CRICKET: Rory gives Oxfordshire bowlers a pasting

The Oxford Times: CRICKET: Rory gives Oxfordshire bowlers a pasting CRICKET: Rory gives Oxfordshire bowlers a pasting

Former Sussex captain Rory Hamilton-Brown sma-shed a spectacular century to give Oxfordshire bowlers the pounding of a lifetime in a Twenty20 friendly at Hove yesterday.
The match was played to cement the close relationship between the counties.
But Hamilton-Brown sho-wed no mercy, hammering 117 from just 47 balls with 12 fours and nine sixes.
Former England one-day international Ed Joyce chi-med in with a rapid 41 before retiring himself out.
None of the Oxon bowlers came out with glowing figures, although Liam Manley will be pleased with his 2-31 in four overs.
Karl Penhale took wickets with the last two balls of the innings, Hamilton-Brown and former England T20 World Cup winner Michael Yardy both being bowled.
Sussex’s mammoth total 245-6 was always going to be well out of reach.
But a fourth-wicket stand of 72 between Chris Watling, who hammered 25 runs off one over, and Johnny Cater gave respectability to the score as they ended on 119-5.

click2find

Get Adobe Flash player
About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree