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Salisbury cricketers reach indoor finals
11:53am Friday 1st March 2013 in Headlines
SOUTH Wilts are through to the NatWest Under 16 Indoor Cricket Championship finals at the Ageas Bowl, writes Mike Vimpany.
The Bemerton youngsters assured themselves of a top four placement with back-to-back wins over Hambledon and the New Forest.
Ben Draper took his run tally past the 300 mark for the winter season, top scoring with 41 in the 49-run win over the New Forest, and leading the way again against Hambledon.
Ed Wordsworth shone on debut, taking 3-22 and |scoring 25 against Hambledon.
South Wilts finished their league programme 11 points adrift of Basingstoke & North Hants, who lost their final game to Bournemouth.
The Dorset side will finish top if they win their remaining matches.