The Alochol.ThinkAgain WA Premier Cricket continued with Two-Day cricket in Round 13 of the Senior Men's competition. The long-format matches provided varying challenges with some notable performances across the grades. To catch up with highlights from the lower grades please read below and check out all of the scores on MyCricket.
Aaron Burrage scored 57 as Rockingham-Mandurah batted first against Claremont-Nedlands. Cameron Watson & James Pike impressed with 3 wickets each, as the Mariners were bowled out for 153. The chase was a simple affair as Daniel Rees, Callum Parker and Stuart Petersen, all posted half centuries before the Tigers declared searching for an outright win. This was denied as Damien Burrage led from the front, scoring 61*.
Skipper Mitchell Dixon led from the front with a brilliant 102 as Gosnells asked Joondalup to bat first. He was well supported by Jake Riccardi who scored 77 as Joondalup finished with 310 off their 90 overs. Gosnells batted well to give a strong chase as several players got starts, but 5/63 from Harman Sekhon ensured a comfortable win for Joondalup.
An impressive display of bowling by David Melling (5/36) bowled out University for 136 before Melville made hard work of the chase. Coby Edmondstone & Jay Chislett took 4 wickets each before the Storm just got across the line.
A well-made 90 by Oliver Arkinstall took Willetton to 243 against Midland-Guildford. Will Riley bowled well to take 5/67. In response, the Dragons bowlers ran riot, all sharing wickets to bowl Midland-Guildford out for 137. Brayden Brehaut, the sole contributor with 58.
Things didn't go to plan for Mount Lawley as a remarkable spell of 6/25 from Jarrad Daniells saw the Hawks being bowled out for 96 by the cross-town rivals. A swift knock of several contributions took Bayswater-Morley to a respectable 8/270 before they declared, seeking an outright win. Matthew French (61) & Luke Worthington (54) batted well for the Hawks but Jarrad Daniells added four more wickets to his tally for fantastic match figures of 10/63 as the Bears took home an outright victory.
South Perth were bowled out for 137 after some impressive bowling from Perth. Perth chased the total down to take home an easy win.
Fremantle posted 217 as Bayley Holman top-scored with 62. Andrew Hall (4/56) & Kiran Prashanth (4/50) returned impressive figures with the ball. Chasing the total, Subiaco-Floreat came close, courtesy of a late resistance led by Bailey Gregson (65) but the Lions were tamed as Alex Xiao (4/38) & Robbie Holmes (4/49) bowled well to sail Port home to a hard-fought win.
Scarborough were skittled for 85 as Leigh Millar led Wanneroo's attack, picking up 4/16. A destructive start of being 6/15 put Wanneroo on the ropes early before Donavinn Fryer steadied the ship with 52* but a superb spell from Corey Young (6/34) saw the Roos fall short. Cooper Connolly scored a brilliant 109 on Day 2 as Brent Jarvis-Spinks played well to score 75.
Ben McManus top-scored with 56 as Claremont-Nedlands finished with 228. The bowlers were superb as Jamie Iannello took 5/25 to dismiss Rockingham-Mandurah for 77. The Tigers asked Mariners to follow on and the bowlers were up to the task again, dismissing Rockingham-Mandurah for 92 for an outright win.
Scott Gerrans batted well as Joondalup finished with 172. Stephen Montgomery was the pick of the bowlers, taking 6/22 for Gosnells. In response, the Joondalup bowlers combined to bowl Gosnells out for 133 to take home a win.
Melville were bowled out for 110 as Jack Richards & Adam Zanoli took 3 wickets each. A strong opening partnership of 76 saw Melville chase the total down easily to take home the win against University.
Christiaan Moir scored 50 as Midland-Guildford were bowled out for 157. A brilliant spell of bowling from Zade Reynolds-Harris (5/23) saw Willetton bowled out for 104 to give the Black Swans a comfortable win.
Bayswater-Morley feasted upon runs as they scored 299 before declaring. Connor Dimech (81), Aiden Brigden-Guthrie (76) & Rhys Hampson (60) got amongst the runs before bowlers combined to bowl Mount Lawley out for 134. The Hawks followed on but the Bears were unable to get an outright result.
Tom Regan scored 52 for South Perth as t hey were bowled out for 114. Michael Grzinic took 4/25 for Perth before he backed it up with 50*. Eamonn Munday also batted well to score 58 in an easy win for the Demons. Michael Grzinic enjoyed further success with 4/49 in the second innings as South Perth were bowled out again for 139.
Subiaco-Floreat defeated Fremantle as Andrew Nicholson took 5/32 for the Lions. Lachlan Oatey top-scored for the Port with 57. It was a close finish as Jacob Headland took 5/33 for Fremantle but Subiaco-Floreat edged past the target, winning the game with 2 wickets in hand.
Scarborough won the toss and batted first to score 187. Kealy Farrant top-scored with 65. Wanneroo were 5/92 as the rain played spoil-sport, resulting in a drawn match.
Rockingham-Mandurah were bowled out for 72 as Jay Shah (5/27) & Francis Burt (5/37) combined in a stellar opening spell to send the Mariners batters packing. The chase was simple as Ben Raymond top-scored with 69 to give Claremont-Nedlands a dominant win.
Joondalup dominated after being put into bat as they scored 299. Jacob Summers (77), Tawera Waru (65) & Brayden Nice (51) scored bulk of the runs while Luke Goodman bowled well for Gosnells, picking up 5/58. A spell of 4/21 from Lachlan Cox saw the Hawks bowled out for 77 with Joondalup taking home a dominant win.
Vaibhav Chhabra (53) & Luke Rosher (51) made fifties as University scored 227. Adam Edwards made 64 but that wasn't enough as Luke Rosher backed up his batting efforts with figures of 4/25 to dismiss Melville for 155 to take a win home for University.
Willetton had several healthy contributions take their score to 190. Blake Marklew was superb, picking up 6/47. A spell of 4/43 from Gurinderpal Singh saw Midland-Guildford bowled out for 155 as the Dragons took home an easy win.
Bayswater-Morley scored a strong total of 265 courtesy of Nicholas Merrin scoring 94 with support from Kieran Abrams (57). Mount Lawley were bowled out for 189 in response as the Bears bowlers bowled well to take home another win in the local cross-town derby.
Tyler Mouritz's 84 took Perth to 176 as Charlie Rowe produced a remarkable spell of 6/16. South Perth were bowled out cheaply for 82 as Matthew Kreig took 6/27 to make the difference.
Fremantle were bowled out for 83 in another bowling dominant performance. Micheal Humphryson took 4/28 for Subiaco-Floreat to lead the bowling efforts. Subiaco-Floreat were challenged as a superb spell from Levi McKay (6/21) saw the Lions dismissed for 100.
Wanneroo scored 283 as Darcy Forssman fell short of a deser