridge 170-4, beat Royal High School Ipswich – 167-2

Millfield – 297-6 (J. Baird 83*, M. Hancock 6-19), beat Clifton College – 99

Plymouth College – 203, beat Mount Kelly – 80

Whitgift – 165-9 (Joseph Baxter 62, Joe Sarro 3-32), lost to St Bede’s – 130-4. Rain affected

Wilson’s School – 102-6, lost to Langley Park School for Boys – 104-3

Simon Langton Grammar School beat Claremont School. Match Conceded

Huddersfield New College – 84 (E. Griffin 3-31, M. Jones 3-9), lost to Myerscough College Manchester – 87-2

Worth School beat Bradfield College. Match Conceded.

Bedford School – 178-7 (M. Wells 55), beat The Perse Upper School – 155-5

Eton College – 189-9, beat Epsom College – 126

Sherborne – 123 (Rishi Shimpi 3-13, Harry Donelan 3-14), lost to Wellington School – 126-6

Stowe School – 131 (J. Evison 3-21), lost to Stamford – 133-5 (J. Evison 54*)

Shenfield High School – 164-8 (H. Phillips 67), beat New Hall School – 166-8.

Hitchin Boys School – 86, lost to Aldenham School 87 for 2 (Viren Patel 3 31*).

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