Skeg cricketers awarded at presentation night

Saeed Bariwala won Skegness's batsman, bowler and performance of the year.
Saeed Bariwala won Skegness's batsman, bowler and performance of the year.

Proof that Skegness Cricket Club will find it difficult to replace all rounder Saeed Bariwala came loud and clear at the annual presentations at Richmond Drive.

Bariwala, or Siddy as he is known, picked up both the batting and bowling awards, as well as the performance of the season award for his 90 runs and seven wickets at Louth in June.

Player of the Year went to veteran Paul Butler.

Alistair Ainsworth won the batsman award for the second team in the South Lincs and Border League, while Michael Jackson picked up the bowling award and Player of the Year.

Jarrod Hoskin was the Sunday side’s player of the year and best batsman, while Mark Chamberlain won the bowling award.

In the under 11s Matthew O’Dare was the all-rounder of the year, while the bowling award went to Sam Nuttall and the batsman trophy to Thomas Adlington.

Thomas Ford won the batsman trophy in the under 13s; the bowling trophy went to Henry Houlden and Niall King was the all-rounder of the year.

In the under 15s Noah Harrison was rewarded for his efforts with the bowling trophy. The batsman award went to Liam Taylor and the most improved player was Adam Harris. Liam Taylor also picked up the trophy for Young Player of the Year.

For his work with the youth section Sam Rowson was awarded the Club Person of the Year award.

Cricket section chairman Pete Reeves introduced the awards with a number of thank yous, most notably to Pauline Forman, Tony Taupin, Debbie Chamberlain and Graham Barker, and the awards were presented by club president Stuart Bateman, who thanked all for their efforts.