Alcohol.ThinkAgain WA Premier Cricket
Round 2 - Saturday 10th October 2020 - One Day Match
First Grade Review
The 2020/21 Alcohol Think.Again WA Premier Cricket season continued with Round 2 of One-Day matches over the weekend, which saw another great weekend of some high quality competition between bat and ball. Follow the full scores on MyCricket or visit the Premier Cricket Match Centre for highlights and video clips of some of the action!
Wanneroo (6/275 off 50 overs) defeated Mount Lawley (10/244 off 49.1 overs) at Breckler Park 1
Batting first after winning the toss was an easy call for Wanneroo on a Breckler Park belter. Kelvin Smith continued his sublime, scoring 86, opening the batting, while James Newnham's run-a-ball 77* against his old club and a brisk 60 from Travis Birt saw the Roos power to 275 off their 50 overs. Darius D'Silva took 3/47 with the ball as a standout performer for Mount Lawley. The Hawks started off the chase well, with Corey Evans scoring 61 and Clint Hinchliffe making 48, before the Roos bowlers came to the party, picking up regular wickets and eventually dismissing Mount Lawley for 244 to take home the win.
Midland-Guildford (4/210 off 41.1 overs) defeated Willetton (10/209 off 50.0 overs) at Burrendah Park 1
Willetton batted first and got off to strong start at home, with openers putting on 93 runs. Iszak Milentis (60) & Kallen Bond (51) made notable contributions before the rest of the batting order was absolutely blown away by a tremendous spell of pace bowling from Brayden Brehaut, who picked up sensational figures of 8/50. Needing 210 to win, skipper James Godfrey made light work of the chase, scoring 110* to earn Midland-Guildford a comfortable win.
Perth (8/233 off 50.0 overs) defeated Subiaco-Floreat (10/205 off 45.5 overs) at Fletcher Park East
Perth won the toss and batted first on a good-looking Fletcher Park wicket. Skipper Jonathan Wells led the way scoring 53 opening the batting while Jordan Mast played an impressive knock of 74 to take the Demons to a fighting total of 233. Michael Hart, with 4/44 was the pick of the bowlers for Subiaco-Floreat. The bowling effort from Perth was clinical as all the bowlers chipped in, bowling economically and taking regular wickets, eventually dismissing the Lions for 205 in a close game. Jack Baker and Lachlan Pratt took 3 wickets a piece, while Wells backed up his batting with 2 handy wickets. Hamish McKenzie top-scored for Subiaco-Floreat with 66.
Joondalup (6/252 off 46.0 overs) defeated Scarborough (6/251 off 50.0 overs) at Iluka Sports Complex 1
Asking Scarborough to bat first, Joondalup bowlers didn't get much out of their first innigns ,with Scarborough scoring a respectable total of 251. Cooper Connolly scored back to back fifties (50) while Samuel Moylan top-scored for the Gulls with 66. With a tough chase on hands, a couple of early wickets put Joondalup in a precarious position, before skipper Jaron Morgan played a sensational knock of 153* off 108, smashing to all parts, hitting an entertaining 13 fours and 9 sixes to take his team home with 4 overs to spare.
Rockingham-Mandurah (6/139 off 43.1 overs) defeated Claremont-Nedlands (10/138 off 35.5 overs) at Lark Hill Sporting Complex 1
Rockingham-Mandurah asked Claremont-Nedlands to bat first at their home turf. The decision proved fruitful as superb bowling from the Mariners left the Tigers stranded at 138. Tim David top-scored with 48 while Brad Hope played a brisk knock of 40. Craig Simmons (4/27) spun a web while skipper Aaron Burrage was economically effective with 3/28 off his 10. Regular wickets by Tigers bowlers kept things interesting and provided a challenge to the Mariners batting, before they eventually got home with 4 wickets in hand.
Fremantle (7/143 off 34.2 overs) defeated University (9/137 off 50.0 overs) at Stevens Reserve West
University won the toss and elected to bat first on a good looking Stevens pitch. Some good bowling from Fremantle saw early and regular wickets throughout the innings, preventing University batters to get settled. With James Kirwan (47) the only notable contributor, University were restricted to 9/137 off their 50 overs. Jake Carder led the way with the ball, picking up 3/21 off his 10 overs. In response, the Port batsmen started off steadily, with a strong opening stand. Carder continued his good batting form posting a score of 50 to back up his bowling efforts. Some quick middle-order wickets, courtesy Jay Chislett (3/32) saw Fremantle wobble before Kaiden Cookson held his nerve to steer Fremantle home, with Sam Greer finishing things off with a towering six.
Bayswater-Morley (8/257 off 50.0 overs) defeated Gosnells (9/172 off 50.0 overs) at Sutherlands Park 1
Gosnells asked Bayswater-Morley to bat first at their home deck. The decision proved costly for the Hawks as Bears, through regular partnerships mustered a formidable total of 8/257 off their 50 overs. Mitchell Todd (71) led the way with the bat. Nick Farmer and Brandon Jacobs took 3 wickets each for Gosnells, before Jacobs backed up with bat, scoring 57*. This proved to be a bit of a lone effort as there were regular wickets in the Hawks innings, restricting them to 9/172 off their 50 overs. Jonty Wilde was effective at the top, picking up 3/28 while Todd bowled miserly to collect 2/30 off his 10 overs, giving Bayswater-Morley a comfortable win.
South Perth (7/185 off 44.5 overs) defeated Melville (10/184 off 49.4 overs) at The WACA Ground
South Perth won the toss and elected to field first. The decision proved fruitful and early wickets saw them peg Melville back from the outset. Melville were eventually dismissed for 184 with batters getting starts and getting out. Nicholas Mitchell was the pick of the bowlers, taking 4/45. The chase didn't prove too challenging as Timothy Hale (106*) played a well-constructed knock to anchor South Perth's innings, getting them home with 5 overs to spare.