Cricketers feature in county line-ups

George Garton
George Garton

Hurst cricketers Tom Haines and George Garton hope to continue their excellent start to the summer after featuring for Sussex County Cricket Club.

The players worked hard during the off-season to maintain high fitness levels and improve their match skills with the Sussex Academy. Now they’re beginning to reap the rewards.

Tom Haines

Tom Haines

Both boys recently featured in the county’s 2nd XI matches against Somerset and Lancashire while George was twelfth man for the 1st team’s pre-season friendly against Loughborough.

Garton plays club cricket for Three Bridges and Haines plays for Horsham.

The pair’s achievements parallel those of recent College leavers Tim Moses, Leo Cammish and Bradley Gayler.

Tim and Leo continue to feature for the Sussex 2nd XI while Bradley has been selected to play for Loughborough MCCU (Marylebone Cricket Club University).

For these young men, cricket forms almost as much a part of life as it does for the professionals. Hurst looks forward to following their continued progress in the future.

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