THE Bolton Cricket Development Group indoor junior tournaments got underway on Sunday.

For the first year there are under-9s and u13s competitions in addition to the existing annual u11s event.

All are being held at Smithills Sports Centre, sponsored by the University of Bolton and officiated by Bolton Cricket League umpires.

The youngest age group got the series going with Egerton, Bradshaw and Blackrod all winning.

Egerton scored 245-5 in their victory over Blackrod who replied with 206-7.

Bradshaw (236-0) and Eagley (236-3) drew, Bradshaw (216-3) beat Egerton (215-2) and Blackrod (249-3) beat Eagley (242-1).

The u11s competition will take place next month with the u13s in March. Both will have seven teams taking part.