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CRICKET: Brown makes first-class debut




Patrick Brown in action for Market Deeping
Patrick Brown in action for Market Deeping

Patrick Brown, who came through the ranks at Market Deeping, claimed a wicket on his first-class debut for Worcestershire.

The 18-year-old fast bowler has been at the Worcestershire Academy for two seasons and played two T20 games for the county.

Brown bowled nine wicketless overs at a cost of 63 runs on the first day of the Division Two match against Sussex at New Road.

He ended with figures of 12.1-0-73-1 on Monday as Sussex were dismissed for 430.

Brown took the final wicket of Jofra Archer (59) thanks to Tom Fellโ€™s catch at deep square leg.

He scored two runs when sharing a last-wicket stand of 34 with Ed Barnard (65no) as Worcestershire were dismissed for 268.

Following on, they were all out on 170 with Brown unbeaten on five โ€“ leaving Sussex to win by nine wickets.



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