Melville 3/162 def Subiaco Floreat 5/160
Melville have secured their fourth win in their T20 campaign on the weekend with a very good win over Subiaco-Floreat in a nail-biting win at Tompkins Park. After winning the toss Melville elected to bat first. Perth Scorcher's all-rounder Mathilda Carmichael (82 off 53) showed her class with a brilliant knock at the top of the order. She and fellow Perth Scorcher Lauren Ebsary (43 off 36) combined well to help Melville reach a very strong total of 162 for the loss of 3 wickets. Subiaco Floreat's Tash Farrant had tidy figures of 2 for 18 off her 4 overs. In response Australian batsmen, Nicole Bolton (70n.o off 69) and Perth Scorcher keeper Megan Banting (44 off 34) gave the total a red hot crack. However after Banting was dismissed no one could assist Bolton in chasing down the score. Renee Chappell was impressive with 2 crucial wickets, to restrict Subiaco-Floreat 2 runs shy.
Midland-Guildford 1/156 def South Perth 4/152
Midland-Guildford are 5 from 5 after another strong performance against South Perth on Sunday. Playing at Lilac Hill, South Perth won the toss and elected to bat first. English player Kate Cross (65 n.o off 58) gave her side a very good start with assistance from Mellissa Cameron and Katherine Brunt (38 off 20) at the end of their 20 overs South Perth reached 152 for the loss of 4 wickets. In response Australian representative Elyse Villani (102 from 56) provided an explosive innings including 15 fours and 2 sixes, Chloe Piparo (43) was again at her best as Midland - Guildford cruised to the score with 9 balls remaining in the innings.
Melville 3/88 def by Subiaco-Floreat 5/79
Subiaco-Floreat have risen to second place on the B Grade table in the T20 on Sunday with a win over Melville. Melville won the toss and elected to bowl first, opener Lizzy Alderson (45) lead from the front alongside Kathryn Hudson (17). These knocks helped Subiaco-Floreat get to 88 from their 20 overs. Lauren Shaw was the pick of Melville's bowlers with 2 wickets for 17 runs. In response R Angwin (29) and Gabrielle Simmonds (19) made positive starts however loss of wickets and some stringent bowling kept Melville at bay to secure their first victory the Melville side.
Around The Grounds
Midland-Guildford 4-77 (Jecks 27no; Scott 2-15) b South Perth 76 (Healy 37; Ballucci 2-7, Gardiner 2-9); Subiaco Floreat 3-88(cc) (Alderson 45; Shaw 2-17) b Melville 5-79(cc) (Angwin 29; Hudson 2-14); Rockingham-Mandurah b University.