The Male Premier Cricket season continued into the new year with One-Day matches played over Saturday 5th January 2019. To catch up with highlights from the lower grades please read below and check out all of the scores on MyCricket.
Midland-Guildford defeated Gosnells in a comfortable win where they set the Hawks 240 to win thanks to Sam Evans (67) who lead the way for his team. The Hawks had their flight cut short, being all out for 204 as Jarrad Davies hunted them down with figures of 5/29. Josh Boyne (75) was the only Midland-Guildford batter to offer some resistance. The Bears took down Joondalup as they chased down their target of 244 with 4 overs to spare. Half centuries from Travis Keys (63), Jake Egan (61) and Cameron Todd (56) whereas a quickfire rear-end 48 off 28 balls from Grant Thistle ensured the job was done by Bayswater-Morley after Lachlan Johns (64) played a key role in helping Joondalup set up a total of 243. Melville defeated University as Cameron Beath (5/59) led the way with the ball restricting University to 187 before Melville chased it down in the last over. South Perth set up a strong total of 206 led by Nicholas Mitchell (74) only for the Mariners to sail past it in another close last-over finish thanks to Brandon Burt (74) and Ashley North (55). Willetton were too strong for Scarborough as Gurinderpal Singh (4/15) led the way to dismiss the Gulls for 107 to give the team a comfortable win in a well-supported bowling effort. Mount Lawley Hawks flew high as Jay Chislett (70) and Oliver Mouchemore (59) helped set up a strong total of 211 as Claremont-Nedlands were blown away for 125 in a very strong combined team-effort with the ball from the Hawks. Jacob Van Galen (87) & Bradley Garland (69) helped put up 257 for Perth before Fremantle fell short as Alex Calmy (4/22) played a key role in keeping them to 202. Wanneroo set a total of 184 which Subiaco-Floreat chased down in the 49th over in another well-contested match.
Sourav Goyal (5/22) spun a web as Rockingham-Mandurah were skittled for 82 to give South Perth a very easy win. Joel Whlean (70 & 4/31) led the way for Melville in an all-round effort to set a total of 228 before bowling University out for 160 as Lynton Pearson (73) was the only one able to offer any resistance. Fremanle, led by Lachlan Oatey (64), set 217 for Perth which the Demons made easy work of by chasing it down in 43.1 overs courtesy of some good knocks from Jesse Messere (58) & Thomas Evans (51). Gosnells went down to Midland-Guildford as Brayden Brehaut (68) guided the Swans to the victory dance as Ethan Lulham's (62) efforts couldn't keep the Hawks flying high. Nathan Bothma (57) helped Subiaco-Floreat to a close win before bowlers finished the job as the game came to a close finish. Willetton proved too strong for Scarborough with a mammoth total of 303 where Zac Hill (70) and Apurv Sharma (56) were main contributors in a strong batting effort. Kanwarjit Singh played an instrumental knock of 126* to help Mount Lawley soar past Claremont-Nedlands' 247. Joondalup had no answers to an absolute masterclass by Dayne Ferry (7/20) with the ball as they were bowled out for 118 as Bayswater-Morley won comfortably against them.
Matthew Hampson (70*) helped Midland-Guildford edge past Gosnells as Christian Agostino (78*) couldn't quite get the Hawks over the fence. Mount Lawley bowled Claremont-Nedlands out for 133 after setting 164 to win where Cameron Fawcett (4/23) led the way with the ball to help his team to a win. Melville were too strong for University as a solid batting effort by everyone helped the team to 207 before they bowled University out for 142 where Conrad Geenshields (4/43) was the key bowler for the Storm. South Perth, led by Jacob Sands (52) set Rockingham-Mandurah 221 to win but they fell short as Mitch Zadow's 51 couldn't quite keep the Mariners afloat. Subiaco-Floreat chased down Wanneroo's total of 162 thanks to a strong team effort. Willetton defeated Scarborough as Ishan Rambal played an unbeaten knock of 101* which was well supported by Ethan Beatty (78) as they set up a strong total of 266. Scarborough fell short despite strong efforts from Noah Bloch (72) and Tjaard Tait (53). Alex Snadden (5/23) calmed the Storm as the Perth Demons took an easy win over Melville. Joonalup's Paul Swart put on a show with 118 to help his team to an easy win against Bayswater-Morley. Elliot Morris (4/36) played a good supporting role in a dominant win to Joondalup.