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Kings of Anglia Issue 9 Magazine Offer

Newmarket Academy lift Suffolk youth cricket crown

PUBLISHED: 14:13 26 June 2018 | UPDATED: 14:13 26 June 2018

Newmarket Academy have won a Suffolk under 13 cricket title. Back row (L-R): Neil Fisher (Assistant Principal/PE Teacher), Fuzil Sheikh, Cian Long, Kai Baldwin & Oliver Sharpe. 
Front row (L-R): Karan Manuel Lal, Hilal Ahmed, Muhammad Ubaid (captain), Vikram Singh & Mudasir Rahim.
Picture: GOODERHAM PR

Newmarket Academy have won a Suffolk under 13 cricket title. Back row (L-R): Neil Fisher (Assistant Principal/PE Teacher), Fuzil Sheikh, Cian Long, Kai Baldwin & Oliver Sharpe. Front row (L-R): Karan Manuel Lal, Hilal Ahmed, Muhammad Ubaid (captain), Vikram Singh & Mudasir Rahim. Picture: GOODERHAM PR

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Newmarket Academy’s cricket team are celebrating after winning a Suffolk Under 13s championship, writes Dave Gooderham.

The school overcame a number of teams including Castle Manor Academy, IES Breckland and Holbrook before taking their place in the final against Benjamin Britten School from Lowestoft.

In the final, Newmarket lost the toss and batted first, setting a total of 78 off the 7 overs allowed.

Captain Muhammed Ubaid scored an impressive 25 runs, including a six off the last ball, ably assisted by Cian Long’s 23 before bowling their opposition out with impressive bowling from Hilal Ahmed and Vikram Singh.

Assistant principal and cricket coach, Neil Fisher, said: “It’s a great day for all of us at Newmarket Academy.

“I am so proud of the boys, who showed composure under pressure and humility in victory.”

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