Oundle Town bowler includes former England skipper Alastair Cook among his five victims for Cambridgeshire

Oundle Town slow bowler Harrison Craig included former England skipper and record Test match run scorer Alastair Cook among his victims in a remarkable spell of bowling for Cambridgeshire against Essex yesterday (July 20).

Wednesday, 21st July 2021, 7:33 am
Harrison Craig.

Craig took 5-14 from seven overs in a National Counties Challenge Match at Chelmsford. England Test cap Tom Westley was also among his victoms.

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Craig dismissed Cook for 46, Westley for 34, Michael Pepper for 3, Paul Walter for 1 and Ben Allison for 17 in a yop class display of left-arm spin.

Essex closed on 172-9 in 32 overs in a rain-affected contest, but Cambs laboured in reply and were dismissed for 132 in a rain-affected match. Craig made 14 from 12 balls towards the end of the innings.

Craig has also helped Cambs into the semi-finals of the NCCA Trophy, the 60-over competition for the Minor Counties, this season. He has taken 19 wickets at just over 16 apiece in all matches this season.