Cheetahs Girls defeat Dinton
By Gordon Sparke
Accurate bowling key to a well deserved victory
Batting first the Cheetahs U13 Girls found it tough going against some excellent Dinton bowling. Emily Latham
lead the way with good support from Lena, and Sophie. Having established a reasonable, albeit not a dominant, total the Girls would have to be at their best in the field during the Dinton innings to secure victory.
The Dinton boys made a solid start with some strong batting, however the Cheetahs stuck to their task with some very accurate bowling. The wickets eventually coming from the bowling of Lena Screech-Dean
, Jemima Turner
and Emily Webb
. Emily Latham
bowled really accurately, however the most pleasing performances came from the youngsters. Emily Gauvain, Sophie and Bea bowling near the end of the innings were remarkably consistent under pressure in only their second games for the club.The bowlers were well supported by some sharp fielding. Emily Webb
secured a smart run out, however the stand out moment was Emily Gauvain's direct hit from 20 metres to secure a run out at a critical point in the game.
Well done Girls on a victory by 20 runs.