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Shropshire Academy side lose by eight wickets against Herefordshire’s Development XI at Ludlow

Charlie Walker

Shropshire’s Academy side were beaten by eight wickets by Herefordshire’s Development XI in their latest friendly at Ludlow.

Wicketkeeper Morgan Ward, who plays his club cricket for Shifnal, top scored with 21 and Bridgnorth’s Seb Scott added 15 as Shropshire’s young side were bowled out for 79 inside 25 overs.

Ryan Kilmister inflicted much of the damage as he claimed 5-11 from 7.4 overs.

Herefordshire’s Development XI, in reply, advanced to 83-2 from the penultimate ball of the 17th over, with Alex Hinkley (38) and captain Luke Tulacz (28no) leading the way.

Charlie Walker and George McCormick were the Shropshire wicket-takers.

Pictured: Shropshire Academy’s Charlie Walker took one of the two wickets to fall at Ludlow.