Alcohol.ThinkAgain WA Premier Cricket
Round 3 - Saturday 17th October 2020 - One Day Match
First Grade Review
The 2020/21 Alcohol Think.Again WA Premier Cricket season continued with Round 3 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!
Claremont-Nedlands (5/244 off 48.3 overs) defeated South Perth (8/243 off 50.0 overs) at Cresswell Park
Claremont-Nedlands asked South Perth to bat first after winning the toss. Tim Hale continued his good form with a score of 52, while Daniel Moore top scored with 65 to give South Perth a strong total of 243 off their 50 overs. Claremont-Nedlands were up to the task in response as skipper Nick Hobson led the way with an unbeaten knock of 108 to take the Tigers home with 9 balls to spare.
Midland-Guildford (4/209 off 48.1 overs) defeated Fremantle (9/208 off 50.0 overs) at Stevens Reserve West
Midland-Guildford asked Fremantle to bat first after winning the toss. Jake Carder continued his good form with 48 opening the batting. Half centuries from Daniel Kennedy (53) & Chris Davenport (51) saw the Port finish with 208 off their 50 overs. Tom Beaton was the pick of the bowlers, taking 4/25 in an economical spell of bowling. In response, Fremantle bowlers had little to celebrate as Dylan Sharman's 83 along with contributions from the rest of the batting order saw Midland-Guildford get home with 6 wickets in hand and 11 balls to spare.
Joondalup (3/170 off 38.0 overs) defeated Gosnells (9/169 off 50.0 overs) at Sutherlands Park 1
Continuing the trend, Joondalup won the toss and elected to bowl first. Some tight bowling from Joondalup bowlers saw Gosnells restricted to 9/169 off their 50 overs. Jake Zsilinszky took 2/22 off his spell while Anthony Collova top-scored for the Hawks with 50. The response was dominant as Joondalup put a 106-run opening stand, with Garrick Morgan (49) & Zak Birchall (61) ensuring a swift victory for the visitors.
Perth (1/218 off 37.4 overs) defeated Mount Lawley (8/217 off 50.0 overs) at Breckler Park 1
After winning the toss, Mount Lawley batted first on a good looking Breckler pitch. Stewart Walters (80) led the way with the bat and a late contribution of 63* from Andrew Bottega saw the Hawks finish at 217. Perth absolutely cruised to victory in a thoroughly dominant performance, with openers Sam Fanning (102*) & Jon Wells (106) putting on a 188-run partnership, taking Perth to 9-wicket win in the 38th over.
Rockingham-Mandurah (10/207 off 48.4 overs) tied Willetton (10/207 off 50.0 overs) at Lark Hill Sporting Complex 1
Willetton were asked to bat first by Rockingham-Mandurah on a windy Lark Hill morning. Regular wickets saw Willetton slump to 7/121 until a late partnership, courtesy Oliver Arkinstall (52) & Waheguru Dhillon (42) saw the Dragons muster up 207 runs in their 50 overs. Mariners skipper Aaron Burrage was superb with the ball, taking 3/25 off his 10 overs. Chasing a tricky total, two quick wickets saw the Mariners get off to a shaky start, before skipper Burrage backed up his bowling efforts with a fighting knock of 46. Willetton were valiant in their bowling efforts as Nicholas Blazevich (4/35) & Kallen Bond (3/28) kept taking wickets, before a thrilling finish saw Oliver Arkinstall take the all-important 10th wicket to end the game with a tie!
Scarborough (10/233 off 49.1 overs) defeated Bayswater-Morley (10/193 off 47.3 overs) at Abbett Park East
Bayswater-Morley asked Scarborough to bat first at Abbett East. Lochie Hardy (62) provided a strong start before Cooper Connolly continued to impress with his third half century in as many matches, top-scoring with 76. The Gulls batting looked primed for a big total before a lower order collapse saw them being dismissed for 233, courtesy Jake Egan (4/27) and Kyle Wiggers (3/20) producing some superb spells of bowling. This would prove sufficient as regular wickets saw Bayswater-Morley slump to being all out for 193, with Christian Smith (62) being the sole contributor with the bat. Lachlan Tyler led the way for the Gulls, picking up 4/27.
University (8/177 off 41.0 overs) defeated Melville (10/172 off 47.0 overs) at James Oval UWA
Melville won the toss and batted first on a pristine looking James Oval pitch. They had little joy in their innings as Charlie Stobo (5/29) made the ball talk while Jay Chislett (3/40) spun a web to have them dismissed for 172. In response, a brisk 50 from Chris Sabburg and contributions from rest of the batters saw University get home comfortably with 9 overs to spare.
Subiaco-Floreat (7/271 off 45.4 overs) defeated Wanneroo (10/270 off 48.5 overs) at The WACA Ground
The WACA Ground welcomed Subiaco-Floreat & Wanneroo on a belter of a pitch. With Wanneroo being asked to bat first, Kelvin Smith made most of the conditions, smacking 131 off 115 balls in a superb knock. A quick-fire cameo of 47 off 20 balls saw the Roos powered to a strong total of 270 off their 50 overs. Conor Moldrich & Chris Hansberry took 3 wickets a-piece with the ball. Subiaco-Floreat's chase was off to a shaky start with two quick wickets before opener Geremy Fatouros played an immaculate innings of 96 off 80 balls, missing out on a well-deserved century. As some quick middle order wickets hampered the chase, skipper Chris Hansberry anchored the innings scoring an unbeaten knock of 68 to give the Lions a well-fought victory.