Smith and Peterson partnership helps Falcons

Simon Presland | cricket20

Loots Bosman impressed on his Falcons debut scoring an impressive 37 to help his side set the Leicestershire Foxes a target of 166 at Grace Road.

Having been put into bat by Matthew Hoggard the Falcons got off to a slow start with Harry Gurney conceding just 7 runs from his first three over spell to leave the visitors 35-1 after 8 overs.

After scoring just 2 runs from 13 balls Bosman burst into life smashing 3 fours and 2 sixes with Brad Hodge and Andrew McDonald proving expensive conceding 39 runs from their two over stints.

Having shared a partnership of 47 with Greg Smith; Bosman’s innings was ended by Hodge who bowled the South African at the start of the 10th over to leave the Falcons 73-2.

Smith (30) remained at the crease and with the help of Robin Peterson (29) the pair put on a vital partnership of 53 before to lead the Falcons to a competitive total of 165-5.
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