Scilly’s Cricketers Narrowly Beaten By Visiting MCC Side

cricket playersScilly’s cricketers can be pleased with their performance against the visiting MCC side last week.

The semi and full-time professional sportsmen narrowly beat the St Mary’s players by 13 runs in a 20 overs game on the Garrison on Wednesday.

The visitors chalked up 186 for 4.

On Thursday, the second friendly on Tresco saw the islanders finishing the 30 overs match just 11 runs short of the winning tourists, who ended on 220 for 7.

James Francis was the islanders’ top scorer on 74, Kane Goddard gained 46 and Alex Le Friec got 44.