WA Premier Cricket - Round 13 - First Grade Review
Date of Event Western Australian Cricket Association: Mon Feb 17, 2020 12:27PM

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Round 13 - Saturday 8th & Saturday 15th February 2020 - Two Day Match

First Grade Review


Two Day Fixtures continued in WA Premier Cricket, as Round 13 played host to many important matches.


Claremont Nedlands 261 All Out def Rockingham Mandurah 214 All Out at Cresswell Park

Rockingham Mandurah won the toss and sent Claremont Nedlands in to bat first at Cresswell Park, quickly reducing them to 4/30 as Leon Coombs (3/65) and Adam France (4/49) struck with the ball. Joel Paris (60), Haydan Morton (69) and Dan Turkich (45) all held firm in the middle and lower order however for the Tigers, allowing Claremont Nedlands to post a competitive 261 on day 1. The Mariners quickly fell to 2/13 early on day 2, before Tyler Robertson steadied with 35 and Adam France contributed 53, but the Tigers continued to take regular wickets that would see the Mariners bowled out for 214 and Tigers record a 47 run win. Morton took 3/40 with the ball to round out a strong game personally. 


Joondalup 215 All Out def Gosnells 147 All Out at Iluka Sports Complex

69 from Garrick Morgan headlined Joondalup's total of 215 batting first at home against Gosnells in their crucial clash. Harry Larmett added 33no, and Jaron Morgan 32 at Gosnells Matt Leipold led the bowling attack with 5/31 from 15.3 overs. Kurt Verdonk stood up with the bat in the Hawks chase, making a patient 55 batting at 5, but he received limited support elsewhere as the Joondalup bowlers turned the screws. Larmett continued his good game, taking 4/48, as the Gosnells innings stumbled its way to be bowled out for 147 in the 65th over, resulting in a 68 run win for the Centurions.


Melville 8/224 def University 222 All Out at Tompkins Park

 Melville sent University in to bat at Tompkins Park, bowling them out on day 1 for 222. Viv Paver top scored at 5 with 70, while competition leading run scorer Chris Sabburg also made 47. James Whelan was the best of the bowlers for the Storm taking 3/24 in an even and disciplined bowling performance. 5 of the Top 6 would make starts in the Storms chase of 222, but it wasn't until Mark Turner came in at 9 that Melville had a player score over 39. Turner would make 52 from just 55 balls and turned the game on its head after Melville fell to 7/129, taking the score to 220 before his fall of wicket. Melville would eventually pass University's total in the 83rd over, securing a tight two wicket win. 


Midland Guildford 118 & 154 def by Willetton 5/262 & 0/12 at Lilac Hill

It was the Darcy Short show on Day 1 at Lilac Hill as Willetton initially recorded a first innings victory over Midland Guildford on day 1 of the clash between the two teams. Short took 8/34 to rout Midland-Guildford for 118 and then made 101 from 86 balls as part of Willetton's 5/262 batting first. Cam Bancroft (61ret no) and Aaron Hardie (40no) also made sizeable contributions to the Dragons total as Kyle Christie (3/47) was the best of the bowlers for Midland Guildford. Tasked with time to bat on day 2 to stave off an outright, Midland Guildford would be bundled out for a second time for in the match, this time for 154 in 48.2 overs, as Austin Thomas provided the only real resistance with 64, as Matt Hanna (4/29) and Waheguru Dillon (5/32) did the damage with the ball. It took Willetton only 5 balls to get the required 10 runs to take a remarkable outright victory.



Mount Lawley 173 & 1/81 def by Bayswater Morley 8/256dec at Breckler Park

Dylan Sharman continued his solid season with the bat for Mount Lawley, making a patient 56 batting at 4, but support elsewhere was hard to find as Mount Lawley were bowled out on day 1 for 173, thanks to 5 wickets from Ross Loiacono (5/31). Lane Berry would lead the chase for the Bears in an even batting display, although he would be unluckily dismissed for 99 when stumped off the bowling of Hinchliffe, he had done enough to ensure a first innings result for Bayswater Morley. They would declare on day 2 83 runs ahead and force the Hawks to bat again, Mount Lawley would fare a bit better in the second innings, reaching 1/81 before both teams agreed to call time. 


Perth 206 All Out def by South Perth 242 All Out at Fletcher Park East

In what was the theme of the round, Perth won the toss and sent South Perth in to bat at Fletcher Park, and Brooke Guest cashed in for South Perth, making 120 on his way to his 4th century of the season. Darius D'Silva made 87 himself, as the two added 179 for the third wicket. Unfortunately, no one else made double figures, as Jack Baker took 4/22 and South Perth were bowled out for 242. The Perth chase also struggled to find multiple contributors in reply, quickly falling to 8/98 as Simon Ringrose (3/26) and Liam Daillmore (3/62) cashed in, but Josh Nicholas (54) and Jack Baker (57) helped the tail to wag, as the 9th wicket added 99. However it wasn't to be as Sean Stuart (2/19) took the final two wickets to bowl Perth out for 206.


Subiaco Floreat 4/258 def Fremantle 235 All Out at Floreat Park

Ashton Turner returned to form as Fremantle batted first in a hugely important clash between two powerhouse clubs at Floreat Park. Fremantle would be bowled out for 235 on day 1, with Turner top scoring with 72, while Jake Carder would make 62 at the top of the order. Spin twins, Hamish McKenzie (4/52) and Chris Hansberry (2/43) dominated proceedings with the ball. Subiaco Floreat's chase fell to 3/57 early on day 2, before Tim Monteleone (86) and Aaron Lilly (100no) added 134 for the 4th wicket. Lilly would add a further 67 with Hansberry (40no) to ensure the Lions got home with ease in an huge victory against  the in form port boys.


Wanneroo 145 All Out def by Scarborough 161 All out at Kingsway

Scarborough squeaked home for tight victory in a rain affected, closely fought match at Kingsway. Wanneroo inserted Scarborough to bat first, and despite 7 of the top 9 making starts, no one scored more than Riccardo de Nobrega's 30, and they were bowled out for 161, mainly thanks to Kyle MIllar's 3/47 from 28 overs. In a stop start chase due to weather, Wanneroo got to 1/90, and then 2/112 before Scabrorough's Lance Morris (6/58) and Lachie Tyler (4/26) struck, cutting down Wanneroo's middle order. Kelvin Smith would try to hold things together, but when he fell for 57 with the score on 138, Scabrough would clean up the tail and bowl Wanneroo out for 145, securing a 16 run win.



Last updated: Monday February 17, 2020 5:54PM
Author: Ahmad Khan