England call-up for Burgoyne

DENBY cricketer Peter Burgoyne has been included in the England under-19 squad to play South Africa this month.

Peter is still in the Derbyshire under-17 age group and is a member of the Derbyshire Academy.

He has recently been playing for Derbyshire second team with some success.

Burgoyne has been playing at Denby Cricket Club since he was seven-years-old, becoming a regular member of the first team over the last two years and making a significant contribution to the success of the team this season.

His exploits have earned him the call-up and he joined up with the squad at Loughborough for a week’s preparation.

A couple of warm-up games preceded the first of seven One Day Internationals which start this Saturday at Edgbaston.

The rest of the games are:

July 18: 2nd ODI, Wantage Road

July 21: 3rd ODI, Arundel

July 23: 4th ODI, Arundel

July 26: 5th ODI, Taunton

July 28: 6th ODI, Canterbury

July 30: 7th ODI, Canterbury

The full squad is: Adam Ball, captain (Kent), Daniel Bell-Drummond (Kent), Peter Burgoyne (Derbyshire), Ben Foakes (Essex), Gavin Griffiths (Lancashire), Brett Hutton (Nottinghamshire), Aneesh Kapil (Worcestershire), Sam Kelsall (Nottinghamshire), Tom Knight (Derbyshire), Jamie Overton (Somerset), Adam Rossington (Middlesex), Shiv Thakor (Leicestershire), Reece Topley (Essex) and Sam Wood (Nottinghamshire).