The Alochol.ThinkAgain WA Premier Cricket finished up the home & away season with One-Day cricket in Round 15 of the Senior Men's competition. The limited overs matches provided plenty of entertainment with some key matches deciding finals positions. To catch up with highlights from the lower grades please read below and check out all of the scores on MyCricket.
Bayswater-Morley won the toss and batted first to put on 188 through various contributions from batters. James Taylor was pick of the bowlers for Claremont-Nedlands, taking 4/38. The chase was promising as Brendan Murray got the Tigers off to a flying start. A late fightback from Bears bowlers saw Claremont-Nedlands being bowled out for 135, with Callum O'Connor & Jarrad Daniells taking 3 wickets each.
Wanneroo asked Joondalup to bat first and the Roos bowlers turned up dismissing Joondalup for 110. Jordan Slattery, Leigh Millar & Gagandeep Singh all picking up 3 wickets each, before the batters got the team home comfortably with 23 overs to spare.
Melville were challenged by Fremantle as the Port bowlers, led by Elijah Turriff-Smith (3/27) bowled well to dismiss the Storm for 134. The modest target was chased down by Fremantle with 7 overs to spare as Matthew Micale (57*) led the way with the bat.
Zac Howard top-scored with 54 for Midland-Guildford as they were bowled out for 179. Ronan Hogarth took 4/55 for Rockingham-Mandurah. The Mariners chase was emphatic despite an impressive all-round display by Howard, who went on to pick 3/24 as Rockingham-Mandurah batters consolidated to chase the target down with 14 balls to spare.
Mount Lawley were outclassed as Jake Westhpal-Groves (4/18) and Kye Stevens (3/8) ripped through the Hawks batting to skittle them for 73 before comofortably chasing the total down with 35 overs to spare.
Perth were bowled out for 156 as Dain Moreton (57) was the only batter with sizable contribution. Chris Lagana led the way for Willetton with 3/33. Lachlan Lake top-scored with 52 in Dragons' chase as they got home with 6 overs to spare.
Angus McKenzie & Conor Moldrich took 3 wickets each as Gosnells were bowled out for 134. David Lane (61) led the way with the bat for Subiaco-Floreat as they chased the total down with 21 overs to spare.
Robert Lines (4/41) bowled well for University as they bowled out South Perth for 166. South Perth were up to the task as they bowled University out for 96. Sourav Goyal spun a web with 4/12 and was well supported by Andrew Korol (3/8).
Andrew Brigden-Guthrie continued his stellar form with 64 to take Bayswater-Morley to 187. The chase proving too much for Claremont-Nedlands as they were bowled out for 117, courtesy 4/18 from Ghaneey Patel.
Wanneroo defeated Joondalup as Aryan Varsani (81) & Michael Kelsey (54) got amongst the runs in a comfortable win.
Fremantle were restricted to 135 as Hugh Atkinson took 3/21 for Melville. It was a tight finish as Melville got home with 1 wicket in hand and 2 balls to spare.
Midland-Guildford were bowled out for 129 courtesy of some good bowling from Rockingham-Mandurah bowlers, with Grant Coles (3/23) being the pick of the bowlers. The chased proved tricky as Ben Skinner outclassed the Mariners batting, routing them for 123 to pick up 5/27.
Brandon Walters smashed it to all parts as he amassed 133 to power Scarborough to 217. In response, Jacob Kavanagh was the sole contributor for Mount Lawley with 73 as they were bowled out for 150. Sean O'Callaghan picked up 3/17 for the Gulls.
Apurv Sharma played a captain's knock of 75* for Willetton as they scored 200. Perth were limited to 127 in response through some accurate bowling by Dragons bowlers.
Benjamin Parker scored 55 for Subiaco-Floreat as they finished with 189. Ronan DeGrussa took 3/39. Gosnells were bowled out for 101 in the chase as Tom Moscarda took 3/14 for the Lions.
South Perth defeated University despite promising knocks from Lachlan Ashton (50) & Zabin Khan (48). Andrew Flint (3/6) & Liam Johnson (3/39) bowled well for South Perth to keep University to 173. Frederik Klokker (55) top-scored in a comfortable chase.
Elijah Ward-Armstrong (78), Mark Winton (57) & Nicholas Merrin (50) had a good day with the bat as Bayswater-Morley posted 267. In response, Claremont-Nedlands were no match, being dismissed for 84 as Peter Baker took 5/11 in a superb spell of bowling.
Wanneroo were bowled out for 81 as Brett McGlade (4/14) & Tom Snelson (3/13) combined for a destructive spell of bowling before batters chased it down comfortably to take home a big win for Joondalup.
Melville were restricted to 148 with Mitchell Rudrum taking 5/28 for Fremantle. Josh Mais top-scored with 45 for Melville. Melville's score proved too much for Fremantle as they were bowled out for 96, Jack Lynn being the pick of the bowlers with 3/6 off 7 overs.
Sam Orme top-scored with 80 while Daniel Bateman & Josh McKenzie narrowly missed out on half-centuries to power Midland-Guildford to 255. Jack Corbett picked 4/55 for Rockingham-Mandurah. The Mariners were restricted to 165 in response as all bowlers chipped in a strong bowling effort from Midland-Guildford.
Mount Lawley made 165 as Doug Stewart top-scored with 52. Rhys Irvine took 4/36 for Scarborough. The chase was emphatic as Brendan McPhee scored 101* to take the Gulls home comfortably with 16 overs to spare.
Stuart Smith (67) & Rav Gunaratne (60) played well to take Willetton to 227 despite Anil Kumar's 5/31 individual brilliance for Perth. Kumar would continue his great day out, scoring 79 but was the lone contributor as Perth were restricted to 180.
Several contributions pushed Subiaco-Floreat to a respectable total of 189. Gosnells were left shell-shocked in the chase as Declan Evans sensationally took 7 for 5 off 7.1 overs to send the Hawks packing for 52.
Wade Drummond scored 70 for University to take them to 168 against South Perth. The chase was challenging as South Perth were bowled out for 106, with Josh Watt picking up 5/30.
Finals kick off next week with Two-Day matches being played on back-to-back days over the next 3 weeks to decide all premierships.