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Warm up matches complete for Balderson

Warm up matches complete for Balderson

The England under-19 captain led his side in both fixtures ahead of the ICC under-19 Cricket World Cup

Lancashire all-rounder George Balderson is all set for the ICC under-19 Cricket World Cup after England completed their warm-up schedule yesterday (14 January).

Balderson took four wickets in fixtures against Zimbabwe and Afghanistan, the squad's final outings before their opening match against West Indies on 20 January.

He was the most impressive of England's bowlers against the former, taking 3/16 in four overs as they were bowled out for 116. An over into the reply, a huge storm cut short England's chase and the match was abandoned.

In the Afghanistan match he again opened the bowling, taking 1/43 off seven overs as England shared their overs around eight players.

He scored 17 batting at number nine but could not prevent his side from a surprise 21-run defeat.

Roses Match: Tickets on sale

Grab your tickets now for the iconic Lancashire Lightning v Yorkshire Vikings Roses Match at Emirates Old Trafford on Friday 10 July.

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Don’t miss out on this fierce rivalry and book your tickets now, with adults from £20 and juniors from £5.


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