Prestfelde under 13 boys team qualify for the National final against Millfield Prep on Tuesday 9th July at Oakham school.
Having already beaten Northampton School for boys, Bromsgrove and Trent College, Prestfelde travelled to Cheadle hulme in the National semi-final. Batting first, Cheadle Hulme bowled very tightly throughout with few bad balls. Jack Home, fresh from scoring 100 not out in the previous round, anchored the innings scoring 86 in a total of 147 for 3.
In reply, Will Jenkins and Jack Home struck early to take key wickets as Cheadle’s run chase got under way. Having been 18 for 0, Cheadle found themselves 21 for 3 before being bowled out for 89. Jack taking 4 wickets and Will 3. The boys now travel to Oakham, where two years ago they were crowned U 11 National Champions. The current u 11s have qualified for the National Finals as one of eight regional finalists and will be at Oakham the following day on Wednesday 10th July.