The Alochol.ThinkAgain Male Premier Cricket continued with One-Day matches played over Saturday 12th October 2019 in Round 2 and also a back-to-back round for 2nd Grade on Sunday 13th October 2019 for Round 3.The weather improved greatly as all players and spectators enjoyed some great cricket all around. To catch up with highlights from the lower grades please read below and check out all of the scores on MyCricket.
Fremantle defeated University as Jordan Buller starred with a brilliant knock of 106 which made the difference between the two teams. He was well-supported by Alec Green, who scored a quick fire 64 down the order.
Gosnells won a low-scoring affair against Rockingham-Mandurah as Jaxom Rose (5/34) dismantled the Mariners batting before Michael Dawson (58) guided the Hawks to a win.
Joondalup's match against Subiaco-Floreat was abandoned due to inclement weather.
Similarly to the first grade, Melville lost a close thriller to Perth in the first grade as Bradley Garland (70) & Adam Disisto (58) guided their team to a 4-wicket win with 1 ball to spare.
Midland Guildford had no answers to Mohamed Ijaz's (5/35) spin as they were bowled out for 171 in pursuit of Hawks' 216.
Scarborough defeated Claremont-Nedlands comfortably as Luke McQuade enjoyed success leading the Gulls to a win with his unbeaten knock of 74*.
Wanneroo defeated Bayswater-Morley in another closely contested game. Matthew Dower (4/21) bowled well to restrict Wanneroo to 155. In response, the Roos bowlers were up to the task as Daniel Sadik (4/24) & Gary Dixon (3/20) combined to restrict the Bears to 152 to take the Roos home with a win.
Willetton defeated South Perth as Oliver Arkinstall (3/31) led the bowling effort to bowl them out for 131. In response, Kyle Walsh (49) & Shayne Wornes (48) guided the Dragons home despite a valiant effort of 4/8 by Jordan Korol.
Michael French (76) & Elliot Cooper (63) couldn't quite fly Mount Lawley home as Midland-Guildford's Bailey House starred with 78* to guide the Black Swans to a win.
Perth defeated Melville as the bowlers bowled well to restrict Storm to 125 before the batters combined to take Demons home with a comfortable win.
Matthew Robson (3/25) again played a key role with the ball to restrict Rockingham-Mandurah to 110 before the batters combined to chase down the total. Ryan O'Keefe (50) & Anthony Brokate (4/25) performed well for Mariners to keep the game competitive.
Subiaco-Floreat defeated Joondalup as Declan Evans (4/21) & Brodee Lockwood (3/34) bowled Joondalup out for 148 before batters chased it down in a tight finish with 3 balls to spare.
University were restricted to 148 as well courtesy Charith De Silva (4/20) & Henry Anscombe (3/27) before Lachlan Oatey (56) steered Fremantle home with the bat.
Willetton defeated South Perth as Stewart Hepburn (61 + 3/49) & Prad Gunaratne (52 + 2/34) enjoyed all-round success. David Cameron (56) also amongst the runs to take Dragons home with a win.
Bayswater-Morley defeated Wanneroo as Connor Dimech (73) & Kevin Carlson (56) enjoyed success with the bat before a combined bowling effort restricted the Roos to 174 in pursuit of 205.
Sean Costello (94) & Brendan McPhee (52) were brilliant for Scarborough with the bat to set up a towering total of 253 before Tjaard Tait (5/17) ripped apart the Tigers batting line up to fly Gulls home with a comfortable win.
Daniel Barrington scored 67* before Blake Snell took 4/28 to take Midland-Guildford across the line in a comfortable win against Mount Lawley.
Scarborough defeated Claremont-Nedlands in an extremely high-scoring contest. Matt Waring (88*), Julian Drake-Brockman (70) & Fraser Oates (53) starred for Gulls with the bat to set up a mammoth total of 310 in 45 overs. The Tigers put up a brave fight as William Day (86) & Merrick Cloete (70) impressed with the bat, but could only muster 265 in response.
Wanneroo defeated Bayswater-Morley courtesy of strong performances from Jaymin Patel (48) and Tyler Ong (3/25).
Willetton's clash against South Perth was abandoned due to inclement weather.
Fremantle defeated University as Jack Rudrum (57) and Aaron Beecroft (54) impressed with good batting performances.
Joel Marion's 58 wasn't enough to chase Gosnells' 243 as Jakob Horsman (70), Clayton Stone (61*) & Sydney Menezes (48) all contributed to a strong win for Hawks.
Melville were outclassed by Perth as they were bowled out for 59 courtesy of a brilliant spell from Philip Berenger (4/3).
Claremont-Nedlands fell short in their chase after Lachlan Simpson (3/15) & Mac Hanlin (3/49) restricted South Perth to 183 as Nicholas Mitchell starred with a 5-wicket haul.
Fremantle defeated Perth after an all-round effort from Simuel Greer, who scored 49* to guide his team home after picking up 3/17 with the ball. He was well-supported by Solomon Bell (67) with the bat as Jake Van Galen top-scored for the Demons with 66.
Jay O'Brien's 77 wasn't enough to get Joondalup a win as Chris Lagana (4/41) & Sean Brennan (56*) played a key role in getting Willetton a win.
Midland-Guildford were beaten by Bayswater-Morley as Travis Keys was superb in making 105 while Jake Lewis played a solid supporting knock of 66 in an opening partnership of 144 to set a large total of 264 before Jarrad Daniells (4/38) led the way with the ball to restrict Midland-Guildford to 196.
Rockingham-Mandurah were bowled out for 163 in pursuit for Mount Lawley's 205 as Johan Van der Westhuizen (60) batted well for the Mariners. They were outdone by a superb performances from Hawks' Neil Rock (70) & Ethan Petta (4/40).
Scarborough defeated Melville as Brent Jarvis-Spinks (56) starred with the bat and Partick Butler (4/43) bowled well to calm the storm.
Subiaco-Floreat defeated University as Scott Cameron (4/27) led the way with the ball before Ethan Chivers (62) was superb with the bat, but it was Conor Moldrich who enjoyed a great day out scoring 49 after picking up 3/29 with the ball.
Wanneroo defeated Gosnells as Robert Fairchild (75) & Callum Douglas (58) combined to put a strong total on board before the Roos bowlers combined to restrict the Hawks to 153.
One-Day cricket continues next weekend with last round of limited overs fixtures being played in first block of matches in Round 4 of the WA Premier Cricket season.