Female Premier Cricket continued on Sunday 15th March 2020 with the A Grade & B Grade One Day Comp playing their last home & away fixture, while Youth League played their first One Day Competition Grand Final.
A Grade One Day Competition - Round 9
South Perth 8/156 def by Subiaco Floreat 0/157
Subiaco Floreat completed a comprehensive 10 wicket win over South Perth at Richardson Park to round out the home and away season. Batting first, South Perth could only muster 8/156, with Ash Day top scoring with 39, as Nicole Bolton took 4/23 for the Lions. Bolton would also dominate the chase, making 66 not out from 63 balls, assisted by 60 not out from Megan Banting as the Lions romped home in just 23.3 overs.
Melville 8/154 def by Midland Guildford 4/168
In a rain affected match Midland Guildford got the chocolates over Melville at Tompkins Park. Reduced to 25 overs a side, Melville sent Midland Guildford in to bat, with English import Naomi Dattani top scoring with 83 at the top of the order off just 68 balls, as Midland Guildford made 4/168 from their 25 overs. The total would prove insurmountable in the chase for Melville, despite the best efforts of Amy Edgar (36) and Meg Thompson (30) as they finished 8/154 from their 20 overs.
B Grade One Day Competition - Round 10
Rockingham Mandurah v South Perth - Match Abandoned due to weather
Midland Guildford v Melville - Match Abandoned due to weather
Perth 87 All Out def by Subiaco Floreat 9/165
In the only B Grade match to get on, Shanae Reichelt top scored with 73 from 83 balls to help Subiaco Floreat get to 9/165 from their allotted overs. Perth's Jordan Meikle was the pick of the bowlers, taking 3/39 as the Lions set the Demons just over 4 runs per over for the victory. Unfortunately for the Demons, the chase never got going with only Samantha Bastin scoring more than 12, in making 16, as Perth were bundled out for 87 in 27.5 overs.
Youth League One Day Competition - Grand Final
Melville 5/159 def South Perth 7/153
Melville made it yet another Premiership for the Club, winning the Youth League Grand Final in a closely fought encounter at Tompkins Park. In a match reduced to 26 overs per side, Melville were asked to bat first, and made 5/159 from their 26 overs, thanks to 63 from Chloe Ainsworth, with South Perth's Ella Dodgson being the pick of the bowlers, snaring 2/42. In reply, South Perth slipped to 6/116 in the chase, but Tyler Jones did her best to hold the innings together as she compiled a well made 67 not out. However, she wasn't able to receive enough support around her, and in the end, South Perth would fall just 6 runs short in the last over, allowing Melville to be victorious.