Rogers leads Norfolk to semi-finals

Norfolk are through to the semi-finals of the MCCA Knockout Trophy after a five-wicket win over Lincolnshire at Grantham.

Norfolk are through to the semi-finals of the MCCA Knockout Trophy after a five-wicket win over Lincolnshire at Grantham.

Skipper Carl Rogers led the way with 80, while Trevor Ward made 56 and Chris Borrett hit 49 as Norfolk reached their victory target of 266 in the 49th over. Jonathan Trower was 17no, while George Walker (18no) hit the winning run.

Earlier, the hosts posted 265 for nine from their 50 overs, with spinners Walker (three for 34) and Carl Rogers (two for 48) the pick of the Norfolk attack.

Martin Dobson (68) and Vikram Atri (58) were Lincs' top scorers, putting on 92 for the second wicket.


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Norfolk handed a debut to Great Witchingham wicketkeeper Ben Harvey, as regular gloveman Stephen Gray was injured playing for Cambridge UCCE against Essex.

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