Cricketers enjoy solid season as brothers shine

September 29 2017
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Thornbury Cricket Club’s first team have finished in a strong middle table position in the West of England Glos/Wilts Prem2 division.

Thornbury Cricket Club’s first team have finished in a strong middle table position in the West of England Glos/Wilts Prem2 division.

Dan Davis finished the highest run scorer in the league with 759 runs at an average of 45, with Luke his brother scoring 526 runs.

Luke was the clubs highest wicket taker with 25 wickets with Dan taking 21.  Luke also took on the captaincy.

The second team also finished in a healthy middle table position in the Gloucester County league division 2, just missing out on a top 4 finish

The major success for the club though being the promotion of the third team after beating the top two teams in the last two games.

The standout players in the side were under 13 players; Praneel Choughle who scored 240 runs in 9 innings at an average of 40, Rhys Price taking 27 wickets, Harrison Wheeler 15 and Alex Riggs 12.

At the end of season youth presentation evening, Josh Riggs was presented with the Outstanding Young Cricketer of the year after cementing a place in the second team scoring 272 runs.  Praneel was awarded the Most Improved Youth Cricketer of the season.