Essex U18s see off Sussex to reach the last four


Essex U18 v Sussex U18

Girls U18 County Cup Quarter Final
Hutton Cricket Club


Team News:

Essex: Bella Howarth, Jasmine Westley, Bella Johnson, Hollie Dring-Richardson, Jessica Olorenshaw, Beth Wright, Erica Hobson, Prisha Bedi, Francesca Hughes, Sally Chapman, Esmae Macgregor, Akshadha Nikam.

Sussex: Phoebe Wilkinson, Regina Suddahazai, Mary Taylor, Emily Spooner, Millie Taylor, Maya Champion, Matilda Collins, Maisie Taylor, Asha Hinley, Tia Joseph, Sara Sadiq.

Match Details:

Toss: Sussex won the toss and elected to bat
Result: Essex won by 5 wickets – Essex 115/5 (23.0 overs), Sussex 114 (29.1 overs)

Essex Women’s talented Under 18s reached the semi-finals of the Girls U18 County Cup following a five-wicket victory over their Sussex counterparts at Hutton Cricket Club.

Jessica Olorenshaw top-scored for the home side, finishing unbeaten on 45 from 36 balls. Her innings included seven 4s and one 6s. Millie Taylor proved to be the pick of the Sussex attack, returning impressive figures of four for 20 from eight overs.

Earlier, Sussex’s Mary Taylor hit a quickfire 46 off 23 balls. Essex deployed eight bowlers, with Akshadha Nikam claiming 3/13 from 5.1 overs, while Prisha Bedi impressed with 2/21 as the visitors were restricted to 114.