The Female Premier Cricket Competition continued on Sunday 25th November as Round 5 of the A & B Grade T20 Competitions were played...
University 3/145 def South Perth 74 All Out
University won the toss and elected to bat first at James Oval, compiling 3/145 off their 20 overs at Lauren Ebsary and Piepa Cleary added 113 for the first wicket. Ebsary led the University charge, making 81 not out, as Hayley Brennan (2/32) and Emma Meuleman (1/13) were the only wicket takers for South Perth. The South Perth reply never really got going, as Mel Cameron led with 25no, but Cleary (3/10), Sonia Yadav (3/18) and Beth Wimbush (3/19) all shared in the wickets.
Melville drew with Midland Guildford (Abandonment)
Due to heavy rain, the match at Tompkins Park was abandoned.
Rockingham Mandurah 5/82 def by Subiaco Floreat 4/120
Subiaco Floreat recorded a win at Lark Hill in a rain affected match over the weekend. Batting first Subiaco Floreat reached 4/120 in their rain reduced 17 overs as Caitlyn Helsewood was the best of the Rockingham Mandurah bowlers, taking 2/17. The Rockingham Mandurah chase got off to a good start as Mel Saunders (29) and Kayla Van Spall (30) added 45 for the first wicket, but those two were unable to receive support from others as the chase fell 38 runs short.
Melville 3/132 def Midland Guildford 1/31 (DLS)
In another rain affected match, Melville had a narrow win over Midland Guildford via Duckworth Lewis. Batting first, Melville recorded 3/132 off their 20 overs, as Gorgia Platten (63) and Lauren Thompson (22) were the main contributors. Sue Gray was the standout with the ball for Midland Guildford, taking 1/12 from her 4 overs. The Midland Guildford chase got off to a quick start, reaching 1/31 off 6.2 overs before the heavens opened up and stopped any further prospect of play. As a result, via Duckworth Lewis method Melville were deemed victors by 5 runs.
South Perh 8/71 def by University 1/73
University recorded a strong win over South Perth at Richardson Park Sunday morning thanks to key contributions from a number of players. University sent South Perth into bat, restricting them to 8/71 off their 20 overs, with Sinead Kirsten (3/7), Sonia Yadav (2/18) and Hannah Biddulph (2/19) all performing well with the ball. South Perth Captain Danni Dewsbury was the leading batter making 25 in the small total. The University chase was brisk as they achieved the target in just 13.2 overs thanks to 20no from Clare Bandy and 33no from Kirsten in a solid personal performance.