Alcohol.ThinkAgain WA Premier Cricket
Round 7 - Saturday Saturday 23rd & Saturday 30th November - Two Day Match
First Grade Review
The Alcohol Think.Again WA Premier Cricket 2019-20 season continued with 2-Day Cricket over the last two weekends, as Clubs well and truly stuck their teeth into Two Day Cricket.
Bayswater Morley 150 All Out def Gosnells 139 All Out at Hillcrest Lower
Gosnells won the toss and elected to bat first at Hillcrest Lower, with only Luke McNamee making more 26, as he made 51 not out in Gosnells total of 139 all out. Baysie bowlers Liam O'Connor (4/47) and Cody Hoffemeister (3/30) were the chief destroyers in an impressive bowling display. The Baysie chase got off to a steady start, adding 49 for the first wicket, before clumps of regular wickets saw the Bears quickly fall to 8/126 as Matt Leipold fought back with the ball for the Hawks. Leipold would finish with 5/31, but crucially could not get the last two wickets to dismiss Bayswater Morley and secure the first innings victory for Gosnells. Bayswater Morley would eventually be bowled out for 150 and play would finish early on Day 2.
Joondalup 6/415 def Mount Lawley 258 All Out at Iluka Sports Complex
Joondalup posted a mammoth 6/415 from its 90 Overs thanks to a sparkling 121 from Jake Zsilinszky. He received ample support from Josh Inglis (96) and Jay O'Brien (82) as the Centurions recorded the highest First Grade score for the season across the competition. The chase on week two for the Hawks was never going to be easy, especially when they slipped to 3/34, but the boys from Breckler fought hard to try and post a decent total. Phil Walshaw top scored with 86, and Liam Purdy 40 as Mount Lawley were bowled out for 258 ensuring a comfortable victory for Joondalup.
Melville 128 def by Claremont Nedlands 223 & 8/130 dec at Tompkins Park
Brad Hope top scored with 91 in Claremont Nedlands 223 at Tompkins Park as Melville's Turner's boys chimed in with 4 wickets between them and young gun Ewan Neilsen 3. The Melville chase didn't get off to the best start as Phil Holmes took early wickets. The largest partnership would be 30 for the entire Storm innings as the Claremont Nedlands bowlers continued to pile on the pressure as captain Sean Terry tried to hold the innings together with 32. However it wouldn't be enough as the Storm would be dismissed for 128 to secure a comprehensive first innings result for the Tigers.
Midland Guildford 8/413 def Wanneroo 329 All Out at Lilac Hill 1
Midland Guildford broke through for their first win of the season in a high scoring encounter at Lilac Hill. Sent into bat first by Wanneroo, Midland Guildford posted a massive 8/413 thanks to 71 from Scott Borthwick, 54 from Austin Thomas, 55 not out from Ryan Daye, and 50 from Matt O'Keefe on debut. The Wanneroo chase looked the goods early on thanks to 69 from Robbie Richards and 63 from Anthony Del Borrello, which was supplemented with a tasty 89 from Gary Dixon, but it wouldn't be enough as Kyle Christie took 3/57 as Midland Guildford took the chocolates in a high scoring match at Lilac Hill.
Scarborough 155 def by University 227 & 3/199 at Abbett Park East
University were sent into bat first by Scarborough at Abbett Park and compiled 227 thanks to 73 from Overseas debutant Ryan Patel. Viv Paver certainly helped out with 43 as well to make sure University had a score to defend as Liam Stevens continued his prolific streak with the ball taking 7/50 off 16.4 economical overs. The Scarborough chase got off to a horrible start, losing other openers without scoring and going into stumps 4 down with a long way to go. 38 from Liam Knight on Day 2 and 25 from nightwatchman Cody Rose gave Scarborough some hope but the spin of University proved to be decisive as Paver snared 2/11 in a strong first innings win for the students away from home.
Subiaco Floreat 198 All Out def Perth 194 All Out at Floreat Park Oval
Subiaco Floreat's Aaron Lilly came to the rescue with 84 not out in the middle order, helping the Lions post 198 batting first on a good Floreat Park track. The formidable bowling attack of the Demons did the job as per usual, as Jack Baker took 3/29 and Jake Van Galen 2/18. Sean Roberts (47) and skipper Jono Wells (3) set a good platform for the chase getting Perth to 2/85, however with the fall of Well's wicket, regular wickets fell as Michael Hart stood up with the ball. Hart would be irrepressible with the ball, taking 6/60 from 22 overs, as despite a 34 run partnership for the last wicket, the Lions squeaked home by just 4 runs.
South Perth 207 All Out def by Rockingham Mandurah 9/232 at Richardson Park 1
57 from South Perth recruit Sean Stuart headlined the South Perth innings of 207 at Richardson Park 1, Darius D'Silva assisted with 48 but there wasn't much else help as the Mariners Burrage boys took 5 wickets between them on Day 1. Debutant Wes Steele was the top scorer in the Mariners reply stroking an impressive 59, and received suitable help from Aaron Burrage and Brandon Burt as Rockingham Mandurah past the South Perth total 8 down to run out winners in an all important match. Eric Both performed well against his old club, taking 3/61.
Willetton 244 All Out def by Fremantle 9/256 at Burrendah Reserve
A strong Fremantle batting line up with the likes of Sean Marsh, Ashton Turner, Sam Whiteman and Jake Carder batted first and made 9/256 against an equally strong Willetton side at Burrendah Reserve. Turner top scored with 49 and Marsh with 42 in what was an even batting performance with 7 of the top 8 making between 17 and 49. Darcy Short continued his fine season with the ball for Willetton, taking 3/84 off 21 overs. On week 2 Short then combined with that bat with Aaron Hardie, making 68 and 78 respectively to get Willetton to 5/236, needing only 20 for victory. However young all rounder Kaiden Cookson stood up and took 5 wickets, and effected a run out to lead a spectacular collapse that would see Willetton 12 runs short!