Male Premier Cricket Review - Saturday 26th January & 2nd February 2019
Date of Event Western Australian Cricket Association: Thu Feb 7, 2019 7:50AM

The Male Premier Cricket season continued with Two-Day matches played over Saturday 26th January & 2nd February 2019. To catch up with highlights from the lower grades please read below and check out all of the scores on MyCricket. 



Round 12



2nd Grade


Fremantle edged past Rockingham-Mandurah in a closely-fought high scoring encounter. Rockingham-Mandurah set up a strong total thanks to Brandon Burt leadinf the way with a superb knock of 111. He was ably-supported by Nathan Hutchison (51) to give the Mariners a strong total. Jack Camarda (4/52) was the pick of the bowlers for Port. As Fremantle set sail to chase the target, Jordan Buller steered his team home with a superb kock of 141 to edge past Rockingham-Mandurah's total of 307 to score 315. Scarborough dominated Mount Lawlay as Ricardo de Nobrega (177) played a masterful innings to give his team an unassailable advantage in the game with a score of 375. This was further backed by by Ryan Knight (4/43) who played a key role along with Joseph Moylan (3/11 off 10 overs) to bowl out the Hawks for 124. South Perth defeated University in another close game with a concerted team batting effort from South Perth as they snuck across the line amid some strong bowling from both sides. Willetton defeated Claremont-Nedlands as some great performances dominated another thriller. Sean Brennan (98) set a fighting total for Willetton as Elliot Hitchen (6/51) spun a to put his team in a strong position. Chasing the target down, the Tigers fell short as Ellis Cassidy (6/30) was the star performer for the Dragons as they successfully defended a total of 213, bowling Claremont-Nedlands out for 206. Gosnells defeated Perth in a dominant fashion with Matthew Robson (6/32) being the key difference between both teams to help Hawks bowl the Demons out cheaply. Midland-Guildford defeated Subiaco-Floreat as Jarrad Davies (103*) provided some late resistance to dig his team out of the trenches to earn them a win against some impressive bowling from Jack Ratellack (5/28 off 17 overs). Luke Waterhouse started the day off well by taking 3/11 off 10 overs as Wanneroo were bowled out for 166 with James Dicarlo (88) being the major contributor. In response, Adam Smith (4/46) put Wanneroo on top early when Grant Thistle (120*) and Luke Waterhouse (74*) combined for a brilliant 9th wicket partnership of 156 runs to put the Bears well and truly ahead with a win after they were struggling at 8/109. Joondalup defeated Melville as Luke Mackay (95) starred with the bat before all the bowlers chipped in to finish the job with the ball.


3rd Grade


Rockingham-Mandurah defeated Fremantle as Shaune Guppy (69) and Ryan O'Keefe (63) starred with the bat to put up a strong total of 287. Bernard Hoogenboezem (101) and Aaron Beecroft (65) consolidated with a strong 166-run partnership but a superb spell of 6/64 from Ryan O'Keefe made the difference to cap off a brilliant day for Ryan with the Mariners taking out the win. University put up a respectable total of 258 led by Lynton Pearson (70). In response, South Perth enjoyed pristine batting conditions to take a dominant win by scoring 347 with Giles Spencer-Wright (75), Andrew Flint (63), Samuel D'Souza (61) and Lachlan Higham (51) all getting amongst the runs. Claremont-Nedlands were defeated by WIlletton as David Cameron (63) led the way to help set up a strong total. This was backed up by brilliant bowling by Darcy Roden (5/55) to fly the Dragons over the line. Gosnells defeated Perth as Christian Agostino (62) and Michael Dawson (51) starred with the bat to set a strong total of 261. This set up a thrilling contest as Perth were bowled out for 260 with Michael Neves (61) being the key contributor for Perth where all Hawks bowlers chipped in to get their team a valuable win. Melville were too strong for Joondalup as Sean Collings (148) played a marathon innings which proved to be the difference between the two teams as only Louis Crafford (70) got going with the bat for Joondalup as they were comfortably beaten. Bayswater-Morley put up a reasonable total of 210 with Kevin Carlson (74) leading the way. Wanneroo started off strong with Cameron MacDonald (82) leading the way by putting up a big opening partnership of 144 to take his team well on the way to a win. This was then halted as Jack Wasley produced a brilliant spell of 6/33 to trigger a collapse that saw Wanneroo fall agonisingly short of the total by 1 run to give the Bears a brilliant win in another thrilling contest. Matthew O'Keefe had a ripper of a day out for Midland-Guildford as he took figures of 4/47 assisting Zac Howard (4/24) to bowl Subiaco-Floreat out for 186. He then went out and scored a brilliant 100* which was well supported by Brayden Brehaut (74) to give his team a great win over the Lions. Scarborough thoroughly dominated Mount Lawley to take out an outright win with Nicholas Licastro (80) and Samuel Timmins (62) playing key roles in setting up a strong total of 232. With the ball, Corey Young produced a superb spell of 6/20 to bowl the Hawks out for 95 after which they were forced to follow on. Matthew Hunter (4/13) and Samuel Timmins (3/38) combined to then bowl Mount Lawley out again for 108.


4th Grade


Fremantle absolutely dominated Rockingham-Mandurah to take an outright win. Jack Rudrum (84), Ben Gaffney (75) & Zachary de Graaf (62) got amongst the runs to set up a mammoth total of 345 to declare the innings after 75 overs. The Port bowlers then dominated with the ball with Conor Thompson (6/24) starring in the first innings with Keegan de Koker (7/40) thrashing the Mariners in the second innings to bowl them out for 72 & 77 to set up a huge win. Willetton defeated Claremont-Nedlands as Jarod Bridge (5/50) starred with the ball to help the Dragons defend a low total. Scarborough defeated Mount Lawley as Liam Pollard (52) played a captain's knock before the bowlers bowled out the Hawks cheaply. South Perth defeated University as Brayden Van Deuren (58) and a key lower order knock off 57 from Mitchell Allan helped South Perth get over the line. Midland-Guildford defeated Subiaco-Floreat to complete a round sweep across all grades. Max Bittner (60*) was amongst the runs as Scott Ogilvie had a good overall game with 28 with the bat and 3/19 with the ball. Blake Snell (4/28) picked up key wickets to lead the bowling attack to dismiss the Lions for a low total of 152. Gosnells flew high as William Bates (109) led the way with a brilliant century before the bowlers made the most of the high total to bowl Perth out for a low score of 117 to set up a big win. Wanneroo proved too strong for Bayswater-Morley as Jack Maraldo (58 & 5/40) had an absolute blast leading the way with both bat & ball to dominate the opposition and earn a win for his team despite a strong resistance put up by the Bears captain Andrew Brigden-Guthrie (66). Melville dominated Joondalup as Douwtjie Hoogenboezem (71) led the way with the bat to weather some superb bowling from Elliot Morris (6/60). The bowlers, led by Hugh Atkinson (4/18) then chipped in the skittle Joondalup for 94 to finish the round off with a big win.



Two-Day cricket continues with Round 13 of the WA Premier Cricket season for the next two weeks.

Last updated: Thursday February 7, 2019 1:18PM