WA Female Premier Cricket Review - Sunday 27th October 2019
Female Premier Cricket continued this weekend with the A Grade, B Grade and Youth League competitions all moving into Round 4.
A Grade T20 – Round 4
South Perth 3/157 def Midland-Guildford 5/94
WA import Ashley Day had an outstanding performance for South Perth taking out the top score of the day across all Female Grades with 94no. Rachel Delaney also didn’t go unnoticed with 32 runs bringing the team total 3/157. Beth Dawson performed with both the bat and ball for Midland-Guildford taking 2 wickets and making 20 runs. Kath Hempenstall top scored for the Swans with 23 but team couldn’t gather the momentum to knock off South Perth.
Melville 7/91 def Subiaco Floreat 10/61
Having lost to the Lions in Round 1, Melville seemed determined to win this time around. Some early wickets fell from the likes of Jacqueline Naidoo (3/14) and Lauren Nicholson (2/16), however Gemma Cassidy (23no) and Georgia Middleton (20) lifted Melville’s total to 91 runs. An achievable chase was laid out for Subiaco Floreat, however Melville’s performance with the ball saw the side all out in the 16th over. Melissa Bownes was the stand out with 3/16.
B Grade T20 – Round 4
South Perth 2/138 def Melville 10/40
Winning the toss, South Perth elected to bat with opening batters Hannah Felton (41) and Chloe Wain (62) having impressive performances with the bat and together achieving a 98-run partnership. Sarah du Plessis took both wickets for Melville with South Perth managing a total of 2/138. Melville was faced with an impressive team bowling effort which saw Sonya Yadav (3/10), Emily Hessell (3/7) and Sarah Patman (3/12) all take 3 wickets each. Melville’s innings ended in the 12th over with the team only managing a total of 40 runs.
Midland-Guildford 6/107 def Perth 4/106
A nail bitting match was held between the Swans and new comers Perth which saw the results come down to the final ball. Midland-Guildford’s Lauren Blizard top scored for the side with 45 runs, with Elle White also contributing 21no to the team total of 107. Harriet Collins backed up her bowling performance of 2/18, top scoring for Perth with 49 runs. Casey Soffe also made 28 runs however, the 2 wickets taken by Teagan Wallis slowed the side down resulting in a 1 run loss.
Subiaco Floreat 2/113 def Rockingham-Mandurah 8/81
Subiaco Floreat opened the batting with Jacqueline Naidoo (39) and Ayla Meintjes (32) putting on a 75-run partnership. Lizzy Alderson continued in good form with 25no, ending the Lions innings comfortably on 2/113. Rockingham-Mandurah cracked under the pressure facing the likes of Kellie McGhie (2/5) with the side only managing 8/81.
Youth League T20 – Round 4
Melville 5/139 def South Perth 7/108
Lauren Thompson continued her quality batting performances making 30 runs, alongside Rebecca McGrath (26), totalling a 48-run partnership. It was Chloe Ainsworth, however, who top scored for the side with 46no. South Perth saw some early wickets fall with Georgia Blackbeard taking 2/14. Tyler Jones (39) and Monica Rallabhandi (32no) kept the side in the chase however, fell short by 31 runs with a team total of 108.
Midland-Guildford 10/59 def by Wanneroo 1/62
Wanneroo won the toss sending Midland-Guildford into bat. The pressure took its toll on the Swans as the wickets continued to fall with Danni Eckley taking 2/4 and Emilie Nicholls 2/1. Morgan Pires top scored contributing 23 runs to the team total of 59 with all players out in the 19th over. Wanneroo had an achievable chase ahead of them with Tene Crafford leading the way on 35no. The game ended in the 13th over with a team total of 62 from Wanneroo.
Subiaco Floreat 4/68 def Rockingham-Mandurah 9/67