The touring YTCA Under 17 team lost narrowly to Madan Lal Cricket Academy in the Home Centre International Cup being played at Longhirst Hall in Morpeth.

In a T20 game – YTCA batted first and scored 135 in their 20 overs. Adnan Kamil Khan started in a brisk style scoring 35 and was well supported by Shaun Ayrton who scored 25. Shiv played very well to score 44 not out with some elegant shots.  Jaisal took 2 for 20 and Rishabh and Shaurya took one  wicket each.

Madan Lal Cricket Academy started their reply with some big hitting by Sikandar who scored 21 and Shaurya who got 18.  Ytca spinners then put the brakes and wickets fell rapidly with Sairaj Vnekat taking 2 for 16. Rehan Ayrton took 2 for 22. Vishakh Chandrasekhar put YTCA back in the game with a spell for 2 for 22 off 4 overs but Maher Bhalla steered Madan Lal Cricket Academy with a well made 55 not out.