Cricket: North London women enjoy big win
PUBLISHED: 10:00 12 September 2019
North London women enjoyed a 10-wicket win over Finchley Gunns in their Middlesex League meeting.
TIght bowling led to wickets at regular intervalss, with Miranda Cook (5-15) leading the way.
Olivia d'Souza and Hannah Burridge claimed two wickets each as Finchley were dismissed for 92, as only Steph Mindel (23 not out) showed any resistance.
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Home openers Charlotte Bascombe, the former Scotland international, and young Middlesex age group player Amu Surenkumar accumulated steadily in the face of a strong Gunns bowling attack and Bascombe reached her 50 shortly before victory was sealed in the 21st over.
"It's been a long but really enjoyable season and today showed how much the side has developed," she said.
"The bowling was top drawer and Miranda thoroughly deserved her five-wicket haul, but the support of the whole side in the field was so important and there's a true sense of a team here.
"It's a pleasure batting with Amu - this was a good bowling attack and she played so maturely throughout. There's such a lot to look forward to over the years to come."