Thursday, June 13th, 2024

Cullen and Essenhigh amongst the runs for Seconds in T20

Young keepers Henry Cullen and Seth Essenhigh top-scored for Worcestershire Seconds in their ECB T20 Central Group encounter with Glamorgan at Newport.

The pair came together with Worcestershire 49-5 after being put into bat and added 55 for the sixth wicket.

Cullen made 42 off 30 balls with two sixes and two fours before he was stumped and 15-year-old Essenhigh struck 32 off 29 deliveries.

Rob Jones (27) and Cameron Jones (18 not out) were the only other players into double figures in a total of 141-9 from 20 overs.

Worcestershire included Lancashire Academy player Aruv Shetty who picked up a wicket (2-0-14-1) and triallist leg spinner Kyme Tahirkheli had 2-19 from three overs.

Harry Darley (3-0-38-1) was the other wicket-taker as Glamorgan reached their target in 15 overs and triumphed by six wickets.

Worcestershire are next in action against Warwickshire at Bromsgrove School on Tuesday June 18 (11.30am) in another ECB T20 fixture.