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Round 15 - Saturday 6th March 2021 - One-Day Match
First Grade Review
The extraordinary 2020-21 season came to a conclusion with the last round of home & away fixtures in Round 15 of the Senior Men's competition on the weekend. Unsurprisingly, the weekend provided with plenty of challenges with the wet weather leading up to Saturday, making for very tough batting conditions across the grounds. Follow the full scores on MyCricket or visit the Premier Cricket Match Centre for highlights and video clips of some of the action!
Willetton (1/178 off 41.3 overs) defeated Scarborough (10/177 off 42.2 overs) at Abbett Park East
Lochie Hardy (66) top-scored for Scarborough as they were asked to bat first. Luke Holt (3/41) led a strong bowling effort that saw the Gulls dismissed for 177. The chase was relatively emphatic as Iszak Milentis (80*) & Shayne Wornes (61*) saw the Dragons home to a dominant win.
Claremont-Nedlands (3/213 off 42.1 overs) defeated Subiaco-Floreat (8/208 off 50.0 overs) at Floreat Park
As Claremont-Nedlands asked cross-town rivals Subiaco-Floreat to bat first in a key match up for the premiership table, Hamish McKenzie (72) & Chris Hansberry (48) led the Lions charge to finish up on a reasonable total of 208. Cameron Steel was the pick of the bowlers with 3/30. In response, the chase was a relatively simple one as skipper Nick Hobson (87*) and all-rounder Brad Hope (72 & 2/27) continued their superb run of from to take the Tigers home to a win.
Midland-Guildford (6/138 off 35.2 overs) defeated Wanneroo (10/137 off 41.4 overs) at Kingsway Sports Ground 1
Kelvin Smith (64) was a lone-contributor for Wanneroo as William Riley (4/47) & Zac Howard (3/25) were brilliant for Midland-Guildford in dismissing the Roos for 137. The tough batting conditions persisted as Dylan Sharman (59*) played a steady hand in a fighting chase to earn Midland-Guildford a win to close off a strong season of One-Day performances. Matt Dzodzos was impressive with 4/41.
Rockingham-Mandurah drew South Perth at Lark Hill Sporting Complex 1 - Match Abandoned (GWL)
Match was abandoned in advance, without any play due to inclement weather conditions.
Fremantle (3/100 off 23.1 overs) defeated Gosnells (10/99 off 31.2 overs) at Sutherlands Park 1
Fremantle won the all-important toss to insert Gosnells into bat on what proved to be an extremely challenging first session for batting, leading to Gosnells slumping to 5/3 and eventually being dismissed for 99, courtesy 3/29 from Jacob Headland & 4/37 from Kaiden Cookson. Michael Dawson was a stand out performer with the bat, scoring 55 before he made the ball talk with 3/11. The chase was relatively simple, with Cookson also completing an all-around performance, steering Port home with 37*.
Melville (4/117 off 23.1 overs) defeated Perth (10/114 off 33.0 overs) at Tompkins Park 1
Perth were outclassed by a spirited performance from Melville as all the bowlers combined to dismiss the Demons for 114. The batters kept it relatively simple, cruising home to a win in a perfect swansong for club stalwart, Drew Porter, who fittingly hit the winning runs to sign off his first grade career for the club.
University (1/12 off 6.3 overs) drew Bayswater-Morley at James Oval (UWA) - Match Abandoned (GWL)
Match was abandoned due to the pitch being deemed dangerous due to inclement weather conditions.
Mount Lawley (7/226 off 50.0 overs) defeated Joondalup (10/188 off 44.3 overs) at Breckler Park 1
Mount Lawley finished with a very respectable score of 226 as Clint Hinchliffe made an unbeaten 101* to put his team firmly in front. Harry Larmett bowled well to pick up 4/40 for Joondalup. Jake Zsilinszky (72) provided some impetus to the chase but Liam Purdy (4/42) ensured the Hawks flew home to a comfortable win.