Cricket: Carberry strives in lone struggle

England Under-19 XI 137 Central Districts Emerging Players XI 137-7
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THE SURREY batsman Michael Carberry scored 82 as the England Under- 19 side struggled to 137 all out in their first innings against the Central Districts Emerging Players side in Palmerston North, Wellington, yesterday. The next highest score in the innings was 11 as the tourists began the three-day match, their second of the New Zealand tour. Central Districts fared marginally better and, at the close of play, had equalled the England score for the loss of seven wickets.

The best bowling performance of the day came from the Central Districts player David Blake, who took 5 for 52.

First day of three

ENGLAND UNDER-19 XI - First Innings

*M A Gough c Austin b Hefford 5

J Maunders lbw b Blake 11

I D Bell c Anderson b Hefford 2

M Carberry st Sigley b Anderson 82

R Dawson c Walker b Blake 5

G R Haywood b Walker 3

M J Symington c Fulton b Blake 9

M Wallace c Ingram b Blake 0

J Tucker c Sigley b Blake 2

G R Bridge c Sigley b Walker 2

M J A Whiley not out 0

Extras (b2, lb1, w1, nb12) 16

Total (42 overs) 137

Fall: 1-18, 2-20, 3-36, 4-51, 5-74, 6-93, 7-93, 8-100, 9-131.

Bowling: Hefford 14-4-41-2; Blake 14-3-52-5; West 6-3-12-0; Walker 7- 2-25-2; Anderson 1-0-4-1


G Milnes c Gough b Whiley 1

P Ingram c Bell b Tucker 0

E Austin c Tucker b Symington 17

G Stretch b Whiley 5

D Fulton c Wallace b Whiley 17

M Walker c Maunders b Dawson 30

M Sigley c & b Dawson 21

R West not out 16

D Blake not out 2

Extras (lb4, nb24) 28

Total (for 7, 57 overs) 137

Fall: 1-1, 2-8, 3-23, 4-39, 5-57, 6-104, 7-119.

To bat: D Anderson, S Hefford.

Bowling: Whiley 14-8-24-3; Tucker 12-6-35-1; Haywood 2-0-8-0; Symington 8-3-21-1; Bridge 12-4-32-0; Dawson 9-5-13-2.