Friday, January 31st, 2020


Jack Haynes was dismissed for 12 on his comeback from illness for England Under-19s won their ICC World Cup Plate semi-final against Zimbabwe by 75 runs in Kimberley today.

The Worcestershire batsman had been ruled out of the previous two games against Nigeria and Japan through illness.

But Haynes, who yesterday celebrated his 19th birthday, came in at number four and struck one boundary – off Sakhumuzi Ndlela – in his 20 ball knock at the Diamond Oval.

Haynes added 34 for the third wicket with keeper Jordan Cox before being dismissed.

England totallaed 286-9 in their 50 overs with George Hill scoring 90 and Cox 59 and then Zimbabwe were bowled out for 211 in 40.5 overs.

*Worcestershire Women’s Rapids leg spinner Sarah Glenn and her England team-mates went down by five wickets to India Women in the opening Tri-Series match in Canberra.

Glenn was the fifth bowler used and sent down three overs for 26 runs with eight dot balls.

India reached their 148 target with three balls to spare.

Captain Heather Knight (67) and Tammy Beaumont (37) were the main contributors to England’s 147-7 after they were put into bat.