Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019

BERTWHISTLE AND ADCOCK SPARKLE FOR WOMEN’S RAPIDS IN T20

Worcestershire Women’s Rapids player Flora Bertwhistle experienced an exceptional campaign with the ball during the Vitality County T20 during 2019.

The left arm spinner finished as the second highest wicket-taker in Division Two this summer with 14 victims and TOP of the averages.

Her wickets cost just FIVE RUNS apiece and she ended with an overall analysis of 21.4-3-70-14.

Bertwhistle had an economy rate of 3.23 and only Laura Ellison (15) picked up more wickets in the competition.

Rapids team-mate Jessica Humby was placed 10th in the leading wicket-taker charts and produced seasonal figures of 11-1-83-7.

On the batting front, Rapids captain Georgie Adcock finished as the competition’s third highest run-scorer.

In six innings she scored 152 runs at an average of 30.40

Adcock, who took over as captain of the Rapids this summer, had a strike rate of 113.43 and her highest score was 71 not out.

Rapids Pathway Manager-Assistant Coach Steve Magoffin said: “Both Flora and Georgie have been outstanding in the T20 this summer.

“With ball and bat respectively they have produced exceptionally good performances.”