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Merton cricketers celebrate

Merton cricketers celebrate

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Jun 13, 2024

MERTON cricketers celebrated the top performers for the season last Friday night, with the club’s young players featuring in the awards led by James Benton winning the club championship by three points from his dad Luke Benton and Henry Berriman third.

Club president Burnie Cummins won the Tom Jones memorial trophy which was presented to him by Tom’s brother Robert for his long time services to the club.

Ross Mackinnon won the top fielder award saving many runs and taking some fine catches at mid wicket.

Harry Craddock took out the wicket keeping award while Noah Whittall won the captains award.

Luke Benton was Merton’s best batter making 406 runs at 36 average.

Henry Berriman won the bowling average and most wickets taking 26 at 15 average.

The committee was thanked for their fund raising work led by Burnie Cummins and Sara Gipton all of which will go back into ground improvements and the ever increasing costs of running a sporting club.

Although competitive Merton finished in the…

Image: Merton cricketers Luke Benton, Noah Whittal, Rohan Berriman, James Benton, Harry Craddock, Henry Berriman, Ross Mackinnon and Burnie Cummins with their trophies for the year.

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