Shrewsbury School

Cricket: 1st XI win by 6 wickets against the mighty Affies team from South Africa

Wednesday 29 June 2011

Affies 238-9 (A Pollock 3-40,M Prescott 2-30)
*Shrewsbury 240-4 (S Leach 42, R Smith 56, S Barnard 63, J Hudson-Williams 36 no)

Shrewsbury School 1st XI had one of their best ever wins when overcoming Affies, one of the strongest sporting schools in South Africa. A winning margin of six wickets was well deserved as the team bowled, fielded and batted with discipline and style.

The 1st XI have matured and developed rapidly since the tour to Dubai and Perth last December. Affies from Pretoria have produced over 100 hundred South African international cricketers and select from 1200 boys.


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