Victoria College defeats Guernsey rivals
Jersey Cricket Board
The first inter collegiate match of 2012 played at Victoria College saw Victoria College record an impressive win by 160 runs.
Invited to bat first by Elizabeth captain, Zac Damarell, Victoria compiled a very solid score of 230 for 7. The innings was underpinned by a very impressive 91 not oy by 17 year old opening batsman Luke Gallichan. He was supported by Michael Watkins and Robert Cuming who each scored 29 in brisk and breezy innings. Matt Stokes ( 2 for 41), James Wilkes-Green (2 for 37) and Oliver Nightingale (2 for 24 were the leading wicket takers for Elizabeth.
Victoria took the field and produced a very efficient bowling and fielding performance in drizzly conditions to dismiss their opponents for 70. Early wickets for captain Corne Bodenstein (2 for 12)and Alex Cooke (2 for 15) set the tone and with Oliver Johnson (3 for 19) and Luke Gallichan (2 for 10) supporting the excellent all round team effort Victoria enjoyed a well deserved victory.
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