Oathall’s under 15 girls indoor cricket team have booked their place in the 2014 Lady Taverners National finals at Lord’s.
The Oathall team, representing all of Sussex won their place by beating off competition from Kent, Buckinghamshire and Berkshire in the group stages before knocking out Essex in the semi-final. The team then went on to face London and victory in the final match.
The team will now represent the South East in the 2014 Lady Taverners girls cricket Indoor National finals to be held at Lord’s Cricket Ground on 7 May.
Miss Gyngell, PE teacher said, “I am thrilled for the girls, they thoroughly deserved to go through to the nationals, not only did they play some top quality cricket they were a delight to spend the day with! Roll on Lords!”
Charlotte Burton, Sussex Cricket Board Women & Girls’ Development Officer on hearing the news said. “I just wanted to pass on my congratulations from myself and from Sussex cricket to you and the girls on winning the regional final and reaching the National final at Lord’s, this is a fantastic achievement you have done Sussex proud.
Oathall’s U15 Girls Cricket Team pictured: Back row L to R – Imy Dilling, Ella Bates, Izzy May, Rebecca Bonanate (vice captain), Megan Hannah
Front row L to R – Charlotte Hepburn, Mellieha Teague, Lucy Western (captain), Amber Layne, Issy Peacock