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Round 14 - Saturday 20th & 27th February 2021 - Two-Day Match
First Grade Review
Two-Day cricket wrapped up for the home & away stretch of the season in Round 14 of the Senior Men's First Grade Competition. It was a round dominated with plenty of strong batting performances with some bowlers also reaping rewards for their toiling efforts. Follow the full scores on MyCricket or visit the Premier Cricket Match Centre for highlights and video clips of some of the action!
Wanneroo (10/273 off 89.0 overs) defeated Willetton (10/236 off 75.2 overs) at Burrendah Park 1
Travis Birt continued his brilliant form as he was dismissed for a well-made 99, agonisingly falling short of a ton. James Newnham played a responsible knock of 57 as Wanneroo finished with a strong total of 273. Waheguru Dhillon continued his superb season, earning career-best figures of 7/86 for Willetton. The Dragons chase was steady as Iszak Milentis (52) laid a good platform, with Kallen Bond (47) continuing the charge before a middle-order collapse. Dhillon showed his all-around ability with a gritty 43 but Matthew Dzodzos was sensational in picking up 6/36 and taking the Roos home in a hard-fought win.
Claremont-Nedlands (7/350 off 90.0 overs) defeated Gosnells (10/151 off 66.4 overs) at Cresswell Park
Nick Hobson was at his classy best with a fantastic knock of 162* propelling Claremont-Nedlands to 350. Brad Hope played an impressive knock of 67 as well. Gosnells were no match to the Tigers bowling as they were dismissed for 151, with Cameron Steel picking up commendable figures of 5/18.
Perth (6/299 dec. off 82.0 overs) defeated University (10/151 off 58.5 overs & 5/99 off 35.0 overs) at Fletcher Park East
University were left to rue dropped chances as Perth made the most of their opportunities to surge to a total of 299 before declaring. Tom Scollay (55) & Joel Curtin (53) laid the foundations as Jacob Snadden played a brisk knock of 72 to push Perth to a handsome total. Charlie Stobo bowled impressively, picking up 3/63. University's batting effort was lacklustre as they were dismissed for 151, debutant Sam Howieson top-scoring with 41. Josh Nicholas & Jake Van Galen picked up 3 wickets each.
Rockingham-Mandurah (10/179 off 68.4 overs & 6/193 dec. off 34.0 overs) defeated Bayswater-Morley (10/112 off 48.2 overs & 10/97 off 15.1 overs) Outright at Hillcrest Reserve Lower
Corey Wasley (57) stood out for Rockingham-Mandurah in the first innings as they were dismissed for 179, courtesy 4/68 from Liam O'Connor. Defending a low total, Craig Simmons spun a web, picking up 6/29 to dismiss Bayswater-Morley for 112. Aaron Burrage (72) led the charge with a brisk innings to muster a total of 193 and declare for an opportunity of an outright win. The decision proved fruitful as Leon Coombs, Adam France & Craig Simmons all picked 3 wickets each to dismiss the Bears for 97 and take home an outright win.
Subiaco-Floreat (6/418 off 90.0 overs) defeated Joondalup (10/135 off 50.5 overs & 0/35 off 14.0 overs) at Iluka Sports Complex 1
It was the Cam Green show at Iluka 1 as Subiaco-Floreat all-rounder made a sensational 201*. Ethan Chivers laid a strong foundation with 71 and Geremy Fatouros played a brisk scintillating innings of 102 to power the Lions to a mammoth total of 418. It proved far too good for Joondalup as they were dismissed for 135, Michael Hart & Angus McKenzie picking up 3 wickets each.
Midland-Guildford (7/275 off 83.4 overs) defeated Mount Lawley (7/274 dec. off 86.1 overs) at Lilac Hill 1
Mount Lawley saw strong contributions from the batting order as 4 half-centurions in Corey Evans (51), Clint Hinchliffe (56), Darius D'Silva (66) & Andrew Bottega (62) saw them confidently declare with a strong total of 274. Zac Howard bowled well for Midland-Guildford, picking up 5/48. The chase from Midland-Guildford was spirited as Keaton Critchell played a brilliant innings of 93 to set the platform for a well-managed chase, with Midland-Guildford reaching the target with respectable contributions from the rest of the batting order. Hinchliffe picked up 4/70 in a good all-round outing.
South Perth (10/240 off 90.4 overs) defeated Scarborough (10/191 off 53.4 overs & 1/67 off 16.0 overs) at Richardson Park 1
Jacob Johnston (47) top-scored for Scarborough as Liam Dallimore's 5/64 restricted the Gulls to 191. Handy contributions from the entire batting order saw South Perth finish with 240 as they scraped over the line in a close finish. Liam Stevens picked up 3/56 for the Gulls.
Fremantle (3/231 dec. off 65.0 overs) defeated Melville (10/174 off 75.5 overs & 3/43 off 21.0 overs) at Stevens Reserve West
After an early collapse, Brad Turner (64) salvaged Melville's innings to finish with a total of 174. Jacob Headland (4/35) & Kaiden Cookson (3/60) were pick of the bowlers for Fremantle. Fremantle's chase was emphatic as Jake Carder continued his stellar season with a superb knock of 129* and was well supported by Bayley Holman (58) in a comfortable win to the Port.