Female Premier Cricket continued on Sunday 9th February 2020 as A & B Grade One Day Comps moved into Round 5, and the Youth League One Day Comp moved into Round 2.
A Grade One Day Competition - Round 5
Melville 4/204 def South Perth 9/202
South Perth won the toss and elected to bat first at Tompkins Park, recording 9/202 from their 50 overs. Rachel Delaney top scored with 48, with Chloe Wain also scoring 34, however a late order collapse, losing 5/22 at the end of the innings stopped South Perth from scoring many more, as Mel Bownes snared 3/27. After losing Gorgia Platten early, Meg Thompson (47) and Amy Edgar (95) added 132 for the second wicket and set up the chase for the Storm. They would chase the total down in the 44th over with 6 wickets in hand.
Midland Guildford 5/226 def Subiaco Floreat 8/220
Naomi Dattani was the star of the show for Midland Guildford as they batted first at Lilac Hill against the Lions. Dattani would make 110 from 133 balls opening the batting, receiving support from Kath Hempenstall who made 41, as Midland Guildford made 5/226 from their 50 overs. Subiaco Floreat looked to have the chase under control with 62 from captain Emma King and 39 from Lauren Nicholson, however a late collapse which saw the Lions lose 5/17 in the finals left too much to do for the tail, and a 6 run victory for Midland Guildford at home.
B Grade One Day Competition - Round 5
Melville 9/168 def Midland Guildford 88 All Out
Lara Rodin Zimdahl held the Melville innings together as they were sent in to bat first at Tompkins Park by Midland Guildford. She made a well compiled 83, as Melville could only muster 9/168 from their 40 overs, with Sue Gray taking 4/26 from her 8 overs. In the end it would be plenty as the Storm bowlers ran rampant. Indiana Squiers took 3/11 to lead the charge of 5 bowlers who took wickets, as only Annie Gevers (19) and Alisha Kozma (17) offered any real resistance to the onslaught. Midland Guildford would be bowled out for just 88.
Rockingham Mandurah 109 All Out def by South Perth 8/170
South Perth won the toss and batted first at Lark Hill, making 8/170 from their allotted overs, mainly due to 51 from Caitlin Crocetta batting at 3. Seri Chang added 22 at 7 to allow the tail to wobble, while Zoe Ryniker took 4/35 for the Mariners in a disciplined bowling effort. Kayla Van Spall (13) and Suman Yadav (22) got the Mariners off to a steady start, but Monica Rallabhandi had other ideas, taking 3/13 to see wickets fall thick and fast in the Mariners innings. Hanna Felton (2/10) and Sam Gibbs-Jones (2/12) also joined in on the wickets as Rockingham Mandurah were bundled out for 109, 61 runs short of victory.
Subiaco Floreat 31 All Out def by Perth 2/32
At Floreat Park, Perth inserted Subiaco Floreat into bat, looking for early wickets from the get go, and they managed to take plenty up front. No Lions player was able to make double figures in a tough display, as Perth bundled out Subiaco Floreat in 16.2 overs for just 31. Megan Bam took 3/6 and Lucy Bastin 2/2 to be the best of the Demons bowlers. Perth would chase down the small total in just 7.4 overs for the loss of two wickets, as Casey Soffe finished 10 not out.
Youth League One Day Competition - Round 2
Rockingham Mandurah 137 All Out def by Melville 4/139
Saffron Mollett top scored in the Mariners innings with 30 batting at 3, but it was the Chloe Ainsworth show in the Mariners batting innings. Ainsworth took the incredible figures of 6/10 from 6.5 overs, including a hat trick, but also taking all 6 wickets bowled. Set 138 to win, Rebecca McGrath led from the front as skipper to post 47 not out from 75 balls, as Ainsworth again chipped in with a run a ball 28, as the Storm romped home with 6 wickets in hand and 77 balls to spare.
Subiaco Floreat 6/124 def by Midland Guildford 161 All Out
Midland Guildford won the toss and elected to bat first at Alderbury, being bowled out for 161 in the 40th over, thanks to 45 from Shay Manolini and 23 from Morgan Pires. Lions bowlers Jasmine Young (3/36) and Drew Epis (2/16) were the pick of the bowlers in an even display. Erika Yeo (41no) carried her bat for the Lions in the chase, but unfortunately in the face of some disciplined bowling, they could never get up towards the required run rate. The Lions would fall 37 runs short in replay, finishing 6/124 as Gemma Evans took a handy 3/9 from 7 overs.
Wanneroo 158 All Out def by South Perth 4/161
Shayna Jessani led from the front as Captain of Wanneroo, posting 65 at the top of the order as they batted first at Kingsway against South Perth. No other player made over 15 however as they were bowled out for 158 in the 29th over, with Jean McKinlay taking 2/14 from 6 overs. South Perth Captain stepped up as equally as Jessani did for Wanneroo, making 53 off 54 balls batting at 3, and with help from Talyah Woodward (22no), South Perth were able to get over the line with 6 wickets in hand, and 50 balls to spare.