The Female Premier Cricket Competition continued on Sunday 9th December as Round 6 of the A & B Grade T20 Competitions were played...
Subiaco Floreat 4/145 def Midland Guildford 7/103
Megan Banting (60) and Lauren Nicholson (34) opened the innings confidently with a partnership of 88. Millie Monaghan was next into bat and continued the impressive batting ability with 27no. Subiaco Floreat was working hard for runs with 3 of the 4 players being run out and 1 wicket taken by Midland Guildford’s, Melissa Holmes, across 20 overs. Performances from Banting, Nicholson and Monaghan had the side in a good position going into their fielding innings. Varying players shone for Midland Guildford with Holmes top scoring on 28 runs followed closely by Emma Davidson (23no). Subiaco Floreat was applying pressure with Samantha Quadrio and Ayla Meintjes taking 2 wickets each ending Midland Guildford’s batting innings on 7/103.
Melville 4/174 def University 6/96
Melville shone at James Oval, having won the toss and electing to bat with all batters reaching double figure runs. Amy Edgar made a staggering 76 runs, averaging nearly 2 runs per ball. The second highest scorer was Mathilda Carmichael on 23 runs. Four wickets were taken by University players Beth Wimbush, Sonia Yadav, Hannah Biddulph and Tansi Price to end Melville’s 20 over innings at 4/174. University began their innings strong with opening batters Nicole Ayres (30) and Emily Smith (20) leading their team successfully. However a couple of quick wickets lead to only 6/96 for University with Gorgia Platten taking 2 wickets in 3 overs.
South Perth 4/96 def Rockingham Mandurah 3/95
It was a battle between the two sides Sunday morning with Rockingham Mandurah having a successful start to the day. Kayla Van Spall (12) and Hannah Felton (42no) opened beautifully with a partnership of 31 runs. The team took advantage of only 2 wickets taken by South Perth’s Monica Rallabhandi and Sienna Ryan with a total team score of 3/95 in 20 overs. South Perth saw an early run out in their innings, however Rallabhandi (37no) and Anjali McGrath (22) produced a great partnership leading the team a close win of 4/96 in 19 overs. Despite Bonnie Crook’s 2 wickets taken, it wasn’t quite enough for the determined South Perth side.
Midland Guildford 2/53 def Subiaco Floreat 8/52
Alderbury Reserve saw Midland Guildford convincingly take the win against Subiaco Floreat on which was a sunny Sunday in Perth. Subiaco Floreat’s Kathryn Handicott started the day off strong, top scoring for the side with 13 runs and partnering the highest combined score. However, a few players were bowled out early resulting in the side being 8/52 in 20 overs. Other top scorers included Kellie McGhie (11) and Samantha McClurg (9). Midland Guildford was bowling well with 8 wickets taken, Angela McSwain taking 3 wickets in just 4 overs and Sue Gray taking 2 wickets in 2 overs. Midland Guildford was left to chase 52 runs, which they achieved in just 7.5 overs. Madeline Gardiner completed the match with 24no alongside Lauren Blizard (8no), Elizabeth Dawson (10) and Sarah Prickett (3) also batting for the side.
Melville 4/151 def University 39 All Out
Melville won the toss at James Oval electing to bat first. Lauren Shaw (47) and Lauren Thompson (34) started the morning strong with a partnership of 88. Jessica Row continued the high batting standard with 40 runs. Yadav was bowling well taking two wickets in 3 overs. Melville ended with a score of 4/151 leaving University with a big chase. Melville applied the pressure and allowed only one University player, Sinead Kirsten, to reach double figure runs (25). Alana Jones took 4 wickets in just 1.5 overs assisting in ending Universities innings all out for 39 runs in 10.5 overs.