Y2 Wetherby Kensington VS Wetherby School
Tuesday 18th June was Year 2’s final sporting fixture of the academic year. We were opposed in the rain by our close rivals Wetherby School.
The Dragons were in a thrillingly close match. Kensington opened the batting with some excellent batting skills on display, man of the match Leonardo, hit three sixes including one over the fence of the sports ground. Kensington finished on 216 runs. Wetherby School stepped up to bat next and Kensington were eager to stop them at all costs. Carter managed to catch one out of the air and Arthur G took a wicket with an excellent bowl. Leo and Kaplan were on their toes and ready in the field, stopping a couple hits from making it to the boundary. However, Wetherby Kensington came up short by a single run. A very impressive performance to end their cricket season.
The All blacks were also involved in a narrow loss, losing by 6 runs. Sasha continued his impressive bowling season alongside Victor and Andrey who also impressed with their bowls. A great effort from all the boys included, so close.
The Springboks lost by 20 runs. Noah was praised for his brilliance and focus whilst fielding. Pierre awarded the man of the match award, from the umpire, for his excellent bowling, hitting two wickets. Well done Pierre and the rest of the team.
The Wallabies lost 223 runs to 204. Zachery was awarded the man of the match award for his excellent play in all aspects of the game. Great work Zach. The rest of the team put in a tremendous effort field, batting and bowling.
The final result of the day involved the Puma’s who won the game by 18 runs. Alexander White earned the ‘Man of The Match’ award for his brilliant batting, bowling and unbelievable fielding. Alessandro hit a brilliant six from a fast bowl, Arthur C hit a boundary and Alexandros hit a wonderful right sided sweep that went for a boundary. Talraj and Felix racked up 2 boundaries each making them our batting pair of the day, scoring 16 runs. Ned and Roman also bowled brilliantly to complete a brilliant performance by the full squad.