South have completed a 3-0 series victory over the North in the North-South series.
Hampshire leg spinner Mason Crane was the star man of the match, helping the winners to a 20-run lead in Abu Dhabi. The 20-year old cricketer finished 4-39 as the North chased their 228-8.
Bowler for the North Mark Wood returned from his ankle operations to take 2-38 but the North’s 208 could not stop the South from winning the third one-day match in the series.
The series is a warm-up for the players ahead of international cricket and the Royal London One-Day Cup. It also helps the payers prepare for the county cricket tournament. Eight players from the counties in eitherside make up a team while the rest are added by the England selectors.The players from the counties are selected using the Professional Cricketers’ Association’s MVP ratings formula – a method that considers match winners and game influencers in the domestic scene. . Paul Farbrace manages the South sidewhile bowling coachOttis Gibson manages the other side.