Parkins names player of the season

All-rounder Adam Parkins from Holwell was again the player of the season in The Broadview Windows North Herts Cricket League s top division. Parkins also collected the Division One batting award for scoring 862 runs at an average of 107.75! Another Holwel

All-rounder Adam Parkins from Holwell was again the player of the season in The Broadview Windows North Herts Cricket League's top division.

Parkins also collected the Division One batting award for scoring 862 runs at an average of 107.75!

Another Holwell man, veteran Fred Hunte, won the Division One outstanding bowling award for his 6-18 against Offley and Stopsley.

Jack Edwards from Ickleford won the young player of the year in Division One.

Luton and Houghton Town were unbeaten during the rain-affected 2008 season and won the league title from Crawley Green Nomads.

Their strong batting averaged more than six runs per over which won the club the brighter cricket award, while Naveed won the outstanding batting performance award for Division One with his unbeaten 205 against Hatfield.

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Another Luton and Houghton Town winner was M Ahmed with the division's bowling award.

In Division Two, newcomers Letchworth were comfortable winners with Great Gaddesden runners-up.

Datchworth won the tighter cricket award for their bowling and two of their youngsters were to the fore.

Luke Bennett won the batting award and the outstanding batting performance award for an unbeaten 204 against Weston, while brother Tom shared the young player of the year award in Division Two with Weston's Dan Plumb.

Graveley's John Cartwright won the divisional bowling award and Stephen Cove from Bramfield won the outstanding bowling performance award (6-4 against Rosslyn).

Gareth Tompkins from Lilley won the player of the season award for the division.

The league is looking for clubs to join for the 2009 season due to Great Gaddesden and Reed leaving. Welwyn Garden City have already decided to join.

Interested clubs should call John McKean on 01462 682943.

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