CRICKET: First county half-century for Hunts Under 11s talent

The Hunts Under 11 side who faced Suffolk are, back row, left to right, Alex Mear, Charlie Webb, Luk

The Hunts Under 11 side who faced Suffolk are, back row, left to right, Alex Mear, Charlie Webb, Luke Lowten, Chris Sanderson (coach), Andrew Field, Edward Parncutt, Adithya Pillai, front row, Harry Taylor, Elliot Ratcliff, Kian Rice, James Mitchell and Bertie Thackray. Picture: SUBMITTED - Credit: Archant

Hunts Under 11s talent Kian Rice achieved a personal milestone in their latest fixture.

Hunts Under 11s star Kian Rice celebrates a first half-century at county level. Picture: SUBMITTED

Hunts Under 11s star Kian Rice celebrates a first half-century at county level. Picture: SUBMITTED - Credit: Archant

Rice recorded a first half century at county level in a 28-run defeat against Suffolk at Brandeston Hall.

The hosts posted 180-9 from their 35 overs with James Mitchell the pick of the Hunts bowlers as he claimed 3-15 from four overs.

Rice then spearheaded the Hunts reply, which finished on 152-8, with his innings of 58.

Luke Lowten (36) and Charlie Webb (24) also hit their highest scores at county level.