Local cricket: Young Indian team take the honours at Academy event

It quickly became apparent that there was only ever going to be one winner in City Cricket Academy’s under-14 tournament at Leicester Grammar School.The team of young Indian players from Cricket Next Academy/Bishop’s School in Pune duly obliged.After working their way through to the final, where they faced CCA Firebirds, they won the toss and batted first, scoring 144-6 in 20 overs.

Kaushal Tambe and Nisarg Desai made 48 and 47 not out respectively to lead a recovery from 24-4.Their spinners were then spot on and bowled the Firebirds out for only 45, Kaushal and Nisarg picking up three wickets each.

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