Worcestershire Under-17s gained a convincing eight wicket win over their Gloucestershire counterparts in a 50 over match at Barnt Green.

The Haynes brothers, Josh and Jack, and Billy Cox played major roles in a victory achieved with 21.3 overs to spare.

Gloucestershire were put into bat and were dismissed for 99 in 32.4 overs.

Cox did the early damage in claiming four of the first five wickets as the visitors were reduced to 49-5 and he finished with the excellent figures of 4-16 from seven overs.

Then Josh Haynes took centre stage for the remainder of the innings.

He accounted for top scorer James Palmer (32 off 41 balls) before destroying the lower order and ended with the superb analysis of 9.4-4-15-5.

Adam Finch was the other wicket-taker for Worcestershire.

Jack Haynes played the major role with the bat for Worcestershire in making an unbeaten 60 off 84 balls with two sixes and seven fours.

He shared in a second wicket partnership of 70 with Jujhar Johal (20) as the win was secured in 28.3 overs.

GLOUCESTERSHIRE UNDER-17S

Oliver Forbes ct & b Billy Cox 1

Ed Webb ct Sam Beadsworth b Cox 5

James Palmer* ct & b Josh Haynes 32

Tom Price ct Beadsworth b Cox 8

Dominic Hooper ct & b Cox 3

George Drissell ct Jack Haynes b Adam Finch 6

Daniel Ward ct Zachary Smith b Josh Haynes 11

Chris Calcott† b Josh Haynes 11

Oliver Price not out 10

Harry Wormwell ct Cox b Josh Haynes 0

Jack Edwards lbw b Josh Haynes 2

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Total (all out) 99 in 32.4 overs

FOW: 4-1; 21-2; 38-3; 49-4; 64-5; 64-6; 75-7; 93-8; 93-9; 99-10

Bowling

Billy Cox 7 1 16 4

Jack Charters 4 0 21 0

Adam Finch 6 1 22 1

Josh Haynes 9.4 4 15 5

Zachary Smith 6 1 20 0

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WORCESTERSHIRE UNDER-17S

Josh Haynes* ct Tom Price b George Drissell 10

Jack Haynes not out 60

Jujhar Johal ct Drissell b Price 20

Chad Brandrick not out 7

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Total (for 2 wickets) 100 in 28.3 overs

FOW: 12-1; 82-2

Bowling

George Drissell 10 5 24 1

Dominic Hooper 4 1 10 0

Jack Edwards 4 0 25 0

Oliver Price 6.3 1 34 0

Tom Price 4 1 5 1