Worcestershire Academy went down by seven wickets to their Gloucestershire counterparts in a three-day encounter at Bromsgrove School.

The home side elected to bat and were bowled out for 143 in their first innings – a total aided by 43 extras.

Jack Haynes top-scored with 27 off 48 balls with three fours and Ewan Wilcox (23) was the other main contributor.

Gloucestershire were also made to work hard for their runs andJosh Haynes returned the fine figures of 4-47 from 26 overs and received good support from Alex Wilkinson (3-33).

But the last three Gloucestershire wickets added 70 runs to earn their side a useful lead of 45 thanks mainly to Archie Dunning's 58 off 86 balls with three sixes and five fours.

When Worcestershire batted again, Josh Haynes made a breezy 33 off only 38 balls with five boundaries.

Jujhar Johal weighed in with the top score of 35 as his side were dismissed for 163 to leave Gloucestershire a 119 victory target.

Openers Alex Woodland and Ben Ellis put on 65 and, although three wickets then fell for eight runs, Gloucestershire reached their target without any further setbacks.

Worcestershire Academy (1st Innings)

Jack Haynes c G Drissell b AJ Woodland 27

Rahul Kaushul c AJ Woodland b D Pierre 2

Josh Haynes b D Pierre 2

Nick Hammond b D Pierre 0

Ramanjot Jaswal c G Drissell b A Dunning 5

Ewan Wilcox lbw b C Gregory 23

Dan Lloyd* c C Gregory b AJ Woodland 6

Billy Cox b C Gregory 1

Ryan Wheldon b J Curtis 16

Dominic Badger c P Grieshaber b G Drissell 15

Alex Wilkinson not out 3

Extras 43

Total (all out) 143

Bowling

Callum Gregory 11.0 3 28 2

Duval Pierre 9.0 4 21 3

Alex Woodland 9.0 0 25 2

Archie Dunning 8.0 1 35 1

George Drissell 5.0 3 4 1

Lloyd Belcher 3.0 2 4 0

James Curtis 0.5 0 3 1

 

Fall of Wickets: 1-21, 2-25, 3-25, 4-49, 5-49, 6-70, 7-85, 8-94, 9-130,10-143.

 

Gloucestershire Academy (1st Innings)

James Palmer lbw b AR Wilkinson 0

Alex Woodland lbw b B Cox 17

Patrick Grieshaber b DJ Badger 43

Callum Gregory* c EA Wilcox b D Lloyd 4

Brandon Allen+ c R Wheldon b JL Haynes 15

Ben Ellis c EA Wilcox b AR Wilkinson 0

George Drissell lbw b JL Haynes 20

Archie Dunning b AR Wilkinson 58

Duval Pierre b JL Haynes 17

Lloyd Belcher c NA Hammond b JL Haynes 0

James Curtis not out 0

Extras14

Total (all out) 188

Bowling

Alex Wilkinson 11.2 2 33 3

Billy Cox 16.0 7 23 1

Ryan Wheldon 6.0 2 14 0

Josh Haynes 26.0 10 47 4

Dan Lloyd 13.0 4 32 1

Dominic Badger 11.0 3 27 1

Nick Hammond 1.0 1 0 0

 

Fall of Wickets: 1-0, 2-41, 3-69, 4-69, 5-70, 6-101, 7-118, 8-160,  9-160 Archie Dunning, 10-188.

 

Worcestershire Academy (2nd Innings)

Josh Haynes c B Allen b J Curtis 33

Jack Haynes c B Allen b C Gregory 0

Nick Hammond b C Gregory 25

Ramanjot Jaswal b J Curtis 0

Ewan Wilcox retd not out 0

Archie O'Hara+ b D Pierre 0

Ryan Wheldon b L Belcher 22

Jujhar Johal b C Gregory 35

Dan Lloyd* c B Allen b L Belcher 18

Musharraf Shazad b C Gregory 0

Billy Cox not out 6

Dominic Badger b C Gregory 7

Extras 17

Total (all out) 163

Bowling

Callum Gregory 15.1 3 43 5

Duval Pierre 13.0 0 46 1

Archie Dunning 6.0 1 18 0

James Curtis 5.0 1 16 2

George Drissell 8.0 1 15 0

Lloyd Belcher 7.0 3 11 2

 

Fall of Wickets: 1-11, 2-55, 3-58, 4-59,  5-72, 6-110,  7-150, 8-150, 9-151, 10-163.

 

Gloucestershire Academy (2nd Innings)

Alex Woodland c DJ Badger b JL Haynes 35

Ben Ellis b DJ Badger 23

Patrick Grieshaber not out 31

Callum Gregory* lbw b DJ Badger 0

Brandon Allen+ not out 21

Extras 12

Total (for 3 wickets) 122

Bowling

Billy Cox 7.0 2 21 0

Alex Wilkinson 6.0 1 16 0

Josh Haynes 8.0 0 25 1

Ryan Wheldon 2.0 0 14 0

Dominic Badger 5.0 2 17 2

Jujhar Johal 2.5 0 9 0

Musharraf Shazad 2.0 0 9 0

 

Fall of Wickets:  1-65, 2-70, 3-73.