Burnley Cricket Club’s thriving junior section was recognised and celebrated for their respective achievements this term at the annual presentation evening.
Burnley’s new amateur batting record-holder Vishal Tripathi, who surpassed Jon Harvey’s tally on the way to helping the club land a Lancashire League clean sweep, was on hand to dish out the awards.
Steve Brunt, chairman of the junior section, congratulated all the players for a committed and hard-working season with particular praise going to the Under 9s A team, managed by Lawrie Johnstone, and the Under 11s B team, managed by Phil Broadhurst, who won their respective leagues.
Award winners - Under 9s A, batting: Elliott Johnstone; bowling: Roman Kilbride; Manager’s award: Jahan Zore. Under 9s B, batting: Intasham Naveed; bowling: Emily Brunt; Manager’s award: Euan Harris.
Under 11s A, batting: Zaeem Shah; bowling: Rehan Zore; Manager’s award: John Greenwood. Under 11s B, batting: Elliott Johnstone; bowling: Daud Naveed; Manager’s award: Ella Harrison, Phoebe Johnstone. Under 11s C, batting: Phoebe Johnstone; bowling: Millie Barrow, Eye North; Manager’s award: Lydia Wood.
Under 13s A, batting: Harry Tomlinson; bowling: Haider Ali Khan; Manager’s award: Jude Mercer. Under 13s B, batting: Luke Hutton; bowling: James Swift; Manager’s award: Molly Rebanks. Under 15s, batting: Qasim Shah; bowling: Hanaf Shahid; Manager’s award: Haider Ali Khan. Under 17s, batting: Qasim Shah; bowling: Matt Thornton; Manager’s award: Ben Sutcliffe.
Lancashire representation - boys: Rehan Zore (Under 11s), Qasim Shah (Under 12s), Tom Lawson (Under 16s, Under 17s). Girls: Phoebe Johnstone, Ella Harrison (Under 11s), Hannah Farrar (Under 15s).