Academy Crush Belvoir
Featured News | 8th August 2011
Notts Premier League
Notts Academy 315-7 (50 overs) Belvoir 117 (47.5 overs)
Academy won by 198 runs - Academy 20pts / Belvoir 3pts
Only rain and stubborn resistance from the lower Belvoir batting threatened to prevent the Academy from winning this fixture.
Put in to bat the home side amassed 315-7, their highest total of the season.
Sam Kelsall fresh from his senior debut scored 85 Ollie Swann 61 and their was a swashbuckling 62 from just 29 balls from Brett Hutton that added 95 from the last nine overs. Hutton hit 6 sixes and 3 fours.
Once Darren Bicknell was clean bowled by George Bacon for 34 , it became a battle for survival from the rest of the visitors batting.
Rain interrupted proceedings but George Bacon claimed the last wicket with 13 balls to be bowled ending with 4-19. Brett Hutton took 3-31 whilst the spinners Sam Wood & Adam Dobb bowled 18 overs between
The rain came just minutes after the last wicket had been claimed them taking a wicket apiece for just 21 runs.