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Round 12 - Saturday 30th & 31st January 2021 - Two-Day Match
First Grade Review
Premier Cricket saw the return of Two-Day cricket in Round 12 of the Senior Men's First Grade Competition. With a Belt Up road-awareness message for use of seatbelts, it was a round of mixed-fortunes as some close contests provided thrilling entertainment before a COVID lockdown emergency prompted abandonment of all fixtures on Day 2. Follow the full scores on MyCricket or visit the Premier Cricket Match Centre for highlights and video clips of some of the action!
Gosnells (10/116 off 74.4 overs) defeated Scarborough (10/91 off 37.1 overs) at Abbett Park East
Scaborough's bowling was impressive as Lachlan Tyler (4/18) and a hat-trick producing Corey Young (4/15) bowled Gosnells out for 116. Chasing a small total, the Gulls stumbled from the start as a spirited display from the Hawks bowling line-up saw regular wickets fall. Michael Dawson (5/19) led the way with the ball as Gosnells produced a special performance, dismissing Scarborough for 91 to fly home with a win.
Claremont-Nedlands (6/167 off 55.0 overs) defeated Midland-Guildford (10/165 off 64.1 overs) at Cresswell Park
Tom Beaton (47) top-scored for Midland-Guildford as some strong bowling from Claremont-Nedlands, led by Cameron Steel (4/40) resulted in them being dismissed for 165. The chase was relatively simple as Harry Crane (56*) & Brad Hope (40) combined to steer the Tigers to a 4-wicket win. Zac Howard was impressive with the ball, picking up 4/38 for Midland-Guildford.
Subiaco-Floreat (4/145 off 51.0 overs) drew Melville (10/159 off 64.4 overs) at Floreat Park - Match Abandoned
Blake Reed's 70 was a solo contribution as Melville were dismissed for 159 batting first. Subiaco-Floreat's Hamish McKenzie (4/39) & Lucas Martin (3/35) led the way with the ball. The chase was a steady one and was looking quite simple with the Lions at 4/145, edging to victory, before an emergency abandonment resulted in the game finishing in a draw.
Rockingham-Mandurah (10/290 off 87.3 overs) drew Mount Lawley (1/87 off 34.0 overs) at Lark Hill Sporting Complex 1 - Match Abandoned
Winning the toss, Rockingham-Mandurah started off the innings steadily as they kept compiling runs. It was a special day for youngster Corey Wasley as he brought up his maiden first grade century, scoring 100 to help the Mariners to a total of 290. Ethan Petta was most productive with the ball, taking 3/36 for Mount Lawley. The chase was off to a stable start, with Corey Evans (51*) leading the Hawks to 1/87 before the game was abandoned, resulting in a draw.
South Perth (7/331 off 90.0 overs) drew Joondalup (5/73 off 25.0 overs) at Richardson Park 1 - Match Abandoned
Brooke Guest carried his bat with a brilliant knock of 135* as Braydon Meuleman (83) provided some handy middle-order runs to power South Perth to a strong total of 331. Kai Orr (3/52) was impressive with the ball for Joondalup. Chasing the total, Joondalup were in trouble at 5/73 courtesy a fiery spell of 3/32 by Cameron Gannon before the game was abandoned, resulting in a draw.
Fremantle (4/419 off 90.0 overs) defeated Fremantle (3/63 off 34.0 overs) at Stevens Reserve West - Match Abandoned
Fremantle batters absolutely thrashed the Bayswater-Morley bowling, with a mammoth score of 419. Several productive partnerships saw Jake Carder (71) continue his good run of form. Bayley Holman (96) was unlucky to miss out on a ton, while Sam Whiteman (166) put on a stellar batting performance, smashing the ball to all parts. The Bears were 3/63 in response before the game was abandoned, ending in a draw.
Willetton (10/195 off 59.5 overs) defeated University (10/111 off 52.1 overs) at James Oval (UWA)
James Kirwan (44) showed some resistance in an otherwise fragile batting performance from University, resulting in them being dismissed for 111. Matt Hanna (5/24) made a superb return from injury as he enjoyed a productive day. The chase was a relatively simple one as Blair Walsh (82) top-scored to take the Dragons home in a comfortable win.
Perth (10/286 off 76.3 overs) defeated Wanneroo (10/66 off 29.3 overs) at The WACA Ground
Batting first, Perth lost a couple of early wickets before Sean Roberts (67) settled the innings. Jacob Snadden (75) enjoyed the pristine WACA conditions as Perth finished with 286. Rob Richards (4/17) was impressive in bowling out Perth. The response from the Demons bowlers was emphatic as Liam Guthrie (5/20) tore through the Roos batting line up, while Jack Baker (3/13) & Josh Nicholas (2/23) picked up wickets to send Wanneroo packing for 66.