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Buxton U11 cricketers into Border League Cup Final

Following on from a 87 run league victory against Matlock and Cromford Meadows, Buxton Cricket Club Under 11’s took on an undefeated Ashover Barbarians in a Border Cup Semi Final at the Park.

Batting first Ashover were immediately put on the backfoot with four wickets falling in the first four overs. Despite this, a spirited effort by the visitors took them to 127 off their 16 overs with only 1 more wicket falling.

In reply, Buxton started steadily before rapidly accelerating the scoring to reach 186 of 12 overs for the loss of a single wicket.

Nonetheless, Ashover kept up the fight and took two late wickets. Despite this, the free-flowing Buxton side amassed 206 for 3 in their allotted overs to run out winners by 79 runs.

The attention now moves to the cup final against Ashbourne.

Buxton U11s fly into the Border Cup Final

Elsewhere, last weekend the senior teams had mixed fortune in rain affected games. The senior 1st XI lost to Belper Amateurs 1st XI by 7 wickets. The senior 2nd XI drew with Belper Amateurs 2nd XI and the senior 3rds won by 6 runs against Pilsley & Clay Cross 2nd XI.

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