Academy retain Tom Orford Trophy

Published: Wednesday, 14 August 2019

Bucks Academy retained the Tom Orford Trophy after crushing Lincolnshire CCC Development XI. Bucks won the toss and elected to field. Lincolnshire struggled from the start and fell to 90-5, but a century partnership from Ollie Caswell (93), and James Keast (73) enabled a respectable 251 to be reached. Pick of the bowlers was Jack Rodnight (Tring Park) who took 5-59.

In reply Bucks made an impressive 393 all out, after slipping to 116-4. Rodnight capped a fine match with 109 which included a 203 partnership with fellow Tring Park player Scott Rolfe (135).

In their second innings Lincolnshire were bowled out for 100. High Wycombe's Connor Haddow taking 7-17, to secure victory for Bucks by an innings and 42 runs and retention of the Tom Orford Trophy.