Haringey kids have thrill of a lifetime playing at Lord's
Haringey s Cricket Cup challenges end in the quarter finalsHaringey s boys and girls quest to be win the Balfour Beatty London Youth Games Cricket Cup and be crowned champions of London was ended after both teams were knocked out in the quarter final
Haringey's Cricket Cup challenges end in the quarter finals
Haringey's boys' and girls' quest to be win the Balfour Beatty London Youth Games' Cricket Cup and be crowned champions of London was ended after both teams were knocked out in the quarter finals.
The boys were beaten by Lewisham in their quarter final despite posting a competitive 79 runs for 6 wickets in their innings. The girls' team lost to the City of London after being dismissed for 69 runs.
Lily Mallick, Captain of Haringey girls, said "I'm very proud of the team effort. We played really well, especially against Brent, and we made a game out of the City of London match"
You may also want to watch:
Boys' captain, William Matthews said "The opposition were very good. I'm glad to have had played at Lord's even if we didn't win."
Current Sussex all-rounder and ex-London Youth Games competitor Rory Hamilton Brown came back to witness the finals and handed out the medals to the top three boroughs. He also read out a good luck message from the England ladies' captain Charlotte Edwards as they started their quest to win the World Cup in Sydney.
- 1 How did a double-decker bus crash straight into a Crouch End house?
- 2 Man jailed for rape of young girl in north London 40 years ago
- 3 Spot the '90s pop stars in the Never Mind the Buzzcocks identity parade
- 4 Russia 'responsible for assassinating' Muswell Hill resident Litvinenko
- 5 'It's devastating': Golders Green mother speaks out about rare genetic disease
- 6 Puppy pampering, parties and pastry: Inside Hampstead's Dandie Dog Cafe
- 7 Old Hampstead police station sold by Department for Education at £4m loss
- 8 Explore 8 of north London's prettiest streets
- 9 Finchley welterweight Florian Markun has opportunity to stamp his mark
- 10 'Lobster-like creature' pulled from Hampstead Heath ladies' pond
Speaking after the finals, Hamilton-Brown said "It is great to come back to an event that I played in and one which helped my development as a player. I thought the standard of cricket was superb and I'm delighted to see how boys' and girls' cricket has continued to grow at the Games. Congratulations to Tower Hamlets' boys and Redbridge's girls"