Worcestershire CCC Academy went down by 87 runs when they visited Malvern College First Eleven for their first match of the 2016 campaign after three previous wash-outs at Shrewsbury School.

But encouragingly it was three of the County's 2015-2016 Academy intake in Josh and Jack Haynes and Jack Charters who played important roles for the College in achieving their victory.

The Haynes brothers featured in a splendid opening stand of 188 with Josh making 76 and Jack 83 as Malvern College totalled 247-5 in their 45 overs.

Zain Hassan picked up two wickets for the Academy but Dom Badger and Matt Davis were the most economical bowlers with 1-37 in nine overs and 0-31 in 8 respectively.

Charters, who played for Fiji in the recent Under-19 World Cup, then dismissed Academy opener Adam Wiffen and finished with 1-30 from his eight overs.

Then the Haynes duo completed a successful day by each finishing with two wickets.

Hassan top-scored with 45 for the visitors with Jamie Hammond hitting 27 not out as the Academy closed on 160-8 from 45 overs.


Josh Haynes* c Wiffen b Badger 76

Jack Haynes b Hassan 83

Dan Holland run out (Shazad) 12

Mahaaz Ahmed c Shazad b Hassan 19

Sam Grace not out 8

William Annetts run out (Finch) 15

Joseph O'Gorman not out 1

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Total (45 overs) 247-5

FOW: 188 196 221 223 244


Ryan Wheldon 5-0-23-0

Adam Finch 7-1-37-0

Matt Davis 8-1-31-0

Jamie Hammond 5-0-27-0

Musharraf Shazad 4-0-32-0

Dom Badger 9-0-34-1

Xavier Clarke 3-0-26-0

Zain Hassan 4-0-24-2



Archie O'Hara c O'Gorman b Ahmed 20

Adam Wiffen c S Grace b Charters 10

Zain Hassan st A Manur b Josh Haynes 45

Xavier Clarke b Josh Haynes 5

Matt Davis b Barrell 5

Edd Bragg run out (Josh Haynes) 5

Oli Rogoff+ lbw b Jack Haynes 1

Jamie Hammond not out 27

Musharraf Shazad* b Jack Haynes 9

Ryan Wheldon not out 10

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Total (45 overs) 160-8

FOW: 24 76 87 96 104 105 108 124


George Amphlett 7-2-19-0

Jack Charters 8-2-30-1

Luke Tulacz 2-0-13-0

Mahaaz Ahmed 9-0-32-1

Josh Haynes 9-3-20-2

Jack Haynes 7-1-31-2

George Barrell 3-0-11-1