Jack Haynes played a key role with the bat as Worcestershire Under-17s overcame their Devon counterparts by four wickets at Heathcote.

Haynes hit 92 as Worcestershire chased down a 201 target with more than 16 overs to spare.

Devon opted to bat and totalled 200 all out in 46.2 overs.

Adam Finch was the most successful Worcestershire bowler, returning 3-23 with Jamie Hammond (2-19) and Billy Cox (2-18) the other main wicket-takers.

Jack Haynes featured in a second wicket stand of 60 with brother Josh Haynes (26) and added another 58 with Zain Hassan (26) for the third wicket.

Victory was achieved in 33.5 overs.

DEVON UNDER-17S

Sargent c Jack Haynes b J Hammond 18

Phillips c Fitzmaurice b Charters 3

Wright lbw Cox 0

Lammonby c Fitzmaurice b Finch 79

Hagan-Burt lbw Josh Haynes 0

Rudolph c Cox b J Hammond 0

Khan run out (J Hammond) 41

Ward not out 26

Maunder c and b Finch 2

Gibbs b Finch 13

Reed b Cox 0

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Total (all out) 200 in 46.2 overs

FOW: 5, 7, 49, 50, 51, 145, 164, 172, 196, 200

BOWLING

Charters 6-0-24-1

Josh Haynes 10-0-40-1

J Hammond 5-0-19-2

Hassan 6-0-26-0

Smith 2-0-18-0

Ahmed 5-0-26-0

Finch 4-0-23-3

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WORCESTERSHIRE UNDER-17S

Jack Haynes c Maunder b Ward 92

Johal c unknown b Hagan-Burt 20

Josh Haynes c Lammonby b Gibbs 26

Hassan st Maunder b Ward 26

Ahmed c Maunder b Hagan-Burt 2

Turner c Phillips b Ward 1

J Hammond not out 12

Smith not out 4

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Total (for 6 wickets) 201 in 33.5 overs

FOW: 33, 93, 151, 169, 182, 187

BOWLING: Hagan-Burt 2-51 in 10, Gibbs 1-28 in 3, Ward 3-34 in 6.5.